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  • “Reading the Rainbow” AAUW Presentation

    NEWS RELEASE
    October 1, 2021
    “Reading the Rainbow” AAUW Presentation

    A free presentation in recognition of National Coming Out Day 2021 (October 11th) will be hosted by the City of Santa Maria Public Library and the Santa Maria Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
     
    This program will be held on Saturday, October 9th at the Santa Maria Public Library in Shepard Hall, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Seating is limited, and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early to secure their seats.
     
    The event will feature a panel of speakers from GALA (Gay and Lesbian Alliance) Pride & Diversity Center, HOPE (House of Pride & Equality), and the Central Coast Coalition of Inclusive Schools. They will discuss how to affirm sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression.
     
    Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services.  Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary. 
     
    The Santa Maria Public Library’s main Library, branch Libraries and Bookmobile are open in accordance with the local health emergency declared by the County.  Passport services are available by appointment at the main Library. The Library also offers 24/7 digital resources including downloadable eBooks, movies, magazines, and audiobooks.  Online databases and programs, email reference service, veterans’ resources, updates about the Library’s operations and more are available online at www.cityofsantamaria.org/Library. Patrons may also apply for a free Library card online. 
      
    Questions may be directed to the Library’s Information Desk, (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.