SANTA MARIA — A new special story time for Early Learners will begin Thursday at the Santa Maria Public Library, 421 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria.
The sessions for children up to 6 years old will be held at 4 p.m. Thursdays via Zoom. Included will be songs, finger plays and a story or two in English and Spanish.
Registration, which is required for a Zoom link to the program, is available on the events calendar at www.cityofsantamaria.org/library.
For more information, call the Youth Services Department at 805-0994, Ext. 8564.
The Santa Maria Public Library and branches are closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the library offers sidewalk pickup and 24/7 digital resources, including downloadable eBooks, movies, magazines and audiobooks.
Online databases, email reference service, veterans’ resources, updates about the library closure and more are available at www.cityofsantamaria.org/library.
Patrons can also apply online for a free library card.
— Marilyn McMahon