Todas las sedes de la Biblioteca Pública de Santa Bárbara estarán cerradas el lunes, 27 de mayo en conmemoración del Día de los Caídos.

El 28 y 29 de mayo, la biblioteca de niños ubicada en la Biblioteca Central estará cerrada debido a trabajos de construcción.

Del 21 de mayo al 14 de julio: la Biblioteca Eastside estará cerrada debido a trabajos de construcción.

Los buzones de devoluciones de la Biblioteca Central se reabrirán el 10 de junio. Puedes devolver los artículos dentro de la biblioteca o visitar cualquiera de las sedes de la Biblioteca.


For Residents


The Sustainability & Resilience Department partners with City residents on a variety of efforts to improve the quality of life and environment for all.
Click below to learn how you can be our Sustainabili-buddy!


On Demand Permits

Streamlining solar, battery storage and EV charger permits through an OnDemand program supports an energy-resilient Santa Barbara.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up for our newsletters, follow us on social media, or get in touch with us to plan an event for your organization by visiting our Volunteer Opportunites page.

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Creek Tree Program

The Creeks Division’s Creek Tree Program partners with creek side property owners to restore riparian habitat through the planting of native trees along the City’s creeks. Learn more!


The Sustainability & Resilience Department manages the City's waste collection contract with MarBorg Industries, and the City's carbon free energy utility SB Clean Energy.

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Commute Resources / Alternative Transportation

The City supports programs to provide safe, efficient, and affordable transportation options that reduce climate impacts from greenhouse gas emissions. 

Get Mulch

Yard waste collected by MarBorg in the City of Santa Barbara is ground up and turned into mulch. You can use mulch to return fertility to the soil, block sunlight from weeds, and increase your soil’s water retention.

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Rebates and Incentives

Santa Barbara Clean Energy is continually developing incentives and programs to address carbon emissions from electricity, gas, and transportation.

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Invasive Plant Removal Program

The main focus of this effort is to remove non-native, invasive plants from City creeks in order to restore riparian ecosystems. In general, invasive plants have the ability to negatively affect native species (both plants and animals) and cause significant degradation of ecosystem processes.