The Santa Barbara Public Library System is bringing free workshops on how to download eBooks and audiobooks to personal electronic devices—computer, e-reader, or portable audio. Each workshop has a 10-person limit. Patrons can preregister by contacting their local branch, or reference librarian Brent Field at 805-564-5623. Classes run from February 26 to April 2.

At each branch, a downloadable eBooks training class will be presented at 11am. Patrons will learn how to browse, check out, and download OverDrive eBooks to their computer, and how to transfer eBooks to their eReader. Computer experience required. Laptops and eReaders provided. The schedule and more information on eBook classes may be seen at

At 1pm the same day, with separate registration, there will be a class on how to browse, check out, and download OverDrive audiobooks to a computer and how to transfer an audiobook to a portable digital media player. Computer experience required. Laptops provided. For schedule and more information on audiobook classes, see


SOLVANG Library – Saturday February 26

EASTSIDE Library – Saturday March 5

CARPINTERIA Library – Friday March 11

MONTECITO Library – Friday March 18

GOLETA Library – Saturday March 26

CENTRAL Library – Saturday April 2


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