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Local Geology Speaker

Post Date:01/08/2020 10:00 AM

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January 8, 2020


Local History Series, “Heart of the Valley” on January 18th



The City of Santa Maria Public Library is pleased to offer a free local history series, “Heart of the Valley” on the third Saturday of each month. The next series will be held in the Library’s Shepard Hall on Saturday, January 18th at 10:15 a.m. Thanks to a partnership with local historian Shirley Contreras, the monthly series features an expert speaker talking about various aspects of Santa Maria Valley History.


The speaker for January will be local geology expert, John Fuhring, discussing the unique geology of the Santa Maria Valley.


The series is designed to educate and delight the public with interesting facts from the past that have shaped Santa Maria and other local areas in the valley. Suggestions for possible speakers are welcomed and encouraged.


The Library’s hours are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday. The Library is located at 421 South McClelland Street.


Seating is limited and is offered on a first come, first served basis.


Questions may be directed to the Library’s Information Desk, (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.




Department:                              Public Library

Contact Person:                        Shannon St. Arnaud, Library Technical Assistant

Telephone Number:                 (805) 925-0994 extension 1684

E-mail Address:              


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