City of Santa Maria, CA

01/25/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/25/2023 19:08

Highlighting Female Scientists


January 25, 2023

Library Receives IF/THEN Gender Equity Engagement Grant

The City of Santa Maria Public Library is pleased to receive grant funding from the Lyda Hill Philanthropies in support of gender equity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The $4,000 "IF/Then Gender Equity Engagement Grant" will be used to create a bilingual display highlighting female scientists. The installation will be featured for one year beginning Friday, January 27th in the "Teen Zone" at the Library. The Library is located at 421 South McClelland Street.

Beginning Saturday, January 28th, family program take-home packs featuring a series of six engineering activities will be offered bi-weekly at all library branch locations through March.

Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services. Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary.

Questions may be directed to the Library's Youth Services division, (805) 925-0994 extension 8564.

Department: Public Library

Contact Person: Jenn Harmer, Librarian I

Telephone Number:(805)925-0994 extension 2821

Email Address: [email protected]