The Goleta, Montecito, and Solvang Libraries present an intriguing look at barn owls with speaker Tom Stephan. The talks will be held on the following days, times, and locations:

  • Wednesday, September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Drive.
  • Thursday, September 22, at 4 the Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road.
  • Thursday, September 22, at 6:30 the Goleta Library, 500 North Fairview Avenue.

Join Stephan for a talk on the biology of the barn owl and learn how these fascinating birds of prey can help control rodents. Tom, a long time birder and certified arborist, is the author of the book, Beneficial Barn Owls: The Entertaining Way to Rid Yourself of Rodents. For more information please call your local branch library.

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