Workshops & Lectures

Since opening the doors to the Makara Library & Art Center in May 2017, Makara has hosted science presentations for children and families, literary readings, writing workshops, and professional development workshops. Visit the CALENDAR page to learn more about upcoming programs!



Science Saturdays

Quarterly program exploring the importance of science in our world. Past topics include Nutrition, FrankenFoods, and Sharks!


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Writing Workshops

Held every other Monday at 7pm,  the Makara Writing Workshops is a peer-review group for adult writers of all genres, facilitated by local writer Jasmine Gallardo. 

Writers are welcome on a rolling basis, please contact us to learn more.  


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Arts & Culture Presentations

Makara regularly hosts a variety of creative speakers who share their work, inspiration, and experience with Santa Ana communities. 


Makara Book Club

A monthly gathering of readers to discuss contemporary literature. Visit our CALENDAR to join our next meeting and browse the gallery below to learn about previous Book Clubs.