Calendar of Events - Upcoming...



Friday, December 19 — Today!

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Capitola Branch
    Read books, sing songs, and make a simple craft! For ages 3-6.
  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Join us for a great holiday treat, The Muppet Christmas Carol.
  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Capitola Branch
    Join us and make or explore this afternoon. Check out our craft at the branch through the week. Children under 7 will need an adult to help them.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read. Contact pro@santacruzpl.org or 831.427.7717 to reserve a spot.

Saturday, December 20

  • (1:30 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Branciforte Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Join our poetry writing group led by local poet, Magdalena Montagne. Create your poems in a friendly supportive atmosphere. No registration required. No fees. All are welcome.

Sunday, December 21

  • (1:30 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Let a computer coach help you get familiar with tech basics! Our volunteer computer wizard will help you navigate such unfamiliar territory as learning how to set up an email account, creating passwords, searching the internet, completing online applications and more. Drop-in help available in 20 minute increments. A sign-up sheet will be available at 1:00 on Sunday.
  • (1:30 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!

Monday, December 22

  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Join us at the Scotts Valley Branch for a knitting party, all you need to do is bring some yarn and knitting needles. All ages are welcome.

Tuesday, December 23

  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    For ages 6 and up. Meets on Tuesday afternoons.

Wednesday, December 24

  • (2:00 PM-6:00 PM)
    Location: All Branches
    Some branches may be closed all day - Some branches may close at 2pm, please check with your branch.

Thursday, December 25

  • (10:00 AM-7:00 PM)
    Location: All Branches
    All branches will be closed December 25 for the Christmas Day Holiday.