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Wednesday, July 23 — Today!

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Boulder Creek 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!
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Forgetfulness can be frustrating for both those experiencing it and for their loved ones. Join us in this supportive social setting, for a series of innovative workshops in which we will use touchscreen tablets to engage the mind and activate memory. Individual coaches will be present for each “team.” iPads provided. Reservations are required. Please call (831) 427-7700 x7615 to register.
    Additional Information
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Special guests this week - Wild Child. Bring the whole family and enjoy bubbles, bubbles, bubbles.
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Fun and science with bubble tricks and manipulations. For the whole family.
  • (1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
    Location: Garfield Park Branch
    A simple sewing craft to make kitty happy. For ages 5+.
  • (1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
    Location: Branciforte Branch
    Fun and science with bubble tricks and manipulations. For the whole family.
  • (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Fun and science with bubble tricks and manipulations. For the whole family.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Branciforte 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.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Capitola 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.
  • (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
    Location: Felton Branch
    Reading in the Redwoods book group meets monthly at the Felton Library on the fourth Wednesday, reading contemporary books chosen by the members. Copies of each month's book are available at the Felton branch library. This month's selection is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (the first half). The group will meet at 7 pm at a member's house in Felton for a potluck - please call 831-427-3151 for information.

Thursday, July 24

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley 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! Don't miss out. Gate closes at 10:10 to avoid disrupting the program.
  • (1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    In these tabling sessions, United Way outreach educator, Rosalina Solinas, will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and provide one-on-one support in navigating California's health care marketplace/exchange - Covered CA. Learn about your eligibility for a Covered CA plan or Medi-Cal, take advantage of "Shop and Compare" tools for health plan prices, and get an appropriate referral to complete your application form free of charge. For more information call Julie Richardson at 831-427-7700x7648
  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos 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.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Circus and comedy for all occasions. Fun for the whole family.

Friday, July 25

  • (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
    Fun and science with bubble tricks and manipulations. Fun for the whole family.
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Capitola Branch
    Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll We'll have a special show today!
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Capitola Branch
    Make & Explore- Join us for a summer of making and experimenting. Ages 6+
  • (2:30 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    Fun and science with bubble tricks and manipulations. For the whole family.

Saturday, July 26

  • (10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Downtown 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.
  • (1:00 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (1:30 PM-3:30 PM)
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    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Every Saturday we will show a different G rated animal movie!
  • (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Children's chess instruction with full time teacher and master, Gjon Feinstein, for students up to 18 years old. Meets all Saturdays of the month except the first Saturday. Parents and/or other relatives are welcome to participate.

Sunday, July 27

  • (1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Harvey West Park
    Come celebrate books, reading, and the end of "Paws to Read". Join us for a fun afternoon of food, music, and books!
    Additional Information
  • (1:30 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (1:30 PM-3:30 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.

Monday, July 28

  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Forgetfulness can be frustrating for both those experiencing it and for their loved ones. Join us in this supportive social setting, for a series of innovative workshops in which we will use touchscreen tablets to engage the mind and activate memory. Individual coaches will be present for each “team.” iPads provided. Reservations are required. Please call (831) 427-7700 x7615 to register.
    Additional Information
  • (1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    In these tabling sessions, United Way outreach educator, Rosalina Solinas, will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and provide one-on-one support in navigating California's health care marketplace/exchange - Covered CA. Learn about your eligibility for a Covered CA plan or Medi-Cal, take advantage of "Shop and Compare" tools for health plan prices, and get an appropriate referral to complete your application form free of charge. For more information call Julie Richardson at 831-427-7700x7648
  • (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.
  • (5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
  • (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    LJPB - Special Study Session. View the Current Agenda.
  • (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    LJPB Facilities Master Plan Committee. Cancelled

Tuesday, July 29

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Aptos 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!
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    For ages 6 and up.

Wednesday, July 30

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Boulder Creek 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!
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Forgetfulness can be frustrating for both those experiencing it and for their loved ones. Join us in this supportive social setting, for a series of innovative workshops in which we will use touchscreen tablets to engage the mind and activate memory. Individual coaches will be present for each “team.” iPads provided. Reservations are required. Please call (831) 427-7700 x7615 to register.
    Additional Information