Calendar of Events - October 2012



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October 1, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(6:30 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Library Joint Powers Board Meeting.View the Current Agenda.
View similar upcoming events: Board Meetings

October 2, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us @ the Branciforte Library on Tuesday afternoons!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

October 3, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Adults and seniors: Join us @ the Branciforte Library on the first Wednesday of the month. What would you like to do? Let us know! The time is flexible--let's talk about it on October 3rd!
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

(3:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

October 4, 2012

(10:15 AM-11:45 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
This Writing our Stories workshop will focus on weaving personal history with the craft of writing. Gail Burk of the Santa Cruz Genealogical Society will lead these workshops. Sessions will be held on the first and third Thursdays from 10:15 - 11:45 between September 20 - November 29. Space is limited, so contact memoirlsb@gmail.com to enroll!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Felton Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us on Thursday afternoons @ the Capitola Library!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Branch for a monthly meeting of the Scotts Valley Chapter of the Friends of the Library. All are welcome!
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends

(7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Santa Cruz High School Auditorium, 415 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz
In collaboration with Willing Suspension Armchair Theater, Santa Cruz Reads presents a very special Banned Books Reader's Theater! An all-star cast of actors, educators, activists, politicians, and writers will read excerpts from banned books. Following the readings, Julie Minnis will lead a Q & A and discussion. We hope you'll join us for this exciting prelude to our upcoming month-long Community Read series on the frequently banned and challenged "Grapes of Wrath". Santa Cruz Reads is a partnership between the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, and Santa Cruz Writes.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Big Read

October 5, 2012

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
Designed for the patron new to using ReferenceUSA; this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, play and learn together and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Buy some books, audiobooks, music and movies and support the Boulder Creek Library at this 2 day sale! Sponsored by the Friends of the Boulder Creek Library
View similar upcoming events: Book Sales, Fundraisers

(5:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating Art venues, First Friday is a free event for enthusiastic Art Goers and an opportunity for our many talented Artists to exhibit and promote their work. This month, Valri Peyser of Scotts Valley Artisans begins her tenure as art curator at the Downtown Branch. Both floors of the building will be hung with wonderful local art. Our opening exhibition features five artists: Kim Brandt, Shawn Butchko, Beverly Martin, Eric Mikkelsen, and Nana Montgomery. We'll also have live music performed by Minor Thirds.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Music, Exhibits, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

October 6, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Felton 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(9:30 AM-10:00 AM)
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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(10:00 AM-4:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Buy some books, audiobooks, music and movies and support the Boulder Creek Library at this 2 day sale! Sponsored by the Friends of the Boulder Creek Library
View similar upcoming events: Book Sales, Fundraisers

(1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
An opportunity to fulfill school required volunteer hours through service at the library. Please arrive promptly at 1pm and remember your forms!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

(1:30 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

October 7, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Do you need help checking out materials for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, Android, or other device? Come to our eBooks and More class and we’ll show you how it’s done! All ages and knowledge levels welcome. (Come to the front door of the library at 10:30 and we will be watching to let you in. The library is closed at that time.)
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(1:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Come join us for Wii gaming in the Teen Room. Ages 12-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

October 8, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 9, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library on Tuesday afternoons!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(4:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

October 10, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Adults and seniors: Join us @ the Capitola Library on the second Wednesday of the month. What would you like to do at the library? Come to our first meeting on October 10th and let's make plans!
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 11, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
The Adult book discussion group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month to discuss contemporary fiction. Selections are based on the preferences of individuals in the book group. Join us by dropping by, or call (831) 427-7710 for more information.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(11:45 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Part of Small Business Brown Bag series of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Pre-registration required. Register Now!
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Business Workshops

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us on Thursday afternoons @ the Capitola Library!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Free homework assistance in Young People's Room on 2nd floor. Bilingual assistance available. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grades 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 12, 2012

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using ReferenceUSA; this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, play and learn together and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

October 13, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Felton 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Children's chess instruction with Gjon Feinstein for students up to 18 years old.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 14, 2012

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The Advisory Council of Teens assists the Teen Services Librarian in providing library service to all Santa Cruz County young adults. Participating teens are from all over the county. For more information about the ACT or other volunteer opportunities call Sandi at 831-427-7700 ext 7665. The ACT meets in the 2nd floor meeting room at the Downtown Branch Library. Meetings are normally the 2nd Sunday of the month from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

October 15, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:40 AM)
Location: Online
Whether you are looking for old friends, classmates or colleagues or building an elaborate B2C marketing plan, ReferenceUSA has extensive data that can be of value. In this hour long program we will explore the ReferenceUSA consumer and residential data modules. Discussions will include how data is compiled, how to conduct searches from simple to more complex as well as how to manage the results. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help checking out materials for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, Android, or other device? Come to our eBooks and More class and we’ll show you how it’s done! All ages and knowledge levels welcome.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. Topics include: research prospects and prospective clients, locate hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally, network with other businesses in your area or in your industry, develop relationships with related business for co-branding opportunities, understand community demographics, survey locations for expansion, conduct competitive analysis, locate subject manager experts and professional services, source new employees, find investors, venture capitalists and angels, plan delivery routes and service areas Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 16, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us @ the Branciforte Library on Tuesday afternoons!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 17, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
The writing group led by Jean Wolff is free to all and is held on the third Wednesday of each month.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Branciforte Library Book Club meets every third Wednesday of the month from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Book selections are from the Library's Book Club kits. We'll be discussing A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore. Join us for a lively discussion!
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 18, 2012

(10:15 AM-11:45 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
This Writing our Stories workshop will focus on weaving personal history with the craft of writing. Gail Burk of the Santa Cruz Genealogical Society will lead these workshops. Sessions will be held on the first and third Thursdays from 10:15 - 11:45 between September 20 - November 29. Space is limited, so contact memoirlsb@gmail.com to enroll!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Felton Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(12:10 PM-12:50 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
MUNCHING WITH MOZART & FRIENDS Thursday, November 15th 12:10 - 12:50 Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown Branch – Meeting Room FREE
View similar upcoming events: Music, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The October 18, 2012 book for the Downtown Library Book Discussion Group will be Musicophilia, Tales of Music and the Brain, by Oliver Sacks. The group meets at 1pm every third Thursday. Ask at the Reference Desk for the location of the meeting room. Copies of the book are kept at the Circulation Desk. Ask for a copy, no need to check it out, just return at the book discussion.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us on Thursday afternoons @ the Capitola Library!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Do you need help checking out materials for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, Android, or other device? Come to our eBooks and More class and we’ll show you how it’s done! All ages and knowledge levels welcome.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Free homework assistance in Young People's Room on 2nd floor. Bilingual assistance available. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grades 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 19, 2012

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using ReferenceUSA; this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(5:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Location: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Each spring and fall, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries holds a huge book sale at the Civic Auditorium in downtown Santa Cruz. The books and media sold are the crème de la crème of book donations, from fiction to children’s books, audio tapes to CD’s (sorry, no vinyl). Our non-fiction covers subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, crafts, foreign languages and gardening, health & well-being, poetry, religion & spirituality, travel, reference, sports & games, and humor! We also have an impressive selection of vintage books, including some real treasures of antiquity. Friday evening is a Members Only Preview Night, where FSCPL members get a first chance at the finest books. Books are sold at $2.00 per pound. On Saturday morning, doors open to the public. Books will continue to be priced at $2.00 per pound until Saturday afternoon when they are repriced at $5 per grocery bag. We love to see reusable tote bags but we do provide paper grocery bags. To join the Friends and attend Friday's Preview Night, please visit .
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Book Sales

October 20, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Felton 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(10:00 AM-3:00 PM)
Location:
Each spring and fall, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries holds a huge book sale at the Civic Auditorium in downtown Santa Cruz. The books and media sold are the crème de la crème of book donations, from fiction to children’s books, audio tapes to CD’s (sorry, no vinyl). Our non-fiction covers subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, crafts, foreign languages and gardening, health & well-being, poetry, religion & spirituality, travel, reference, sports & games, and humor! We also have an impressive selection of vintage books, including some real treasures of antiquity. Following Friday evening's Members Only Preview Night, on Saturday morning, doors open to the public. Books will be priced at $2.00 per pound until Saturday afternoon when they are repriced at $5 per grocery bag. We love to see reusable tote bags but we do provide paper grocery bags. To join the Friends and attend Friday's Preview Night, please visit .
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Book Sales

(1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
An opportunity to fulfill school required volunteer hours through service at the library. Please arrive promptly at 1pm and remember your forms!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

(1:30 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(2:00 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Children's chess instruction with Gjon Feinstein for students up to 18 years old.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 21, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Do you need help checking out materials for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, Android, or other device? Come to our eBooks and More class and we’ll show you how it’s done! All ages and knowledge levels welcome. (Come to the front door of the library at 10:30 and we will be watching to let you in. The library is closed at that time.)
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(1:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Come join us for Wii gaming in the Teen Room. Ages 12-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

October 22, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:40 AM)
Location: Online
Are you spending too much time speculating about clients and prospects? Come spend forty minutes with us and we’ll show you how to gain an insider’s look at your prospects business using ReferenceUSA – we’ll also share information on building high octane data sets and other strategies like email marketing. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location:
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. Topics include: research prospects and prospective clients, locate hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally, network with other businesses in your area or in your industry, develop relationships with related business for co-branding opportunities, understand community demographics, survey locations for expansion, conduct competitive analysis, locate subject manager experts and professional services, source new employees, find investors, venture capitalists and angels, plan delivery routes and service areas Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 23, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
Location: Online Web-based Training from OneClickdigital
This 45-minute online webinar includes a complete tour of the service, including how to create an account, install the OneClickdigitalMedia Manager, search for content, manage checkouts, and download and transfer audiobooks to listening devices. Go to the sign up page to register for this training session!
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us @ the Branciforte Library on Tuesday afternoons!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(4:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

October 24, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(6:00 PM-7:30 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. For more information call 427-7708 or drop by the branch. The branch is closed after 6 pm but the front door will be open. To be added to our book group email list please call 831-420-1345.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

October 25, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
The Passionate Readers meets the 4th Thursday of the month to discuss contemporary fiction. Selections are based on the preferences of individuals in the book group. Join us by dropping by, or call (831) 427-7710 for more information.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, and activities for 3-5 year olds. A 30-40 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us on Thursday afternoons @ the Capitola Library!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Free homework assistance in Young People's Room on 2nd floor. Bilingual assistance available. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grades 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 26, 2012

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using ReferenceUSA; this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:15 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

October 27, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Felton 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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

(12:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Free pumpkin carving and $5.00 chili and cornbread at the Boulder Creek branch. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boulder Creek Library.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families

(2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Children's chess instruction with Gjon Feinstein for students up to 18 years old.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 28, 2012

(1:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Come join us for Wii gaming in the Teen Room. Ages 12-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

October 29, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:40 AM)
Location: Online
Whether you are looking for old friends, classmates or colleagues or building an elaborate B2C marketing plan, ReferenceUSA has extensive data that can be of value. In this hour long program we will explore the ReferenceUSA consumer and residential data modules. Discussions will include how data is compiled, how to conduct searches from simple to more complex as well as how to manage the results. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for toddlers 1-3 years, a 20-25 minute program.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. Topics include: research prospects and prospective clients, locate hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally, network with other businesses in your area or in your industry, develop relationships with related business for co-branding opportunities, understand community demographics, survey locations for expansion, conduct competitive analysis, locate subject manager experts and professional services, source new employees, find investors, venture capitalists and angels, plan delivery routes and service areas Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 30, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Join us at the La Selva Beach Library for Preschool Storytime. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us @ the Branciforte Library on Tuesday afternoons!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

(6:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
LJPB Finance Sub-committee Meeting. View the current agenda.
View similar upcoming events: Board Meetings

October 31, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library for our weekly Toddler Storytime. We'll read books, sing songs and play together! Ages 1-3
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at 6 branches. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

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