Calendar of Events - November 2012



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November 1, 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

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Santa Cruz Genealogy Society offers monthly lectures in the Downtown Branch on the first Thursday of each month from 1-3pm. The November 1st lecture is from Lisa Louise Cooke. Her topic is "How to Find Your Family History Using Newspapers."
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(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 Kids, Programs for 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

November 2, 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

November 3, 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

(1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Aptos 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

November 5, 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-11:30 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3 to 6 years. Approx. 45 minutes.
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

(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

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

November 6, 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

November 7, 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. We'll have tea and a snack while deciding what we'd like to do as a group. Join us!
View similar upcoming events: 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

(3:00 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

November 8, 2012

(10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Toddler storytime on November 8th has been cancelled.
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 Kids, Programs for 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

November 9, 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

November 10, 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

November 11, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
The Downtown and Live Oak Branches will be closed Sunday, November 11 for the Veteran's Day Holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
No meeting this month. Please join us December 9th at the Downtown Branch 2nd floor meeting room from 3:00-5:00pm. For more information about the ACT or other volunteer opportunities call Sandi at 831-427-7706 ext 7665.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

November 12, 2012

(7:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All branches will be closed Monday, November 12 for the Veteran's Day Holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

(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

(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

November 13, 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

(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

November 14, 2012

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Adults and seniors: Join us at the Capitola Library on the second Tuesday of the month! This month we'll start off learning about the Book Buddies program. We'll also be making greeting cards and putting together bags for women in a shelter. Bring card making materials if you have some and bring in all those cute bottles of shampoo, soap and the like from your travels. Tea and Merrie Ann's yummy cookies as well!
View similar upcoming events: 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

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Branciforte Library Book Club will meet on the second Wednesday of November from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Our book is Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. Join us for a fun 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

(3:30 PM-5:00 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

November 15, 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 Downtown Library Book Discussion Group will read The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes for its November 15 selection. The group meets every third Thursday at 1pm. All over 18 years old are welcome. Ask at the reference desk for the location of the meeting room. Copies of the book are available on request at the Circulation Desk. No need to check it out, just return it at the discussion. For more information contact Barbara Snider at 427-7706 x7660.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

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

(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-4:30 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Learn how to make seasonal decorations from pine cones and glitter. For kids 8 years and older.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for 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

November 16, 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

November 17, 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-4:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
The Friends of the La Selva Beach Public Library will have its semi-annual book sale during the La Selva Beach Arts and Crafts Faire. The Book Sale will be located in the Boardroom of the Clubhouse (where it is cozy and warm) rather than the courtyard. Do you have books to donate? Please bring them by the branch, or bring them by the Boardroom on Friday, November 16th where we will be sorting and getting books organized. Or if you are unable to deliver them, please feel free to call Cindy Jackson at 662-2374 for a pick up! You may also drop off the donation at the La Selva Beach Public Library during open hours. Please come on November 17th and check out the Book Sale while you enjoy the Holiday Art, Antique and Craft Faire.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Book Sales

(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

(1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek 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-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

November 18, 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

November 19, 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-11:30 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3 to 6 years. Approx. 45 minutes.
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

(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

November 20, 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

November 21, 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

November 22, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All branches will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

November 23, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All branches will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

(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

November 24, 2012

(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

November 25, 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

November 26, 2012

(8:00 AM-9:00 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: 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

November 27, 2012

(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

(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

(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

(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

November 28, 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. The November selection is State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Please note that there will be no meeting in December.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult

November 29, 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-11:00 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-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! This week, we'll be finishing up our hardware project and painting rocks so don't wear your best clothes. Drop in for some creative fun! Bring ideas for future projects--we love new ideas!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Learn to make seasonal decorations out of everyday items.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for 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

November 30, 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

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