Calendar of Events - March 2014



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March 1, 2014

(9:30 AM-10:30 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Felton Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(10:30 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Bring out the poet within. In the poetry circle we'll write new works in a supportive and fun environment. All levels and ages are encouraged. Led by Magdalena Montagne.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, EXPLORE series

(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm, starting February 1st through April 12th (except April 5th). Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

March 2, 2014

(1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library on Sunday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

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

March 3, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help learning how to use your iPad? We'll cover the basics. Please bring your library card, iPad, and Apple ID.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(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 Teens

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(6:30 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Library Joint Powers Board Meeting. View the Current Agenda.
View similar upcoming events: Board Meetings

March 4, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

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

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(11:30 AM-1:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out a form online? Make an appointment with a computer coach at the Scotts Valley Library to help you solve your computer or online questions. Sign up at the Scotts Valley Service Desk to reserve your 30 minutes session with our volunteer computer coach or phone the branch at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(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 grade 12 and under.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
In conjunction with the Friends of the La Selva Beach Library, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Tuesdays from 3pm - 6pm from February 4 - April 15. Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
For ages 6-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

March 5, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(2:00 PM-4:00 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

March 6, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

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

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Local residents sharing their travel adventures. Program includes photos, music, and personal travel logs. All ages.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The opening of the U.S. Northwest Territory encouraged migration to the present-day states of Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Learn about the records and the resources that can help you discover your family’s path to the Midwest with guest speaker Sharon Hoyt, MLIS. This talk will cover migration routes, important record types, and research facilities in U.S. northern Midwest states, and is designed for genealogists of all levels. For more information, please call the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County at (831) 427-7707 ext. 5794 or go to www.scgensoc.org.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Genealogy

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Aptos branch on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm from February 6 - April 10.Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 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 the meeting room on the 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

March 7, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Join us for a great family movie! On March 7th, we'll be showing Hercules.
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

March 8, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm, starting February 1st through April 12th (except April 5th). Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Bring out the poet within. In the poetry circle we'll write new works in a supportive and fun environment. All levels and ages are encouraged. Led by Magdalena Montagne.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, EXPLORE series

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

March 9, 2014

(1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library on Sunday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

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

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Monthly meeting of the ACT (Advisory Council of Teens)
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

March 10, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn how to download audiobooks to your mobile device or computer. Bring your library card, and all device passwords.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(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 Teens

(4:00 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

March 11, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(11:30 AM-1:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out a form online? Make an appointment with a computer coach at the Scotts Valley Library to help you solve your computer or online questions. Sign up at the Scotts Valley Service Desk to reserve your 30 minutes session with our volunteer computer coach or phone the branch at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(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 grade 12 and under.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location:
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
In conjunction with the Friends of the La Selva Beach Library, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Tuesdays from 3pm - 6pm from February 4 - April 15. Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
For ages 6-18.
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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

March 12, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(2:00 PM-4:00 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

March 13, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

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

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Aptos branch on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm from February 6 - April 10.Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Free homework assistance in the meeting room on the 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

March 14, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

March 15, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Felton Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm, starting February 1st through April 12th (except April 5th). Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(1:30 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Bring out the poet within. In the poetry circle we'll write new works in a supportive and fun environment. All levels and ages are encouraged. Led by Magdalena Montagne.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, EXPLORE series

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

March 16, 2014

(1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library on Sunday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

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

March 17, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(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 Teens

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

March 18, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

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

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(11:30 AM-1:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out a form online? Make an appointment with a computer coach at the Scotts Valley Library to help you solve your computer or online questions. Sign up at the Scotts Valley Service Desk to reserve your 30 minutes session with our volunteer computer coach or phone the branch at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(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 grade 12 and under.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
In conjunction with the Friends of the La Selva Beach Library, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Tuesdays from 3pm - 6pm from February 4 - April 15. Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
For ages 6-18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

March 19, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(2:00 PM-4:00 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(4:00 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Do you want to know more about your computer than how to turn it on? On the third Wednesday of each month seniors gather to share what they know, don't know, and want to know about computers. The groups is led by computer instructor, David Shaw, and topics are chosen by the group. Beginners are welcome.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

March 20, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

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

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(12:10 PM-12:50 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Come join us for our monthly lunchtime concert series in the Downtown Branch meeting room. This month we will be featuring Carol Panofsky on oboe and Lynn Kidder on piano.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Music, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Aptos branch on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm from February 6 - April 10.Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(2:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Barbara Lockwood will lead a free fabric postcard workshop at the Boulder Creek Library Meeting Room on Thursday, March 20 from 2-3 p.m.. The BC Friends will supply the materials free of charge. Please call 427-7703 to reserve a space in the free workshop.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(2:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Need help checking out materials for you Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android, or other device? Bring your library card, all device passwords & account info (e.g. Apple ID, Adobe ID, Amazon.com account info.)
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 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 the meeting room on the 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

March 21, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

March 22, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm, starting February 1st through April 12th (except April 5th). Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

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

March 23, 2014

(12:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Explore the secret world of birds right outside your front door! Bring your family for a free afternoon of bird fun! Learn about backyard habitats and the birds that nest in Santa Cruz County. Find out what you can do to get involved in citizen science and become a researcher in your own backyard! Presented by the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery, an emerging museum, and Rhiannon Crain, ornithologist and leader of the YardMap Network Project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. This event is free and suitable for children ages 3 and up!
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens

(1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library on Sunday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

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

March 24, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Need help checking out materials for you Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android, or other device? Bring your library card, all device passwords & account info (e.g. Apple ID, Adobe ID, Amazon.com account info.)
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

(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 Teens

(4:00 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

March 25, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

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

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join us at the Scotts Valley Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Rock Lerum shares his juggling and circus skills with the Scotts Valley Preschool Storytime.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

(11:30 AM-1:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out a form online? Make an appointment with a computer coach at the Scotts Valley Library to help you solve your computer or online questions. Sign up at the Scotts Valley Service Desk to reserve your 30 minutes session with our volunteer computer coach or phone the branch at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(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 grade 12 and under.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
In conjunction with the Friends of the La Selva Beach Library, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Tuesdays from 3pm - 6pm from February 4 - April 15. Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
For ages 6-18.
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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

March 26, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(2:00 PM-4:00 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: 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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. The activity involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. Ages 8 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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 grade 12 and under.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails, Literacy

(6:15 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. To be added to our book group email list and for special info on this month's meeting, please call 831-427-3151. The book for March is Little Bee by Chris Cleave.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

March 27, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

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

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Aptos branch on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm from February 6 - April 10.Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
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(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
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(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Random and every changing crafts for 3 (with help) to 10 year olds.
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(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, levers, and motors. Ages 9-18.
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(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 grade 12 and under.
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(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.
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(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Free homework assistance in the meeting room on the 2nd floor. Bilingual assistance available. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grades 12 and under.
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March 28, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
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(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
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(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Have questions about Covered California? It is not too late to get covered. The deadline to enroll is March 31st. Certified educators from the Santa Cruz County Heath Services will be available to answer questions in English and Spanish.
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March 29, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Tales to Tails is a literacy program where children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an attentive certified therapy dog.
Additional Information
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(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach) will be at the Downtown branch on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm, starting February 1st through April 12th (except April 5th). Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County, and also assists with general tax questions.
Additional Information
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(2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Children's chess instruction with full time teacher and master, Gjon Feinstein, for students up to 18 years old.
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March 30, 2014

(1:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library on Sunday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
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(1:30 PM-3:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Let a computer coach help you get familiar with tech basics! Our volunteer computer wizard will help you navigate such unfamiliar territory as learning how to set up an email account, creating passwords, searching the internet, completing online applications and more. Drop-in help available in 20 minute increments. A sign-up sheet will be available at 1:00 on Sunday.
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March 31, 2014

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Garfield Park Branch
Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
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(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
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(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.
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(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Join us at the Live Oak Library for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Únase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.
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