Calendar of Events - December 2012 @ the Downtown Branch



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December 1, 2012

(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

(11:00 AM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries in the upstairs Meeting Room at the Downtown Branch for their annual Holiday Book Sale on Saturday December 1st from 11am to 3pm. All books will be gift quality and in the best condition. Proceeds from the Holiday Sale go towards the Santa Cruz Public Libraries. Free gift wrapping!
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Book Sales, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

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

December 2, 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

December 4, 2012

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Re-scheduled for December 4th
Transform a humble pine cone into a fantastic winter decoration at this drop in session. One craft is appropriate for ages 10 and up/One craft is appropriate for ages 5 and up.

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

(3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Transform a humble pine cone into a fantastic winter decoration at this drop in session. One craft is appropriate for ages 10 and up/One craft is appropriate for ages 5 and up.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

December 6, 2012

(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

(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

December 7, 2012

(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

December 8, 2012

(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

December 9, 2012

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

December 10, 2012

(6:30 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
LJPB Finance Sub-committee Meeting. View the current agenda.
View similar upcoming events: Board Meetings

December 11, 2012

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Make seasonal decorations out of everyday items at this program. Takes place in the Young People's room.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

December 13, 2012

(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

(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

(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

December 14, 2012

(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

December 15, 2012

(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

December 20, 2012

(12:10 PM-12:50 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
This Thursday, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers' Association of California will present Munching With Mozart & Friends: These are a Few of My Favorite Things featuring Nicki Kerns playing piano.
Join us to hear pieces by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Vince Guaraldi, Nicki Kerns, Zez Confrey, Dave Brubeck and other favorites!

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 Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon for its December 20th 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

December 22, 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

December 24, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All Library Branches will be closed December 24 - 25 for the Christmas holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

December 25, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All Library Branches will be closed December 24 - 25 for the Christmas holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

December 29, 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

December 31, 2012

(8:00 AM-8:00 PM)
Location: All Branches
All Library Branches will be closed December 31 and January 1 for the New Years Day holiday.
View similar upcoming events: Holidays

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