Calendar of Events - September 2013 @ the Downtown Branch



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September 1, 2013

(1:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Sign up for a computer coach to 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. By appointment; sign-up sheets for 30-minute sessions will be available at the Reference Desk.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

September 5, 2013

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us in the Downtown Branch Library Meeting Room for an Ancestry.com demonstration by Sean Conley. This presentation will cover the several techniques and methods to refine your search and get superior results using both Ancestry.com Library Edition and Ancestry.com home subscription. Sean will demonstrate live for us on the big screen numerous shortcuts and searches you likely have not seen before! This presentation appeals to genealogist of all levels. It will be held from 1-3 in the meeting room upstairs at the Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Genealogy

September 7, 2013

(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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Early Literacy, Tales to Tails

September 8, 2013

(1:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Sign up for a computer coach to 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. By appointment; sign-up sheets for 30-minute sessions will be available at the Reference Desk.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The Santa Cruz Public Libraries want to hear your ideas about how to make the libraries a great destination for teens. Join our Advisory Council of Teens (ACT) and let your voice be heard. The ACT is open to Santa Cruz County young adults ages 12 to 18.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens

September 9, 2013

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and ever changing crafts for kids 3 (with help) to 10 years of age.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

September 12, 2013

(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, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(11:45 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Your Online Reputation: How Does it Hold Up? is part of the Small Business Brown Bag Series, a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in the upstairs meeting room at the Downtown Branch Library for these great seminars. Pre-registration is required.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Business Workshops

September 13, 2013

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Family Place is a weekly program for families with children ages 1-3 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! Each session is limited to 30 children.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

September 14, 2013

(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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Early Literacy, 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

September 15, 2013

(1:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Sign up for a computer coach to 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. By appointment; sign-up sheets for 30-minute sessions will be available at the Reference Desk.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

September 16, 2013

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and ever changing crafts for kids 3 (with help) to 10 years of age.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

September 17, 2013

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us in celebrating the work of acclaimed fantasy and science fiction writer Ray Bradbury. Selections for the evening will include short stories and excerpts from his novels with the intention of providing a glimpse into the varied work of this pioneer of science fiction including some details from his life and the influence he has had on fiction, the film industry and modern culture. This presentation is directed by Davis Banta and the readers include Davis Banta, Benjamin Canant, Jaye Wolfe, and Jessica Buckley.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens

September 18, 2013

(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

September 19, 2013

(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, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

(12:10 PM-12:50 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Munching with Mozart and Friends is a free monthly noontime concert series at the Downtown Branch sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.
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 Tenderness of Wolves by author, Stef Penney for its September 19 selection. The group meets every third Thursday at 1pm. All over 18 years old are welcome. We meet in the Small Conference Room on the 1st floor of the library. For more information, call Julie Richardson, (831) 427-7707x7648.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

September 20, 2013

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Family Place is a weekly program for families with children ages 1-3 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! Each session is limited to 30 children.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

September 21, 2013

(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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Early Literacy, 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

September 22, 2013

(1:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Sign up for a computer coach to 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. By appointment; sign-up sheets for 30-minute sessions will be available at the Reference Desk.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

September 23, 2013

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and ever changing crafts for kids 3 (with help) to 10 years of age.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

September 26, 2013

(10:00 AM-11:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(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, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

September 27, 2013

(10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Family Place is a weekly program for families with children ages 1-3 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! Each session is limited to 30 children.
View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Early Literacy

(3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join in the discussion about Young Adult literature with other teens. Like a book? Hate a book? Just want to talk about books? Upstairs in the Teen Area.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens

September 28, 2013

(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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Early Literacy, 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

September 30, 2013

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Random and ever changing crafts for kids 3 (with help) to 10 years of age.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families

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