Calendar of Events - Programs for Adults for January 2013



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January 2, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. We'll cover 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.
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January 3, 2013

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County presents a lecture focusing on the great wave of German immigration from 1830 to 1900. Robert Jackson, PhD will outline the resources available to help narrow the search for your ancestors' places of origin. We'll also touch on the special challenges posed by the spelling of German surnames and place names and by the movable feast of German geography in the 19th century. Finally, we'll glance ahead to the main issues involved in accessing archives and records in Germany. Everyone is welcome to join us for this free event in the Downtown meeting room.
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View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Genealogy

January 4, 2013

(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. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone 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.
Additional Information
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January 6, 2013

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Live Oak 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

January 7, 2013

(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.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
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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
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

January 8, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Ever wonder how marketers and advertisers ‘target’ specific messages to you? Find out how you access the same type of data for your neighborhood or city. Anyone who is interested in understanding the purchase preferences of a community will find this data both interesting and informative. Learn how to navigate this section of ReferenceUSA and then apply the data to your needs. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 9, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. We'll cover 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 10, 2013

(9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Adults and seniors: Join us @ the Capitola Library on the second Thursday of the month. We'll meet from 9:30 until 11 a.m.
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(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, Programs for Adults

January 11, 2013

(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. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 14, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
ReferenceUSA is a terrific resource for finding information on prospects for charity drives, fundraisers as well as business contacts. In this session you will learn how the data is compiled as well as some of the basic applications to build useful datasets. Then see how to create more complex search strings to gain powerful insights into putting the information to work for you. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(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

January 15, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Data Visualization is the next BIG thing in data. Going beyond static lists of information, ReferenceUSA can help you ‘visualize’ data elements on a map. The ReferenceUSA mapping tools give you a new and powerful way to better understand the landscape. Learn how to build a map to display results and how to manipulate the mapping tools to your advantage. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 16, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. We'll cover 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Santa Cruz High School Library, 415 Walnut Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
What will you write? An Essay/Op-Ed? A fiction piece? Poetry or song lyrics? The Santa Cruz Reads Writing Contest Deadline is January 16th. Visit Santa Cruz Reads to view contest requirements and download the entry form. All entries must be received by 3pm!
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View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, 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

January 18, 2013

(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. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 20, 2013

(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

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 21, 2013

(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.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 22, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Ever wonder how marketers and advertisers ‘target’ specific messages to you? Find out how you access the same type of data for your neighborhood or city. Anyone who is interested in understanding the purchase preferences of a community will find this data both interesting and informative. Learn how to navigate this section of ReferenceUSA and then apply the data to your needs. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 23, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. We'll cover 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(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. This month's selection is "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

January 24, 2013

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
The LaSelva Beach Branch Library Friends will host a free poetry reading by Santa Cruz County Poet Laureate, David Swanger on Thursday, January 24 from 10:30-Noon. Dr. Swanger is a retired UCSC Professor of Education and Creative Writing. He will be reading his poetry, talking about his creative process, and answering questions. All are welcome. This event is sponsored by the LSB Friends and the Passionate Readers Book Discussion Group.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Author Talks, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
The Passionate Readers meets the 4th Thursday of the month to discuss contemporary fiction. Selections are based on the preferences of individuals in the book group. Join us by dropping by, or call (831) 427-7710 for more information. This month, David Swanger, Poet Laureate of SC County, will be guest speaker.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Author Talks, Programs for Adults

January 25, 2013

(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. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 27, 2013

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 28, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
ReferenceUSA is a terrific resource for finding information on prospects for charity drives, fundraisers as well as business contacts. In this session you will learn how the data is compiled as well as some of the basic applications to build useful datasets. Then see how to create more complex search strings to gain powerful insights into putting the information to work for you. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(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

January 29, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Data Visualization is the next BIG thing in data. Going beyond static lists of information, ReferenceUSA can help you ‘visualize’ data elements on a map. The ReferenceUSA mapping tools give you a new and powerful way to better understand the landscape. Learn how to build a map to display results and how to manipulate the mapping tools to your advantage. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 30, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. We'll cover 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.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
One-on-One computer help is available at the Downtown Branch. Do you need help creating an email account? Navigating the internet? Filling out an online form? We have a computer trainer available to help. Sign up for a 30 minute session at the Downtown Reference Desk or call 831-427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

January 31, 2013

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

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