Calendar of Events - Programs for Adults for June 2013



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June 2, 2013

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
In this class we'll cover the basics of using your iPad, such as why you need an Apple ID, what the buttons do, what an app is, how to connect to wireless Internet, and how to change your notifications. (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.)
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June 3, 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.
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

June 4, 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

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Like an unexpected spring flower, a journaling class has appeared at the Downtown branch. Andrew Drinnan, a library volunteer, teaches a journaling class every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Downtown branch. "Keeping a journal can be a self-empowering and motivating expressive outlet. Journaling can be a tool for self-awareness. This class/group will share the power of keeping a journal with advice, tips, and motivations to get the most out of yours," says volunteer teacher Andrew Drinnan.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

June 5, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

June 7, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
Designed for the patron new to using our database, this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques.Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Join us for a reception honoring gifted and inspiring young artist Nina Lutz. Nina is a high-school senior and cancer survivor who worked on this delightful picture book while undergoing treatment. There will be refreshments, crafts for kids, and copies of Fashion Animal ABC’s for sale. Join us!
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June 8, 2013

(10:00 AM-2:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach
The Friends of the La Selva Beach Library present an unforgettable day at the beach. Morgan Redluff, one of "The Sand Guys," will teach you to create a work of art from sand. Group size is limited -- you must register to reserve your space by calling 831-427-7710 or sending email to barashm@santacruzpl.org.
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids

June 10, 2013

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley 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

(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.
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

June 11, 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

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Like an unexpected spring flower, a journaling class has appeared at the Downtown branch. Andrew Drinnan, a library volunteer, teaches a journaling class every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Downtown branch. "Keeping a journal can be a self-empowering and motivating expressive outlet. Journaling can be a tool for self-awareness. This class/group will share the power of keeping a journal with advice, tips, and motivations to get the most out of yours," says volunteer teacher Andrew Drinnan.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

June 12, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

June 13, 2013

(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

(11:45 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Boost Sales with Email Blasts (Constant Contact, MailChimp, Vertical Response) 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

June 14, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using our database, this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques.Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

June 15, 2013

(1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Atlantis Fantasyworld, 1020 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz
Meet some of the amazing artists who create Pixar movies at our favorite comic book store, Atlantis Fantasyworld.
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June 16, 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

June 17, 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

(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

June 18, 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

(2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us for a messy crafts afternoon! We will have a summer-long project of Altered Books, or the chance to make individual works of art each week. Children under 9 will need an adult to help them.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Summer Reading, Arts & Crafts

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Like an unexpected spring flower, a journaling class has appeared at the Downtown branch. Andrew Drinnan, a library volunteer, teaches a journaling class every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Downtown branch. "Keeping a journal can be a self-empowering and motivating expressive outlet. Journaling can be a tool for self-awareness. This class/group will share the power of keeping a journal with advice, tips, and motivations to get the most out of yours," says volunteer teacher Andrew Drinnan.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
This Academy Award® winner provides an overview of the evidence for climate change, what’s causing it, and how we can stop it. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

June 19, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
A writing group for adults that gathers every third Wednesday of each month. Writers offer support and suggestions to each other. All styles and genres of writing are welcome.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

(1:30 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Branciforte Library Book Club meets every third Wednesday of the month from 1:30 - 2:30pm. Book selections are from the Library's Book Club kits. Our book for this month is The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman. Join us for a lively discussion!
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults, Literacy

(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.
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June 20, 2013

(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. This week, we will be featuring Jeremy Flanagan and Ivan Rosemblum on clarinet and piano.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Music, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

(1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The Downtown Library Book Discussion Group will read Dirt Music by Tim Winton for its June 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 Sarah Harbison at 427-7707 x7616.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Join us at the Branciforte Library for a special summer magic show featuring our local surfing magician! Bring your imagination and sense of wonder.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Summer Reading

June 21, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using our database, this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques.Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

June 23, 2013

(2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
A series of talks designed to help provide social and personal empowerment strategies for young people and their families to mitigate the effects of bullying. The workshops are hosted by Dr. Yvonne D. Vermillion, PSY. D., LMFT. Sessions take place on the fourth Sunday of the month from January to May 2013. Session Topic: Cyberbullying
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(5:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join the San Lorenzo Valley Community Band for a great evening performance in the amphitheater! This enthusiastic volunteer band was formed to encourage, promote and support instrumental music in the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District.
View similar upcoming events: Music, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families

June 24, 2013

(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

June 25, 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

(2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us for a messy crafts afternoon! We will have a summer-long project of Altered Books, or the chance to make individual works of art each week. Children under 9 will need an adult to help them.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Summer Reading, Arts & Crafts

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Like an unexpected spring flower, a journaling class has appeared at the Downtown branch. Andrew Drinnan, a library volunteer, teaches a journaling class every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Downtown branch. "Keeping a journal can be a self-empowering and motivating expressive outlet. Journaling can be a tool for self-awareness. This class/group will share the power of keeping a journal with advice, tips, and motivations to get the most out of yours," says volunteer teacher Andrew Drinnan.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
A look at our industrialized food system, controlled by a handful of corporations, who often overlook health, safety, and the environment. How to change the system with your food purchases. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

June 26, 2013

(12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Online
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(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. 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 Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

June 27, 2013

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

June 28, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: Online
Designed for the patron new to using our database, this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques.Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions. Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate. Register for any of the session dates here.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Join us at the Capitola Library for a special program! The Surfing Magician will preempt our weekly storytime with a Magic Show for all ages! Bring your imagination and sense of wonder and let's be amazed together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Summer Reading

June 29, 2013

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Welcome to the magical world of the Busy Bee Dogs - formerly homeless pets who amaze and educate audiences of all ages through heart-capturing extraordinary entertainment. Performance starts at 11am and will be in our amphitheater. Audience limit of 100.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Summer Reading

(2:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Welcome to the magical world of the Busy Bee Dogs - formerly homeless pets who amaze and educate audiences of all ages through heart-capturing extraordinary entertainment. Performance starts at 2pm. Audience limit of 70.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Summer Reading

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
The results of one of the most comprehensive health investigations ever undertaken on the links between diet and disease. Based on the bestselling book, The China Study. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

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