Calendar of Events - Programs for Adults for July 2013



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July 1, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

July 2, 2013

(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

July 3, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

July 5, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
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

July 6, 2013

(10:00 AM-12:00 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-12:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
A unique fun-filled Vaudeville-style Western Comedy Act complete with Trick Roping, Whip Cracking, Music and Lots of Surprises! 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

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
A unique fun-filled Vaudeville-style Western Comedy Act complete with Trick Roping, Whip Cracking, Music and Lots of Surprises! Performance starts at 3:30pm. Audience limit of 70.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Summer Reading

July 7, 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

(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

July 8, 2013

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

July 9, 2013

(12:00 PM-1:00 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.
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

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Two college grads learn that most of the carbon in their bodies is from corn. They decide to grow corn using the subsidized industrial model and follow it into the food system. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading

July 10, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

July 11, 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
Sell to the World, Part One (eBay) 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

July 12, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
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

July 13, 2013

(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

(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
An award-winning exploration of colony collapse disorder in bees, what’s causing it, and the sometimes quirky bee keepers trying to keep their hives alive. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

July 15, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

(6:30 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
UCSC professor Michael Warren will be discussing the plays of the summer Shakespeare Santa Cruz season: The Taming of the Shrew and Henry V.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

July 16, 2013

(12:00 PM-1:00 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.
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

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Three New Yorkers answer a craigslist ad and try a vegan diet for six weeks. A comedic look at their journey and an overview of the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

July 17, 2013

(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

(1:00 PM-2:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, 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. Join us for a lively discussion! This month's book is "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress" by Rhoda Janzen.
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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

July 18, 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. Join us at 12:10 to hear July 4th Favorites with William Kenville on piano.
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 Spartina by John Casey for its July 18th 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 (831) 427-7713.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

July 19, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
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

July 20, 2013

(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

July 21, 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

(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

July 22, 2013

(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

July 23, 2013

(12:00 PM-1:00 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.
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

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
A Manhattan family attempts to reduce their environmental impact to zero for a year, primarily through diet, energy use, and no garbage. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

July 24, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

(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 Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults

July 25, 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

July 26, 2013

(9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
Location: online
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

July 27, 2013

(3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
How a short-term profit model for corporations encourages good people to do bad things. And how we can control our dollars and elect officials to provide a counterbalance. Part of the Food for Thought! 2013 Summer Film Series.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults, Summer Reading for Adults

July 29, 2013

(11:30 AM-9:00 PM)
Location: 2703 41st Avenue, Soquel CA 95073
Discretion Brewing will donate 20% of their beer sales to the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries on Monday July 29. Come have some great brews and mingle with Friends! We'll have a few choice deals for book lovers too. Discretion Brewing is a family-owned company dedicated to producing handcrafted organic beer of consistent high quality.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends, Programs for Adults, Fundraisers

(1:00 PM-2:00 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

July 30, 2013

(12:00 PM-1:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(7:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
An investigation of hunger in America, where 1 in 6 Americans don't have enough food. 80% of people on food stamps are working. What you can do about 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

July 31, 2013

(1:00 PM-2:00 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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

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