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In the city of Santa Cruz (California) of the 1850's, the downtown started seeing a growth in commercial type buildings; ... [Read more]

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Editor’s note: The writer is on the staff at the Aptos Library. [Now retired]

Many Aptos residents believe that “Helen’s” (Wikkerink) library, which began in 1944, was the first library in the area. It wasn’t. It was the first continuous one – her efforts made the Aptos library what ..." [More]

Excerpted from The First Aptos Library, and How It Grew… by Margaret Souza