Homework Help & R.E.A.D.
Available free to all students under 18 years of age from Oct 2 - May 25, 2017. No appointment is needed.
Tuesdays 3-5p: La Selva Beach, Scotts Valley
Wednesdays 3-5p: Garfield Park
Week of October 2, 2016 to May 25, 2017
Thanksgiving week: November 22 & 23
Winter break: December 18, 2016 to January 16, 2017 (resuming on 1/17/2017)
R.E.A.D. (Reach for Every Amazing Detail) is the Santa Cruz Public Libraries' reading comprehension program for students grades 2-12. Students receive 30 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed teacher!
Tuesdays 3-5p: Dowtown
Wednesdays 3-5p: La Selva Beach
October 2, 2016 to May 25, 2017
Thanksgiving: November 22 & 23
Winter break: December 18, 2016 to January 16 (resuming on 1/17/2017)
2016 Outstanding International Books for Children
Beginning in 2006 the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) has selected an honor list of international books for young people.
Presenting the 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Books List - Welcome Disruptions
By Terry Hong -- School Library Journal, February 2016
The Outstanding International Books (OIB) committee is charged with selecting international books that are deemed most outstanding of those published during the calendar year. For the purposes of this honor list, the term "international book" is used to describe a book published or distributed in the United States that originated or was first published in a country other than the U.S.
2016 Amelia Bloomer List
Printable Brochure of Kids’ (Early Readers & Middle Grade) Titles from the 2016 List:
Printable Brochure of Teen Titles from the 2016 List:
Wed, March 22
- Toddler Time @ Boulder Creek
- Preschool Storytime @ Live Oak
- Tales to Tails @ Branciforte
- Robo-Sumo @ Downtown
- R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ La Selva Beach
- Homework Help @ Garfield Park
- D.I.Y. Craft @ Garfield Park Library
- Tales to Tails @ Capitola
- Minecraft.edu @ Aptos
Thu, March 23
- Preschool Storytime @ Downtown
- Toddler Time @ Scotts Valley
- Family Crafts @ Boulder Creek
- DIY Crafts @ Scotts Valley
- LEGO @ Garfield Park
- Tales to Tails @ Garfield Park
Fri, March 24
Sat, March 25
Sun, March 26