Homework Help Resumes on January 13th
Homework Help starts up again for 2014 on January 13th! Homework Help will continue through the end of May, with a week's pause for Spring Break in March/April -- exact dates will be posted closer to spring.
For more info and the latest schedule, see the Kids Learn page.
Afternoons at the Library - January through May
This spring, we’ll be having a great variety of fun activities for kids in the afternoons, starting January 6th and running through May 30th.
Lego Simple Machines
Design simple machines using gears, pulleys, and levers. For ages 9 - 18.
|Wednesdays||3 - 4:30pm||Aptos Branch|
|Thursdays||3 - 4:30pm||La Selva Beach Branch|
|1st and 3rd Saturdays||1 - 2:30pm||Boulder Creek Branch|
Build simple to complex machines with nuts, bolts, girders, wheels, and motors. Involves small parts, reading design plans, and working in teams. For ages 8 - 18.
|Tuesdays||3 - 4:30pm||Garfield Park Branch|
|Wednesdays||3 - 4:30pm||Downtown Branch|
Learn strategy with chess maxters. For ages 8 - 18.
|Tuesdays||3:30 - 4:30pm||AptosBranch|
|2nd, 3rd, & 4th Saturdays||2 - 3pm||Downtown Branch|
Winter/Spring Storytime Schedule Starts Jan 6th
The Storytime schedule is here for winter and spring! This schedule starts January 6th and runs through May 30th, 2014.
|Monday||10:00am||Garfield Park||Tuesday||10:30am||La Selva Beach|
Spanish Storytime is on Mondays at 5:30pm at the Live Oak Branch.
Remember, you can always look at the online calendar for the latest about what's going on at your local branch
New Tales to Tails Schedule starts in January
The new Tales to Tails schedule is here for winter and spring! This schedule starts January 6th and runs through May 30th, 2014. For more information about the program, visit the Tales to Tails page.
|Aptos||2nd & 4th Thursdays||3:30 - 5pm|
|3rd Saturday||11 - noon|
|Boulder Creek||2nd & 4th Tuesdays||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|1st & 3rd Fridays||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|Branciforte||2nd & 4th Wednesdays||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|Capitola||1st & 3rd Wednesdays||3 - 4:30pm|
|1st Saturday||9:30 - 10:30am|
|Downtown||Every Saturday||10:30 - 11:30am|
|Felton||1st & 3rd Saturdays||10 - 11:30am|
|La Selva Beach||1st & 3rd Saturdays||1:30 - 2:30pm|
|Scotts Valley||2nd & 4th Tuesdays||4 - 5pm|
Family Place Update
In response to feedback from families, we are making a few changes.
- Registration will not be required
- The program will be from 10 - 11 am
Some things will not change:
- Attendance will be limited to 30 children and their parents or caregivers
- There will be a full hour of play, music, art, and stories.
- Programs will continue thru December 20 at
- Live Oak on Mondays
- Aptos on Tuesdays
- Boulder Creek on Wednesdays
- Scotts Valley on Thursdays
- Downtown on Fridays
A child's work is play and this program offers a fairly unstructured opportunity for very young children and their parents or caregivers to explore art and music, to play with age appropriate toys, and to experience group activities like storytime.
Sat, April 19
- Tales to Tails - Felton
- Tales to Tails - Downtown
- Tales to Tails- Aptos
- Tales to Tails - La Selva Beach
- Chess Instruction - Downtown
Sun, April 20
Mon, April 21
Tue, April 22
- Aptos Toddler Time
- La Selva Beach Preschool Story Time
- Scotts Valley Preschool Story Time
- Homework Help @ Live Oak
- Homework Help @ Scotts Valley
- Mega Machines- Garfield Park
- Homework Help @ La Selva Beach
- Tales to Tails - Boulder Creek
- Chess Instruction - Aptos
- Tales to Tails - Scotts Valley
Wed, April 23