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Stuffed Animal Sleepover: The Video!

Even if you didn't get the chance to participate in the Boulder Creek Branch event, you can still get in on the fun!

Watch and see what these furry friends got up to at the Stuffed Animal Sleepover.

Fun
on July 24, 2014 at 4 p.m.
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Festival of the Book

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The Festival of the Book is coming soon! Join us on Sunday, July 27th at Harvey West park in Santa Cruz! There will be a picnic, puppet-making, face painting, reading to a Tales to Tails dog, and a performance by the Fratello Marionettes.

The festival will last from 1-4pm, and there will be a special kid's book sale in the Harvey West clubhouse.

The Festival of the Book celebrates reading in the summer and is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and 42 local businesses. Spend Sunday afternoon in the park with your whole family…enjoy a library under the trees.

Don't forget: The festival is the last chance to redeem your Reading Logs for Book Bucks!

Fun, Summer Reading, Book Sales
on July 17, 2014 at 8 a.m.
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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Bring your stuffed animal to the Boulder Creek Library on Wednesday July 16th for an afternoon storytime. After some stories and songs, say goodnight to your stuffed animal and let the wild rumpus begin!

The stuffed animals will have a wonderful time at the library and will have lots to show you when you pick them up on Friday, July 18th @ 3:00 p.m. You'll get to watch a slide show of all the fun, plus enjoy a simple snack and some fun with friends.

Fun
on July 15, 2014 at 8:15 a.m.
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Paws to Read 2014

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Woof, wag, stomp, yowl and howl for a summer of fun!

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER READING!

Join us for great reads, amazing performances, workshops and more all organized around the theme of animals! Make a catnip treat, an animal photo collage, chase some bubbles and watch a cowgirl in action. Consider reading aloud to a furry friend! Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a library sleepover! Check out our themed reading list, too!

Theme or no theme, the summer reading program is all about reading what you love and loving what you read! Choose whichever books interest you, from your home library, other libraries or elsewhere. Begin reading as soon as school is out. Check our calendar of events -- workshops requiring pre-registration will be open for sign-ups starting June 9th.

Sign-ups begin June 9th for ages 0-18. Get a reading log and track your summer reading time for the chance to earn Book-Bucks that can be spent at participating shops.

Early Literacy, Fun, Summer Reading, Book lists
on June 9, 2014 at 8:24 a.m.
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Tales to Tails at Capitola

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We're adding two additional Tales to Tails sessions at the Capitola branch.

Beginning Wednesday afternoon, May 14, young readers will have an opportunity to read aloud to therapy dogs Sammy and Eddie, with FlyGirl joining the pack on May 28. The sessions, offered on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, are in addition to the sessions already in progress at the Capitola Branch on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.

For more information visit the Tales to Tails page. To register for a Tales to Tales time slot at any branch, contact the programming team at (831) 427-7717 or pro@santacruzpl.org.

Early Literacy, Fun
on May 6, 2014 at 3 p.m.
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