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Get free and discounted passes to museums, science centers, and more! You just need your library card and PIN. Go to discover.santacruzpl.org and discover the more than 30 places you can go!
Hot Topic: California Missions
Studying the California Missions for school? Here is some useful information to get you started.
- California Missions Resource Center - a great source for Mission information, maps, timelines and more.
- California Missions in the catalog - library materials from our catalog about the Missions.
Need Help with a Homework Assignment?
After School Homework Help
The Library offers homework help with tutoring sessions led by California-certified teachers and a team of tutor volunteers. After School Homework Help is available in the following locations:
Aptos: on Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30pm.
Boulder Creek: on Wednesdays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm, for grades K-6 in the Boulder Creek Meeting Room.
Branciforte: on Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm, for Middle School students in the Young Adult Area.
Downtown: on Thursdays from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, in the J Fiction area of the Young People's Room.
Garfield Park: on Mondays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm, for Middle School students in the Teen Group Study Room.
Live Oak: on Tuesdays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm, for grades 4 - High School in the Teen Area.
Scotts Valley: on Thursdays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm in the Teen Area.
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