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Join a five week workshop with other families with children from 0-3 years old to play and meet with community experts on early literacy, speech and language, nutrition, child development, play and physical fitness.

See our Calendar, Online Catalog or Branch pages for more details and contact information.

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Brown Bag Small Business Workshop


Combining Today's Tech
to Market Your Business

Learn how you can leverage the art of branding with the science of technology to successfully market your business. Presenter Ian Utile, founder of Gorilla Branders and the Kukui Corporation has been empowering his clients to do just that for his entire career. Don't miss this free opportunity to benefit from his experience and expertise.

Wednesday February 10th • 12:00 PM
Downtown Branch Meeting Room

The Small Business Brown Bag Series presents a monthly line-up of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch every 2nd Wednesday of the month and join us in the upstairs meeting room at the Downtown Branch Library for these great noontime seminars.

To see a list of future seminars and to register online:

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Posted by cowend on Feb. 4, 2016 at 8 a.m.

NEW PROGRAM: Teens in Action


Explore your Creativity
Every Wednesday Afternoon
at the Scotts Valley Library!

Activities will rotate through the month, starting with:

  • Film Critics Society • 1st Wednesdays
  • Film-Making 101 • 2nd Wednesdays
  • Cosplay League • 3rd Wednesdays
  • Gamers Guild • 4th Wednesdays

The media wall will be available for videos. We will offer a variety of craft materials, use ours or bring your own! For more information or if you have ideas for activities, please contact Brenda McIlroy at

All Teens, Ages 12-18 welcome!
Wednesdays • JANUARY thru MAY
3:00pm-4:30pm • Scotts Valley Library • 251 Kings Village Rd.

Check the calendar for more programming targeting teens!

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Posted by cowend on Feb. 2, 2016 at 4:34 p.m.

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Hidden Gems Film Club


Join us for an afternoon of unique cinema and enjoy those "hidden gems" of foreign films, documentaries, independents and even perhaps some mainstream movies that you might have missed! The screenings will be on the 1st Sundays of each month starting at 1:00pm at the Downtown Library from February to August.

Hidden Gems Film Club
1st Sundays • 1:00 - 4:30pm
Downtown Library • 224 Church St. SC

The series launches on February 7th with two international titles. First, "Guilty Pleasures" is a PBS P.O.V. documentary by U.K. director Julie Moggan which portrays romance novel devotees in different parts of the globe who must ultimately find their dreams in the real world.

Starting at 2:15 after a brief intermission, "Shall We Dance" is Japanese language feature by Masayuki Suo. In this sensitive character study accented by moments of comedy, a man fights off middle-age angst with the least likely of weapons: ballroom dance. It swept the Japanese Academy Awards, winning everything from Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor to Best Musical Score - this is also possibly the film that launched the Japanese national craze for ballroom dance!

Attendance is free, but we appreciate your RSVP via Brown Paper Tickets or our Facebook Event Page.

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Posted by phippsa on Jan. 29, 2016 at 7:12 a.m.

Art Opening: THE DRAW


The Draw: 10 Local Artists Make Their Mark

This installation of First Friday Art in the Library invites you to THE DRAW, a wonderful collection of drawings by local artists. The drawings are accompanied by an exhibit of artists books by Cabrillo College students and a collection of dachshund art. The exhibit runs through April 10, 2016. Come see this new show and meet the talented artists including;

  • Laura Aitken
  • Myra Eastman
  • Martha McNutty
  • Margaret Niven
  • Marvin Plummer
  • Jimbo Phillips
  • Mathew Riggs
  • Elizabeth Schilling
  • Lisa Silas
  • Lynda Watson

Come meet the artists during our First Friday Open House reception at the Downtown Branch!

ART in the Library OPENING: THE DRAW
Friday, February 5th • 5:30pm-8:00pm
Downtown Library • 224 Church Street, Santa Cruz

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries

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Posted by phippsa on Jan. 27, 2016 at 4:11 p.m.


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