You Can Do That @ the Library?!
Share Your Story
Join a community project, "We Have Stories To Tell" which unites children with family members, senior citizens and library staff to encourage the development of literacy skills through story telling. Children have the opportunity to make their own books in which they portray the story they are telling with illustrations of their own design.
SCPL News & Announcements - August 2009 Archive
New Articles In Local History
We've added several new articles to the Local History Articles section of our website. The articles, by local authors Barry Brown and Paul Tutwiler, provide detailed information about some of the interesting history of Santa Cruz County.
- Barry Brown's article on the California Powder Works & San Lorenzo Paper Mill, takes a look back to a time when black gunpowder was manufactured in Santa Cruz County. Fully illustrated with images and maps, the article describes the processes, people, and places associated with this dangerous endeavor.
- Paul Tutwiler's Santa Cruz Spirituality, provides an in-depth, detailed survey of the history of spirituality and religion in Santa Cruz County, from the time of the Ohlone, to the present.