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SCPL News & Announcements - July 2011 Archive



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New Resource - America's News Database

SCPL News

The latest addition to our online resource collection is America's News from NewsBank, which allows you to search current and archived coverage from the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. The database includes daily updates from The Santa Cruz Sentinel, extending from today back to August of 1999.

America's News can be accessed from the online database list or from Internet Resources - Magazines & News. Take a look!

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Posted by ann on July 31, 2011 at 1 p.m.

Summer Reading Ends Saturday

SCPL News

Summer reading ends this Saturday, July 30! It's your last chance to turn in your reading log for Summer Reading dollars. These dollars can be spent at participating merchants until Thursday, September 30, 2011.

Also happening Saturday is the Kids Only Booksale, 1-4pm in the 2nd floor meeting room of the Downtown Branch. Summer Reading participants can get a free book if they bring their reading log!

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Posted by teeterj on July 28, 2011 at 9:56 a.m.

Battle of the Bands a Success!

SCPL News

Over 700 people enjoyed Saturday's 3rd annual Teen Battle of the Bands--and even more who couldn't be there in person watched a live stream of the event.

The final results were:

  1. Funky Dosage
  2. Grae's Academy
  3. Blue Weekend
  4. Urban Theory
  5. Almost Chaos
  6. Lifewire

Congratulations to all of the bands!

For more pictures check out our Facebook page!

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Posted by teeterj on July 25, 2011 at 1:05 p.m.

Battle of the Bands is this Saturday!

SCPL News

The Teen Battle of the Bands is coming up this Saturday from 1-4:30pm! Come cheer on the bands as they "battle it out" for their choice of top prizes!

Can't make it in person to see the fun? Join us online! Anyone with a Facebook account can watch a live stream of the event.

Playing for us will be:

  • Almost Chaos
  • Blue Weekend
  • Funky Dosage
  • Grae's Academy
  • Lifewire
  • Urban Theory

You can find all the information you need, including time, location, and more about the bands by visiting the Teen Battle of the Bands page.

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Posted by ann on July 19, 2011 at 10:42 a.m.

TEDx- TEDGlobal LiveCast

SCPL News

What is life? And how can it be better lived? TEDGlobal 2011 will be a celebration of life, in all its forms. TEDxSantaCruz is hosting an event to share a webcast from Edinburgh, Scotland, on the media wall at the new Scotts Valley Branch, on July 13 from 11am - 6pm.

This event is full! Registration has been closed.

 TED Global 2011

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Posted by teeterj on July 7, 2011 at 5:02 p.m.

 

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