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SCPL News & Announcements - December 2013 Archive



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Winter Holiday Schedule

SCPL News

The library will be closed to observe the winter holidays as follows:

All branches except Felton and Garfield Park will close at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. The Felton and Garfield Park Branches will be closed all day on December 24, 2013. All branches will be closed for the entire day on Wednesday December 25, 2013. All branches will resume normal operating hours Thursday December 26, 2013.

All branches except Felton and Garfield Park will close at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. The Felton and Garfield Park Branches will be closed all day on December 31, 2013. All branches will be closed for the entire day on Wednesday January 1, 2014. All branches will resume normal operating hours Thursday January 2, 2014.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 23, 2013 at 8 a.m.

Holiday Greetings from the Sheet Music Database

New acquaintance or auld, there's a song for you in our sheet music collection. Here are The Christmas Song and Auld Lang Syne, played by SCPL staff member Howie Kimel. Happy holidays!

The Christmas Song (1946) - words and music by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé
Auld Lang Syne - traditional tune with words by Robert Burns

The SCPL sheet music collection is housed at the Downtown Branch Library Reference Department. This collection is available for reference use and for viewing and/or copying.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 19, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

Hoopla Digital Media

SCPL News

Borrow free digital media, music, and audiobooks with your library card!

SCPL has partnered with hoopla digital to bring you new video and audio materials. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Get the free mobile App from the Apple App Store, and the Google Play Store for Android devices. You can also enjoy hoopla content on the hoopla website.

Visit www.hoopladigital.com/register to get started!

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 16, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

3-D Printing Tech Talk

SCPL News

Curious about Maker Spaces and 3-D Printing technology? Don't miss the free 3-D Printing Tech Talk coming up this December 14th in Aptos!

Learn about the history and basics of 3-D printing, where to get files, how to transfer them, and how to print an object. See the MakerBot Replicator 2 in action!

Aptos Branch Library
Saturday December 14th 11:00am-12:00pm
For more information, call 831-427-7702

Presented by Mountain View Public Librarian Paul Sims.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 8, 2013 at 8 a.m.

For Dickens and Classics Fans

SCPL News

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater will be presenting "Dickens' Bleak House: Jo the Crossing Sweeper" -- an exploration of Victorian society through readings from Bleak House.

Downtown Branch
Tuesday, December 10th, 7pm

Scotts Valley Branch
Thursday, December 12th, 7pm

This production is directed by Dickens Universe founder Edwin Eigner.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 6, 2013 at 6 p.m.

Covered California Information Day

Do you have questions about the new health care system? Get answers to your specific questions at the library. Certified Covered California Trainers will be at three Library locations on Wednesday December 11th offering one-on-one help to answer questions about your specific situation.

Live Oak Branch 11am – 1pm

Boulder Creek Branch 1pm – 3pm

Downtown Branch 4pm – 6:30pm
Asistencia disponible en español
Assistance available in Spanish

El día de información sobre “Covered California” es Miércoles 11 de diciembre en la biblioteca

¿Tiene preguntas sobre el nuevo sistema de salud? Obtener respuestas a sus preguntas específicas en la biblioteca. Entrenadores Certificados de “Covered California” estarán en tres localidades de la Biblioteca ofreciendo ayuda uno-a-uno para responder a preguntas sobre su situación individual.

La Sucursal de Live Oak 11 – 1

La Sucursal de Boulder Creek 1 – 3

La Sucursal de Downtown 4 – 6:30
Asistencia disponible en español
Assistance available in Spanish

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 4, 2013 at 7:30 a.m.

SCPL Newsletter

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Find out the latest news -- an informative missive from library staff will land in your inbox every other week, full of details on the wide variety of events going on at your libraries.

Information collected at signup will be used for the newsletter only. The library respects your privacy and will never sell or share your email information with any third party. You can unsubscribe or change your mail preferences at any time -- just follow the links which appear at the bottom of each newsletter.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 2, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.

Audiobook + Player Checkouts

Playaways are small audiobook players that you can check out! Each Playaway device comes with one complete book already pre-loaded on it. Simply insert a AAA battery, plug in earbuds, and enjoy your book.

Search our catalog for "playaway" to view a complete list--and to request a title.

Playaways are small, light, and portable. Fit a whole book in your pocket and listen anywhere, on earphones or on car or home speakers.

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 2, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

 

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