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SCPL News & Announcements - Posts Tagged 'Events'



Artist's Reception

Sunday February 8th 2-5pm
Scotts Valley Library
251 Kings Village Rd., SV

The newest installation of 'Art in the Library' at Scotts ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 24, 2015 at 8 a.m.

Learn to Stay Safe Online

Stop. Think. Connect.

Cybersecurity is stronger when we all do our part to keep the internet safe. Whether you are ...

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Posted by teeterj on Dec. 9, 2014 at 11 a.m.

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater Presents:
Beloved Christmas Stories

Children of all ages will enjoy this funny and heartfelt Willing Suspension Armchair Theater seasonal presentation of ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 28, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Join us at the Downtown Branch to get your holiday shopping done early! Find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life at ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 26, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Your Story Matters...
Are you a US Veteran? We'd like to hear your story. Consider participating in the Veteran's History project through the ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 25, 2014 at 8:21 a.m.

Do you know an older adult, a friend or loved one, experiencing memory loss?

Forgetfulness can be frustrating for both those experiencing it and for ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 20, 2014 at 9 p.m.

Mother and daughter weavers Ellen and Lucy Begay spent their lives in the enchanting land of the Diné, or Navaho, people in northeastern Arizona. Weaving ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 15, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Learn about ongoing research
Participate in a life-sized sea otter board game!

Join the Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery and researcher Max Tarjan ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 13, 2014 at 7 a.m.

Come shop from THOUSANDS of books at the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries annual Fall Book Sale!

November 14 — Friends Members Only
5 ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 4, 2014 at 8 p.m.

What is the VHP? Are you a veteran of any conflict--or do you live with a veteran who has a story to tell? Come to ...

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Posted by teeterj on Oct. 28, 2014 at 11:45 a.m.

Twenty-five years ago Santa Cruz experienced our largest earthquake since 1906. The downtown was in ruins and devastation occurred as far north as San Francisco ...

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Posted by teeterj on Oct. 8, 2014 at 11 a.m.

Join us for a visit with best selling author Karl Marlantes at 5:30pm October 10th in Seaside to discuss his award winning book What ...

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Posted by teeterj on Oct. 6, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

A Community Responds to the Events in Ferguson, MO

In response to a series of community inquiries of the library after the shooting of Michael ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 28, 2014 at 8 a.m.

Join us for this first event in the Cal Humanities War Comes Home series as we explore the experience of veterans with award winning author ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8 a.m.

Welcome to California Reads, a statewide program that brings Californians together to explore important topics through reading and discussion. This year our theme is War ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 22, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

What's your favorite book? Chances are good that someone has tried to ban it. Every year, there are hundreds of attempts to remove books ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 17, 2014 at noon

The Friends of the Scotts Valley Library invites you to "Hops & Harvest," a celebration featuring live music with pairings of food and drink from local ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 15, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.

A United Way outreach educator will be at library branches to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and provide on-on-one support in navigating California ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 14, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Caleb Bryce is a 4th year Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz studying exercise physiology and movement ecology of top predators ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 10, 2014 at 1 p.m.

The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 3, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Join us at the Downtown Branch for a talk by Beth Baker, author of With With a Little Help from our Friends: Creating Community as ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 2, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Did you know? Library Board Member and County Supervisor Zach Friend recently wrote "What's (Digitally) New at the Library?", featuring some of the great ...

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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 19, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Come to the End of Summer Book Sale at the Aptos Branch, hosted by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.

End of Summer ...

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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 13, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Join us for the next seminar, presented by Lydia Snider, SBDC Social Media Advisor, on Wednesday August 13th.

LinkedIn isn't just for job seekers ...

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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 1, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

Join us for this final fun-filled event in the Paws to Read summer reading program! Enjoy food, music, the kid's book barn, our read-to-me ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 25, 2014 at 7 a.m.

Get the Help You Need! From July 24th through August 19th a United Way outreach educator will be at library branches to answer questions about ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 23, 2014 at 8 a.m.

Do you know an older adult, a friend or loved one, experiencing memory loss?

Forgetfulness can be frustrating for both those experiencing it and for ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 6, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Using the WeDo Robotics system, kids will learn about gears, sensors, programming, and design principles by building a robotic animal!

Jun 3rd, Tuesday • 3:30pm ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 28, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Join us for a wonderful Shakespearean theatrical event the whole family will enjoy! In an ideal setting at the Boulder Creek Branch’s Outdoor Amphitheater ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 20, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Is there anything as blissful as a dog at play, or as dejected as a "Bad" dog?

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater presents For The Love ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 18, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Newest ‘Art in the Library’ Installation Features Talent of Local Artists & Children
Artist Reception May 24

California Creatures are creeping into the Scotts Valley Library ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 16, 2014 at 11 a.m.

The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 7, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.

In celebration of the 2014 Summer Reading Program theme Paws to Read, SCPL is accepting donations of pet food and supplies as payment for overdue ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 6, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

Learn about the natural history of this magnificent bird, the California Condor Reintroduction Program and how The Ventana Wildlife Society (VWS) is involved in the ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 2, 2014 at noon

Join us for the Spring Book Sale hosted by The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries!

10-11am — Members only
  11-3pm — Open to the Public ...

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Posted by teeterj on April 29, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

Bring your family’s historical snapshots (from long ago or just last week) to our next Snapshot Stories event at The San Lorenzo Valley Museum ...

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Posted by teeterj on April 18, 2014 at 11 a.m.

"How to Launch a Start-Up" is a step by step 'idea to market' interactive lecture, and an actual roadmap to resources for the cost effective ...

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Posted by teeterj on April 16, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

eBooks & More. . .

Need help checking out materials for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android, or other device? Bring your library card, all device passwords & account ...

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Posted by teeterj on March 19, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Bring your family for a free afternoon of bird fun! Learn about backyard habitats and the birds that nest in Santa Cruz County. Find out ...

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Posted by teeterj on March 17, 2014 at 9 a.m.

This Tuesday the 25th, a seasoned panel of SCORE mentors will share their hard won lessons learned from owning their own businesses.

A quiz on ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

Sandi Rechenmacher, NC HHP, of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and Food for Life will present a free health and wellness lecture at ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 15, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Certified Covered California Trainers will be at various Library branches in February and March to offer one-on-one help to answer questions about your specific situation ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 10, 2014 at 3 p.m.

The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 10, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Celebrate love and Presidents’ Day with Willing Suspension Armchair Theater’s new production The Tye More Binding: Letters of John and Abigail Adams. Susan Sturn ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 3, 2014 at 8 a.m.

Tax season is here once again. For links to state and federal tax forms, see our Tax Forms and Information page. Project SCOUT is also ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 24, 2014 at 3 p.m.

This February, we have two very different art programs showing at our Scotts Valley and Downtown Branches.

Flower Power is the latest exhibit in the ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

Did you know that the Santa Cruz Public Libraries helps you learn about local plants and animals that are endangered or threatened? Find the Endangered ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 17, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

Sandi Rechenmacher, NC HHP, of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and Food for Life will present two free health and wellness lectures in ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 10, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Your photos can become part of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries’ Local History Photo Gallery. Let’s tell the world the unique story of our ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 2, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Join us for an exploration of California’s civil liberties history from the days of slavery to the post 9/11 era, highlighting courageous Californians ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 1, 2014 at 8 p.m.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

Don't miss a thing! Preview the latest issues, and sign up today to receive the Santa Cruz Public Libraries Newsletter.

Find out the latest ...

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

SCPL Celebrates Katherine Holabird's Angelina Ballerina with 4 special storytime events from the creators of Angelina Ballerina the Musical! Get a taste of the ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 20, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

Come support your libraries and get a great deal on books at the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library's two day book sale ...

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Posted by teeterj on Nov. 4, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

The Scotts Valley Library's popular "Art in the Library" program presents a new show starting on November 2. Featuring the work of seven local ...

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Posted by teeterj on Oct. 30, 2013 at 8 a.m.

Share your story about life in Santa Cruz County by helping us build the local history archive. Bring in your family's historical photos taken ...

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Posted by teeterj on Oct. 23, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

The Friends of the Scotts Valley Library invites the local community to "Hops & Harvest," a celebration featuring live music with pairings of food and drink ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 29, 2013 at 1 a.m.

Come celebrate the work of acclaimed fantasy and science fiction writer Ray Bradbury!

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater presents Flights of the Imagination. Performances will be ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 17, 2013 at 8 a.m.

Family Place Update

In response to feedback from families, we are making a few changes.

  1. Registration will not be required
  2. The program will be from ...
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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 3, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Here is the Preschool Storytime schedule for fall! This schedule starts September 9th and runs through December 20th, 2013.

Monday10:00amGarfield Park427-7709 ...
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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 29, 2013 at 9 a.m.

The Scotts Valley Library’s ‘Art in the Library’ program is busy with preparations to showcase eight local, diverse, well-traveled photographers in its next installation ...

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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 12, 2013 at 10 a.m.

More than 250 people have participated in this year's Libraries Inside Out project by submitting their art/poetry/musings about HOME. Join us this ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 30, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Want to play in the library after the doors are locked? Join us for the 2nd National Teen Lock-In on August 2 at the Scotts ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 23, 2013 at 12:29 p.m.

Discretion Brewing will donate 20% of their beer sales to the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries on Monday July 29. Come have some ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 22, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Summer Reading is almost over, and we're going out with a bang!

If you've been filling out a reading log, it's time ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 21, 2013 at 9 a.m.

This week's Summer Reading events culminate in a fantastic music show by local teen bands! Here are some of the highlights for this week ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 14, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Keep on readin'! Here are some event highlights for this week.

July 9th:

  • Learn how to make your own kites for flying on the beach ...
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Posted by teeterj on July 7, 2013 at 8 a.m.

July is upon us, and Summer Reading continues...

On Monday, July 1 at the Aptos Branch, our family movie series continues with a showing of ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 30, 2013 at 9 a.m.

The entry form deadline for the Teen Battle of the Bands is this week, on Saturday June 28th. If you or someone you know has ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 22, 2013 at 6 p.m.

Summer Reading is in full swing! Join us this week at the following fun events.

  • Storyteller Jerry Falek will be performing at the Live Oak ...
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Posted by teeterj on June 16, 2013 at 12:30 a.m.

Summer Reading begins today! Registration is open, so go sign up now to participate! Reading for 1 hour earns you one Summer Reading Dollar — you ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 10, 2013 at 8 a.m.

The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries invite you to join us at our Spring Book Sale -- this year we'll be in the ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 12, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Join us Tuesday May 14th, 7pm at the Downtown Branch for the third installment of the King Lecture series. This year's Lecture also incorporates ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 1, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Join us this Saturday, May 4th, as the Boulder Creek Chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and UCSC’s Shakespeare to ...

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Posted by teeterj on April 30, 2013 at 3 p.m.

Advocate for California Libraries

It's National Library Week -- a great time to write your legislators and let them know how important libraries are to ...

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Posted by teeterj on April 16, 2013 at 9 a.m.

We're thrilled with the response so far to this year's NEA Sponsored Big Read! We're continuing to delve into the work of ...

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Posted by teeterj on March 16, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Visualizing the Depression, a Depression Era Photo Exhibit is going on now at the Downtown Branch as part of Santa Cruz Reads. The exhibit is ...

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Posted by teeterj on March 8, 2013 at 2 p.m.

We're all set to kick off THE BIG READ: The Grapes of Wrath at the Museum of Art and History this Wednesday, February 27th ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 25, 2013 at 1 p.m.

The NEA sponsored Big Read celebration of John Steinbeck and The Grapes of Wrath starts on February 27th, the 111th anniversary of Steinbeck's birth ...

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Posted by teeterj on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate local artists at our Downtown and Scotts Valley Branches.

First Friday is coming to the Downtown Branch on February 1st ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 31, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.

It may be cold in California, but there's plenty of activity at the library to keep us warm!

Grant from Target for Cuéntame un ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 22, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

 

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