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SCPL News & Announcements - Posts Tagged 'Kids'



The Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center is once again bringing the experience of the Santa Cruz World Arts Festival to libraries throughout the county ...

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Posted by cowend on Sept. 19, 2016 at 9:23 a.m.

Your Library Card:
The Most Important School Supply

From kindergarten to graduate school, your library card is the most important school supply you have for ...

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Posted by cowend on Aug. 24, 2016 at 6 a.m.

The last day to sign out of the 2016 Summer Reading Program is Sunday August 14th!
We had a great summer with the Game On ...

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Posted by cowend on Aug. 9, 2016 at 9:02 a.m.

Find your Voice...

With early literacy and reading support for kids.

  • Check the Library Calendar for Toddler Times and Preschool Storytimes at a branch near ...
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Posted by phippsa on July 31, 2016 at 11:30 p.m.

With these exceptions, children's programs will take a break in August!

During the month of August many of our children's programs, including Toddler ...

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Posted by cowend on July 30, 2016 at 11:30 p.m.

Bring the whole family to our annual celebration of reading and the conclusion of the Summer Reading Program! We've had a great time playing ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Santa Cruz, Kids, SCPL Friends, Summer Reading, Teens
Posted by phippsa on July 18, 2016 at 12:26 p.m.

John Parker & His
Freestyle Team

Join pro rider John Parker and his Freestyle Team from BMX Impact to find out what action sports are all ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Kids, SCPL Friends, Summer Reading, Events, Performances
Posted by phippsa on July 13, 2016 at 12:39 p.m.

Game On: READ!

The 2016 Summer Reading Program begins June 1st!
Game On: READ is a summer library program for everyone. Little ones through age ...

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Posted by phippsa on May 27, 2016 at 9:54 a.m.

All chess enthusiasts aged 6-18 are invited to participate in the Aptos Library Kids Chess Tournament. This annual tradition, now in its 14th year, is ...

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Posted by phippsa on May 16, 2016 at 7:41 a.m.

¡Acompáños a Celebrar!
Día del Niño con el programa de Cúentame Un Cuento

Nuestra tema es Música, Manualidades y Movimiento
Invitados especiales:
Musical Me • Grupo ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 21, 2016 at 3:50 p.m.

Star Wars Day

Beware Vader's fist! In a library very nearby, young people will go on an adventure, exploring possibilities to be found, dodging ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Kids, Events, Exhibits
Posted by phippsa on April 21, 2016 at 10:29 a.m.

Join Oka for an interactive workshop in Balinese dance and music. Learn basic dance movements, experience Kechak - the Monkey Chant, explore the music of the ...

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Posted by phippsa on March 11, 2016 at 8:02 a.m.

Cybersecurity is stronger when we all do our part to keep the internet safe. Whether you are a business owner, a parent, a child, a ...

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Posted by phippsa on Jan. 18, 2016 at 8:59 a.m.

Libros Nuevos! New Books!

En los próximos meses SCPL va a recibir una maravillosa variedad de nuevos títulos en español. Estos son títulos publicados en ...

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Posted by phippsa on Jan. 5, 2016 at 7:54 a.m.

Santa Cruz Public Libraries has a new collection of 46 print/braille children’s books. These are picture books, board books and early readers that ...

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Posted by phippsa on Dec. 11, 2015 at 9:32 a.m.

Grandma, Aren't You Glad
the World's Finally in Color Today!

Lori Stewart will be reading and sharing pictures from her latest children's ...

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Posted by phippsa on Dec. 1, 2015 at 8 a.m.

More tickets added for SoVoSó! Plus Nutz RE-Mixed Dress Rehearsal Performance added!

Tandy Beal and Company is once again offering library cardholders free admission to ...

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Posted by phippsa on Nov. 9, 2015 at 7:19 a.m.

Homework Help is available free to all students under 18 years of age. No appointment is needed. Just drop-in to any of these branches Sept ...

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Posted by phippsa on Oct. 19, 2015 at 9:48 a.m.

R.E.A.D. is the Santa Cruz Public Libraries' reading comprehension program for students grades 2-12. Students receive 30 minutes of individual instruction from ...

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Posted by phippsa on Sept. 25, 2015 at 3:35 p.m.

Families are invited to join educators from the Seymour Marine Discovery Center in a fun exploration of our local marine sanctuary. We'll learn about ... [Read More]

View similarly tagged posts: Santa Cruz, Kids, Events
Posted by phippsa on Sept. 24, 2015 at 1:37 p.m.

The Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center has partnered with the Santa Cruz Public Libraries to bring the experience of the Santa Cruz Ethnic Dance ...

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Posted by phippsa on Sept. 1, 2015 at 7:22 a.m.

Join us at the downtown branch for the Best of Summer crafts in celebration of Kids Week in Downtown Santa Cruz!

Kids Week Downtown at ...

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Posted by phippsa on Aug. 3, 2015 at 8:43 a.m.

Our annual celebration of reading and the conclusion of the Summer Reading Program is sure to be a fun day for the entire family. We ...

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Posted by phippsa on July 23, 2015 at 8:03 a.m.

Join us for this free concert featuring the incredible sounds of the Bassoon, Clarinet, Flutes, and Horn. The Quintet will perform a lively selection of ...

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Posted by phippsa on July 21, 2015 at 7:57 a.m.

All Ages Dance Party

Friday • July 24 • 5-7pm
Scotts Valley Branch • Outdoor Patio

Kuzanga Marimba’s interlocking melodies and rhythms are rooted in thousand-year old ...

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Posted by phippsa on July 21, 2015 at 7:57 a.m.

Kids ages 7 and up will have a blast creating new jewelry from old. We have plenty for you to pick from or you can ...

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Posted by phippsa on July 1, 2015 at 8:02 a.m.

Come and listen to your favorite marches, folk music, show tunes, and more at the San Lorenzo Valley Community Band's annual free concert at ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 25, 2015 at 8:42 a.m.

Join Perry Yan for a 30 minute magic show the whole family will enjoy! Using a unique combination of sleight of hand, clean comedy, and ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 25, 2015 at 8:42 a.m.

Join us for an engaging, interactive live animal experience the whole family will love! Featuring insects, amphibians, and reptiles from around the world!

Scotts Valley ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 25, 2015 at 8:41 a.m.

Kids ages 7 and up are invited to join local artist T. Mike Walker for a fun and challenging photo collage workshop. The workshop is ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 25, 2015 at 8:41 a.m.

Magical Moonshine Puppet Theater's Teddybear Circus

What if the Three Bears were really Teddy Bears? And what if Goldilocks was not a little girl ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 25, 2015 at 8:41 a.m.

A cultural experience with drumming and dancing, Village Rhythms is guaranteed fun for all ages! Founder of Village Rhythms, visionary and teacher/mentor of the ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 15, 2015 at 12:30 a.m.

The Great Blindini returns to the library with his fun and family friendly magic. Bring the whole family to enjoy the show and meet his ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 11, 2015 at 6 a.m.

Learn how to make elaborate sand castles from Kirk Rademaker, a Master Builder known as the sand Guy. Bring the whole family for this fun ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 2, 2015 at 7:59 a.m.

Make a life mask of your child or grandchild that you can take home and decorate together. A wonderful way to commemorate a summer of ...

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Posted by phippsa on June 2, 2015 at 6 a.m.

Come join the fun at our annual Youth Chess Tournament, Saturday May 16th hosted by our resident Master Dana MacKenzie. Dana teaches our weekly chess ...

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Posted by phippsa on May 14, 2015 at 7:32 a.m.

Read to the Rhythm!

Our annual Summer Reading Program gets started June 1st! Kids (infant thru age 18) may sign-up to read (or listen) and ...

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Posted by phippsa on May 3, 2015 at 8:55 a.m.

Discover & Go...to the
First Saturday Family Concert Series Finale Performance

Tandy Beal and Company is giving library cardholders free admission to their First Saturday ...

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Posted by phippsa on May 1, 2015 at 8:06 a.m.

¡Acompáñanos cada semana para la hora de los cuentos en español los lunes en la biblioteca de Live Oak a partir de las 5:30 ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 29, 2015 at 12:30 a.m.

¡ Día !

Día de los niños | Día de los libros A special session of Cuéntame un cuento happens Monday, April 27th, at the Live Oak Library ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 20, 2015 at 8:36 a.m.

Discover & Go...to the
First Saturday Family Concert Series

Tandy Beal and Company is giving library cardholders free admission to their First Saturday Family Concert ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 3, 2015 at 8:39 a.m.

Want to explore a career where you use your hands?
Not sure going to a university is right for you?
Want to explore careers through ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 1, 2015 at 8:52 a.m.

Drop-in for Minecraft Wednesdays to:

  • Learn about using resources, making tools and building
  • All levels of experience are welcome
  • Kids ages 8-18 are invited

Wednesdays ...

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Posted by phippsa on April 1, 2015 at 8:51 a.m.

Drop-in for Minecraft Wednesdays to:

  • Learn about using resources, making tools and building
  • All levels of experience are welcome
  • Kids ages 8-18 are invited

Wednesdays ...

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Posted by phippsa on March 27, 2015 at 1:53 p.m.

Join Sarah Kienle, biologist and PhD student at UCSC who studies (and loves!) marine mammals. In this month's installment of the Citizen Science series ...

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Posted by phippsa on March 15, 2015 at 12:30 a.m.

Discover & Go...to the
First Saturday Family Concert Series

Tandy Beal and Company is giving library cardholders free admission to their First Saturday Family Concert ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Kids, Events, Teens
Posted by cowend on March 3, 2015 at 5:06 p.m.

Discover & Go...to the
First Saturday Family Concert Series

Tandy Beal and Company is giving library cardholders free admission to their First Saturday Family Concert ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Kids, Services, Events, Teens
Posted by phippsa on Feb. 3, 2015 at 7:34 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 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.

Woof, wag, stomp, yowl and howl for a summer of fun!

Join us for great reads, performances, workshops and more all loosely organized around the ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 9, 2014 at 8:30 a.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.

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 phippsa on March 17, 2014 at 9 a.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.

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.

Little Pim is an award-winning multimedia program that introduces children to foreign language in a way they can understand and enjoy. Try learning Spanish, French ...

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Posted by teeterj on July 27, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Just a quick reminder that there will be no Homework Help sessions during spring break, which is the first week of April. Homework Help will ...

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Posted by teeterj on March 25, 2013 at 8 a.m.

Here is the new storytime schedule, starting September 10th and running through December 2012.

Toddler Storytimes... for toddlers 1-3 years
Monday10:30am    Aptos427-7702 ...
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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 13, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

Sign-ups for this year's Summer Reading Program start next week on Monday, June 11! Children, teens, and adults are encouraged to track their reading ...

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Posted by teeterj on June 5, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

The library's popular Tales to Tails program is expanding! There are now times available at 3 of our branch locations: Capitola, Central, and Felton ...

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Posted by teeterj on Sept. 19, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

Community Television of Santa Cruz County will air their video production of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries' 3rd Annual Teen Battle of the Bands. If ... [Read More]

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Posted by teeterj on Aug. 19, 2011 at 9 a.m.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

Sign ups begin today for the Summer Reading Program! The program officially begins on Monday, June 13. Children, teens, and adults can track their reading ... [Read More]

View similarly tagged posts: Kids, Branches
Posted by teeterj on June 7, 2011 at 9:07 a.m.

Heather Norquist - 2011 Barbara Bricmont Award

Youth Services Librarian, Heather Norquist, has been awarded the 2011 Barbara Bricmont award by the Santa Cruz County Reading ...

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Posted by teeterj on May 24, 2011 at 6:15 p.m.

SCPL has subscribed to a fun, new reading program that you and your child can access from the library or home (requires a library card ...

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Posted by ann on May 5, 2011 at 11:25 a.m.

Free after school tutoring will be available to students ages 6 through 18 at the Branciforte library branch on Wednesdays from 2:00pm - 4:30pm ...

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Posted by teeterj on Jan. 18, 2011 at 12:09 p.m.

In January 2011, our new literacy program, Tales to Tails, will launch. Children can sign up for a private twenty-minute slot to read to an ...

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Posted by ann on Dec. 27, 2010 at 8 a.m.

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries has removed the age requirement for receiving a library card. A child of ANY age can now have a little ...

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View similarly tagged posts: Circulation, Kids, Services
Posted by ann on Dec. 7, 2009 at 4:58 p.m.

As always, kids can call the Library's Dial-A-Story number, 831-420-5780 to listen to a bedtime (or anytime) story on the phone. But now this ...

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Posted by ann on Oct. 6, 2009 at 2:30 p.m.

 

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