Books & More
"Neither is a dictionary a bad book to read. There is no cant in it, no excess of explanation, and it is full of suggestions, the raw material of possible poems and histories."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good Reads: Community Picks
- Community Picks Best of 2016
Here's what you said you loved in 2016
- Beneath the Waves: marine science resources at SCPL
This list of resources for kids and adults was developed in conjunction with the Beneath the Waves Film Festival - Santa Cruz. Books for adults appear after those for kids; we've got something for everyone! Younger kids might enjoy checking out Picture Books and Ocean Worlds. Older kids and adults might also enjoy checking out Ocean Worlds; Ocean Wildlife; Marine Conservation; Exploring the Seas; & Monterey Bay Focus.
- All about Italy
SCPL resources for those interested in Italy. List developed in partnership with the Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz County.
- Suzie's List--for 3 Year Olds
Suzie is a young reader at SCPL. She is 3 years old now and these are some of her favorites
- Suzie's List--for 2 Year Olds
Suzie is a young reader here at SCPL. These were her favorite books when she was 2 years old.
- Staff's best of 2013
what we liked best
- Best of 2013
What was the best book you read and/or listened to in 2013? This is what you told us.
- National Read a Book Day 2012
What we were reading on National Read a Book Day 2012