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Pastures of Plenty Radio Recap

Saturday, July 24 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Room: Online

California has a history rich with agriculture and immigration and many times, those things go hand in hand. Join us and our partners at KSQD, 90.7 FM and online, for a four-part radio series revisiting "Pastures of Plenty: A History of California Farm Workers." Listen to the programs live or online, then participate in an online discussion afterward.
Live: June 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 5pm 90.7 FM and streaming live at KSQD.org.
Online: https://exchange.prx.org/series/16998?order=oldest_first
Please register for Zoom access link. 

This program will be facilitated in English.

This program is being done in partnership with KSQD and Watsonville Public Library for Book to Action 2021.

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California tiene una historia rica en agricultura e inmigración y, muchas veces, esas cosas van de la mano. Únase a nosotros ya nuestros socios en KSQD, 90.7 FM y en línea, para una serie de radio de cuatro partes que revisa "Pastures of Plenty: A History of California Farm Workers". Escuche los programas en vivo o en línea, luego participe en una discusión en línea después.

En vivo: 3, 10, 17 y 24 de junio a las 5 p.m. 90.7 FM y transmisión en vivo en KSQD.org.
En línea: https://exchange.prx.org/series/16998?order=oldest_first

Regístrese para obtener el enlace de acceso de Zoom.

Este programa se impartirá en inglés.

Este programa se realiza en asociación con la Biblioteca Pública Watsonville para Book to Action 2021.

Register Now!


Nature Journaling: Workshop with Melinda Nakagawa from "Spark in Nature" (recording)

Saturday, July 24 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Start your Nature Journal this summer! Melinda Nakagawa of "Spark in Nature" guides us on how to create your very own nature journal. Tune in to this pre-recorded workshop aimed at getting us outside in our beautiful Santa Cruz environment, exploring the neighborhood, and learning how to really look and see the details of life around you.

Melinda will guide us on ways of seeing and thechniques that will allow you to capture the details of nature. No artist experience needed! Tune in for this special workshop, then go visit the beach, the forests, or your own neighborhood and make a book to remember your summer outdoors.

 

Watch the Recording Here!


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Felton Nature Discovery Park (recording)

Saturday, July 24 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Jackie shows us around the Felton Nature Discovery Park next to our beautiful Felton Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Jackie shows you how she likes to explore nature in her neighborhood. Tune to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Corcoran Lagoon (recording)

Saturday, July 24 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Brenda shows us around the Corcoran Lagoon next to our beautiful Live Oak Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Brenda shows you how she likes to explore nature. She went to bird-watch and ended up gopher-watching! Tune in to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Circus of Smiles Outdoors Event at Siltanen Park in Scotts Valley

Saturday, July 24 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Your kids won’t be able to stop smiling as our amazingly silly characters take you on a circus inspired journey. Engaging audiences of all ages, the show incorporates juggling, acrobatics, music, and feats of incredible strength. 

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Personajes tontitos te llevarán en un viaje inspirado en el circo con malabares, acrobacias, música y acrobacias. En parque Siltanen, Scotts Valley.

 


Nature Journaling: Workshop with Melinda Nakagawa from "Spark in Nature" (recording)

Sunday, July 25 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Start your Nature Journal this summer! Melinda Nakagawa of "Spark in Nature" guides us on how to create your very own nature journal. Tune in to this pre-recorded workshop aimed at getting us outside in our beautiful Santa Cruz environment, exploring the neighborhood, and learning how to really look and see the details of life around you.

Melinda will guide us on ways of seeing and thechniques that will allow you to capture the details of nature. No artist experience needed! Tune in for this special workshop, then go visit the beach, the forests, or your own neighborhood and make a book to remember your summer outdoors.

 

Watch the Recording Here!


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Felton Nature Discovery Park (recording)

Sunday, July 25 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Jackie shows us around the Felton Nature Discovery Park next to our beautiful Felton Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Jackie shows you how she likes to explore nature in her neighborhood. Tune to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Corcoran Lagoon (recording)

Sunday, July 25 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Brenda shows us around the Corcoran Lagoon next to our beautiful Live Oak Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Brenda shows you how she likes to explore nature. She went to bird-watch and ended up gopher-watching! Tune in to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Nature Journaling: Workshop with Melinda Nakagawa from "Spark in Nature" (recording)

Monday, July 26 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Start your Nature Journal this summer! Melinda Nakagawa of "Spark in Nature" guides us on how to create your very own nature journal. Tune in to this pre-recorded workshop aimed at getting us outside in our beautiful Santa Cruz environment, exploring the neighborhood, and learning how to really look and see the details of life around you.

Melinda will guide us on ways of seeing and thechniques that will allow you to capture the details of nature. No artist experience needed! Tune in for this special workshop, then go visit the beach, the forests, or your own neighborhood and make a book to remember your summer outdoors.

 

Watch the Recording Here!


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Felton Nature Discovery Park (recording)

Monday, July 26 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Jackie shows us around the Felton Nature Discovery Park next to our beautiful Felton Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Jackie shows you how she likes to explore nature in her neighborhood. Tune to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Corcoran Lagoon (recording)

Monday, July 26 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Brenda shows us around the Corcoran Lagoon next to our beautiful Live Oak Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Brenda shows you how she likes to explore nature. She went to bird-watch and ended up gopher-watching! Tune in to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Encompass Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours

Monday, July 26 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown
Room: Life Literacies Center

An Encompass Outreach worker will be available on a drop-in basis, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, in the Life Literacies Center at the Downtown Library for anyone with questions regarding connecting to social services, county mental health, addiction recovery options, housing applications, the Homeward Bound bus ticket program, obtaining a PO Box, clearing camping tickets, obtaining a fee-free DMV CA Identification application and more. For more info contact SCPL staff Jesse at silvaj@santacruzpl.org or Encompass staff Kris at kris.younggren@encompasscs.org or Meredith at meredith.flores@encompasscs.org.

 

 

 


Cuéntame un Cuento @ Online

Monday, July 26 (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library
Room: Online

Acompáñanos para una hora de cuentos, actividades y canciones en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias. La hora será lunes - 5:30PM. Será una reunión virtual en vivo de Zoom.

Es necesario registrarse para este evento. Los registrantes recibirán un correo electrónico 24 horas y 1 hora antes del programa con un enlace Zoom e instrucciones para iniciar sesión.

 

Join us for Spanish Storytime, Mondays @ 5:30. It's going to be a live Zoom meeting.

Registration is required for this event. Registrants will receive an email 24 hours and 1 hour prior to the program with a Zoom link and instructions for logging in.

Register Now!


Virtual Zoom Toddler Time by Julie

Tuesday, July 27 (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
Location: Virtual Library
Room: Online

Toddler Time is a weekly early literacy program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. Music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and songs are a fun way for your child to learn. You must register for this event in order to receive the Zoom link by email. Let's play and learn together!

Register Now!


Mike the Magician

Tuesday, July 27 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Virtual Library
Room: Online

You are invited to a virtual magic show! Just say “Abra-ca-dabra”! Mike Della Penna creates WONDER and LAUGHTER with family magic performances that are equal parts PLAYFUL and ASTONISHING!

Register Now!


Nature Journaling: Workshop with Melinda Nakagawa from "Spark in Nature" (recording)

Tuesday, July 27 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Start your Nature Journal this summer! Melinda Nakagawa of "Spark in Nature" guides us on how to create your very own nature journal. Tune in to this pre-recorded workshop aimed at getting us outside in our beautiful Santa Cruz environment, exploring the neighborhood, and learning how to really look and see the details of life around you.

Melinda will guide us on ways of seeing and thechniques that will allow you to capture the details of nature. No artist experience needed! Tune in for this special workshop, then go visit the beach, the forests, or your own neighborhood and make a book to remember your summer outdoors.

 

Watch the Recording Here!


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Felton Nature Discovery Park (recording)

Tuesday, July 27 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Jackie shows us around the Felton Nature Discovery Park next to our beautiful Felton Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Jackie shows you how she likes to explore nature in her neighborhood. Tune to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Nature Journaling: Journaling at Corcoran Lagoon (recording)

Tuesday, July 27 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Get outdoors and discover nature in your own neighborhood!

Watch as Brenda shows us around the Corcoran Lagoon next to our beautiful Live Oak Branch Library!

You don't need to be an artist to journal your outdoor experiences. Brenda shows you how she likes to explore nature. She went to bird-watch and ended up gopher-watching! Tune in to this pre-recorded video for inspiration!

Watch the Video Here


Dungeons & Dragons

Tuesday, July 27 (3:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
Location: Virtual Library

Attention 12-16yr olds --  Adventure awaits!

A friendly introduction to Dungeons & Dragons for players of all experience levels, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday from 3:30-6:30pm. Our Campaign lasts from May 4th to August 31st.

Form a party, hunt for ancient treasures, and use your wits, magic, or brute force to battle kobolds, dragons, and more. Dungeons & Dragons is a game of adventure, imagination and near-limitless possibilities. If you've been curious but unsure how to start, it's time to roll the dice and join this campaign. An experienced D&Der will guide you, and all the necessary materials & manuals will be provided.

Parents: Please be prepared to briefly meet our volunteer who leads the program. Zoom Link will be emailed the day of the event  - MAY 4th  please register in advance so that we know who and how many to expect, Thank you!

Register Now!


Grab and Go STEAM: Make your own Robotic Hand!

Tuesday, July 27 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
We provide the materials and directions - you pick them up and make them at home! Learn about Anatomy and engineering! The strings in your robot hand function much like the tendons in your own hand, which connect muscles to bones and let you bend your fingers. Your muscles create the pull that make your fingers bend and let you pick things up, just like your robot hand. Registration for a STEAM kit is required. To request a kit, fill out this Form. First Come First Serve. Registration will close when all kits are claimed. Kits will be ready to pick up at a requested branch on July 28th. These kits are suggested for children over age 6. CHOKING HAZARD: This kit contains small pieces and is not suitable for young children without adult supervision.  Adult assistance may be required for some children.  Required Materials:

Provided in Kit:

5 Standard Drinking Straws  1 Jumbo-Sized Straw  White Card Stock Measuring tape Yarn or String (various colors)

Needed from Home:

Scissors Pencil/Pen Tape  

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