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Tuesday, December 11 — Today!

  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Branciforte Branch
    Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    A 45 minute program for 3-6 year olds. We will read books and make a simple craft.
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    A 45 minute program for 3-6 year olds. We will read books, sing songs and make a simple craft.
    Note: Come learn some German songs and words with special guest Katja
  • (1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Jordan Boyer is one of our Downtown Outreach Workers. She is on the job solving problems in the downtown corridor Friday through Tuesday. Drop-in for a confidential check-in at the Downtown Library in the downstairs small meeting room (behind the computer area). Jordan can help with; connecting you or someone in need to health, wellness, or housing resources, a fee-free California ID application, a homeward bound bus ticket, a mailing address via the Homeless Services Center (HSC), a SmartPATH assessment, housing search job application and more.
    Additional Information
  • (2:30 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Time to get crafty. A Do-It-Yourself craft will be ready and waiting for families, independent-minded kids! Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    The Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Branciforte Branch
    The Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under. Bilingual assistance available.
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    The Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance at the library. Homework Help is supervised by a California-credentialed teacher. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under.
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    Directed LEGO construction for kids 7 and older. Each week we will construct models based on a common theme.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
  • (4:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read. Contact tales2tails@santacruzpl.org or 831.427.7717 to reserve a spot.
  • (7:00 PM-8:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    SCPL and the County of Santa Cruz invite you to a series of community meetings to kick off the process for renovation and expansion of the Aptos Branch Library. Learn about the process and become part of a new change at your library! For questions please contact Damon Adlao, Project Manager, County of Santa Cruz, Dept. of Public Works 831-454-2343.

Wednesday, December 12

  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    Stories and songs, art activities, games an dplay for families with children of all ages.
  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Join us at the Live Oak Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
  • (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Trying to play with technology and getting frustrated? A tech savvy librarian will provide instruction in the use of a wide range of technology services: How to use free downloadable content available from your library in a number of formats (eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video) Introduction to SCPL databases (i.e. Consumer Reports, Community Information, etc…) Creating an email account Downloading and attaching files Word processing direction and support Drop-in weekly appointments, 20 minute slots available. To best support learning, please bring the following items: devices (i.e., laptops, tablets, and/or smartphones), necessary passwords (Google Play, App Store), and library card! First-come, First-served. FREE!
  • (12:30 PM-2:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Are you currently experiencing homelessness? Work with a compassionate and effective community volunteer or "housing navigator," who can help you set goals, overcome barriers, access documents and search for opportunities, helping you to transition back into housing, health and wellness.
    Additional Information
  • (1:30 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches how to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It's not just gamification with bells and whistles, it's democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! This event is open to youth 8 to 18 yrs
    Additional Information
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It's not just gamification with bells and whistles, it's democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! Ages 8-18. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.
    Additional Information
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    CASE stands for Creative, Artistic, Scientific, Expressive. A new monthly class for kids ages 6-10. Come craft with Anna and learn about the relationship between art and science. The goal is to involve kids in art using their own creativity. Parents are welcome to observe and learn but the art is for the kids.
    Note: Next program will be January 30, 2019.
  • (2:30 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    This is a program for elementary-school-aged kids. This is an 8-week introduction to building and programming Lego robots using the Lego NXT Mindstorms software. Do your kids like Legos? This is the introduction that allows kids to learn the basics to go on to Robo Sumo or Robo X Games. Registration required. (No class on Halloween)
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Individualized reading comprehension instruction with a California credentialed teacher. Open to students grades 2nd to 12th. Appointment required. For more information or to schedule a 25 minute session, contact Programs 831.427.7717 or email pro@santacruzpl.org
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Individualized reading comprehension instruction with a California credentialed teacher. Open to students grades 2nd to 12th. Appointment required. For more information or to schedule a 25 minute session, contact Programs 831.427.7717 or email pro@santacruzpl.org
  • (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Hosted by the Downtown Streets Team and the non-profit organization onRoute22, this ongoing workshop for women experiencing homelessness gives participants tools to more effectively navigate daily life. While this workshop is designed especially for graduates of "Finding our Way,” it is open to all. Participants learn skills to build a network of healthy relationships, become your own best advocate, explore your creative talents, and navigate emotions. If you are interested in learning more or participating with this group, please email brooke@streetsteam.org
    Additional Information
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Not-So Simple Machines: Create and motorize devices using simple machines (levers, pulleys, gears & swivels). Participants will also learn how to program motors. No advanced registration. Ages 7 to 12 EV3 Robotics: Create advanced mechanical devices and program motors with Lego Mindstorms. Limited kits available on a 1st come basis. Participants must have attended at least 4 sessions of Simple Machines. Ages 10 to 17.
  • (4:30 PM-5:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    The Internet: from the beginning! Join us for these hands-on workshops and learn to use the Internet for research, work, social interaction and more. Each week we explore new topics, such as Browsers, Searching, Email, and Google Docs. No registration required.
    Note: Google Sheets: Learn spreadsheet basics by creating an example monthly budget.
  • (6:30 PM-7:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    The Scotts Valley Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday every month at 6:30pm in the Scotts Valley Library Fireside Room. If you are interested in helping your localLibrary, come to the meeting and learn how you can make a difference in your community. All are welcome.
    Note: Tonight's meeting is canceled

Thursday, December 13

  • (9:00 AM-10:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    FREE coffee, FREE talk; social support and information services for all. This program is designed to serve people experiencing homelessness, however it is an open space for all. Please join us in front of the downtown branch library (at the benches on the corner of Church St. and Center St.) every Thursday morning (except major holidays) for a free cup of coffee and the chance to talk, vent, brainstorm and connect with friends, neighbors and service providers. If you so choose, sign-up for Working Together, and work with an individual information advocate one-on-one to help you tackle an information issue of your choice.
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Join us at the Downtown Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Suggested ages 3-6.
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    A 60 minute program for children, 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Join us for music, stories & play! Space is limited so come on time.
    Note: Learn some German with special guest Katja
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Toddler Time is a weekly early literacy program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Please arrive on time. Let's play and learn together!
  • (10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Work with an information advocate on any information problem, application, resume or access issue of your choice. A library staff member or community volunteer will work with you individually using a laptop computer and access to free phone calls, prints, scanning and more. Use this time to overcome hurdles to housing, safety, education, health, income or well being. Same day sign-ups during Coffee Talk in front of the Downtown branch library at the corner Church St. & Center St. Drop-ins also welcome. Look for us in the DOWNSTAIRS Meeting Room (1st floor, behind the computer area).
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Book discussion group meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10:30am. For information on upcoming books to discuss call 831-427-7710
  • (1:00 PM-2:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    The Aptos Library Book Discussion group meets on the second Thursday of the month from 1:00p - 2:30p and all adults are welcome. Reading selections will be made by the group with an emphasis on thought provoking fiction and challenging non-fiction. Facilitator: Judy McNeely
    Note: We will be reading The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery in December
  • (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It's not just gamification with bells and whistles, it's democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! Ages 8-18. Gamers will create teams by age. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.
    Additional Information
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Garfield Park Branch
    Rubber band cars, catapults, bridges and more! Come to the Garfield Park Library every Thursday and have fun with Lego's. During each month, we will introduce Botley Robots and Makey Makey circuit creator. Directed LEGO construction for kids 7 and older. Each week we will construct models based on a common theme.
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Have you already competed in Robo Sumo at least once at the Santa Cruz Public Libraries? Have you built Lego robots and programmed them using LEGO MINDSTORMS? If so, this program might be for you. Come challenge yourself to enter the next step, Robo X Games. Work in teams and complete 3 challenges designed by Lego Steve. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited to 20. E-mail pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831.427.7717 to register. For ages 7 to 18. This is a twelve week series. NOT A DROP-IN PROGRAM. Registration is open now. Class runs from Thursday, September 27 through Thursday, December 20. Every Thursday except Thanksgiving.
  • (4:00 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Learn how to survive in the world of Minecraft. Ages 8 to 18. Space is limited to 19 on a first-come basis. No advance registration.
  • (6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
    Location: Steel Bonnet Brewing Company
    Join Santa Cruz Public Libraries as we host a weekly trivia night at Steel Bonnet Brewing Company in Scotts Valley. Bring your friends, form a team (or take it on solo), and compete against other groups to win the grand prize.
    Additional Information

Friday, December 14

  • (10:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Kris Younggren is one of our Downtown Outreach Workers. She is on the job solving problems in the downtown corridor Tuesday through Saturday. Drop-in for a confidential check-in at the Downtown Library in the downstairs small meeting room (behind the computer area). Kris can help with; connecting you or someone in need to health, wellness, or housing resources, a fee-free California ID application, a homeward bound bus ticket, a mailing address via the Homeless Services Center (HSC), a SmartPATH assessment, housing search, job application and more.
    Additional Information
  • (10:00 AM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Santa Cruz Public Libraries’ very own makerspace—The MAKE Lab—opens for business in 2018! This makerspace will offer a variety of tools for STEAM-based projects including: 3D printers, vinyl cutter, woodburning tool, soldering tool, pinback button machine, book binding machine, and a virtual reality-based sculpting and painting program. Tools are limited in quantity and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Kids 13 and under will need parental permission and supervision. Staff will be available to help answer questions and train patrons on more difficult tools. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scotts Valley Library.
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers. Let's play and learn together!
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Suggested ages 3-6.
  • (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Boulder Creek Branch
    This Financial Fridays series will be held on the 2nd Friday of each month, at the Boulder Creek Library. This series is led by Aaron Brandt, Financial Advisor, and takes place at 10:30 a.m. The series kicks off September 14th with the foundations of investing, then covers retirement by design in October, preparing for the unexpected in November, and estate planning in December.
    Note: Topic: Estate Planning
  • (2:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    The Live Oak Library book group meets on the second Friday of the month from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm and all adults are welcome. Reading selections will be made by the group with an emphasis on thought provoking fiction and challenging non-fiction. Check with the front desk staff for the current month's book selection.
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Capitola Branch
    Join us this afternoon to make something creative or make a new discovery! We are partnering with the Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery to offer this weekly program. We will be in their Tinkerlab room. The program is free, and most suitable for 6-12 year olds. Parents will need to remain available throughout the program, and will be helping children under 8. We provide materials to explore their creativity, build things, make art and make discoveries. Usually they will be able to take their creations home. Sometimes we will be reusing the equipment, and they will be building something for that day only. Please join us and have some fun!
    Note: Last event until January 4th, 2019
  • (5:30 PM-7:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Please join us at the Live Oak Library to celebrate the launch of Zine Fronteras, a new publication featuring community writings, poetry, photos, and artwork highlighting and reflecting on immigrant experiences. The evening will feature an installation of featured art and photos from the publication and readings by contributing authors. There will be a drawing for a chance to win a copy of the book! Light refreshments will be provided. // Invitamos a la comunidad que vengan a celebrar el lanzamiento de “Zine Fronteras” en la biblioteca de Live Oak. “Zine Fronteras,” es una nueva publicación literaria que busca ejercer un espacio de libre expresión artística e intelectual que encapsula las experiencias e historias de las comunidades migrantes en Santa Cruz. La noche contará con una instalación de arte, fotos y lecturas de los autores contribuyentes. ¡Habrá un sorteo para ganar una copia del libro! Va ver refrigerios.

Saturday, December 15

  • (10:00 AM-11:30 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read. Call 427-7717 or e-mail tales2tails@santacruzpl.org to make an appointment.
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Start to develop a better understanding of how to manage your personal finances. Learn about a different topic on the 3rd Saturday of each month with George Haas and Anthony Rovai, financial advisers at Money Concepts Capital Corporation. Start getting your personal finances in shape. The series starts on October 20 and runs through May.
    Note: The ABC's of Annuities
  • (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Join us for a magic show inspired by the most magical season of the year, a time of shorter days, colder nights, and annual celebrations of light. Magician Mike Della Penna will warm the season with a little fun and a whole lot of wonder! All ages are welcome to come laugh, smile, and participate in this very special seasonal magic show.
  • (10:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. • Learn about the environment and local wildlife with local experts. • Bird Watching • Examine microscopic creatures • Watercolor painting, printing, writing and reading. Adults must accompany children under 10. Not suitable for very young children. We will be outdoors when weather permits.
  • (11:00 AM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Branciforte Branch
    Drop in with your family and make something fun!
  • (11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Garfield Park Branch
    Get crafty! A Do-It-Yourself craft will be ready and waiting for families, independent-minded kids! Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • (12:30 PM-1:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Join us for a magic show inspired by the most magical season of the year, a time of shorter days, colder nights, and annual celebrations of light. Magician Mike Della Penna will warm the season with a little fun and a whole lot of wonder! All ages are welcome to come laugh, smile, and participate in this very special seasonal magic show.
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Are you experiencing homelessness in Santa Cruz? Consider completing a Smart Path Assessment with a qualified community volunteer or outreach worker. No appointment is necessary. This 30-question survey to ascertain your individual vulnerability and need, forms the backbone of Santa Cruz County’s coordinated entry system, dedicated to allocating limited housing resources according to highest need. A compassionate community member or qualified social worker will help you take this first step toward housing, healthcare and wellness. (You can also complete a Smart Path Assessment at the downtown library during the Working Together program on Thursdays, during Downtown Outreach worker office hours on Tuesdays or Fridays.) On Saturdays work with a trained Wings Homeless Advocacy Volunteer. Click on additional info below for a list of all public access points for walk-in Smart Path assessments county-wide.
    Additional Information
  • (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Poetry gives rise to the full expression of self. Join the circle for this free monthly workshop on the 3rd Saturday of the month. All levels welcome. No preregistration required.
  • (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Children's chess instruction with full time teacher and master, Gjon Feinstein, for students up to 18 years old. Meets all Saturdays of the month except the first Saturday. Parents and/or other relatives are welcome to participate.
  • (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Join us for a magic show inspired by the most magical season of the year, a time of shorter days, colder nights, and annual celebrations of light. Magician Mike Della Penna will warm the season with a little fun and a whole lot of wonder! All ages are welcome to come laugh, smile, and participate in this very special seasonal magic show.

Sunday, December 16

  • (1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first served, appointments are taken in order of appearance. Topics include: creating an email account, creating word documents, attaching files, using premium subscription library resources, downloading and streaming content like movies, books, and audiobooks, and much more! Please bring any devices you use, and have your necessary passwords and library card with you.

Monday, December 17

  • (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Everything you wanted to know about Medicare but were afraid to ask. Manfred Luedge of Health Markets in Santa Cruz will explain and simplify all things Medicare, from the basics to Medicare supplemental insurance to Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare savings plans, and outpatient services. If you, a loved one, or even someone you know is on Medicare or about to be eligible for Medicare, Manfred will answer your questions. The five months of this educational program will correspond to the open enrollment period to choose plans. 3rd Monday of each month, running August-December.
    Note: Topic: Medicare and Outpatient Services
  • (11:15 AM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Live Oak Branch
    Get together with other knitters to knit, chat, and make new friends. No registration required. The group meets every Monday from 11am- 1pm. Call 427-7711 for more information.
  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Join us at the Downtown Library for seasonal crafts! We will get messy so dress accordingly. Ages 3 and older. We will be using permanent paints and markers as well as small objects like beads and pins. Always fun and always free!
  • (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Join us every Monday afternoon at the Scotts Valley Branch for a knitting party. All you need to do is bring some yarn and knitting needles. All ages are welcome. For more info call 831-427-7712.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read. Contact tales2tails@santacruzpl.org or 831.427.7717 to reserve a spot.
  • (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It's not just gamification with bells and whistles, it's democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! Ages 8-18. Gamers will create teams by age. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.
  • (4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first served, appointments are taken in order of appearance. Topics include: creating an email account, creating word documents, attaching files, using premium subscription library resources, downloading and streaming content like movies, books, and audiobooks, and much more! Please bring any devices you use, and have your necessary passwords and library card with you.

Tuesday, December 18

  • (1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Jordan Boyer is one of our Downtown Outreach Workers. She is on the job solving problems in the downtown corridor Friday through Tuesday. Drop-in for a confidential check-in at the Downtown Library in the downstairs small meeting room (behind the computer area). Jordan can help with; connecting you or someone in need to health, wellness, or housing resources, a fee-free California ID application, a homeward bound bus ticket, a mailing address via the Homeless Services Center (HSC), a SmartPATH assessment, housing search job application and more.
    Additional Information
  • (1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
    Location: La Selva Beach Branch
    Are you a movie lover? Join our group to discuss films currently in the theaters. Call the branch for next month's movie selections at 831.427.7710.
  • (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
  • (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos Branch
    The Santa Cruz Public Libraries invite you to an evening of cinema. Come enjoy these "hidden gems." Foreign films, documentaries, independents and even some mainstream movies you might have missed! If you wish, bring a snack to share, and participate in the discussion!
    Note: Hidden Gems assembles on 3rd Tuesday in December
    Additional Information
  • (6:30 PM-8:30 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley Branch
    Calling all stargazers! This program will explore the ins and outs of all facets of astronomy for adults and families. Whether you're an experienced astronomer or someone who doesn't know the difference between a comet and an asteroid, this program is for you! Topics will vary month-to-month.