Calendar of Events - Library Classes for October 2017



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October 2, 2017

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Any level of English welcome. We'll have discussion topics, games, and other activities to get the conversation rolling. Drop in to the Live Oak Branch Library and enjoy conversation.
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October 3, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
An absolute beginner's guide to using desktop, laptop, and mobile computers using Windows and Macintosh operating systems, all in a safe, no pressure environment.
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(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
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(4:00 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on teaching kids to make smart, safe decisions while online.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Kids, Tech

(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
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October 4, 2017

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
An absolute beginner's guide to using desktop, laptop, and mobile computers using Windows and Macintosh operating systems, all in a safe, no pressure environment.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(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!
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(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

October 5, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information and keeping your PC and mobile devices clean.
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(3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information and keeping your PC and mobile devices clean.
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October 6, 2017

(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop features a hands-on cybersecurity lab in the form of a game that challenges players to strengthen their cyber-defenses and thwart their attackers.
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October 7, 2017

(10:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Poetry gives rise to the full expression of self. Join the circle for this free monthly workshop on the 1st Saturday of the month. All levels welcome. No preregistration required.
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(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Join us for a primer on buying safely and selling effectively on multiple online platforms. Turn your extra stuff into cash, and turn your cash into the stuff you want!
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(12:00 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
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October 10, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information and keeping your PC and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(12:30 PM-2:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
An absolute beginner's guide to using desktop, laptop, and mobile computers using Windows and Macintosh operating systems, all in a safe, no pressure environment.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Families, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Each session we will troubleshoot individual email issues from any company, and explore a different functionality of G Suites. Patrons are welcome to work on their own projects or follow along with the class to master a particular skill in this safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisites: Basic Mac & Windows and Basic Internet, or similar skills.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on raising good digital citizens, using parental controls on internet-enabled devices, cyberbullying, and tips for safe gaming.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

October 11, 2017

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
A beginner's guide to using the web for research, work, learning, social interaction and more, all in a safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisite: Basic Mac & Windows or similar skill level.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Capitola Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(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!
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(4:00 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on teaching kids to make smart, safe decisions while online.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Kids, Tech

October 12, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(1:00 PM-2:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
A beginner's guide to using the web for research, work, learning, social interaction and more, all in a safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisite: Basic Mac & Windows or similar skill level.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(3:30 PM-5:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence. This is a hands-on lab/lecture.
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(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(6:00 PM-7:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Each session we will learn about different functions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students are welcome to work on their own projects along with the class or work toward mastering the new skill first in this safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisite: Basic Mac & Windows, or similar skills.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

October 13, 2017

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Hospice of Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Public Library are partnering to support you in planning ahead for your healthcare needs. Curious about Advance Directives? This event guides you through the essential basics of Advance Directives. Discover how to make your wishes known, how to legally document your healthcare choices, and which forms you’ll need to complete to tick “finish my Advance Directive” off your to-do list. Please register. Attend the presentation at the Aptos Library on Friday, October 13 from 10:00a-11:00a and schedule an appointment for the follow-up workshop at the Aptos Library on Monday, October 16 to finish your Advanced Directive with professional support from 10:00a-1:00p. An Advance Directive is a powerful tool that helps ensure that you receive the medical care you want. When it comes to communicating your healthcare wishes, your good planning gives your loved ones clarity and peace of mind. For more information or to register, call Vanessa Silverstein at (831) 430-3047.
Note: Understanding Advance Directives Presentation
Additional Information
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(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information, securing your home network, and keeping your PCs and mobile devices clean.
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October 14, 2017

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: La Selva Beach Branch
Learn how to get the most out of this useful and popular tool. Mike Epperson, GSSCC Member, presents. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets. Pre-registration is requested. Walk-ins welcome. Call 831-427-7717 or email pro@santacruzpl.org
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(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Felton Branch
A free, safe meetup space to learn about social media platforms, set up accounts, learn to take great pictures and create engaging posts, and practice web security. Patrons should bring their internet-capable mobile device.
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(12:00 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on raising good digital citizens, using parental controls on internet-enabled devices, cyberbullying, and tips for safe gaming.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Join our poetry writing group led by local poet, Magdalena Montagne. Create your poems in a friendly supportive atmosphere. This free workshop meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month. No registration required. All are welcome.
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October 16, 2017

(10:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Hospice of Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Public Library are partnering to support you in planning ahead for your healthcare needs. Curious about Advance Directives? This event guides you through the essential basics of Advance Directives. Discover how to make your wishes known, how to legally document your healthcare choices, and which forms you’ll need to complete to tick “finish my Advance Directive” off your to-do list. Please register. Attend the presentation at the Aptos Library on Friday, October 13 from 10:00a-11:00a and schedule an appointment for the follow-up workshop at the Aptos Library on Monday, October 16 to finish your Advanced Directive with professional support from 10:00a-1:00p. An Advance Directive is a powerful tool that helps ensure that you receive the medical care you want. When it comes to communicating your healthcare wishes, your good planning gives your loved ones clarity and peace of mind. For more information or to register, call Vanessa Silverstein at (831) 430-3047.
Additional Information
View similar upcoming events: Announcements, Health, Library Classes, Programs for Adults

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Any level of English welcome. We'll have discussion topics, games, and other activities to get the conversation rolling. Drop in to the Live Oak Branch Library and enjoy conversation.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

October 17, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
A beginner's guide to using the web for research, work, learning, social interaction and more, all in a safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisite: Basic Mac & Windows or similar skill level.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Families, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 18, 2017

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Each session we will learn about different functions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students are welcome to work on their own projects along with the class or work toward mastering the new skill first in this safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisite: Basic Mac & Windows, or similar skills.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(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!
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
The Aptos Library Writing Group is a peer-led, community-based, on-going writing group. Those interested in: sharing their writing; improving and developing their writing; or trying their hand at writing for the first time, are welcome. No experience is necessary and all writing formats are considered, from poetry to short stories, from memoirs to fiction. Each session begins with a 10 minute writing exercise, followed by a read-aloud (sharing is optional). Next, participants take turns reading aloud from a current writing project. Assistance with editing on current writing projects is provided; please bring additional copies if interested in editorial support. This group assembles on the third Wednesday of each month from 1pm-3pm in the meeting room of the Aptos branch library.
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October 20, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information and keeping your PC and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(4:00 PM-5:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on teaching kids to make smart, safe decisions while online.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Kids, Tech

October 21, 2017

(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 September 16th and runs through May.
Note: The ABC’s of Health Insurance
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(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
A free, safe meetup space to learn about social media platforms, set up accounts, learn to take great pictures and create engaging posts, and practice web security. Patrons should bring their internet-capable mobile device.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens, Tech

(12:00 PM-1:30 PM)
Location: Branciforte Branch
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on raising good digital citizens, using parental controls on internet-enabled devices, cyberbullying, and tips for safe gaming.
Note: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED
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(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.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

October 23, 2017

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Any level of English welcome. We'll have discussion topics, games, and other activities to get the conversation rolling. Drop in to the Live Oak Branch Library and enjoy conversation.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

October 24, 2017

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Families, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

October 25, 2017

(10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Each session we will troubleshoot individual email issues from any company, and explore a different functionality of G Suites. Patrons are welcome to work on their own projects or follow along with the class to master a particular skill in this safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisites: Basic Mac & Windows and Basic Internet, or similar skills.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(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!
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes

October 28, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Location: Boulder Creek Branch
Geared toward home-based workers and entrepreneurs, this series will focus on various digital tools available for low or no cost to help your business run efficiently and profitably.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

October 30, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn strong, safe online habits with an expert from Library IT in these targeted workshops designed to help you connect online safely. This workshop focuses on protecting your personal information and keeping your PC and mobile devices clean.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Tech

(5:30 PM-6:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Any level of English welcome. We'll have discussion topics, games, and other activities to get the conversation rolling. Drop in to the Live Oak Branch Library and enjoy conversation.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults

October 31, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Live Oak Branch
Each session we will troubleshoot individual email issues from any company, and explore a different functionality of G Suites. Patrons are welcome to work on their own projects or follow along with the class to master a particular skill in this safe, no pressure environment. Prerequisites: Basic Mac & Windows and Basic Internet, or similar skills.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Tech

(3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Location: Aptos Branch
Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Families, Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens

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