Calendar of Events - August 2017 @ the Scotts Valley Branch



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August 2, 2017

(10:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join Roxanne Langan for ribbon work and hand sewing from 10:00am-1:00pn on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Scotts Valley Library. This program is sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library. For more information, phone the library at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults, SCPL Friends

(6:30 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting tabletop (board, card, or dice) games. These aren’t your grandparents’ board games! Games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Exploding Kittens along with many others will be available. This is a program for adults only (ages 21+). Sponsored by Friends of the Scotts Valley Library and Epic Adventure Games. First and Third Wednesdays of each month.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

August 5, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
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 only. Coders must register to attend. To register email adamsa@santacruzpl.org.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, STEAM, Tech

(12:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Tabletop Night expands into the light of day! Adults are welcome to come play contemporary tabletop games such as Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, and King of New York. Bring your own favorites or play with ours.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

August 7, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults

August 8, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Early Literacy, Literacy, Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

August 9, 2017

(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 Library Fireside Room. If you are interested in helping your local Scotts Valley Library, come to the meeting and learn how you can make a difference in your community. All are welcome.
View similar upcoming events: SCPL Friends

August 12, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
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 only. Coders must register to attend. To register email adamsa@santacruzpl.org.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, STEAM, Tech

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Discover your family history! Find census, birth, marriage, death, and military records in Ancestry.com Library Edition. Bring your laptop or share one of ours for this workshop and learn how to use this popular and useful genealogy tool. Presentation is led by Mike Epperson, GSSCC member.
View similar upcoming events: Genealogy, Library Classes, Programs for Adults

August 14, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults

August 15, 2017

(10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Senior citizens are encouraged to come and experience the latest technology in the world of virtual reality. Walk on an alien planet, look out onto a nighttime cityscape, or explore a dinosaur museum.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, Tech

August 16, 2017

(10:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Join Roxanne Langan for ribbon work and hand sewing from 10:00am-1:00pn on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Scotts Valley Library. This program is sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library. For more information, phone the library at 427-7712.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults, SCPL Friends

(6:30 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting tabletop (board, card, or dice) games. These aren’t your grandparents’ board games! Games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Exploding Kittens along with many others will be available. This is a program for adults only (ages 21+). Sponsored by Friends of the Scotts Valley Library and Epic Adventure Games. First and Third Wednesdays of each month.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

August 17, 2017

(6:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Trees to Seas is a series of talks at Scotts Valley about science, particularly environmental science and ecology, and the local environment, particularly in and around Scotts Valley. The library's partner in this series is Julianne Rhodes, who works with the City of Scotts Valley on environmental compliance.
Note: Go Green with Greywater. Speaker: LeAnne Ravinale, Scotts Valley Water District
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults, STEAM, Summer Reading - Adults

August 19, 2017

(11:00 AM-12:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
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 only. Coders must register to attend. To register email adamsa@santacruzpl.org.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, STEAM, Tech

(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

August 21, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults

August 22, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Early Literacy, Literacy, Programs for Kids, Tales to Tails

August 23, 2017

(5:00 PM-7:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
An on-going film series that highlights the historical context of important films through 1900's-1940's. Every month a film that encapsulates the sociopolitical climate of that decade will be shown and discussed immediately following a screening. Silent, English, and foreign films will be included. Join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month for great movies and great conversations.
Note: This month: Murderers Among Us (1946)
View similar upcoming events: Films, Programs for Adults

August 26, 2017

(12:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
Tabletop Night expands into the light of day! Adults are welcome to come play contemporary tabletop games such as Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, and King of New York. Bring your own favorites or play with ours.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Adults

August 28, 2017

(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.
View similar upcoming events: Arts & Crafts, Programs for Adults

August 31, 2017

(7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Location: Scotts Valley Branch
A new book discussion group has formed at the Scotts Valley Library, The Genre Book Club. A different genre will be discussed at each meeting, the genre selected for May is non-fiction. The group meets from 7:00pm-8:30pm in the Fireside Meeting Room on the last Thursday of each month. The Scotts Valley Friends of the Library are sponsoring this group. If you have questions, call the Scotts Valley Library at 427-7712.
Note: Short Stories
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, SCPL Friends

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