Digital Learning

Digital Learning

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Tech EventsYou are invited to join us for the in-person digital learning events listed on the calendar below.

We provide access to devices, Internet and free learning opportunities, so you can safely and effectively use technology for work, school, play and more.  With our in-person and online learning options you have everything you need to engage fully in community life.

More information about the library's digital learning options can be found on the menu to the left. 


 Upcoming

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  • One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos
    Wed, Jan. 23 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos

    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! 

  • Code Combat @ Downtown
    Wed, Jan. 23 (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown
    Room: Downtown Upstairs Meeting Room

    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.

    Register Now!
  • Digital Skills Workshops @ Downtown
    Wed, Jan. 23 (4:30 PM-6:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown

    Join our FREE 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. Just drop in!

    TOPIC: Google Docs

  • Girls Who Code: Session A
    Thu, Jan. 24 (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley

    Girls Who Code (GWC) is a program meant to bridge the gender gap in the field of tech. In Session A, 3-5 th grade girls will build sisterhood, read and reflect on the Girls Who Code book, and complete various challenges over a 10-week course. Participants must attend all classes. Space is limited and attendees MUST register.

    Register Now!
  • One-on-one Tech Tutoring @ Downtown
    Sun, Jan. 27 (1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown

    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. 

  • Tech Talks @ Scotts Valley
    Mon, Jan. 28 (10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley

    Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone.  

    TOPICS:

    • January 28th - Know your settings
    • February 4th - Essential Apps
    • February 11th - Privacy & Security 
  • One-on-one Tech Tutoring @ Downtown
    Mon, Jan. 28 (4:00 PM-6:00 PM)

    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. 

  • One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos
    Wed, Jan. 30 (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos

    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! 

Upcoming Tech EventsYou are invited to join us for the in-person digital learning events listed on the calendar below.

We provide access to devices, Internet and free learning opportunities, so you can safely and effectively use technology for work, school, play and more.  With our in-person and online learning options you have everything you need to engage fully in community life.

More information about the library's digital learning options can be found on the menu to the left. 


 Upcoming

View Full Calendar
  • One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos
    Wed, Jan. 23 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos

    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! 

  • Code Combat @ Downtown
    Wed, Jan. 23 (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
    Location: Downtown
    Room: Downtown Upstairs Meeting Room

    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.

    Register Now!
  • Digital Skills Workshops @ Downtown
    Wed, Jan. 23 (4:30 PM-6:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown

    Join our FREE 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. Just drop in!

    TOPIC: Google Docs

  • Girls Who Code: Session A
    Thu, Jan. 24 (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley

    Girls Who Code (GWC) is a program meant to bridge the gender gap in the field of tech. In Session A, 3-5 th grade girls will build sisterhood, read and reflect on the Girls Who Code book, and complete various challenges over a 10-week course. Participants must attend all classes. Space is limited and attendees MUST register.

    Register Now!
  • One-on-one Tech Tutoring @ Downtown
    Sun, Jan. 27 (1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown

    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. 

  • Tech Talks @ Scotts Valley
    Mon, Jan. 28 (10:30 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Scotts Valley

    Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone.  

    TOPICS:

    • January 28th - Know your settings
    • February 4th - Essential Apps
    • February 11th - Privacy & Security 
  • One-on-one Tech Tutoring @ Downtown
    Mon, Jan. 28 (4:00 PM-6:00 PM)

    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. 

  • One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos
    Wed, Jan. 30 (11:00 AM-12:00 PM)
    Location: Aptos

    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!