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January Programs for Kids and Teens

* Please click on the title of a program for more detailed information about the program and for registration links.

Cruz Gambit Chess Club

Cruz Gambit Chess Club

Tuesday, January 4th - Friday, January 7th


This program is through Santa Cruz County Parks and is held at the La Selva Beach Library. The program is for ages 8-12. Registration is required in advance. Register HERE! 

Chess Club with Gjon

Saturdays (except the 1st Saturday of the Month) (January 8th,15th, 22nd and 29th)


Downtown Branch Upstairs Meeting Room

North County Advisory Council for Teens

Sunday, January 9th


Felton Branch

Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons 

Sundays, January 16th- April 3rd


Program is virtual and held on Zoom. This program is for ages 12-16. It requires registration and we ask players try to attend every Sunday as Dungeons & Dragons relies upon consistent player attendance. Limited space is available. Register using link above. 

Aptos/Capitola Youth Chess Club @ Capitola

(Canceled for January) Aptos/Capitola Youth Chess Club 

Tuesdays, Beginning January 18th


Capitola Branch Library. Ages 6-18.

Afterschool STEAM @ Capitola

Afterschool STEAM at Capitola (Minecraft)

Wednesday, January 19th


Capitola Branch Library. Ages 8-18, space limited to 18 on a first come basis.

Afterschool STEAM @ La Selva Beach

Afterschool STEAM at La Selva Beach (Minecraft)

Thursday, January 20th


La Selva Beach Branch Library. Ages 8-18, space limited on a first come basis.

Capitola STEAM Projects 

Fridays Beginning again January 21st


Capitola Branch Library

Imagine and Create Your Own Animated Movie (Dates have changed please look at online calendar for updates)

Saturday, January 22nd (This is a 6 week course held on 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26 and 3/5)


La Selva Beach Library. For ages 12-18. Registration is required, register by clicking the link above. Spaces are limited. 

Homework Help @ Capitola

Homework Help 

Tuesday, January 25th


This program is held at Capitola, Downtown, Felton and La Selva Beach. Bring your assignments to one of our FREE drop-in homework help sessions Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00pm. For all students up to grade 12. Call 831-427-7713 for more information.


STEAM @ Home Kits: Make a Rattle Drum

STEAM @ Home Kits: Make a Rattle Drum

Wednesday, January 26th


Kits will be available to pickup at all branches. Limited amounts, no reservations needed. Kits available until they run out

R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ La Selva Beach

R.E.A.D. Reach Every Amazing Detail

R.E.A.D is one-on-one reading comprehension instruction with a CA credentialed teacher. Several appointments are available for readers in 2nd-12th grade at different branches, you must register for a time using our online calendar. Please look up R.E.A.D. on the online calendar and select a time slot and register.  Sessions are 25 minutes long and are available by appointment only. 

Begins again on January 26th

If you need assistance with registration or have questions please call 831.427.7713.

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