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Diverse Youth Meet Up

Tuesday, August 9 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown
Room: Life Literacies Center

In partnership with The Diversity Center, the library is hosting Diverse Youth Meet Up Groups to bring queer, trans, and ally youth together for support, community, and leadership opportunities. All youth ages 12-18 are welcome to join, regardless of gender or sexuality.

 


Aptos/Capitola Youth Chess Club @ Capitola

Tuesday, August 9 (3:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Location: Capitola
Room: Ow Family Community Room

Come and play chess, one of the world’s oldest and most popular games, against other kids! One-hour meetings include 15 minutes of instruction by chess master Dana Mackenzie. For ages 6-18. We welcome all skill levels, but encourage beginners to at least learn the basic rules (how the pieces move) before coming the first time.


Note to parents: Chess is a great way for kids to build sportsmanship, concentration, and reasoning skills, while having a lot of fun!


Gardening Basics Presented by Scarborough Gardens: Vegetable, Fruits and Herbs Gardening

Wednesday, August 10 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Location: Felton
Room: Felton Community Room

Are you interested in gardening? 

Look no further, your local Felton Library Branch is providing three FREE gardening workshops for teens and adults! The awesome thing is that a local gardener and nursery manager at Scarborough Gardens, Jet Van Ausdall, will be leading the workshops.

August workshop we will learn about the best time to plant fruit trees, cool season / warm season veggies, how to amend your soil and other ways to make your edible garden successful. 

The program is for teens and adults. Ages from 12 yrs old and up. The workshops are totally free!

Registration is required. Maximum of 75 People. Waitlist is available. The waitlist does not guarentee a spot in the workshop. 

Special thanks to Scarborough Gardens and Jet Van Ausdall for making these workshops happen.

Question? Please contact, Iván Llamas at llamasi@santacruzpl.org or 831-427-7700 ext 7752

We will meet every second Wednesday of the month starting in August 2022 and ending October 2022.

Register Now!


Coding Basics: Scratch 101 (Coding for Tweens)

Sunday, August 14 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Felton
Room: Felton Community Room

Are you looking to learn how to code? 

Now is your chance to learn to code with Scratch! Scratch is a free online coding program. This fun and interactive course will show you the basics of coding, with the end purpose of creating a simple platformer game! 

Course Instructor: Amir Vered (ACT Member and SCPL Volunteer)

The course is totally free! Age Range (8yrs to 12yrs).

Registration is required to attend the whole course. Space is limited to 10 participants. THE CLASS IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY. Please email Iván Llamas at llamasi@santacruzpl for more info, or questions. 

We will meet every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, from 11am to 12pm at the Felton Library Community Room. Due to this program being before open hours, please enter through the Patio entrance at the far end of the parking lot (near the EV Charging Stations).

For any questions, please email Iván Llamas at llamasi@santacruzpl.org

 


Diverse Youth Meet Up

Tuesday, August 16 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown
Room: Life Literacies Center

In partnership with The Diversity Center, the library is hosting Diverse Youth Meet Up Groups to bring queer, trans, and ally youth together for support, community, and leadership opportunities. All youth ages 12-18 are welcome to join, regardless of gender or sexuality.

 

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