Local History

  1. An American Story of WWII

    The Watsonville-Santa Cruz JACL and the Watsonville Public Library are proud to present, “An American Story of World War II: the triumph and tragedy of the Japanese-American community during wartime.”

  2. Pajaro Valley History

    The known history of the area spans a great length of time, and evidence exists of human habitation for more that 10,000 years.

  3. Shades of Watsonville

    The Watsonville Public Library received a grant from the California State Library for a program called Shades of California: Exploring Our History Through Family Photographs.

  4. Stories of Agriculture in the Pajaro Valley

    The Agricultural History Project and the Watsonville Public Library invite you to participate in the California of the Past Digital Storytelling Project.