1. need wifi? Check out a mobile hot spot. Learn more...

    Mobile WiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout

    Need internet access at home? The library now offers mobile Wi-Fi hotspots for checkout. Read on...
  2. Poets circle reading series live virtual zoom event will be presented in english

    Poets' Circle Returns

    Join us to hear local poet and educator Victoria Bañales in February for our virtual event hosted by Magdalena Montagne. Read on...
  3. film screening and then they came for us feb 19 2021 with image of people of Japanese decent

    Film Screening: And Then They Came For Us

    Join us for a special virtual film screening ~ The history of Japanese-American internment during World War II is retold in “And Then They Came for Us” Read on...
  4. COMMUNITY SURVEY

    Help Shape the Future of Watsonville!

    The City of Watsonville is conducting a community wide survey starting on Friday, January 8 – February 5, 2021. Take the survey today! Read on...
  5. Santa Cruz County Vaccine Plan

    Santa Cruz County COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

    The County of Santa Cruz is currently in Phase 1a of the distribution plan. Read on...
  6. sign up for the library newsletter - in english or spanish and image of newsletter

    ~ Sign Up for the Library Newsletter ~

    Want to keep up with what's going on at the library? We are excited to announce that you can now sign up to receive the library newsletter by email. Learn More...
  7. waste_recycle center_new hours

    Waste & Recycle Drop-off Center - New Hours

    New Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday from 9 am - 2:30 pm and closed on Mondays. Read on...
  8. STEAM Take home Kits

    STEAM Take Home Kits for Youth

    Wanting to STEAM from home? Our STEAM kits are available for pickup at the Main Library, during open hours. Limit one kit per household, while supplies last. Read on...
  9. Califas (1)

    Califas: The Ancestral Journey Display at Main Library

    View the artwork banners from the Califas Legacy Project in the windows of the Main Library Starting January 2021 Read on...
  10. winter staycation

    Winter Staycation Reading Challenge

    Our Winter Staycation challenge encourages kids aged 4-18 to read and complete fun activities to earn their way to a really cool prize. Read on...
  11. Fun on the run craft kit for adults watercolors wet on wet method with blank notebook and watercolor

    Fun On the Run: Craft Kits for Adults

    Fun on the Run for Adults: Watercolor Craft Kit Read on...
  12. Library Curbside Hours

    Library Shifts Back to Curbside Service, M-F, 12-6pm

    Due to the increase of COVID cases throughout our community and county, Watsonville Public Library will be shifting back to Curbside Service. Read on...
  13. Get ready to catch the rain

    Get Ready to Catch The Rain

    We encourage Watsonville residents to prepare for the rainy season by purchasing a rain barrel. Take advantage of the rebate offered by Pajaro Valley Water and save money while saving water. Read on...
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