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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Fun On the Run: Craft Kits for Adults

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Fun on the Run for Adults: Origami Boxes

Explore the art of paper folding ~ learn how to make an origami box. Pick up one of our Fun on the Run craft kits for adults during library hours: Monday - Friday during open hours. Kits will include: origami paper and instructions.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Environmental Justice Element

Environmental Justice Element Survey

Help us determine how and where to prioritize environmental justice strategies, policies and programs to promote a more equitable community by taking this survey.

The City of Watsonville is developing its first Environmental Justice (EJ) Element. The EJ Element will be part of the City’s General Plan, and will reflect our commitment to reduce environmental burdens and ensure all residents have the opportu...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Main Library Re-opening 1st Floor

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The first floor of the Main Library will Reopen on April 5th, 2021

Calling all Watsonville Public Library patrons ~ Starting Monday, April 5th; the Main Library will reopen the 1st floor of the library. Limited In-person Services will also include browsing of children's materials and early literacy learning computer use....

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Adjustments for City Utility Services

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The Watsonville City Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 5:30 p.m to consider recommended adjustments to water, sewer, and garbage collection service rates.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Adjustments for City Utility Services – Water, Sanitary Sewer and Solid Waste

The Watsonville City Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 5:30 p.m to consider recommended adjustments to water, sewe...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Join Watsonville's Earth Day 2021 Events!

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The City of Watsonville and partners invite you to safely celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April. Please join us, wear a mask, and keep your distance.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Strategic Plan & Budget Process Survey

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We want to hear from you!

We want to hear from you!
The City of Watsonville is currently in the process of developing its two-year strategic plan and budget. Please take a few minutes fill out a simple Survey to submit your suggestions to be considered while the 2021 - 2...
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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Financial Literacy Month

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April is Financial Literacy Month ~ Learning resources are available for the whole family.

Did you know that the month of April is financial literacy month? Make learning about personal finance a family affair ~ explore our curated booklists to find materials that match your financial goals, join our online Beanstack challenge to track your pro...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Library Reopening with Limited Services on March 17th

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We’ve missed you ~ the library will be reopening on March 17th, 2021

We’ve missed you! The Watsonville Public Library is reopening to the public on Wednesday, March 17th for Limited In-person services. Our open hours are Monday through Friday 12-6 pm. Come pick up your holds, a storytime kit and/or browse our new...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Cozy Mystery Book Group

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Do you love curling up with a warm cup of tea and a page-turning mystery?

Do you love curling up with a warm cup of tea and a page-turning mystery? Would you like to join a community of readers who love to read and discuss whodunit mysteries? Watsonville Public Library is looking for feedback from our patrons regarding potentia...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

EASTER EGG SCAVENGER HUNT

Who doesn't love a scavenger hunt?

Who doesn't love a scavenger hunt?

During the month of April, visit our parks and if you happen to come across one of our Easter eggs, take a photo with you and the egg, tag us on our social media (@watsonvillerec) and get entered to win prizes! &...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Storytime Kits

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Missing Storytime? You can now bring storytime home with our new storytime kits.

Missing Storytime? You can now bring storytime home with our new storytime kits (bilingual thematic books, songs, and a craft for ages 2-5) ~ available at curbside pickup at the Main Library from 12-4:45pm M-Fri, just drop by and pick one up, no appointme...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Self Care Kit for Teens

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Calling all teens! Looking for a way to decompress and enjoy a delicious treat?

Calling all teens ~ Take a break and care for yourself with our Self-Care Kit for Teens. Stop by Watsonville Public Library, Main Branch and pick up our latest kit which includes: a home-made stress ball kit and handouts for meditation and stress manageme...

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Mobile WiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout

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Need internet access at home? The library now offers mobile Wi-Fi hotspots for checkout.

Interested in checking out a mobile hotspot that will enable you to access the internet and browse the web? Hotspots are now available for check out at the Watsonville Public Library. Easily connect to the Internet using any WiFi enabled device such as a ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

~ Sign Up for the Library Newsletter ~

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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.

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 ~ you can see the current one on our webpage  and follow the link on that page to sign up. &nb...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Beanstack Challenge

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Help your child develop early reading skills with our 1000 Books before Kindergarten reading challenge in Beanstack.

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Help your child develop early reading skills with our 1000 Books before Kindergarten reading challenge in Beanstack. This program encourages parents to read 1,000 books with their children before age...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

STEAM Take Home Kits for Youth

STEAM Take home Kits

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.

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.

¿Quieres STEAM desde casa? Nuestros kits de STEAM están disponibles para recoger en la biblioteca ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Califas: The Ancestral Journey Display at Main Library

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View the artwork banners from the Califas Legacy Project in the windows of the Main Library Starting January 2021

Attention art enthusiasts ~ Watsonville Public Library will display exhibition banners in celebration of the Califas: The Ancestral Journey / El Viaje Ancestral book in our lobby windows beginning on January 2021 through March 2021. Imag...

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