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Posted on: May 23, 2023

Music Appreciation Club

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Join the Music Appreciation Club on Monday, June 12th from 11am-12pm at the Main Library. The theme for this meeting is “New Music Showcase” – this could be a new artist, band, song or albu...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

SRP: Art Adventure

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Get your creative juices flowing outdoors with this summer’s art adventure series for the whole family ~ Freedom Branch Library outdoor grass area at 12pm on June 7, June 21 and July 12. 

Haga que su creatividad fluya al aire libre este ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

SRP - Magic of Stories

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Join us for an evening with Olga Loya who will bring magic into storytelling. Hear folktales and myths told with music and puppets. This unique intimate bilingual storytelling experience will delight the whole family. 

This program is for families...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

SRP: Sand Mandala

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Looking for a relaxing and creative activity during the month of June? Come to our Sand Mandala program.  

This program is for teens and adults. 

¿Buscas una actividad relajante y creativa durante el mes de junio? Venga a nuestro taller de...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

José-Luis Orozco LIVE concert


Join us for a special LIVE Concert with José-Luis Orozco ~ Come enjoy music that will make your family sing, dance, and laugh all while learning basic language and literacy skills. This program will take place on Thursday, June 8 at the Main Li...

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Posted on: May 13, 2023

SRP: Create a Bookmark


In need of a new custom bookmark? Stop by our Create a Bookmark program on Monday, June 5 at the Main Library at 6:00 pm. 

This program is for families. 

¿Necesitas un nuevo marcador personalizado? Venga a nuestro taller para cr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Poets' Circle

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Tune into our Poets’ Circle and open mic ~ hosted by Magdalena Montagne, our program will feature the poets Farnaz Fatemi and Andrena Zawinski. This program will take place on Thursday, June 1 from 5-7pm. You may attend this program in-person or online at...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Annual Summer Reading Program

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"Find Your Voice" this summer at the Watsonville Public Library Summer Reading Program. Track your reading to earn prizes and participate in a variety of fun events and programs for the entire family throughout the summer. The fun begins on Mond...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Closed for Memorial Day

the library will be closed for memorial day

Watsonville Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. All library materials can be returned in the book drops located outside of the library during the closure. 

Las Bibliotecas Públicas de Watsonv...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

DIY Earrings & Keychains


Express yourself with a new pair of earrings or a keychain~ paint a new pair of earrings or keychain made out of wood printed from our Glowforge laser cutter machine! This workshop will take place at our Freedom Library, Meeting Room on Tuesday, May 30 at...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Library App Now Available

Image: Cellphone with Library App. Text: Watsonville Public Library Mobile App

Watsonville Public Library is very excited to announce that we now have a library app that can be used to manage your library account, search our collection, download ebooks/eaudios, stream music and keep up with library news and happenings from your phon...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

2023 Comic Book Contest

Comic Book, Text: 2023 Comic Book Contest Submission deadline, Wednesday, May 31

Are you an aspiring comic creator? Show us your best comic book style art. Submit your comic art by May 31st at midnight. Patrons ages four and up are encouraged to participate.

For contest information visit our website:


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Posted on: April 1, 2023

Poetry Contest 2023

Text: 2023 Poetry Contest for all ages, for information visit:

Calling all local Watsonville poets ~ Our 2023 Poetry Contest is now open for submissions! We encourage patrons of all age groups to participate in our poetry contest and share their original work.

Submissions will be accepted online and in-person, and wil...

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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Podcast: Biblito

Open Book with Text: Biblio Listen to our Podcast on our website or Spotify for free

We invite you to give it a listen. ?? In our newest Biblito episode, our librarian co-hosts chat about books that they recently read and share their thoughts about them ~ we hope their talk inspires your next read. ?? 

The Biblit...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Virtual Author Talks

Text: Upcoming Virtual Author Talks, Book Covers

Tune into our virtual author talks that will take place in May ~ each talk features the opportunity to participate in an author Q&A or pre-submit questions during registration .

Featuring New York Times bestselling Young Adult author Courtney Summers, a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2023

Sewing 101: Absolute Beginners

Sewing Materials

Have you ever wanted to learn how to sew? We invite you to our Sewing 101: Absolute Beginners.

Get ready to learn to sew! Learn about the various parts of a sewing machine, beginner vocabulary and techniques. Attend our absolute beginner session and then l...

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Sewing 101: Absolute Beginners 2022 - Library
Posted on: March 5, 2023

Overdrive App will be discontinued


At the end of April 2023, the OverDrive app will be discontinued. We encourage you to make the switch to Libby, our newer reading app. Libby is made by the same people, with the same goal of connecting you to your library and to your favorite books, and a...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Library Lego® Club

lots of lego bricks all together with text library lego club first tuesday of the month

Be a Master Builder at our Library Lego® Club! Join us on the first Tuesday of the month from 4-5pm, and get creative with a provided theme or build whatever you want with the library’s collection of bricks. Bring the whole family along to join in on the ...

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