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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Library Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

watsonville public library will be closed monday january 18th 2021 in observance of M.L.K. Jr. Day

The Watsonville Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2021.

The Main Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 18th, 2021.

All library materials can be returned in the book drops during the closure. While the library may be closed, all of our online resources: ebooks, ea...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

STEAM Take Home Kits for Youth

STEAM Take Home Kits - Science Technology Engineering art Math

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 rec...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Califas: The Ancestral Journey Display at Main Library

Califas The ancestral journey el viaje ancestral book cover

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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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Winter Staycation Reading Challenge

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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. Scratch. Win. ~  Our Winter Staycation challenge encourages you to read and complete fun activities to earn your way to a really cool prize! Track your progress by picking up a Winter Staycation booklet at the Main Library. 

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Fun On the Run: Craft Kits for Adults

Fun on the run craft kit for adults watercolors wet on wet method with blank notebook and watercolor

Fun on the Run for Adults: Watercolor Craft Kit

Fun on the Run for Adults: Watercolors Craft Kit 

Have you ever wanted to try out the wet on wet watercolor technique? Pick up one of our Fun on the Run craft kits for adults during library hours: Monday - Friday from 2-6 pm. Kits will include: pa...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

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

new curbside hours place items on hold and pickup when ready at the main library mon-fri 12-6pm

Due to the increase of COVID cases throughout our community and county, Watsonville Public Library will be shifting back to Curbside Service.

Have you been stopping by the library to pick up library materials lately? Due to the increase of COVID cases throughout our community and county, Watsonville Public Library will be shifting back to Curbside Service. 

Effective, Wednesday, Decembe...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

#WPLBookstagram Book Recommendations

Book (The Prince and the DressMaker) by Jen Wang and sewing materials laid decoratively around it

Do you have a book recommendation that you would like to share in a visually creative way?

Do you have a book recommendation that you would like to share in a visually creative way? Share your book recommendation among a variety of items that exemplify your reading choice, and make sure to use the #WPLBookstagram hashtag to make your submission...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Book Bundles

Book bundles - grab and go selections handpicked by a librarian

Do you need books for your kids but don’t know what to request? Book bundles will now be available for checkout at Watsonville Public Library during curbside hours.

Do you need books for your kids but don’t know what to request? Book bundles will now be available for checkout at Watsonville Public Library during curbside hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12-5pm and Tuesdays and Fridays from 12-7pm.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Remote Learning Classes - Basic Grammar & Basic Reading

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Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering remote learning classes ~ Basic Reading & Basic Grammar.

Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering remote learning classes ~ Basic Reading & Basic Grammar.

Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

BrainFuse JobNow Service Available

-brainfuse jobnow service available call the library for more information 735-3400

Looking for job help? JobNow offers one-on-one assistance in a wide variety of topics related to finding a job, writing a winning resume, and interview coaching.

Looking for job help? JobNow offers one-on-one assistance in a wide variety of topics related to finding a job, writing a winning resume, and interview coaching. Live tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10pm. 

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

BrainFuse Free Online Tutoring Service Available

brainfuse helpnow tutoring service available call the library for more information 735-3400

Know a virtual learner in need of some homework help? HelpNow by Brainfuse provides homework and live tutoring assistance, test prep services, and FAFSA help.

Know a virtual learner in need of some homework help? HelpNow by Brainfuse provides homework and live tutoring assistance, test prep services, and FAFSA help.

English and Spanish speaking tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10pm for one-on-on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Library Catalog Video Tutorials

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Want to learn how to use the online library catalog? We'll show you tips and tricks for searching as well as placing items on hold in these videos.

Want to learn how to use the online library catalog? We’ll show you tips and tricks for searching as well as placing items on hold in these videos. 

We will cover topics like title, author, keyword, and subjects searches, as well as how to request...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Live Virtual Storytimes

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Missing the interactive nature of storytime in person? We are now offering live virtual storytimes on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday mornings, and Thursday mornings.

Bilingual Baby Laptime

Bienvenidos/Welcome ~ Baby Laptime is now live 📺 Help your child (newborn - 2yrs) build early literacy skills as we have fun with songs and stories. Registration required (to get the access link).  

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

~ 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: April 30, 2020

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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