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Posted on: May 21, 2020

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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 u...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Library Poetry Contest Extended

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We are holding a poetry contest and we've extended the dates to submit poetry as well as having expanded the age brackets to include children.

We’ve extended the date to submit poetry for our poetry contest. The new deadline is:Deadline for Submission: Friday, May 29th, 2020 by 6PM. 

The contest is now open to students in grades 3+ also! 

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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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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop

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Have you ever wanted to learn to dance Folklorico? Graciela Vega will be offering a Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop virtually to our community~

We are very excited to announce that Graciela Vega will be offering a Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop virtually to our community.  Focusing on songs and dances from the state of Jalisco, which honor work, farming tools, and the farming environm...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Hold Pickups/Mailing Now Available

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We are now offering holds pickup/mailing ~ place a hold online or call the library at 831-768-3404 to place hold. The library will then contact you to schedule a pick up or mail the items to you.

We are now offering holds pickup/mailing ~ 

1. Place holds online or by calling 831-768-3404.  

2. We’ll contact you once they are ready to find out if you’d like to schedule a pick up of the items at the library or if ...
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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Library Closed Until Further Notice

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The Main Library and Freedom Branch will be closed until further notice. All library materials can be returned in the book drops during the closure.

The Main Library and Freedom Branch will be closed until further notice.  The virtual library remains available 24/7. 

Materials can still be requested for pick up by calling 768-3404. 

All library materials can be returned in the...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Virtual Library Available 24/7

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The library building may be closed but many of the libraries resources are available online 24/7. If you don't have a library card yet - you can apply online today and get login information to access them.

The library building may be closed, but many of our resources and materials are available online 24/7. 

Don’t have a library card yet, but want to access resources from home? You can now apply for a library card online and get login info...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Digital Magazines Now Available

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Missing your favorite magazines? You can now check out and read magazines free online through RB Digital - just use your RB Digital account to sign in or sign up for one with your library card.

Missing your favorite magazines? You can now check out and read magazines free online through RB Digital - just use your RB Digital account to sign in or sign up for one with your library card.



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Posted on: March 29, 2020

No Library Card? Apply Online Now Available

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Want to access the Virtual Library, but don’t have a library card? You can now get a library card even while the library is closed.

Want to access the Virtual Library, but don’t have a library card? You can now get a library card even while the library is closed ~ fill out the online library card application, and then staff will contact you within 24-48 hours via email or ph...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Shelter In Faith

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The Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL) and the Watsonville Public Library (WPL) have worked together to develop an inspiring online program series that brings the community together as we Shelter in Place.

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL) and the Watsonville Public Library have worked together to develop inspiring online programs that bring the community together as we Shelter in Place. We are very pleased to introduce the new four-part series, Shelte...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Got Questions? We will Find Answers

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Got Questions? You can still ask questions via email or telephone - even while the library is closed.

Got Questions? You can still ask questions via email or telephone - even while the library is closed.

If you’d like to ask via email, just click on the "Ask A Librarian" button on our webpage and fill out the form, 

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

WorldBook Online: Practice Skills, Do Activities, Play Games

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Did you know? Worldbook Online is more than just an online encyclopedia ~ you can practice writing, reading, do research, science and other activities, as well as games and some eBooks - all for Free with your library card.

Did you know? Worldbook Online is more than just an online encyclopedia ~ you can practice writing, reading, do research, science and other activities, as well as games and some eBooks - all for Free with your library card. http://www.worldbookonline.com/...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

TumbleBook Library is now available

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TumbleBook Library is now available with over 250 animated talking picture books for kids.

New! ~ TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

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