Events

November 19 - December 18, 2019

Tuesday, November 19

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Unhurried Conversations

Unhurried Conversations hosted by the Unhurried Santa Cruz Meetup is coming to the Garfield Park Library! You’re invited to join this conversation group...

Author Talk: A Map of the World

The Friends of the Scotts Valley Library are hosting a book talk with Edward Weingold, author of A Map of the World (With All Faults). The event will feature...

Wednesday, November 20

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

One-on-one Tech Tutoring

One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

CodeCombat Coding Club

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn JavaScript and Python. CodeCombat is a real game that...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

Code.org at Live Oak Library

Join us for an hour of coding! Immerse yourself in a world of your choosing- be it Minecraft, Star Wars, Frozen or other fantasy worlds . Utilizing block...

Thursday, November 21

FrankenCon 2019

Come celebrate and explore the enduring legacy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at FRANKENCON, a conference of scientists, theorists, and artists on November...

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Social Media Basics to Boost Your Business | Facebook Instagram

HOLIDAY SEASON! JUST IN TIME to leverage your social media for maximum brand exposure and sales right before Thanksgiving and Christmas! Focus is on Facebook...

CCC Monterey Bay Info Sessions

The California Conservation Corps Monterey Bay Center hosts information sessions every Thursday for interested parents and future Corpsmembers wanting to...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Kids Create!

Explore where science meets art with a new STEAM based project every week, and leave the mess at the library! Every Thursday beginning September 19th....

Lego NXT Robotics

With a focus on creative and engineering skills, kids ages 8-18 will learn about robotics and programming. We will break into teams of two, build our robots,...

Financial Literacy Thursdays

Topic: Retirement 101 Jennipher Lommen from Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) a non-profit organization, wants to help consumers make intelligent...

Legally Speaking: Estate Planning with Emily Buchbinder

Led by Emily Buchbinder, an estate planning and tax attorney in Santa Cruz, this informative session covers one of the most important life event topics....

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

After Hours @ The MAH

Bring your friends to the first-ever after-hours music event at the MAH. Come explore the museum and enjoy drinks, food, live music, exhibits, and...

Friday, November 22

FrankenCon 2019

Come celebrate and explore the enduring legacy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at FRANKENCON, a conference of scientists, theorists, and artists on November...

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Sponge Painting

Stop by the MAH to create paintings with new textures and flare. Learn how to use sponges to design one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Get hands on and immerse...

Live Music by The Summit Sisters

Enjoy live music from The Summit Sisters out in Abbott Square. Grab a tasty meal or delicious beverage in Abbott Square Market. Explore the interactive art...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Saturday, November 23

FrankenCon 2019

Come celebrate and explore the enduring legacy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at FRANKENCON, a conference of scientists, theorists, and artists on November...

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Annual Arboretum Gift & Wreath Sale

Wonderful Thanksgiving and Holiday items will be available at the 34th Annual Wreath & Gift Sale! 9am-10am Members Pre-Sale* 10am-4pm General Public Local...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Life Literacies Center Open House

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries are excited to announce the opening of The Life Literacies Center at the Downtown Branch Library, 224 Church St, Santa Cruz,...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Abstract Watercolor Class - All Hands Workshops

Luz is an abstract watercolor painter based out of Felton, California. She has been painting since she was 3 and loves showing people how to express...

Seminar: American Indian Art

Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for an in-depth exploration of American Indian art through conversation and artifact exploration. From gift...

World (Art) Market

Support creativity and shop from artists from around the county, region, and the world. Check out works from artists and crafters of all mediums -...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Sunday, November 24

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Monday, November 25

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Money Mondays

Lisa Bennett wants the next generation to rule the world financially! Come gain understanding of the importance of your personal money mindset, financial...

Tuesday, November 26

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Wednesday, November 27

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

One-on-one Tech Tutoring

One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

Code.org at Live Oak Library

Join us for an hour of coding! Immerse yourself in a world of your choosing- be it Minecraft, Star Wars, Frozen or other fantasy worlds . Utilizing block...

Thursday, November 28

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Lego NXT Robotics

With a focus on creative and engineering skills, kids ages 8-18 will learn about robotics and programming. We will break into teams of two, build our robots,...

Friday, November 29

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Live Music by Luckless Pedestrians

Enjoy live music from Luckless Pedestrians out in Abbott Square. Grab a tasty meal or delicious beverage in Abbott Square Market. Explore the interactive...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Saturday, November 30

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Live Music by Soul Doubt

Enjoy live music from Soul Doubt out in Abbott Square. Grab a tasty meal or delicious beverage in Abbott Square Market. Explore the interactive art and...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Sunday, December 1

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Holiday Glass Ornament Show

Mark your calendar for the Ornament show at the Live Oak Grange on, Dec 1, 2019 from 12-5pm! One day only! There will be an array of ornaments in many...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Monday, December 2

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Tuesday, December 3

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Reach for the Stars: Galactic Archaeology

Join UCSC astronomy graduate student Alexa Villaume for a lecture on “Galactic Archeology: Stars at the Fossil Record of the Universe.” In this talk, Alexa...

Wednesday, December 4

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

One-on-one Tech Tutoring

One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

CodeCombat Coding Club

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn JavaScript and Python. CodeCombat is a real game that...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

R.E.A.D. program

R.E.A.D. is a reading comprehension program for students, grades 2-12. Students receive 25 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed...

Code.org at Live Oak Library

Join us for an hour of coding! Immerse yourself in a world of your choosing- be it Minecraft, Star Wars, Frozen or other fantasy worlds . Utilizing block...

Sip and Shop Evening for Branciforte Library

Come downtown & enjoy wine & snacks while shopping! Artisans Gallery and Agency in downtown Santa Cruz will donate 20% of sales and 100% of raffle tickets...

Thursday, December 5

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

Kids Create!

Explore where science meets art with a new STEAM based project every week, and leave the mess at the library! Every Thursday beginning September 19th....

Lego NXT Robotics

With a focus on creative and engineering skills, kids ages 8-18 will learn about robotics and programming. We will break into teams of two, build our robots,...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Friday, December 6

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

December First Friday

Make the MAH a stop on your First Friday Art Tour for three floors of exhibitions, live music, and drop-in craft activities.

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Winter Open House at the Museum of Natural History

Give the gift of nature! Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a free and festive weekend celebrating the changing of the seasons with free...

Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection  from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from...

First Friday: Seasonal Crafts and Gifts

Give the gift of nature! Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a free and festive First Friday event. Explore the Museum, create nature-inspired...

Fiestas Mexicanas - December in Mexico Showcase

Enjoy the dance and music of México! Senderos is proud to present its annual December in México performance, Fiestas Mexicanas, on Friday and Saturday,...

KITKA Women's Vocal Ensemble: Wintersongs-Weathering the Storm

WINTERSONGS, Kitka's cherished and wildly popular December concert tradition, showcases seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European and Eurasian...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Saturday, December 7

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Santa Cruz Permaculture Design Certificate Course 2019-2020

Permaculture is an ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles, and methods derived from ecosystems, nature connected...

TEDxSantaCruz 2019: The Art of Hope

TEDxSantaCruz 2019: The Art of Hope features riveting talks and performances from a diverse range of inspired, innovative and renowned speakers and...

Felton Branch Library Closing Sale

Felton Branch Library Closing Sale There will be Books, Furniture, Shelving, & more … — Everything must go! Saturday, December 7th, 10am – 3pm includes...

Felton Branch Library Closing Sale

There will be Books, Furniture, Shelving and more …—Everything must go! We will include a $5 bag sale from 1:30pm to 3pm.

Friends of SCPL Holiday Book Sale

Our usual very reasonably priced books & media. Avoid the rush — Shop at the Friends Holiday Sale! Free Gift Wrap!

Friends of SCPL Holiday Book Sale

Friends of SCPL Holiday Book Sale Saturday, December 7, 2019 10am – 2pm Location: Downtown Library (upstairs meeting room), 224 Church St., Santa Cruz Our...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Holiday Art & Craft Faire

Whether you’re looking for a unique gift for that special someone or festive stocking stuffers, you’ll find a wide variety of high-quality, handmade art and...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Winter Art Market at Tannery Arts Center

Start off the season with a day of festive arts, crafts and more! Visit the Tannery on Saturday December 7 10am - 5pm and experience artist demos, craft...

Winter Open House at the Museum of Natural History

Give the gift of nature! Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a free and festive weekend celebrating the changing of the seasons with free...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Fiestas Mexicanas - December in Mexico Showcase

Enjoy the dance and music of México! Senderos is proud to present its annual December in México performance, Fiestas Mexicanas, on Friday and Saturday,...

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Sunday, December 8

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Santa Cruz Permaculture Design Certificate Course 2019-2020

Permaculture is an ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles, and methods derived from ecosystems, nature connected...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Winter Open House at the Museum of Natural History

Give the gift of nature! Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a free and festive weekend celebrating the changing of the seasons with free...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl Book & Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber Directed by Lee Ann Payne Set in the late 1930’s, this classic musical comedy tells the...

Monday, December 9

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Tuesday, December 10

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Homework Help

Homework Help is free to all students under 18 years of age. Drop-in. Bilingual assistance is available. Program runs: October 1, 2019, to May 19,...

Wednesday, December 11

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

One-on-one Tech Tutoring

One of our tech savvy librarians will help you with a variety of technology services during weekly drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first...

CodeCombat Coding Club

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn JavaScript and Python. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Code.org at Live Oak Library

Join us for an hour of coding! Immerse yourself in a world of your choosing- be it Minecraft, Star Wars, Frozen or other fantasy worlds . Utilizing block...

Thursday, December 12

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Kids Create!

Explore where science meets art with a new STEAM based project every week, and leave the mess at the library! Every Thursday beginning September 19th....

Lego NXT Robotics

With a focus on creative and engineering skills, kids ages 8-18 will learn about robotics and programming. We will break into teams of two, build our robots,...

Feeling Good Workshops

Feeling Good Wellness Center will be offering a panel discussion to give the community the opportunity to ask questions that would help them with their...

Friday, December 13

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....

Os Keyes: “Benjamin’s Ghost: Gender, AI and the Twisting of Trans Lives”

Discussions of technology and gender usually focus on how gender shapes the design and use of technology—but less-discussed is the way that technology shapes...

Saturday, December 14

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Virtual Reality Sea Level Rise Explorer

Santa Cruz Public Library is excited to announce a new (and limited time) opportunity to experience state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) and learn about...

Vote your Friends in at New Leaf Community Markets

Please vote for the Friends of the SC Public Libraries at your New Leaf Community Market! Vote December 2nd through 16th, 2019. It’s coming up on that time...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Volunteer for the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL)!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting your local libraries. The FSCPL are seeking volunteers. You can help for as many hours as you wish....