Santa Cruz Libraries

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The Santa Cruz Public Libraries enhance Santa Cruz County's quality of life by providing vibrant physical and virtual public spaces where people connect,, and engage the mind. All ages have the opportunity to nurture their love of reading, find diverse and relevant resources for entertainment and enrichment, and strengthen community networks.

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Upcoming Events

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...

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....

12/5 3:30pm
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,...

12/5 3:30pm
Citizen Science: GMOs

What are GMO plants and how are they generated? Professor Emeritus Barry Bowman presents GMO plants. Most of the agricultural crop plants grown in the...

12/5 6:30pm

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