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Save the Date: Fall Book Sale at the Civic!



Mark your calendars! This year, the Fall Book Sale will be held on Friday, October 21st (members only) and Saturday, October 22nd.

Interested in volunteering at the Fall Book Sale? Please fill out our contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Roxanne Carlson, at [email protected] or in the office at (831) 621-0800.

On Wednesday, September 7th, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries benefited from a 5% Day at the Santa Cruz Whole Foods location. Our 5% Day total amounted to $2,712.05!  A big thank you to Whole Foods and to everyone who came out to support the Friends!




Munching with Mozart & Friends, Next Performance: Thursday, October 20th

Munching with Mozart and Friends is a free monthly noontime concert series at the Downtown Branch. Join us at 12:10 on the third Thursday of every month to hear local musicians play your favorite classical pieces. Munching With Mozart and Friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

Our last Munching with Mozart was on September 15th and featured Aude Castagna, cello, and Ben Dorfan, piano. Thank you to our performers and to all who attended!

Coming soon:

  • October 20 – TBA
  • November 17 – Brian Johnston, violin, and Ben Dorfan, piano
  • December 15 – Daniel Lewin, solo violin



Friends of Santa Cruz is proud to have six Chapters that help support your local libraries! Click here to learn more about our Chapters or click the images below to check out their website.

Aptos Friends


Boulder Creek Friends

Boulder Creek Friends

Capitola Friends


Felton Friends


La Selva Beach Friends


Scotts Valley Friends





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