News & Events

Click here to read the latest issue of Check It Out, the Friends Newsletter!

The Friends have a Request for a Proposal for a Capital Campaign Consultant. Click Here for the description.

The Friends are also searching for a Campaign Manager. Please Click Here for the description and job announcement.

“Our Community Reads” @ Aptos Library

Continuing throughout February and in early March —
The book chosen, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, and themes in the book will continue to be highlighted in a series of special events and activities. For more information and the calendar see the Aptos Library Friends website! Sponsored by the Friends of the Aptos Library.

Art in the Library Reception @ Scotts Valley Library

Saturday, February 10th, 3pm – 5pm
Art in the Library is delighted to present a new installation of work by local photographer Mark Overgaard. The installation, “Connecting with the World,” presents remarkable images of wildlife and cultures. The Installation runs through March. Sponsored by the Friends of the Scotts Valley Library.

Book Sale @ Downtown Branch

Sunday, February 11th, 1pm – 5pm
Looking for reasonably priced books and media? Missing Logos? Come by and check out a variety of paperbacks and hardbacks for sale — something for everyone! Sponsored by the Friends, and benefiting your Santa Cruz Public Library system. In the library’s upstairs meeting room. Books make great Valentines Day Gifts!

Book Sale @ Aptos Branch Library

Saturday, February 17th, 10am – 3pm
Come browse a wide ranging collection from fiction and non-fiction to children’s books, audio books to CDs. Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, from January through October.


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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