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Santa Cruz Gives launches its third holiday season on November 15. Fundraising ends December 31, 2017.

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Munching with Mozart @ Downtown Library

Thursday, November 16th, 12:10 – 12:50pm
A monthly series of free noon-time concerts at the Downtown Branch meeting room. Feel free to bring your quiet lunch! This month will feature Penny Hanna and Tatyana Rekow — saxophone duets.

Fall Book Sale, Holiday Fair and Arts & Crafts Fair @ La Selva Beach Library

Saturday, November 18th, 10am – 4pm
Help support your library and find great books at fabulous prices!
Bake Sale and Hot Food, and Kids’ Crafts too!

Holiday Book Sale @ Downtown Branch

Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 2pm
Join your Friends for our Holiday Book Sale at the Downtown Library!
We will have children’s books, vintage books, popular fiction, holiday titles, and more all at great prices.

Holiday Book Sale @ Scotts Valley Branch

Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 4pm
A great selection of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs — just in time for the holidays!

Book Sale @ Capitola Branch

Saturday, December 9th, 10am – 3pm
Join us! — On the library branch porch (as long as it does not rain).


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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