Events

September

Every weekend in September 

  • Book Sales: Continuing, for Capitola Branch @ Capitola Mall – Our storefront Book Sale is at the Capitola Mall again this month! Lots of used books, CDs & DVDs! Where: Capitola Mall, next to Starbucks, just inside the mall’s main entrance. Proceeds benefit the Capitola Branch Library, and held by the Friends of the Capitol Branch Library.
    Hours for the bookstore:
    Every Friday 12-4
    Every Saturday 10-4
    Every Sunday 12-4

September 2nd

  • Adult Crafts @ Felton Branch (2pm – 4:30pm) – Every Sunday.

September 5th

  • Ribbon Arts Guild @ Scotts Valley Branch (10am – 1pm) – Join Roxanne Langan for ribbon work and hand sewing from on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Scotts Valley Library. This program is sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library.

September 5th

  • Felton Library Friends Steering Committee Meeting @ Felton Branch (4:00pm – 5:00pm) – Meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Felton Library. All are welcome to attend!

September 5th

  • Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Branch (6:30pm – 8:30pm) – Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting tabletop (board, card, or dice) games! This program is for adults 21 and older. Every first and third Wednesday. Sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends!

September 6th

  • Friends Monthly Meeting @ Aptos Branch (5pm – 6pm)Friends of the Aptos Library — public welcome. Aptos Branch Meeting Room. 

September 6th

  • Relaxing at Home With A Good Book @ Wherever You Are! (At anytime o’clock wherever you are!) – To benefit the Santa Cruz Public Libraries Cultural and Educational Programs. For more info, click here.

September 6th

  • Author Talk @ Scotts Valley Branch (6:30pm – 8pm) – Brain Fitness: How Adventure & Risk-Taking Improves Quality of Life. Join author, explorer, and adventurer David Miln Smith to learn how to convert the fear of change from an enemy to an ally, and reframe risk from aversion to excitement. Sponsored by the Friends of the Scotts Valley Library. 

September 8th 

  • Pop-Up Book Sale: FSCPL @ Outside the Downtown Library Branch (12pm to 4pm) Saturday & Sunday, on the Church Street side of Library, during the Downtown Greek Fair. All Books only $1, $2, and 50¢! 

September 8th

  • Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Branch (12pm – 5pm) – Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting board games! This program is for adults 21 and older. Every second and fourth Saturday. Sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends!

September 8th

  • Author Talk @ La Selva Beach Branch (1pm – 2:30pm) – Acclaimed novelist Leslie Karst puts a sensational spin on the culinary cozy caper with her latest mystery, Death al Fresco. In Death al Fresco, lawyer-turned-restaurateur protagonist Sally Solari faces a catastrophic culinary conundrum. When her father is fingered for murder, it’s up to Sally to serve up the real killer before their family restaurant’s reputation goes up in smoke. Sponsored by LSB Friends of the Library. Copies will be available for purchase, and 15 percent of all proceeds will be donated to the La Selva Beach Friends.

September 9th 

  • Pop-Up Book Sale: FSCPL @ Outside the Downtown Library Branch (12pm to 4pm) Saturday & Sunday, on the Church Street side of Library, during the Downtown Greek Fair. All Books only $1, $2, and 50¢! Sunday, 2pm – 4pm, $5 bag sale!

September 9th

  • Adult Crafts @ Felton Branch (2pm – 4:30pm) – Every Sunday.

September 12th

  • Friends Monthly Meeting @ Scotts Valley Branch  (6:30pm – 7:30pm) – The Scotts Valley Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday every month in the Library Fireside Room. If you are interested in helping your local Scotts Valley Library, come to the meeting and learn how you can make a difference in your community. All are welcome.

September 13th

  • Lego: Not-so Simple Machines @ La Selva Beach Branch (3pm – 5pm) – Create and motorize devices using simple machines (levers, pulleys, gears & swivels). Participants will also learn how to program motors. 7 week series. No advanced registration. Ages 7 to 17

September 15th

  • Book Sale @ Aptos Branch (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.

September 16th

  • Adult Crafts @ Felton Branch (2pm – 4:30pm) – Every Sunday.

September 17th

  • Friends Monthly Meeting @ La Selva Beach Branch  (3pm) – Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, in the Boardroom of the LSB Clubhouse. All are welcome.

September 19th

  • Ribbon Arts Guild @ Scotts Valley Branch (10am – 1pm) – Join Roxanne Langan for ribbon work and hand sewing from on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Scotts Valley Library. This program is sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library.

September 19th

  • Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Branch (6:30pm – 8:30pm) – Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting tabletop (board, card, or dice) games! This program is for adults 21 and older. Every first and third Wednesday. Sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends!

September 20th

  • Munching with Mozart @ Downtown Branch (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 features Santa Cruz Music Teacher Showcase.

September 20th

  • Lego: Not-so Simple Machines @ La Selva Beach Branch (3pm – 5pm) – Create and motorize devices using simple machines (levers, pulleys, gears & swivels). Participants will also learn how to program motors. 7 week series. No advanced registration. Ages 7 to 17

September 21st

  • Felton Branch Friends: Library Groundbreaking @ Next to the Felton Post Office: Site of the New Library! (4pm) – Please join us for the groundbreaking for the new Felton Branch Library! More info HERE.

September 22nd

  • Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Branch (12pm – 5pm) – Unplug for a few hours to play new and exciting board games! This program is for adults 21 and older. Every second and fourth Saturday. Sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends!

September 23rd

  • Adult Crafts @ Felton Branch (2pm – 4:30pm) – Every Sunday.

September 27th

  • Lego: Not-so Simple Machines @ La Selva Beach Branch (3pm – 5pm) – Create and motorize devices using simple machines (levers, pulleys, gears & swivels). Participants will also learn how to program motors. 7 week series. No advanced registration. Ages 7 to 17

September 27th

  • Scotts Valley Genre Book Discussion Club @ Scotts Valley Branch (7:00pm – 8:30pm) – The Genre Book Club meets at the Scotts Valley Library in the Fireside Room on the last Thursday of the month from 7:00pm-8:30pm. the group discusses books from a different genre each month. The Scotts Valley Friends of the Library are sponsoring this group. If you have questions, call the Scotts Valley Library at 427-7712. 

September 30th

  • Adult Crafts @ Felton Branch (2pm – 4:30pm) – Every Sunday.

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