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Fundraiser for National Book Day @ Delicora Jewelry

April, all month, and April 23rd
Delicora will donate 20% of their net profits during the month of April to the Friends. They selected the month of April to celebrate national book day (April 23). See their website here.

FSCPL: Free Book GiveAway! @ Downtown Branch

Wednesday, April 24th, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries — We Appreciate Your Support! Location: Outside to the right of the Santa Cruz Library Downtown Branch entrance. FREE books from Friends of SCPL!  * Weather Permitting *

Scotts Valley Genre Book Discussion Club @ Scotts Valley Branch

Thursday, April 25th, 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. 

Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Branch

Saturday, April 27th, 12pm – 5pm
Adults need playtime too! Come play with us for hours of tabletop gaming fun. Bring your favorite board game or play some of the library’s many games. No prior gaming experience is necessary. Every second and fourth Saturday. Sponsored by the Scotts Valley Friends!

Santa Cruz Book Fair For Kids Of All Ages @ Downtown Branch

Sunday, April 28th, 1pm – 3:30pm
The second Santa Cruz Book Fair For Kids Of All Ages will be held at the Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street, in the Upstairs Meeting Room next to the Young Peoples Room, Sunday, April 28th from 1-3:30 p.m. This year eight local authors are joining Children’s Book Week, the national literacy initiative in celebrating it’s 100th anniversary. Children’s Book Week’s mission is “inspiring a love of reading in children and teens across America.” The event is free and authors will read from their work, hold short Q & A sessions and autograph their books. These will be on sale and include picture books, middle grade fiction for eight to twelve-year-olds, and young adult fiction for teens. A portion of the proceeds from sales will go to the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.


Friends of Santa Cruz is proud to have these 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

Felton Friends

La Selva Beach Friends

Scotts Valley Friends




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