The Friends is thrilled to announce our new partnership between the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the county’s 10 school districts. This campaign will provide more titles and online resources for our students to aid in their curriculum this Fall.  We face a unique challenge this year with online, remote learning: our students and teachers need as much help as they can get! This campaign will provide expanded access to online materials ensure a successful school year for Santa Cruz County. Join us today in making this school year one of success:

Community Resilience Campaign

Consider a gift to the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries to honor someone who inspires resilience in your life. We will send them a letter of recognition, and they will receive special kudos online this summer from the Friends. Whether it’s someone in your immediate family or someone you have yet to meet, give a gift to FSCPL in their name and let your community know how their words and actions inspire resilience in you. Simply click on this link and follow the prompts.

Did you miss the most recent event from the SCPL’s Community Resilience Project? Watch a recording of Gaining Ground now.

Book Donations

We have severely limited ability to accept donations at this time due to COVID-19.  Please send an email to and leave a message describing your books location. We will try (but can’t promise) to make alternative arrangements for receiving your donation.  We will respond as soon as possible.  Thank you

Contact us

Currently, due to COVID-19, we are out of the office frequently and will not reliably be answering our phone. Get in touch with us about anything at all by emailing

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