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Our Community Reads 2019: Book Group Discussion of Death & Life of Monterey Bay @ La Selva Beach Branch

Wednesday, January 16th, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
La Selva Beach Library, 314 Estrella Avenue. This is a free event.

Munching with Mozart @ Downtown Branch

Thursday, January 17th, 12:10pm – 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 Carol Panofsky, piano. Happy Birthday, Mozart! Celebrating His 263rd Birthday!

Our Community Reads 2019: Film Series ~ Saving Otter 501 @ Twin Lakes Church, Aptos

Tuesday, January 22nd, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Presented by Michelle Staedler, Otter Expert at the Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBA). The film follows the 501st otter pup to be rescued by the aquarium from the time she is found stranded on a beach through her rehabilitation and release into the wild. Learn about MBA’s otter rescue program and why otters are such an important species for Monterey Bay. Popcorn provided. Show your library card and get a free cookie! This is a free event. Location: Twin Lakes Church, 2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Monschke Hall, Room 7100. For map and directions click here.

Book Sales: Continuing, Benefiting the Capitola Branch @ Capitola Mall

Every weekend, ongoing in January. For hours & details, see our book sales page.


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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