Adult Summer Reading in Full Swing!
Reading, programs, and activities will inspire!
The Santa Cruz Public Libraries 2018 Summer reading Program is off to a wild start! While summer reading for kids is really important to prevent learning loss, we know it's just as important for us adults to read and learn throughout our lives. Take advantage of your library's exciting reads, great programs, and learning opportunities to keep summer interesting. Here are just a few upcoming events:
Discover Your Neighborhood Sesquicentennial Local History Programs
Aptos History with John Hibble
Local Historian John Hibble presents the history of Aptos.
Thursday, June 28 • 1pm • Aptos Library, 7695 Soquel Dr.
Boulder Creek History with Lisa Robinson
The president of the San Lorenzo Valley Museum board of directors presents a fascinating history of our mountain town. Saturday, June 30 • 1pm • Boulder Creek Library, 13390 W. Park Ave.
Health & Wellness Programs
Kick the Sugar Habit with Sandy Lee
Certified holistic health and life coach Sandy Lee helps you kick the sugar habit without giving up the sweetness. TODAY Thursday, June 21 • 6pm • Live Oak Library, 2380 Portola Dr.
Music & Dance Around the World: Tannery World Dance all ages workshops
KATHAK: Music & Dance of India
Join Antara Bhardwaj for fast footwork, spins, and dramatic story telling through classical dance. Saturday, June 23 • 11am • Branciforte Library, 230 Gault St.
CAPOEIRA: Music & Dance of Brazil
Science and Tech Programs
Reach for the Stars: Star Types and Light Pollution
Join Papiba Godinho for this fun and fantastic workshop combining dance and martial arts. Tuesday, June 26 • 5:30pm • Live Oak Library, 2380 Portola Dr.
Explore the final frontier at your library! Learn about astronomy and do some hands-on stargazing. You can even check out a telescope from SCPL!
Tuesday, June 26 • 6:30pm • Boulder Creek Library, 13390 W. Park Ave.
The MAKE Lab
Tools for STEAM based projects like 3D printer, laser cutter, woodburning, and more.
Friday, June 29 • 10am -5pm • Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Rd.
Adventures in Virtual Reality
Experience the latest VR adventures and learn about the benefits, applications, and concerns of the technology.
Tuesday, June 26 • 11am • Aptos Library, 7695 Soquel Dr.
Thursday, June 28 • 11am • Branciforte Library, 230 Gault St.