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Adult Programs

Block Printing

Learn how to make beautiful prints using paints and objects found in your home.

Monday, June 17th, 3:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Conversation Club – Let’s Talk

Do you want to practice your Spanish/English? Join our Let’s Talk Conversation Club to improve your language skills and meet new friends!

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month, 4:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


George, Fred, Judy & Me

Reminiscence with the Library Director Carol Heitzig on the Golden Age of movie musicals and her fascination with George Gershwin, Fred Astaire and Judy Garland.

Saturday, June 25, 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Mystery Readers Book Club

Looking to join a book club? Join the Watsonville Public Library’s Mystery Readers Book Club hosted by Bill Fenwick. This Month members will read any title by Jonathan Kellerman.

2nd Wednesday of the Month, 3:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Watsonville Community Poetry Circle with Magdalena Montagne

We’ll write new poems in a supportive and creative space.  Open to all ages and levels of poets — beginners to advanced. Free! No registration required.

3rd Thursday of the Month, 6:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


For more information contact our Adult Programming Librarian,
Dolores Weimers, at 768-3400.

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Children Programs

Summer Reading Kick-off Party

Come sign-up for our Summer Reading Program “Read to Win” while making crafts, playing games and there will be also be an Olympic torch relay.

Saturday, June 4th, 12:00 pm
Main Library Children’s Room


Family Movie Night

Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie night with your family. All movies are rated PG •  Parental Guidance is suggested. Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

June 14th – June 28th from 6:00 pm.
Every Tuesday at the Main Library Storytime Room

Air Bud – Tuesday, June 14th, 6:00 pm

Akeelah and the Bee – Tuesday, June 21st, 6:00 pm

Cool Runnings – Tuesday, June 28th, 6:00 pm


Olympic Crafts

Make laurel wreaths, Olympic torches and more! For all ages.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Thursday, June 16th, 11:00 am
Freedom Homework Center

Friday, June 24th, 11:00 am
Main Library Storytime Room


Champions for Change

Healthy food demonstration and parachute play. For all ages.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 1:00 pm
Freedom Homework Center

Learn Yoga with you family!
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Thursday , June 22nd, 6:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Kids Arts & Crafts

Come have a good time while you make a craft to take home! For ages 5-10.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 pm
Freedom Branch Homework Center


Bilingual Baby Laptime

Bilingual Baby Laptime is a Free bilingual English/Spanish 30 minute program of stories, activities and music for babies age 0-24 months. Come to the library and join us for some fun while helping your child build socialization and early literacy skills.

Wednesdays 10:30 am
Freedom Branch Library

Fridays 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room


Bilingual Toddler Time

Bilingual Toddler time is a Free bilingual English/Spanish 30 minute program of stories, activities and music for two to four year olds. Join us for some fun while helping your child build socialization and early literacy skills.

Wednesdays, 11:30 am
Freedom Branch Library

Thursdays, 10:30 am
Main Library Storytime Room


Mothersong with Joya Winwood

Join us for a fun & special musical program. Unborn babies, toothless wonders, toddlers and preschoolers bring their moms and dads together to celebrate the culture we make. Song by song we are strengthened.

Friday, June 3, 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room


STEAM in the Library

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) in the library will be for ages 8-12.

Participants will learn about and make (electronic) creations from Little Bits kits with the help of staff from the Environmental Science workshop.

This is an ongoing program and the kits will be re-used every time– creations will be photographed and displayed. Then projects will be taken apart and used to create something else the following week— unfortunately children will NOT be able to take their creations home. You can purchase a set from the official littleBits website.

Wednesdays, 3:00 pm
Main Library Children’s  Room


Kids Arts & Crafts

Would you like a chalkboard of your own? Come have a good time while you make one for yourself! For ages 5-10.

Wednesday, May 25, 2:00 pm
Freedom Branch Homework Center


For more information contact our Children’s Librarian,
Susan Nilsson, at 768-3400.

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Teen Programs

Summer Reading Kick-off Party 

Come sign-up for our Summer Reading Program while making crafts, playing life size games and there will also be an Olympic torch relay!

Saturday, June 4th, 12:00 pm
Main Library Children’s Room


Teen Movie Night

Watch movies while you create paracord bracelets! Free food & raffle prizes each week!
For teens going into 6th thru 12th grade.

June 8th – July 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm
Every Wednesday at the Main Library

Shaolin Soccer – Wednesday, June 8th, 5:30 pm

Rocky – Wednesday, June 15th, 5:30 pm

Lords of Dogtown – Wednesday, June 22nd, 5:30 pm

Friday Night Lights – Wednesday, June 29th, 5:30 pm

Love & Basketball – Wednesday, July 6th, 5:30 pm

Haikyuu (anime) – Wednesday, July 13th, 5:30 pm

Blades of Glory – Wednesday, July 20th, 5:30 pm

Clue – Wednesday, July 27th, 5:30 pm

Teen Foodie Program

Come create delicious Olympic Torch Cupcakes!
For teens in 5th thru 12th grade. Space is limited so first come first serve.

Thursday, June 16th, 3:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Video Game Extravaganza

Play video games competition style! All games and systems are provided by Game Stop.
For teens in 5th thru 12th grade. Space is limited so first come first will participate.

Saturday, June 18th, 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Anime Club

Come watch Anime and eat snacks with fellow anime-lovers. The Anime Club is open to all students in 6th – 12th grades.  If you are 13 or younger, but still in 6th grade, you will need to bring a signed Anime Club Permission Form with you to the meeting.

First Thursday of the Month, 4:00 pm – Starting in September
Main Library Meeting Room


For more information contact our Young Adult Librarian,
Hannah Clement, at 768-3407.

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