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Adult Programs | Children Programs | Teen Programs

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Stop by our Main Library during the month of March to view our display the of stories shared by local Latinos of family life, migration and living in the Pajaro Valley.


Adult Programs

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


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 Carol O’Connell.

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


National Farm Worker Awareness Week

Commemorate National Farm Worker Awareness Week – March 24 to 31. Come see the film Food Chains in English or in Spanish and participate in a discussion afterward.

Thursday, March 31, 6:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room (English)
Main Library Storytime Room (Spanish)


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


Project Scout Tax Assistance

Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach), is a program of the Seniors Council of Santa Cruz and
San Benito Counties, providing free tax assistance to the elderly, disabled and low-income populations. First come, first served. For more information, please call 831-724-2606 or toll-free 877-373-8297.

Mondays, 4:00 pm 
Main Library Meeting Room

Fridays 3:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


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

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Children Programs

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, April 8, 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room


Read to a Dog

Come to the library and read to a Certified Therapy Dog.  For children in kinder – 5th grade

Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm
Main Library Children’s  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, 3:00-5:00 pm
Main Library Children’s  Room


Beverly Cleary Birthday Celebration

Beverly cleary, beloved author of the Ramona series is turning 100 years old!
Help us celebrate with a story, craft, and activities. For all ages.

Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 pm
Main Library Storytime Room


Spring Craft

Decorate your own flower pot and plant a seedling. Materials will be provided. All ages welcome.

Saturday, April 16, 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Kids Arts and Crafts

Come celebrate Day of the Child and Day of the Book with us! For ages 5-10

Wednesday, April 27, 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

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
Main Library Meeting Room


D.I.Y. Program

Every month the library host a drop-in Do It Yourself Craft. This month teens 6th -12th grade will create original pieces of jewelry out of copper wire. This is fun, easy, and you get to take everything home! We will raffle off a book as a door prize for those who attend.

2nd Wednesday of the Month, 4:00-5:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


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

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