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Adult Programs | Children Programs | Teen Programs

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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 Harlan Coben.

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

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.

Angels in the Outfield – Tuesday, July 12th 6:00 pm
Main Library Storytime Room


Library Mini Golf

Drop-in and putt a few holes on our fantastic home-made golf course.

Tuesday, July 12th 2:00 pm
Freedom Homework Center

Thursday, July 26th 2:00 pm
Main Library Storytime Room


Water Olympics

Discover the fascinating science of water through experiments and games.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Wednesday, July 13th 2:00 pm
Freedom Homework Center

Tuesday, July 26th 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Magic Show with the Great Jonathan

Bring your family to enjoy an engaging and energetic magic show with the Great Jonathan.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Thursday, July 14th 6:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Family Feud

Bring your family to enjoy an engaging and energetic magic show with the Great Jonathan.
Space is limited. We recommend arriving early.

Presented in Spanish
Thursday, July 14th 6:30 pm 

Main Library Meeting Room

Presented in English
Thursday, July 26th 6:30 pm 

Main Library Meeting Room


Hula Hoop & Ice Cream Party

Lets enjoy the summer with a little hula hoop exercises and an ice cream to cool off.

Saturday, July 23rd 2:00 pm 
Freedom Library Lawn


Kids Arts & Crafts

Come create your own tic-tac-toe bag! For ages 5-10.

Wednesday, July 27 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.

First Friday of the month, 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 Room


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

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Teen Programs

Teen Movie Night

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

July 6th – July 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm
Every Wednesday at the Main Library

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, July 21st 3:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Magic the Gathering

Do you want to learn to play Magic the Gathering? Learn for the Pros! All participants will receive a starter card set. Program hosted by Gamers Den.

Friday, July 15th 5:00 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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