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Adult Programs

Beginners’ Genealogy Workshop

The Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County is offering a workshop for those interested in getting started with genealogy. GSSCC member Mike Epperson will present an “Introduction to Genealogy”. It is aimed towards beginner researchers or it can serve as a refresher course for those wanting to recharge their basic research skills.

Saturday, August 20th 1:00-3:00pm
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


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.

Photographs may be taken at these events and may be used in marketing materials of library activities.

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Children Programs

Back to School Crafts for Laptime

Get ready for the new school year by having fun creating and decorating school utensils!

Wednesday, August 24th 2:00pm
Freedom Library Homework Center

Wednesday, August 31st 6:00pm
Main Library Children’s Room


Storytime & Crafts

Henry the Heron & Friends.

Saturday, August 27th 1:00-3:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room


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 Library Homework Center

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 Library Homework Center

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


Read to a Dog

Come to the library and read to a Certified Therapy Dog.

Every Wednesday starting August 17th 3:00-4:00pm
Main Library Storytime 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.

Photographs may be taken at these events and may be used in marketing materials of library activities.

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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 – Starting in September
Main Library Meeting Room


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

Photographs may be taken at these events and may be used in marketing materials of library activities.

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