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Adult Programs

Healthy Choices for Better Living

During the months of October, November and December visit the library to learn about a variety of health related topics! Listen to a series of eight informative talks presented by the staff at Salud Para la Gente.
All presentations are free.


Covered California Insurance

Monday, October 3rd
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, October 4th
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room

Salud Services

Monday, October 10th
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, October 18th
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room


Diabetes

Tuesday, November 1st
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, November 2nd
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room

Healthy Eating

Monday, November 21st
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, November 22nd
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room


Stress Management

Monday, December 5th
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, December 6th
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room

Cal Fresh

Monday, December 12th
6:00 pm – English
Main Library Meeting Room

Monday, December 19th
6:00 pm – Spanish
Main Library Meeting Room

 


5th Annual Day of the Dead Family Crafts

Enjoy a family evening full of culture and tradition. Decorate sugar skulls, make paper flowers and other crafts.

Thursday, October 20th 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Civic Plaza 4th Community Room

Saturday, October 22nd 1:00-3:00 pm
Freedom Branch

Library Loteria Night

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with your family at the library! All ages. Free! Prizes!

Tuesday, October 18th 6:00 pm
Main Library Storytime 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 Robert B. Parker.

3rd 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.

Thursday, October 27th 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

Folklorico Dance Class

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, High School teacher, Maria Isabel Rodriguez, will be teaching basic folkloric dance steps to children and their families.

Saturday, October 15th 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Library Loteria Night

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with your family at the library! All ages. Free! Prizes!

Tuesday, October 18th 6:00 pm
Main Library Storytime Room


 Arts and Crafts for Kids

Join us for a fun afternoon of finger painting and crafting. All ages are welcome.

Wednesday, October 19th 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 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 Branch 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


 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.

Tuesdays, 3:30 pm
Main Library Children Room


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

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Teen Programs

 Day of the Dead Teen Drop-In Craft

Make your own shrink-dink keychains, jewelry and paper flowers.

Tuesday, October 25th – Thursday, October 27th 3:00-5:00 pm
Main Library Teen 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
Main Library Meeting Room


Wii Wednesday

Join us for a fun afternoon of gaming – 2 consoles with 4 controllers.
Serious gaming competition, winners receive prizes!

Wednesday, October 5th 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


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

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