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Adult Programs | Children Programs | Teen Programs

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Overdue Fines?

For each can of food you donate one dollar of overdue fines will be waived. All food donations will be given to Second Harvest Food Bank for distribution. See our flyer for more details.
Thursday, December 1st thru Thursday, December 22nd    
Main Library or Freedom Branch 


Adult Programs

Healthy Choices for Better Living

During the month of 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.

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


Movie Night at the Library

True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers. The film explores from the Native point of view the complex story of the role that the Native American code talkers and the Navajo language played in secret communications during World War II.

Wednesday, December 14th 6:00 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


Mystery Readers Book Club

Looking to join a book club? Join the Watsonville Public Library’s Mystery Readers Book Club hosted by Bill Fenwick.

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.

Third 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 and videos may be taken at this event and may be used in marketing materials of library activities.

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Children Programs

Looking for Something to do over the School Winter Break?

Our librarians love connecting readers with good books and we’d love to help you find the perfect book to read this winter. Come to the library anytime from December 5th through January 31st to participate and earn a prize for  reading in our Winter Reading Program.


Library Mini Golf

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

Wednesday, December 27 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Kids Drop-in Crafts

Come create fun winter crafts!

Tuesday, December 27th 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, December 28th 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Freedom Branch Homework Center

Thursday, December 29th 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room


Xtreme Science Magic

Science is amazing! Come see Don O’Brien perform xtreme science magic.

Saturday, December 3rd 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting 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 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


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.

Photographs and videos may be taken at this event 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
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!

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


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

Photographs and videos may be taken at this event and may be used in marketing materials of library activities.

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