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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Spirit of Watsonville Neighborhood Parade

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Join your community in celebrating the Spirit of Watsonville! Although our traditional 4th of July Parade down Main Street is not able to take place this year, we invite you to show your spirit by participating in the Spirit of Watsonville Neighborhood Pa...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

NOTICE OF VACANCY - PVWMA

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The City Council is seeking applications for appointment to the Pájaro Valley Water Management Agency as the City of Watsonville’s representative.

The City Council is seeking applications for appointment to the Pájaro Valley Water Management Agency as the City of Watsonville’s representative.   Applicants must be registered voters who reside within the City Limits of Wa...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

RFP for City Attorney Services

City Attorney RFP

The City of Watsonville (“City”) is soliciting proposals from qualified attorneys and/or law firms interested in providing City Attorney services. The selected attorney or law firm will be expected to provide a wide range of services t...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

COMMUNITY RISK ASSESSMENT & STANDARDS OF COVER & SERVICE FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT RFP

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The City of Watsonville is accepting proposals from qualified consultants...

The City of Watsonville is accepting proposals from qualified consultants (Proposer) to research, write, and produce a Community Risk Assessment with Standards of Cover and Service for the Watsonville Fire Department (WFD) consistent with the guidelines s...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Fun On the Run: Craft Kits for Adults

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Fun on the Run for Adults: Origami Boxes

Explore the art of paper folding ~ learn how to make an origami box. Pick up one of our Fun on the Run craft kits for adults during library hours: Monday - Friday during open hours. Kits will include: origami paper and instructions.

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

~ Sign Up for the Library Newsletter ~

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Want to keep up with what's going on at the library? We are excited to announce that you can now sign up to receive the library newsletter by email.

Want to keep up with what’s going on at the library? We are excited to announce that you can now sign up to receive the library newsletter by email ~ you can see the current one on our webpage  and follow the link on that page to sign up. &nb...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Beanstack Challenge

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Help your child develop early reading skills with our 1000 Books before Kindergarten reading challenge in Beanstack.

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Help your child develop early reading skills with our 1000 Books before Kindergarten reading challenge in Beanstack. This program encourages parents to read 1,000 books with their children before age...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Library Closed in observance of Independence Day

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The Watsonville Public Library and Freedom Branch will be closed on Monday, July 5th, 2021.

Watsonville Public Library, Main Branch y Freedom Branch will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5th. All library materials can be returned in the book drops located outside of the library during the closure. While the library may...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Annual Summer Reading Program Begins June 7th

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Color your world this summer with our annual Summer Reading Program.

Attention Summer readers ~ Our Summer Reading Program will be kicking off on Monday, June 7th. This year’s theme is Color Your World, and we encourage you to stay tuned for our colorful virtual and pop-up programs!

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Freedom Branch Reopens Saturday, June 5th

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Interested in browsing and checking out materials at the Freedom Branch library?

Interested in browsing and checking out materials at the Freedom Branch library? We are pleased to announce that the Freedom Branch will reopen on Saturday, June 5th with limited in-person services. 

The Freedom Branch library will be open Tuesday...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Bilingual Storytime on Break untll the Fall

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Bilingual Storytime on Break till the Fall

Attention storytime attendees ~ Our Bilingual Storytime that occurs on Thursday mornings will be going on a break until the Fall of 2021. 

Still interested in attending virtual storytimes? We will continue to offer Bilingual Baby Laptime on Wednes...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Art-i-Tech ~ 3D Printing with 3D Pens

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Have you ever wondered how 3D printing works?

Have you ever wondered how 3D printing works? 3D printing can be used to make toys, parts for tools and even homes! 

Join us virtually for a tutorial on how to use Tinkercad and learn more about the library’s 3D pens and how to design using them.&...

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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Community Quilt Project

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We invite you to contribute to our community quilt project.

Do you enjoy crafting and sewing? We invite you to collaborate with us in making quilt squares for our Community Quilt Project.

Don’t know how to sew but interested in participating? We will be releasing sewing tutorials that will guide you throu...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Color Your World: Baile Folklorico Craft

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Color your world with our Dancer Silhouettes family craft kit.

It’s red week! Color your world with our Dancer Silhouettes family craft kit. Kits will be available for pick up at our Main Library and Freedom Branch.

Kits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Color Your World: DIY Stamps Craft Kit

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Color your world with our DIY Stamps family craft kit.

It’s orange week! Color your world with our DIY stamps family craft kit. Kits will be available for pick up at our Main Library and Freedom Branch.

Kits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Watsonville Poet Laureate

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Watsonville Public Library is accepting nominations for the new Watsonville Poet Laureate Program.

Watsonville Public Library is accepting nominations for the new Watsonville Poet Laureate Program. The program’s primary goal is to make poetry more accessible across Watsonville, while promoting an understanding of the transformative power of this art fo...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Baile Folklorico Summer Virtual Workshops

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Learn Baile Folkorico with Graciela Veaga in this free family-friendly video series that will focus on dances of the Yucatán and Nayarit regions of Mexico.

Learn Baile Folklorico with Graciela Vega. This family-friendly series will focus on the traditional dances of the Yucatán and Nayarit regions of Mexico. Graciela weaves historical and cultural points of interest in with her dance instruction, ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Personal Finance Basics, All About Saving Workshop

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Looking for helpful money saving tips? Join us for our free Financial Literacy Workshop that will focus on Personal Finance Basics.

Looking for helpful money saving tips? Join us for our Financial Literacy Workshop that will focus on Personal Finance Basics. This virtual workshop will be all about savings, and touch on information about college and retirement.

Join the Zoom session at:...

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