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Posted on: October 19, 2020

#WPLBookstagram Book Recommendations

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Do you have a book recommendation that you would like to share in a visually creative way?

Do you have a book recommendation that you would like to share in a visually creative way? Share your book recommendation among a variety of items that exemplify your reading choice, and make sure to use the #WPLBookstagram hashtag to make your submission...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Art Contest to celebrate Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month - Deadline Extended

Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest

Watsonville Public Library’s Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month art contest aims to foster and celebrate the creativity of Watsonville residents through the creation of art and promotion of their artistic abilities.

The contest will run from Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Friday, October 31st, 2020. 

Watsonville Public Library’s Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month art contest aims to foster and celebrate the creativity of Watsonville residents through ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

National Novel Writing Month Workshop for Teens

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Have a story you wish to tell? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun annual challenge centered around creative writing. The challenge: write an entire novel in the span of one month! For ages 13-18

Have a story you wish to tell? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun annual challenge centered around creative writing. The challenge: write an entire novel in the span of one month! 

Watsonville Public Library will be offering a serie...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Book Bundles

Book bundles - grab and go selections handpicked by a librarian

Do you need books for your kids but don’t know what to request? Book bundles will now be available for checkout at Watsonville Public Library during curbside hours.

Do you need books for your kids but don’t know what to request? Book bundles will now be available for checkout at Watsonville Public Library during curbside hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12-5pm and Tuesdays and Fridays from 12-7pm.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

My First Book Club for Students in Grade 1-5

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Know a virtual learner who would benefit from participating in an engaging book club? WPL’s “My First Bookclub” program will meet to read a picture book, have a discussion, and enjoy a fun activity. For Grades 1st-3rd and 4th-5th.

Reading is thinking ~ know a virtual learner who would benefit from participating in an engaging book club? WPL’s “My First Bookclub” program will meet online twice a month to read a picture book, have a discussion, and enjoy...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Remote Learning Classes - Basic Grammar & Basic Reading

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Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering remote learning classes ~ Basic Reading & Basic Grammar.

Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering remote learning classes ~ Basic Reading & Basic Grammar.

Know anyone who wants to improve their literacy skills from home? Opportunity to read is offering...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Virtual Book Discussion: The Art of Dying Well

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Are you prepared for Life’s final journey? Using the Art of Dying Well by Katy Butler as a guidebook, Vanessa Silverstein will lead a discussion exploring end of life planning to create peace of mind for ourselves and those we leave behind.

Are you prepared for Life’s final journey? Using the Art of Dying Well by Katy Butler as a guidebook, Vanessa Silverstein from Hospice of Santa Cruz County will lead a discussion exploring end of life planning to create peace o...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

BrainFuse JobNow Service Available

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Looking for job help? JobNow offers one-on-one assistance in a wide variety of topics related to finding a job, writing a winning resume, and interview coaching.

Looking for job help? JobNow offers one-on-one assistance in a wide variety of topics related to finding a job, writing a winning resume, and interview coaching. Live tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10pm. 

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

BrainFuse Free Online Tutoring Service Available

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Know a virtual learner in need of some homework help? HelpNow by Brainfuse provides homework and live tutoring assistance, test prep services, and FAFSA help.

Know a virtual learner in need of some homework help? HelpNow by Brainfuse provides homework and live tutoring assistance, test prep services, and FAFSA help.

English and Spanish speaking tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10pm for one-on-on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Flipster Digital Magazines Now Available

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Missing your favorite magazines? You can check out and read magazines for free online through Flipster ~ just use your library card to get access.

Missing your favorite magazines? You can check out and read magazines for free online through Flipster ~ just use your library card to get access.

¿Extrañas tus revistas favoritas? Puedes leer revistas gratis en línea a tr...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

RBDigital merging with Overdrive

RBDigital ebooks and audiobooks now available in the libby app (and overdrive app)

On September 2nd RBDigital eBooks and eAudiobooks will merge with Overdrive. RBDigital content will no longer be available through the RBDigital website or app. To continue to access materials, you will need to use the Libby (or Overdrive) app.

On Wednesday, September 2nd RBDigital eBooks and eAudiobooks will merge with Overdrive. RBDigital eBooks and eAudiobook content will no longer be available through the RBDigital website or app. To continue to access materials, you will need to use the Ove...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Library Catalog Video Tutorials

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Want to learn how to use the online library catalog? We'll show you tips and tricks for searching as well as placing items on hold in these videos.

Want to learn how to use the online library catalog? We’ll show you tips and tricks for searching as well as placing items on hold in these videos. 

We will cover topics like title, author, keyword, and subjects searches, as well as how ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Live Virtual Storytimes

toddler storytime live stream thursdays at 10:30am

Missing the interactive nature of storytime in person? We are now offering live virtual storytimes on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday mornings, and Thursday mornings.

Bilingual Baby Laptime

Bienvenidos/Welcome ~ Baby Laptime is now live 📺 Help your child (newborn - 2yrs) build early literacy skills as we have fun with songs and stories. Registration required (to get the access link).  

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Posted on: August 8, 2020

Book Drops Are Open 24/7

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Can’t make it to our curbside hours to return your materials? No worries ~ the book drops are open 24/7 at both the Main Library and Freedom Branch

Can’t make it to our curbside hours to return your materials? No worries ~ the book drops are open 24/7 at both the Main Library and Freedom Branch

¿No puede llegar durante nuestro horario de servicio en el acero para devolver sus art&...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

~ 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 u...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Storytime Kits

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Missing Storytime? You can now bring storytime home with our new storytime kits.

Missing Storytime? You can now bring storytime home with our new storytime kits (bilingual thematic books, songs, and a craft for ages 2-5) ~ available at curbside pickup at the Main Library from 12-4:45pm M-Fri, just drop by and pick one up, no appointme...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop

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Have you ever wanted to learn to dance Folklorico? Graciela Vega will be offering a Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop virtually to our community~

We are very excited to announce that Graciela Vega will be offering a Ballet Folklorico Summer Workshop virtually to our community.  Focusing on songs and dances from the state of Jalisco, which honor work, farming tools, and the farming environm...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Digital Magazines Now Available

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Missing your favorite magazines? You can now check out and read magazines free online through RB Digital - just use your RB Digital account to sign in or sign up for one with your library card.

Missing your favorite magazines? You can now check out and read magazines free online through RB Digital - just use your RB Digital account to sign in or sign up for one with your library card.



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