Libraries Local News 

National Library Week: Ready, Set, Library

Santa Cruz Public Libraries celebrates National Library Week April 7 – 13, 2024 with the theme “Ready, Set, Library.” Santa Cruz Public Libraries invites community members to visit their local library: “Libraries give us a green light to experience something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and pursue our passions through book clubs, storytimes, movie… Read More
Libraries Local News 

Pages of Time: Ben Lomond Library an Overlooked Treasure

By Julie Horner and Ronnie Trubek When was the last time you took a stroll on historic Mill Street in Ben Lomond? The short stretch of byway that runs parallel to the San Lorenzo River is home to Ben Lomond Market, Sew Rose, painted Bermuda pink on the corner, and Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center. Several other small businesses line… Read More
Mosaic by artists Laurie and Dan Hennig mosaic Columnists Community Local News 

Local Treasures Preserved: Update on the Boulder Creek Library Renovation

Renovation at the Boulder Creek Library is underway. The library temporarily closed in March, 2020 for a much needed upgrade using Measure S funds, but the project was stalled by contractor bidding issues, the pandemic, and then the fire. Santa Cruz Public Libraries Regional Manager, Laura Whaley, said, “It took so long to get to this point.” Read More
Events Kids 

6/23 Day of Magic with SC Public Libraries

SANTA CRUZ — June 11, 2020Libraries Summer Reading Program Presents a Day of Magic The Santa Cruz Public Libraries Summer Reading Program is pleased to present a day of magic on Tuesday June 23rd!  The magic starts at 10:30 a.m. with Magician Mike Della Penna. He creates family magic performances that are participatory, playful, and astonishing!  Mike is a former… Read More