Current Happenings


Movie Matinee@ the Library

posted Mar 4, 2014, 9:52 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 9:02 PM ]

 Meets on the 4th Friday of the Month from 11:00 (before the Library opens at 1:00)

Bring  your lunch and enjoy the movie in the library.


For information on upcoming movies call 831-427-7710

Re-Visioning Our Poems

posted Mar 4, 2014, 5:16 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Oct 15, 2014, 6:44 PM ]

Bring drafts of your poems to our editing workshop, led by local poet, MAGDALENA MONTAGNE. Develop your ideas in a supportive group.

Third Wednesday of the month, between 2:30 and 4:00 pm at the La Selva Beach Library.   

No registration required.  No fees.  All are welcome.  For information call Programs 831-427-7717  or email:  pro@santacruzpl.org

Armchair Travel Adventure

posted Oct 16, 2013, 7:44 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:52 AM ]

Join us for travelers’ stories, photos, books, cultural crafts, music and food!

Thursday, September 3rd at 10:30 - Ireland

Want to share your travel adventure?  Let us know!

For information call  831-427-7710

Lego: Simple Machines Studio

posted Oct 16, 2013, 7:39 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 8:57 PM ]

Thursdays from 3:00PM to 4:30PM 

Create Lego devices with gears, levers & pulleys.

Call if interested to find out when program begins again!

Children and Teens ages 9-18 

For information call 831-427-7717 or 831-427-7710

Homework Help

posted Mar 16, 2013, 5:49 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:40 AM ]


Weekly Free homework assistance will resume at the La Selva Beach library on September 29.


Free homework assistance at the library:

Every Tuesday 3:00 – 5:00 - During the school year.  We will start again in September when school resumes.

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Friends of the La Selva Beach Library are offering FREE homework help.  Assistance to school age children is provided by a California credentialed teacher.

No appointment necessary.  Question? Contact Sandi at 427.7706 x7665 or imperios@santacruzpl.org.

Book Sale at the Art, Antique, & Craft Faire

posted Sep 26, 2012, 4:44 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:57 AM ]

NEXT BOOK SALE - NOVEMBER, 2015 
Every summer and fall the Friends of the Library have a used book sale which helps provide funds for activities that the Friends offer at the La Selva Beach Library.  We do this in conjunction with the Art, Antique, and Craft Faire.  On November 21, 2015 we will have another Book Sale.
MEANWHILE:
We  collect gently used books in the La Selva Beach Library.  Donations may be made any time the Library is open.

Movie Club

posted Sep 16, 2012, 1:41 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:54 AM ]

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 1:00 to 2:00
Next meeting - September 15th

Call to find out what movies are to be discussed.

For information on upcoming movies to discuss call 831-427-7710




Pre-School Story Time

posted Sep 16, 2012, 1:39 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:39 AM ]

Weekly Pre-School Story Time will resume at the La Selva Beach library on September 15.


Tuesdays 10:30-11:30am! 

Designed for families with children 3 - 6 years old.  The Pre-School Story time is a fun way to introduce your child to the library and the magic of reading.

For information call 831-427-7717 or 831-427-7710

 The Librarian reads a story and provides a craft for children and

 adults to do together.

Join us!




Next Friends Meeting

posted Jul 11, 2012, 9:58 AM by Margie Bowles   [ updated May 26, 2015, 6:46 PM ]

June 15, 2015.  Join us!

AGENDA to be posted when available.



 

 

 

            

 

 

      

 

 



Book Clubs

posted May 9, 2012, 8:10 PM by Margie Bowles   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 10:49 AM ]

La Selva Beach has 2 book groups that read contemporary fiction and non-fiction.  Both groups welcome visitors and new members.  
Call the La Selva Beach Library for information. (831)427-7700 x 6000
  1. "The Book Discussion Group" meets the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a. m. in the Library. Next meeting September 10th. Books are chosen by the group.    Book scheduled for discussion:

    September - Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller.

    October - I Refuse by Per Petterson

    November - Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah.

  2. "The Passionate Readers" meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. We choose books as a group. Please join us for our lively discussions.  Next meeting will be September 24th.  We will be reading the following books in the months to come:

             August 27 - Don't Let's go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
             September 24 - Spare Parts by Joshua Davis
             October 22 - Being Mortal  by Atul Gawande


Join us!

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