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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Watsonville Reads: Book Club Kits

Book Covers

Did you know that Watsonville Public Library has book club kits available for check out at the Main Library? As part of Watsonville Reads, a new annual community read organized by Watsonville Public Library and Friends of Watsonville Library, we have book...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Writing about the Ville

Join us for “Writing about the Ville” ~ a series of poetry writing workshops. During these programs, you will have the opportunity to write a poem in English or Spanish. Explore writing about place, home, and community with poet Victor...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Pokemon Workshop

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Calling all Pomon enthusiasts! Join us for our Pokémon Workshop on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30pm at the Main Library. This will be an opportunity to understand Pokémon cards, learn how to build a deck, and how to play the card ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Reading Buddies

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Looking for a way for your child to improve their literacy skills? Reading Buddies is a book club for youth in grades k-4th. With the guidance of volunteers, each small group (divided by reading levels) will read aloud a book. This drop-in program provide...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Library Tech Night: 3D Printing

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Join us for Library Tech Night ~ Learn about 3D printing utilizing 3D printers, doodle pens, and TinkercadThis program will take place on Monday, February 12 from 5:00-6:30pm at the Main Lib...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Coffee with a Professional

Coffee beans and a coffee cup

Have you ever wanted to learn about the jobs that other people have? Our monthly Coffee with a Professional program will feature a special guest who will talk about their job, what it’s like on a day-to-day basis, and a discussion about a specif...

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Posted on: January 20, 2024

Teen Anime

Books shelf

Looking for a community of people who appreciate anime? During our monthly Teen Anime Club programs we will explore and celebrate Japanese popular culture through cooking, cr...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Virtual Author Talks

Authors

Enjoy live virtual author talks this February ~ each talk features the opportunity to participate in an author Q&A or pre-submit questions during registration. 

 

The first author talk will feature New York Times bestselling author of ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2024

Poets Circle

Youth Poet Laureates Rachel Huerta & Eva Sophia Martinez Rodriguez and Poet Laureate Bob Gomez

Tune into our Poets’ Circle and open mic hosted by Magdalena Montagne. Our February program will feature Watsonville Poet Laureate Bob GomezWatsonville Youth Poet Laureates Rachel Huerta and Eva Sophia Martinez Rodriguez, and ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Family Movie Night

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Join us for a Family Movie Night at 5:30pm on the first Wednesday of each month at the Main Library in the Children’s Storytime Room. Movies will be rated G or PG. 

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Pajama Storytime

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Grab your favorite stuffed animals and slippers! Come to our Pajama Storytime on the third Tuesday of every month dressed in your favorite pajamas, and have fun with stories and songs.

 

Pajama Storytime takes place at our Main Library, Storytime R...

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Posted on: January 1, 2024

Lego® Club!

Be a Master Builder at our Library Lego® Club! Join us on the first Tuesday of the month from 4-5pm, and get creative with a provided theme or build whatever you want with the library’s collection of bricks. Bring the whole fami...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Crafternoons

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Looking for a fun and creative way to spend your Wednesday and Friday afternoons with your family? Join us for our Crafternoons on Wednesdays and Fridays at 2pm at our Main Library.&a...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Science Nights

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Create, experiment, and engineer! Join us for Science Night each Thursday at 6:30pm starting on Thursday, February 1 through Thursday, February 29 for interactive science activities. 

This program is intended for families.&nb...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Universal YUM

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Young foodies! We invite you to our Universal Yums program where we will learn about a different country each month through delicious snacks and interactive activities. This recurring program will occur on the third Friday of every month at the F...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Bilingual Baby Laptime

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Join us for some fun while helping your child build socialization and early literacy skills ~ our Bilingual Baby Laptime will take place in-person at the Freedom Library, Meeting Room on Wednesdays at 10:30am, and at Main Library, Meetin...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Mothersong

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Join us for Mothersong every first Friday of the month ~ sing and dance with us at our Main Library, Meeting Room at 10:30am. 

 

The audience for this program is families. 

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Toddler Tumble Time

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Get ready to tumble ~ Our Toddler Tumble Time program encourages toddlers to develop balance, coordination, and cooperation while participating in fun games, yoga, music, rhymes, and more! 

This program will take place at our Main Library, Meeting...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Family Game Nigt

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Meet new friends, families, & community members ~ learn how to play a new game or compete playing one you know and love at our Family Game Nights.  

 

This program will take place every Thursday during the month of April from ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Bilingual Toddler Time

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Our Bilingual Toddler Storytime features fun songs, rhymes and books that foster early literacy ~ this program takes place in-person at the Freedom Branch, Meeting Room on Wednesdays at 11:30am, and at the Main Library, Storytime Room at 10:30am. ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Paint Night

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Interested in learning how to paint? Join us for our monthly paint nights! Our upcoming paint night will feature Joel Silverman who will focus on watercolor painting. This program will take place on Monday, February 26 at 6:00pm at the M...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Celebration of Life Tribute to Mas Hashimoto

Portrait of Mas Hashimoto

Watsonville Public Library, Friends of the Watsonville Public Library and Watsonville-Santa Cruz Japanese American Citizens League invite you to the “Tribute to Mas Hashimoto” event. This special event will honor and commemorate the le...

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