Santa Cruz Public Libraries Downtown Branch is the main branch of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries. It is open the…More most frequently and has the largest collection of books of all of the branches. The library spans 44,000 square feet and offers several amenities including a homework center, computer terminal access for adults, meeting rooms and microfilm readers. A Friends of the Library store is also located inside the Central Library. Benches surround the outside of the building for readers to enjoy a book in the sun.</p>
<p>For answers to reference questions, be sure to call 831-427-7713 or text the question to 66756 with SCPL in the message body. (Message rates may apply.)</p>
Braille Library 400 Encinal St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Braille Library is located in the Department of Education's building in the Harvey West area and is run by the…More county of Santa Cruz. The Braille Library primarily functions as a resource of educational specialists who work with visually impaired students. The collection is small and is housed in one room on the first floor of the building. Teachers borrow books and other media from the center for lessons for students attending schools throughout Santa Cruz County.
Branciforte Library is the east-side Santa Cruz branch of the Santa Cruz Public Library system. The library, located…More on Gault Street, is five days per week. While the library has limited hours, outside the library are several boxes of free books.</p>
<p>The library has been at its current location since 1967. It encompasses more that 7,500 square feet and includes both an adult computer center and a teen homework center. Both centers are replete with five individual terminals with Internet access. The homework center also provides word processing programs, educational games and headphones.</p>
<p>To reach the reference desk, call 831-427-7713.</p>
<p>To renew a book over the phone, call 831-471-9750.</p>
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries 224 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (FSCPL) is a nonprofit organization that supports the local public…More libraries and the book mobile. The organization offers programs, services and media to all the Santa Cruz Public Library branches. It additionally holds a big book sale twice annually at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
Scotts Valley Branch Library 251 Kings Village Rd, Santa Cruz, CA95066 Scotts Valley Branch Library is one of 10 branches in the area. The location offers hundreds of resources for…More residents, including books, research materials, magazines, newspapers and research databases. There are numerous computers and Internet terminals for use by adults and children and printing services are 15 cents per page. Some special events and programs at the branch include poetry writing, story time, family events and more. Additional features include 2 Wii gaming consoles for teens, as well as meeting room areas. Check its website for a schedule of upcoming events or for details on library policies.
Live Oak Branch Library 2380 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95062 This beautiful new library is located on the serene wetlands area near the beach. Benches outside provide views…More towards the surf. Nicely furnished and modern, with subtle art work to accent the rows of books and computer rooms. Wood work, stained glass, and metal work provide the interior with a warm, calm feeling. Kid friendly, the library has a space set aside for children, and one for teens. Reading rooms with soft lighting provide the quiet for you to focus on your research or reading.
The Garfield Park branch of the Santa Cruz Pubic Libraries has a rich history. The building, which still is…More fundamentally the same, was designed by William H. Weeks, who also designed Santa Cruz High School, Branciforte Elementary School, and the Palomar Hotel, and was paid for by a Carnegie Corporation grant, one of four awarded to build libraries in Santa Cruz in 1913. Garfield Park was completed in 1915. The branch offers a homework center for students 17 and younger, complete with nine computer terminals with Internet access, educational games and word processing programs. The library allows K-12 students to print 10 pages for free. In addition, an adult computer center is available with four terminals. Printing in that area cost 15 cents per page.</p>
<p>The number for the reference desk is 831-427-7713.</p>
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