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.
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.
To reach the reference desk, call 831-427-7713.
To renew a book over the phone, call 831-471-9750.
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.
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.
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.)
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.