Shop Deluxe Foods and Support the Aptos Public Library

Deluxe Foods of Aptos is participating in a “Shopping Program Partnership” to raise money and awareness for the Friends of the Aptos Library. For each dollar spent at Deluxe Foods, they will donate 5% to support the many activities and good works that the Friends provide to the community and to our district’s schools. All […]

Aptos Library Book Sale February 18

Come on down and check out the Aptos Library Book Sale February 18! Explore their wide ranging collection of tomes from fiction and children’s books, audiobooks and CDs. Their non-fiction offerings include a rainbow of subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, gardening, health & personal development, poetry, and travel among a wide variety of other subject subjects. […]

SCPL on the Go Workshop at the Aptos Library

Did you know that the Santa Cruz Public Library System has a mobile app – so you can check out materials, digitally, from the comfort of your own home and mobile device? Learn how to get the most out of the library’s mobile app, SCPL on the Go at a “Pop-Up Workshop” to be held […]

Aptos Library Annual Kids Chess Tournament Returns

The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL), a network of 10 neighborhood library branches throughout Santa Cruz County, today announced the return of its annual kids’ chess tournament at the Aptos Library, its 14th Annual Tournament. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 28 from 12:00-4:00p.m. Children between the ages of 6-18 years old are […]

Libraries Measure S Presentation

Janice O’Driscoll, the interim director of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL), and Kate Canlis, Vice President of Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, made a presentation last week at the Capitola-Aptos Rotary Club to discuss the state of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and Ballot Measure S, a $67 million bond measure to […]

Measure S and the Aptos Public Library

It’s time to show some love for our libraries! This year, Santa Cruz county voters will be asked to vote on Measure S, which will raise $67 million to renovate our public library system. The Aptos Public Library is the 2nd most-used library in the system, after the downtown Santa Cruz city branch. The Measure […]

Aptos Library to host Free Class on Book Publishing

The Aptos Library will host a free class on book publishing this month! The Santa Cruz Public Library System has announced it will host a free class about book publishing, led by Laurie Gibson on March 14th from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. The class is called Book Publishing 1-2-3 and is packed with stories and […]

Aptos Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Aptos Library are having a book sale on Saturday, January 16th from 11 AM until 3 PM at the Aptos Library. Soft cover books are just $1, and hardcovers are only two bucks! Just like in the good old days, sales are cash only. The proceeds from the sale will go […]

Museum of Discovery at Aptos Library on May 21

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is coming to the Aptos Library! Museum staff member Alicia Bierstedt will be leading fun and educational activities on Thursday, May 21 from 3:30-4:40 PM. Activities will be related to bees, and also making chromatography flowers. All are welcome to attend, and the event is free! Chromatography is […]

Friends of the Aptos Library Seek Community Support

There’s a new Aptos chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries. The new group, Friends of the Aptos Library, advocates for the Aptos library and supports children’s literacy programs, book and media purchases, concerts, author talks, community reading programs, technical and facilities upgrades, and more. The new chapter joins four existing chapters […]