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Boulder Creek Branch Library

13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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June 2015

Last Day of School Party @ the Library!

June 11, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Celebrate the last day of school with us! The Boulder Creek Friends will provide Root Beer Floats between 12:30 & 1:30 and we'll be blasting off Stomp Rockets and doing other fun activities outside until 2:30. All ages welcome, join the fun!

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September 2015

National Voter Registration Day

September 22, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Tuesday, Sept 22nd • National Voter Registration Day. Location: All Branch Libraries • Celebrate Democracy with thousands of libraries and organizations across the nation on National Voter Registration Day. Have you moved or turned 18, changed your name legally or recently completed probation since Election Day 2014? Then you'll need to register to vote in this year's upcoming elections. All Branches of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries will have volunteers on-site all day to assist with voter registrations.

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July 2016

Rhythm & Kids: James Henry

July 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Join James Henry for an afternoon of music and song. Music participation program for all ages.

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October 2016

SCPL On the Go Pop-Ups

October 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Learn how to get the most out of our library mobile app, SCPL on the Go. These Pop-Up Workshops will help you download the app to your smartphone, teach you to get the most out of our app's great features, and help you download all the ebooks, eaudiobooks, movies, and more available vis the app. Anything Goes with SCPL on the Go! Fri OCT 21 • 11am-12pm • Aptos Library Fri OCT 28 • 11am-12pm • Boulder Creek Library More…

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October 2017

Dyane Harwood “Birth of a New Brain” Author Talk

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Author talk with Dyane Harwood. Her new book is "Birth of a New Brain : Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder." The Boulder Creek Chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries is sponsoring the event. Book sale and refreshments. Sales benefit the Friends and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Cruz County Chapter.

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May 2018

Tuesday Talks: KBCZ , Boulder Creek Community Radio

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Tuesday Talks is an ongoing discussion series bringing local experts and community members together to explore issues important to Boulder Creek and the San Lorenzo Valley. Join us at 7:00pm the 3rd Tuesday of each month. KBCZ is in the library: Boulder Creek community radio staff take over the Boulder Creek library. Why? To tell us about what KBCZ offers the SLV community.

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Shakespeare to Go’s Romeo and Juliet

May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Join us for a 1 hour adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare-to-Go, a group of very talented UCSC students. Stay after the performance for a question and answer session with the cast. Performed outside in Boulder Creek Library's amphitheater so bring a hat, sunscreen and water. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boulder Creek Library.

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June 2018

Last Day of School Party

June 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Join us for the Last Day of School Party activities: 12:00-2:30 free root beer floats; 12:30-4:00 paper airplane making and bubble fun; 3:00-4:30 DIY crafts; 3:30-5:00 LEGO Club! Plus- life-sized model of R2D2 from Star Wars! Bring your camera and get a selfie with R2D2!

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San Lorenzo Valley Community Band

June 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Come to the annual June concert hosted at the Boulder Creek Library. We'll be playing a variety of fun music to start your summer off with a bang! The concert is free but donations are accepted and all proceeds go to benefit SLVUSD Music Programs. Sponsored by the Boulder Creek Friends of the Library,

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Reach for the Stars: Star Types & Light Pollution

June 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Calling all stargazers! This program will explore the ins and outs of all facets of astronomy for adults and families. Whether you're an experienced astronomer or someone who doesn't know the difference between a comet and an asteroid, this program is for you! Topics will vary month-to-month. Boulder Creek Library: Star Types & Light Pollution

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Magical Moonshine “The Three Little Pigs”

June 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Three pigs set out to seek their fortunes with a bit of house building. Things don't go as planned in this creative retelling of the traditional story; houses collapse, pigs and wolves play together and audience members help the story along with lots of live music, singing, construction and laughter. Presented with traditional Bohemian style marionettes on a tabletop stage. This show runs about 40 minutes and is recommended for ages 3 and up.

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July 2018

Adventures in Virtual Reality

July 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Swim with dolphins. Hike Mt. Everest. Jump into a 360-degree immersive video. Create a living work of art. All of these things and more are possible when you adventure in virtual reality. This drop-in experience gives you a taste of what virtual reality can be and introduces you to the world like you've never seen it before. Participants must be 13+.

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Woodburning Workshop

July 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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What a lovely way to burn! Join pyrography artist Kelley Badgley for a two-hour beginner’s class on the art of wood burning. Supplies will be provided. Limit 10 participants. Email [email protected] to register (required).

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Mike the Magician

July 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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He's silly, he's funny and he'll make you go WOW! Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with family magic performances that are equal parts playful and astonishing.

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August 2018

Artist’s Reception: Chris Hall

August 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Come meet local artist, Chris Hall, and enjoy her paintings on display at the Boulder Creek Library! Light refreshments will be served.

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Robo Sumo Finale Event

August 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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For the last 12 weeks, kids have been working hard to create robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS. Now they're ready to show off what their 'bots can do at the Grand Finale Robo Sumo Wrestling Event! See what the kids created and root for your favorite robots!

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January 2019

Boulder Creek Library Community Meeting & Design Discussion

January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Please join us to learn more about the plans for the renovation of the existing Boulder Creek library and for an opportunity to share thoughts about the proposed plans for the new space. Presentation and discussion led by Santa Cruz Public Libraries and County of Santa Cruz.

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February 2019

Boulder Creek Library Community Meeting & Design Discussion

February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Please join us to learn more about the plans for the renovation of the existing Boulder Creek library and for an opportunity to share thoughts about the proposed plans for the new space. Presentation and discussion led by Jayson Architecture, Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the County of Santa Cruz.

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March 2019

Veterans Information Center @ Boulder Creek Library

March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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We are taking the Downtown Veterans Information Center on the road for 4 pop ups. One each week in March at four different library branch locations. Volunteer staffed pop ups will highlight what we are doing Downtown and the services we are providing to veterans and their families. Veterans and their families live all over the county and might not have a chance to visit the Downtown location. We plan on sharing information regarding the many benefits available to those…

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April 2019

Tech Talks: Know your settings

April 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone.

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May 2019

Shakespeare to Go’s The Tempest

May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Shakespeare to Go has been taking Shakespeare on the road since 1984, with a mission to connect with local youth and give back to the community. A Shakespeare to Go team—comprised of a faculty director and student actors, designers, stage managers, assistant directors, and dramaturgs from UC Santa Cruz—work innovatively to bring a Shakespeare play to life by making it relevant to younger audiences. While the new script is shortened, the richness of Shakespeare’s language always remains. Each year, a…

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June 2019

Last Day of School Party

June 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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The last day of school party is a celebration of summer. With so many children using the library throughout the year for school work and to gather for projects, this is their opportunity to have some fun and unwind! Join us after school at the Boulder Creek Branch for a Last Day of School Party full of fun activities! -FREE Root Beer Floats 12:30 - 2:30 pm -Bubble Fun and Paper Airplane making 12:30 - 4:00 pm -Do-it-yourself crafts 3:00…

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Boulder Creek Writers’ Group

June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers' group? The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library. The group follows a Milford workshop critique format and is open to all genres of fiction. You must be 18 or older to join the group. This will be an on-going writing group. Meetings will take place every second Saturday of the month. Please contact Librarian Jeanne O'Grady at 831-427-7700 ext. 7655 or email [email protected] for more…

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Local Author Talk: Max Mobley reads from his new novel, “Howard and Debbie”

June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Local author Max Mobley has written a guide on Mastering Auto-Tune and the definitive book on the Canadian power trio Rush, Rush FAQ: All that's Left to Know about the World's Greatest Prog Rock Power Trio. Max Mobley will be reading from his first published work of fiction, Howard & Debbie. Copies of his new book will be available for sale and Max will sign your book, and part of the proceeds will support the work of the Boulder Creek…

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San Lorenzo Valley Community Band Concert

June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Bring the whole family and enjoy an evening of band music in the Boulder Creek Library Amphitheater. A selection of music from Stage and Screen by a 30-member orchestral band conducted by Dan Lingenfelter This event is sponsored annually by the Boulder Creek Library Friends.

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All About CERT

June 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Join Kevin Foster from the Boulder Creek Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to learn all about how to be a citizen who is prepared for natural disasters, types of emergency preparedness supplies to keep in your home, and how to become CERT trained. This program is FREE and done in conjunction with Epicenter: The Loma Prieta 30th Anniversary Oral Histories Project.

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Santiago the Magician

June 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Santiago is a Modern Day Medieval Magician, based in Santa Cruz, California, who brings together the beauty of historical wizardry and modern day conjuring in an undeniable mix that will amaze and delight you. Free and family friendly! This program is part of Santa Cruz Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program.

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The Pillowcase Project

June 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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American Red Cross brings this fun, interactive program to the Santa Cruz Public Libraries! The Pillowcase Project is an immersive workshop for kids age 8-11 and their families to teach them how to be prepared for an emergency and what to keep in their emergency bag. Participants will get their own pillowcase to decorate and instructions for what to keep in it for disasters. This workshop is done in conjunction with Epicenter: The Loma Prieta Earthquake 30th Anniversary Oral Histories…

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NorCal Bats

June 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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​NorCalBats is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of bats throughout Northern California. Live bats will be presented along with a slide show geared to dispel myths and prejudices against bats that can lead to the destruction of their roosts and colonies. Free and family friendly! This program is part of Santa Cruz Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program.

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July 2019

Coventry & Kalusa

July 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Award winning circus artists Coventry and Kaluza presents: juggling, hula hooping, acrobatics, music, comedy and more! Get ready, because the circus is coming to town! Free and family friendly! This program is part of Santa Cruz Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program.

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August 2019

All About Equine Evac

August 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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What is Equine Evacuation? What do they do for a community during an emergency? Join us for a conversation with Mary Sullivan of the Santa Cruz County Equine Evacuation Unit to find out about the rescue work that they do in the face of danger and how they interface with different government agencies. Whether you're a Disaster Service Worker looking to get more involved, a curious citizen, or an animal lover, this program is for you! This lecture is done in…

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September 2019

Boulder Creek Writers’ Group

September 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers' group? The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library. The group follows a Milford workshop critique format and is open to all genres of fiction. You must be 18 or older to join the group. This will be an on-going writing group. Meetings will take place every second Saturday of the month. Please contact Librarian Jeanne O'Grady at 831-427-7700 ext. 7655 or email [email protected] for more…

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October 2019

Boulder Creek Writers’ Group

October 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers' group? The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library. The group follows a Milford workshop critique format and is open to all genres of fiction. You must be 18 or older to join the group. This will be an on-going writing group. Meetings will take place every second Saturday of the month. Please contact Librarian Jeanne O'Grady at 831-427-7700 ext. 7655 or email [email protected] for more…

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Pumpkin Carving

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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The pumpkins are provided by the Boulder Creek Chapter of the Friends of the Library. Space and tools are provided as well. Event starts at 2:00PM. Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public.

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Cyber Security Workshop

October 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Cybersecurity means staying safe online. Learn safe online habits from experts from Library IT. Bring your questions and concerns to the extended Q & A that follows.

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November 2019

Boulder Creek Writers’ Group

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers' group? The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library. The group follows a Milford workshop critique format and is open to all genres of fiction. You must be 18 or older to join the group. This will be an on-going writing group. Meetings will take place every second Saturday of the month. Please contact Librarian Jeanne O'Grady at 831-427-7700 ext. 7655 or email [email protected] for more…

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January 2020

Santiago the Magician

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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“All magic is about transformation…the performance magician is telling you that you are the magician in your own life. You are the agent of transformation, your own transformation.” - Eugene Burger Join Santiago the Magician for a Celebration of Transformation as we prepare to renovate and transform the Boulder Creek Library! We’ll share memories, magic, and stories as we say farewell to the old library and prepare for the arrival of an all new library here in the mountains!

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