Library Groundbreaking September 21 at 4 pm

Our community dream is well on the way to becoming a reality! The celebratory groundbreaking for the new Felton Branch Library will happen Friday, September 21, at 4 pm on the new library site next to the Post Office.   Please plan now to join your friends and...

FLF Steering Committee Notes: August 8, 2018

Facilitator: Nancy Gerdt Notetaker: Jim Mosher Desired Outcomes Shared understanding of current library bid and budget Understanding of FLF Team activities and goals Attending: Gaylynn Firth, Nancy Gerdt, Mary Hammer, Dan Lazarus, Diane McCormick, Ralph...

State Contributes $1 Million to Felton Library/Park Project

Assemblymember Mark Stone and Felton Library Friends are pleased to announce $1 million in new one-time state funding for construction of Felton Library and Nature Discovery Park Project, a one-of-its-kind facility in California. “The San Lorenzo Valley is a special...

In the News

State contributes $1 million to library project in Felton
Santa Cruz Sentinel – July 1, 2018

New Felton library and discovery park coming soon
Santa Cruz Sentinel – May 24, 2018

Felton Library scheduled to break ground in late summer
Press Banner – May 9, 2018

You’re Invited

Library Groundbreaking
Please join us for the groundbreaking for the new Felton Branch Library!
When: Friday, 9-21-18, 4:00 pm
Where: Site of the new library next to the Felton Post Office


We need you! Check out our teams to see which one is a match for you.


Donations will help FLF do amazing things that you will love.


Join us for an upcoming event! Find out more about the new library.

New Library Timeline

Jun 2016
Mar 2017
October 2017
Jan 2018
Spring 2018
Summer 2018
Fall 2019

Jun 2016

Measure S passes! Santa Cruz Public Libraries sought approval of Measure S, a $67 million revenue measure to fund repairs and upgrades at all 10 neighborhood branches. The Felton Branch was allocated $10 million for the new library located on Gushee Street.

Mar 2017

The County will host a community meeting presenting the conceptual site plan for the 2 acre site. Staff will answer questions and listen to feedback from community members.

October 2017

CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) Certification complete. 

Jan 2018

Construction document preparation begins. 

Spring 2018

Bidding and building award.

Summer 2018

Groundbreaking celebration and construction begins. 

Fall 2019


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