Join us for SLV Chili Cook Off  Fundraiser for Felton Library Friends

The 5th Annual SLV Chili Cook Off  on Saturday, November 3, 11:30 am -4:30 pm at the Felton Covered Bridge Park, Felton, CA will be a fundraiser for Felton LIbrary Friends.  All proceeds will go to support enhancements and programming in the new Felton Library and...

It’s happening! Felton Library Friends Celebrate Groundbreaking for New Library

On Friday, September 21, a dream for our community took a huge leap forward. In a ceremony hosted by the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Felton Library Friends, key leaders in the development of the new library used their golden shovels to break ground. Below are...

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...

In the News

Groundbreaking For the New Felton Library Draws Heartfelt Applause Press Banner – September 26, 2018

A dream for decades, new Felton library breaks ground
Santa Cruz Sentinel – September 24, 2018

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

You’re Invited

Felton Library Friends Steering Committee Meeting @ Felton Library
Oct 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, All are welcome!


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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