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December 2020 Newsletter coming soon. [read more] 

November 2020 Newsletter FLF virtual meetings, library services and hours, staff profile Lauren Wysham, Discovery Park accessibility video, bench and tree plaques. [read more] 

October 2020 Newsletter FLF virtual meetings, library hours and pickup/dropoff update, Philip Boulton staff profile, SLV Museum exhibit Water Ways at the former Felton Library, Library Advisory Commission, FSCPL update. [read more] 

September 2020 Newsletter CZU Fire update, vision for the library and Discovery Park, librarian Jacqueline Danziger, display cases, Discovery Park sponsor plaques, volunteer opportunities, and Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries campaign. [read more] 

July 2020 Newsletter Democratic Club of North Santa Cruz County honors FLF leaders Nancy Gerdt and Michele Mosher, curbside pickup schedule, meet branch manager Angie Lyons, and Discovery Park updates. [read more] 

Discover a New Park! (Press Banner, July 10, 2020) The Felton Discovery Park raises awareness of the SLV watershed and demonstrates pollinator gardens. Programming on both topics will begin as soon as we’re released from COVID. Ecology and environmentalism, it all connects. [read more] 

June 2020 Newsletter Curbside pickup announced, FLF activities, volunteer opportunities, and BASE Landscape Architecture mini-documentary. [read more] 

March 2020 Newsletter Library Online, Grand Opening ribbon cutting update and photos, family nature activities, planning for a Discovery Park Grand Opening, Quail Hollow Integrated Arts middle school program inspired by artist Keith Haring, and the photography of Micha Kauert. [read more] 

Felton Library is First Santa Cruz County Public Library to Complete Major Renovations (KSBW, February 21, 2020) After years of setbacks, the grand opening of the Felton library is finally happening, and the community is gearing up for Saturday’s huge celebration of their new $10 million facility. [read more] 

Felton Library Ready to Open: Gallery by Shmuel Thaler (Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 20, 2020) Library Felton Library staff, and the community, gear up for a grand opening celebration on Saturday February 22. Photographer Shmuel Thaler captures the spirit of the preparations. [read more] 

Felton Library Friends Launch Capital Campaign (Press Banner, April 11, 2019) Felton Library Friends (FLF) have launched their 2019 community capital campaign to raise funds for features and programming for the new 9000 square-foot library and Nature Discovery Park slated to open early in 2020. [read more] 

Groundbreaking For the New Felton Library Draws Heartfelt Applause (Press Banner, September 26, 2018) The ground was officially broken for the new Felton Library last Saturday, which brought together a large group of dedicated community members, several local elected officials and many county staff members to celebrate. [read more] 

A dream for decades, new Felton library breaks ground (Santa Cruz Sentinel, September  24, 2018Ground has been broken on the new Felton library that promises to serve as a community hub for the rural San Lorenzo Valley — something for which area residents have called for decades. [read more] 

New Felton library and discovery park coming soon (Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 24, 2018) With construction expected to begin as soon as September, the dream of building a new Felton library is just around the corner. [read more] 

Felton Library scheduled to break ground in late summer (Press Banner, May 9, 2018) Patience, persistence, luck and the hard work of many people over several years have brought the dream of a new branch library in Felton to fruition. [read more] 

New Felton Library Closer to Reality (Scotts Valley Times, November 6, 2015) Felton is getting ready for a party to celebrate the acquisition of land for a new Felton library as well as for outdoor community use, and you’re all invited. [read more] 

Felton library land deal is completed (Press Banner, July 1, 2015A decade-long chapter on a land deal for the planned new Felton Library has been concluded with the County Board of Supervisors’ approval of an agreement with the Verutti family. [read more] 

Santa Cruz library system could write new chapter (Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 12, 2014) Ahead of a multimillion dollar facilities parcel tax expected to go before voters next year, major changes are in the works for how the 10-branch Santa Cruz Public Libraries system is governed, including the removal of elected officials and ordinary citizens from final decision-making. [read more]











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