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Felton Library Fundraising Continues in 2017

Thanks to you, the local voters, funds are secured to build the long-awaited new Felton library. As we anticipate breaking ground in 2018, Felton Library Friends continue raising money to ensure the new library reflects the desires our community expressed at public...

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We Did It!

We Did It!

Felton Library Friends, along with library supporters throughout the County, worked hard for passage of Measure S. Now that it has passed, we’re eager for building to begin, at long last, on a new Felton branch library building!

Felton Library Friends met for the first time on May 23, 2005, a full eleven years ago! Some of you may enjoy these selected excerpts from the minutes of that meeting:

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Celebration of the Land — photographs

On Saturday November 7, our community celebrated a huge step towards our new library. Photography and Felton resident Brian Fus (Given Light Photography) has shared with us some photographs of the celebration. Below are two of them, click to see them all. Thank you,...

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What is Happening with the new Felton Library?

FLF formed in 2005 to oppose closure of the Felton branch library, and our group has successfully fought off three closure attempts. At the same time we have worked to bring to Felton a larger, modern, library facility that can serve the San Lorenzo Valley for the...

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Town Meeting with Bruce McPherson

Felton Library Friends urges you to come to an informational meeting with Supervisor Bruce McPherson on the Felton Library project. The past several years have brought many changes to the Santa Cruz County Public Library system. Come learn about the accomplishments of...

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Felton Library Timeline 2009 Update

Felton Library Timeline 1986 — Felton is considered by the library system to be the ideal location for a 15,600-square-foot Tier II regional branch due to its location as the gateway community to the densely populated (current CDP and CCD 29,724). It would serve San...

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Library Update – Progress with County Planning

Dear Felton Library Friend -- Good news! FLF's application for a grant from the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz has been successful! The Foundation has awarded FLF, through its parent organization, The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library, $5000 to assist us in...

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FLF 2005 Building Vision Statement

Summary of 2005 Felton Library Friends Vision Statement, 1999 Community Assessment Building Goals, Steering Committee Discussion 1/23/07 Building Design Goals/Interior: Gathering places for community – separate areas for children, youth, adults, reading and studying...

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FLF Building Vision Statement 2006

The Future Felton Branch Library -- A Vision The members of Felton Library Friends endorse the following guidelines as we work with the board and administration of the Santa Cruz Public Library towards a new Felton branch library. • The Felton branch of the future...

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