New LibraryAll the latest news about progress in building the new library
On May 9th, the County of Santa Cruz hosted a community meeting to unveil site plans for the new library and adjacent park. We hope you were able to attend, but if you weren't, you can look at the presentation here. [pdf-embedder...read more
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...read more
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:read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Architect Teall Messer, working with fellow Felton Task Force members from the Library staff and Felton community, identified features desirable in a future Felton branch building on the Verutti site. These are captured in the following renderings and plans. Click any...read more
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...read more
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...read more