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Live Oak Branch Library

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General Agency Information
Name:Live Oak Branch Library
Address:2380 Portola Drive
Santa Cruz, CA  95062-4203
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-427-7711
Website:www.santacruzpl.org/
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Description:Includes an adult reading room, a young adult room, a story time area, and a homework center. The new building features Craftsman-Style design, public art, beautiful views of Corcoran Lagoon, and even a few elements from the old branch--such as the stained glass which hangs above the Reference Desks.
Provides services to children and adults. Circulates books, magazines, videos and audio tapes. Provides reference materials and programming, including story hour, Summer Reading Program and evening programs. A monthly calendar of library events is available at no charge.

ELIGIBILITY: Residents of Santa Cruz County. Adults must show photo ID, proof of address needed or card will be mailed.

FEES: $.15 copy for printing, first 10 pages for homework is free.
Programs:Story Time 10:30-11:30am
Join us for Preschool Story Time. We'll read books and make a simple craft. Ages 3-6.

Leamos juntos en espanol 5:30-6:30pm
Join us for a Spanish Storytime. This program is for children ages 0-8 and their families. Unase a nosotros en la Biblioteca de Live Oak para una hora de cuentos en espaNol. Este programa es para ninos de 0-8 y sus familias.

Homework Help During the School Year
In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are offering free homework assistance. Each Homework Help site is supervised by a California-certified teacher. There is at least one bilingual person at each location. No appointment is necessary. Open to students grade 12 and under. Check website for updated information.

Homework Centers
7 terminals with one hour time limit
Internet access, word processing, educational games, headphones
Limited to ages 18 and under
First 10 pages printed free (K-12 homework only), $.15 per page thereafter
Public Internet Access - Adults
9 internet terminals with one hour time limit; printing is $.15 per page

Teen Self Help Collection

Wireless Internet Access

Word Processing - Adults
Microsoft Word and other Office software applications are available for public use. Call the branch for further information.

Part of the collection from the Museum of Art and History's Santa Cruz Grows Seed Library is held at the Live Oak branch.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
 
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Santa Cruz Public Libraries, a City/County Library System
 
Subject Headings
 Book Downloads
Book Loan
Children's Library Services
Electronic Information Resources
Government Agencies
Information and Referral
Information Services
Libraries
Library Services
Story Hour
Storytelling
Tax Forms
Videotape/DVD Collections
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified January 24, 2014

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