The Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale - Sat, Dec 7

Join the Friends of the Scotts Valley Library  for our annual Holiday Book Sale:

When - Saturday, December 7
Where - Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley
Times - 10:00 am until 4:00 pm  (To enter the library before 11am use the patio door!)

You'll find fabulous gently used books - fiction, non-fiction, children's books, DVD's, CD's, plus a huge selection of audio books on cassette donated from the Santa Cruz Library system.

Proceeds from previous book sales have funded extra summer programs at the Scotts Valley Library. Proceeds from this sale will pay for future library programs as well as expenses toward finishing and furnishing the library’s award-winning outdoor patio area.

It's not too late to donate gently used books for the book sale either.  Drop off books before Dec 6!  ( Please: no textbooks or manuals )

Thank you for your support. Mark your calendar!

Bleak House Reading by Local Actors - Dec 12, 7pm

Local actors with the Willing Suspension Armchair Theater will read selected passages from "Bleak House" forming a narrative on the indifference of Victorian-era institutions on the plight of its poorest and most vulnerable people.

Readers: Megan Parle, Frank Widman, Martha Rabin,Jessica Buckley, and Jaye Wolfe. Edwin Eigner, a founder of the Dickens Universe, is the director and will also be a reader.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the Scotts Valley Branch Library at 7pm.

Performances are free.

For more information:

Edwin Eigner

Karen Schamberg

The Great Outdoors - New Art Exhibit

The Scotts Valley Library’s popular “Art in the Library” program presents a new show celebrating “The Great Outdoors.” Featuring the work of seven local artists, “The Great Outdoors” showcases their interpretations of the physical natural world, with particular focus on plants and landscape images. The installation includes oil and acrylic paintings, photography, and live plant sculpture, and will run November 2 through January 25, 2014.

Local State Farm Agent Laureen Yungmeyer is hosting a special reception at the library on Saturday, November 9 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm; the public is invited to meet the artists and view their work. Refreshments will be served, and music will be provided by local musician jRj Rauche.

See the local Artists participating in “The Great Outdoors” here.

Local Author Visit June Pace - Sat. Nov. 16, 3pm

The Friends of the Scotts Valley Library is hosting local author June Pace, who will present and discuss her book “Benjamin McTish and The Door Through the Grandfather Tree”, the first in the series of McTish novels for YA and older (New Adult). The event will be held Saturday, November 16 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the Scotts Valley Library, and the public is invited.

Described as Harry Potter meets the Celestine Prophecy, book critiques agree, Pace matches Potter in creating a world of adventure and magic, while maintaining her own fabulous story.

The McTish Series is an explosive adventure through a dimensional Gateway into another world, Coranim, a land of insight, thought and possibilities, that sits beneath the enchanted Gilley Forest.

One day Benjamin watches as a mysterious little woman steps out of a taxi and as their eyes lock a series of visual snippets unfold in his mind’s vision. His razor sharp sixth sense allows him the freedom to explore the extrasensory messages coming at him like a derailed freight train. And when Benjamin finds a peculiar relic of a key in his grandmother’s garden shed he could never know his world was about to change forever.

The second book in the series, “Benjamin McTish and the Wizards of Coranim” will be published Autumn/Winter of 2013.

Join us at the Scotts Valley Library and June Pace enjoy some refreshments. Gift packages go out to the first 15 guests who purchase the book at the discounted event rate.

About June Pace
June lives in Santa Cruz with her husband Ray, her stepson, two dogs, five chickens and two ducks. She spends her days writing and also painting her well-known series of Rock-n-Roll icons. Her McTish series books are published by Pressed Leaf Publishing and available in paperback through Amazon, or order directly from Pressed Leaf (hardbound available soon), and all ebook formats available on Smashwords, or Kindle version on Amazon.