Marc Shargel, Sea life photographer, at Felton March 23

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“How a Regular Guy from Felton Helped the State of California Heal

the Pacific Ocean, and Ended Up in the Book Business”


What: A discussion of California’s marine protected areas and the creation of the
books they inspired, illustrated with numerous projected images.

Who: Marc Shargel, sea life photographer and author of the three-volume

Wonders of the Sea series of coffee-table books.

When: Wednesday, March 23, 7 pm

Where: Felton Branch Library, 6299 Gushee Street, Felton


The general public is invited, and there is no charge for admission. Donations to Felton Library Friends gratefully accepted.

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Celebration of the Land — photographs

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, Brian!


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Supervisor Bruce McPherson presents a proclamation to Verutti Family members in thanks for their generosity.

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Architect Teal Messer and FLF member Nancy Gerdt take residents on a tour of the land.

Felton Library Celebration Sat. Nov. 7


Felton Library Friends is hosting a celebration marking acquisition of land for a new Felton library as well as for outdoor community use. The public is invited to the event on Saturday, November 7th, 3:00-4:30 at the Felton Firehouse. Supervisor Bruce McPherson will be on hand to honor the Verutti family for their generous land donation. There will be music, refreshments, displays, funding updates, a presentation of current ideas for the land, and a tour of the property.

In addition to the new modern library building, the large property offers opportunities for creek and land restoration, an outdoor exploration area for children, native plant demonstration gardens, and a riparian walkway. Felton Library Friends will be seeking public input on these and other possibilities.

Teen Readers Guild Starts Oct 15th


The Teen Readers Guild Wants You! Come Join Our Teen Book Club Starting October


We will have snacks and chat about books!

When: 1st & 3rd Thursdays of every Month from 3:30pm-4:30pm

Where: Felton Branch Library.

6299 Gushee Street.

Who: Teens ages 13-18 are welcome to join us!

If you have questions please contact the Felton Branch at 831-427-7708.

Tales to Tails to resume September 23

The Tales to Tails program will resume September 23, 2-3 and will continue weekly on Wednesdays thereafter. Lincoln is the name of the dog who will visit Felton. For general information on the program, click here. Note that Felton is not yet on the list, but Felton times will be 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and reservations should be made by contacting the library programming team at (831) 427-7717 or