Porter Memorial Public Library

Soquel California







The Little Library That Could


We are very proud of the results of our projects to improve access to and use of our unique library.

Please join us for our Meet The Author series on the second Wednesday of the first four months of 2016 from 10:30 to 11:30

On January 13: Our series begins with GARY GRIGGS author of Our Ocean Backyard: Collected Essays and the Director, Institute of Marine Sciences, and Distinguished Professor of Earth Sciences at UC Santa Cruz as well as a reporter for the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Gary will discuss topics that are of interest to all of us who choose to live so close to the California coast.

Refreshments will be provided.

CLICK_HERE to see a listing of all our Spring events.

Porter Memorial Library is operated by volunteers and provides services to communities in the Soquel California area. The library, located at 3050 Porter Avenue, phone (831) 475-3326, is open to the public each week day from noon until 4 PM and on Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM.

You can view some pictures of the library by clicking_here.

The Porter Library book collection includes a selection of recent popular and best seller books. These are listed here on the web site - CLICK_HERE to see a listing of them.The library also has a growing collection of DVDs you can click to see a list of available titles.

In addition to having a good collection of books and providing a pleasant place to read or study, a series of talks by local authors is featured each Spring. Check our EVENTS section for details about lecture series. Keep checking here for information about our 2014 series.