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5 days ago
Live Like Coco
See you soon! We’re buying copies for all the schools in our book giveaway program! Happy to support @bookshopsc and diverse books!

See you soon! We’re buying copies for all the schools in our book giveaway program! Happy to support @bookshopsc and diverse books! ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago
Live Like Coco
We understood the assignment 🥳😍🌻Getting ready for summer school book delivery at @expandedlearningpvusd

We understood the assignment 🥳😍🌻Getting ready for summer school book delivery at @expandedlearningpvusd ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Loving these sweet thank you cards from Ann Soldo students: 
“The book I got was Un Amigo Para Dragon. I like comics. I chose this book because it is in Spanish and I like it Thank you for the book.”

Loving these sweet thank you cards from Ann Soldo students:

“The book I got was Un Amigo Para Dragon. I like comics. I chose this book because it is in Spanish and I like it Thank you for the book.”
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2 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Come by Mesa Village Park starting at 9 a.m. for free books, soccer, art, burritos & more! America SCORES Bay Area County Park Friends

Come by Mesa Village Park starting at 9 a.m. for free books, soccer, art, burritos & more! America SCORES Bay Area County Park Friends ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Last week we hosted our last Big Book Day of the year at Ann Soldo Elementary, bringing more than 500 great books to student so they could choose one they really loved. Thank you to all the amazing donors who make this work possible!

Last week we hosted our last Big Book Day of the year at Ann Soldo Elementary, bringing more than 500 great books to student so they could choose one they really loved. Thank you to all the amazing donors who make this work possible! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Very proud to be sponsoring this great Bookshop Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz County Office of Education event at Sequoia High School in Watsonville on May 23. 
We are excited to buy copies of this graphic novel for every school in our book programs! Hope to see you there!

Very proud to be sponsoring this great Bookshop Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz County Office of Education event at Sequoia High School in Watsonville on May 23.

We are excited to buy copies of this graphic novel for every school in our book programs! Hope to see you there!
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3 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
We will be there! Can you join us for the sleepover?

We will be there! Can you join us for the sleepover?🌙 Come dressed in your FAVORITE PAJAMAS and join us...

on Wednesday, May 15th, at 6pm as we welcome Katy Farina, creator of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptations of the Baby-sitters Little Sister series for the latest release in the series, Karen's Sleepover. 🧸 💤

⭐️ Katy will not only share how she draws her much-loved characters, but she may ask you for some help, and answer some of your questions.

🧸💤 If you are ready to have some fun, head to our event page to register:
www.bookshopsantacruz.com/katy-farina

#katyfarina #babysitterslittlesister #authorevent #booktour #graphicnovel #youngreaders #santacruz #bookshopsantacruz
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4 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Need some freee to books for a surprisingly rainy day? Come by Mesa County Park and pick them up — and a burrito too! @americascoresbayarea @countyparkfriends

Need some freee to books for a surprisingly rainy day? Come by Mesa County Park and pick them up — and a burrito too! @americascoresbayarea @countyparkfriends ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
Always happy to support young readers! We gave a book to every Mar Vista student who participated in the read-a-thon this year ❤️ Go Sea Lions!

Always happy to support young readers! We gave a book to every Mar Vista student who participated in the read-a-thon this year ❤️ Go Sea Lions!📚🦭Way to go Mar Vista Readers!!!🦭📚

Thank you to Live Like Coco for gifting books to all Sea Lion participants!!

Team Work makes the Dream Work!!
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4 weeks ago
Live Like Coco
We brought 300 books to give away for free at the Dia de Los niños celebration at @liveoakedfoundation. What a beautiful day! Thank you Ananya Sen Chowdhury and Aswad Khadilkar for hosting our booth ❤️

We brought 300 books to give away for free at the Dia de Los niños celebration at @liveoakedfoundation. What a beautiful day! Thank you Ananya Sen Chowdhury and Aswad Khadilkar for hosting our booth ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco

Come celebrate Dia de Los Niños with us at Live Oak School . . . . . . . (L.O.S.D.) on Sunday from 11-2.
Libros gratis y mas!
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1 month ago
Live Like Coco
We had so much fun at our Color Run for Reading! For this #NationalVolunteersWeek we want to thank those that made in possible: 
Our vendors: 
Art Factory Studios
For The Gram Photo Booth 
Hulme Orthodontics
County Park Friends
Ecology Action
Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes, Inc.
Pajaro Valley Unified School District’s Fitness 4 Life and Food Corps
@Rewilding Ministries (Haley Feuerbacher)
Stage performers:
DJ Frosty from APEX
Watsonvile Poet Laureate Bob Gomez
America Scores
Renee Robert’s and the Mar Vista Elementary  Music Club 
Erin Levi and her stick yoga 
Volunteers: 
Friends of the Aptos Public Libray
Watsonville ECHO Academy
Leo’s Club 
Gramma Sweet P (who made these medals) 
Len, Victor, Sal, Aswad, Aaron, Sharlene, Mercy, Yvonne,  Muffie, Katana, Judy, Kylie, Diana, Jeff, Brooke, Sally, Nat, Bryanna, Nicole and Michelle, Ananya, Laura, Evelyn, Lauryn, Tricia, jeff g., Maya, Izzy, Aaron, Kate, Jackie 
Plus an extra BIG thanks to our sponsors:
JM Construction 
Pajaro Valley Unified School District Extended Learning 
County Park Friends 
Seacliff Construction & Design
RDO Equipment Co.
Christies International Real Estate Sereno
Carolines Non Profit Thrift Shop
Bookshop Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
New Leaf Community Markets
Chevrolet of Watsonville
Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources
Ecology Action
Sally Stoik Landscape Company

We had so much fun at our Color Run for Reading! For this #NationalVolunteersWeek we want to thank those that made in possible:

Our vendors:
Art Factory Studios
For The Gram Photo Booth
Hulme Orthodontics
County Park Friends
Ecology Action
Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes, Inc.
Pajaro Valley Unified School District’s Fitness 4 Life and Food Corps
@Rewilding Ministries (Haley Feuerbacher)

Stage performers:
DJ Frosty from APEX
Watsonvile Poet Laureate Bob Gomez
America Scores
Renee Robert’s and the Mar Vista Elementary Music Club
Erin Levi and her stick yoga

Volunteers:
Friends of the Aptos Public Libray
Watsonville ECHO Academy
Leo’s Club
Gramma Sweet P (who made these medals)
Len, Victor, Sal, Aswad, Aaron, Sharlene, Mercy, Yvonne, Muffie, Katana, Judy, Kylie, Diana, Jeff, Brooke, Sally, Nat, Bryanna, Nicole and Michelle, Ananya, Laura, Evelyn, Lauryn, Tricia, jeff g., Maya, Izzy, Aaron, Kate, Jackie

Plus an extra BIG thanks to our sponsors:
JM Construction
Pajaro Valley Unified School District Extended Learning
County Park Friends
Seacliff Construction & Design
RDO Equipment Co.
Christie's International Real Estate Sereno
Caroline's Non Profit Thrift Shop
Bookshop Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
New Leaf Community Markets
Chevrolet of Watsonville
Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources
Ecology Action
Sally Stoik Landscape Company
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1 month ago
Live Like Coco
You can support our foundation by buying Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company coffee, book bags or a Run for Reading tshirt on our square site: https://livelikecoco.square.site

You can support our foundation by buying Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company coffee, book bags or a Run for Reading tshirt on our square site: livelikecoco.square.site ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco
Happy 21st to our Coco. Thank you for all those who remembered her — or came out this weekend to celebrate our Run for Reading in her honor. What do you think she would be doing now?

Happy 21st to our Coco. Thank you for all those who remembered her — or came out this weekend to celebrate our Run for Reading in her honor. What do you think she would be doing now? ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco
At the Run for Reading we debuted our bookmobile! Thanks to @artfactoryaptos for working with young artists to create beautiful designs! What would you like to see?

At the Run for Reading we debuted our bookmobile! Thanks to @artfactoryaptos for working with young artists to create beautiful designs! What would you like to see? ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco
The Run for Reading 2024! Thank you for everyone who participated in making Coco’s 21st birthday party a big success!

The Run for Reading 2024! Thank you for everyone who participated in making Coco’s 21st birthday party a big success! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco
We’re excited! #bookmobile

We’re excited! #bookmobile ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Live Like Coco
Just picked up this beauty at @ruhne_racing! Bookmobile is happening!

Just picked up this beauty at @ruhne_racing! Bookmobile is happening! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Shirts are ready! Are you? You can sign up and pick up your race gear tomorrow at wonderful Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources in Aptos from 10 am to 2 pm!

Shirts are ready! Are you? You can sign up and pick up your race gear tomorrow at wonderful Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources in Aptos from 10 am to 2 pm! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Live Like Coco
At our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids, we will be selling these book bags for $10. 
The Lost in a Book art was designed by local student Kalicia Galdamez-Martinez, who will be at our run to accept our thanks for her beautiful art! ❤️

At our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids, we will be selling these book bags for $10.

The Lost in a Book art was designed by local student Kalicia Galdamez-Martinez, who will be at our run to accept our thanks for her beautiful art! ❤️
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Thank you Aptos Times for spreading the word about our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids in this week’s edition!

Thank you Aptos Times for spreading the word about our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids in this week’s edition! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Live Like Coco
We are so thrilled to be hosting so many great  partners at our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids on Saturday April 20, 2024:
Art Factory Studios will lead art projects
For The Gram Photo Booth will take photos
Hulme Orthodontics will serve FREE snow cones!
County Park Friends will host a nature activity
Ecology Action will lead  a nature hike and host drawing fora scooter and skateboard!
Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes, Inc. will sell donuts and coffee!
Pajaro Valley Unified School Districts Fitness 4 Life will host a smoothie bike! And a fruit tasting from Food Corps!
and the Mar Vista Elementary Parents Clubs Music Club will perform on stage!
plus: face painting, stick yoga, dance contests, and free books from Live Like Coco!
Sign up so you can be part of the fun!

We are so thrilled to be hosting so many great partners at our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids on Saturday April 20, 2024:

Art Factory Studios will lead art projects
For The Gram Photo Booth will take photos
Hulme Orthodontics will serve FREE snow cones!
County Park Friends will host a nature activity
Ecology Action will lead a nature hike and host drawing fora scooter and skateboard!
Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes, Inc. will sell donuts and coffee!
Pajaro Valley Unified School District's Fitness 4 Life will host a smoothie bike! And a fruit tasting from Food Corps!
and the Mar Vista Elementary Parents Club's Music Club will perform on stage!
plus: face painting, stick yoga, dance contests, and free books from Live Like Coco!

Sign up so you can be part of the fun!
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Thank you to Pajaro Valley Unified School Districts Expanded Learning for providing FREE bus service to and from our Run for Reading on 4/20! 
Ride the bus from Starlight Elementary or E.A Hall Middle School, Leaving at 8:00 A.M.
and Returning at 11:30 A.M.

Thank you to Pajaro Valley Unified School District's Expanded Learning for providing FREE bus service to and from our Run for Reading on 4/20!

Ride the bus from Starlight Elementary or E.A Hall Middle School, Leaving at 8:00 A.M.
and Returning at 11:30 A.M.
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
The bibs for our free color run just arrived from @bibnumbers! Have you signed up your kids for the Run for Reading?
https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Watsonville/RunReadRepeat

The bibs for our free color run just arrived from @bibnumbers! Have you signed up your kids for the Run for Reading?

runsignup.com/Race/CA/Watsonville/RunReadRepeat
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Kids who sign up for our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids get:
--bibs
--race shirts
--medals
--and BOOKS!
Plus a day with facepainting, photo booth, art, music, yoga and more!
It costs us $10 per athlete to and we are shooting for 300 participants.
Can you help?

Kids who sign up for our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids get:

--bibs
--race shirts
--medals
--and BOOKS!

Plus a day with facepainting, photo booth, art, music, yoga and more!

It costs us $10 per athlete to and we are shooting for 300 participants.

Can you help?
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Our little free library at Seacliff County Park is FULL with beautiful diverse books! Have a feeling our partner @diversifyyourstacksc has been here recently!

Our little free library at Seacliff County Park is FULL with beautiful diverse books! Have a feeling our partner @diversifyyourstacksc has been here recently! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Live Like Coco
Fun times at the @americascoresbayarea Poetry Slam at the Mello Center. 
What better way to spend a Friday night than listening to young poets and giving out free books to kids?
@expandedlearningpvusd @countyparkfriends

Fun times at the @americascoresbayarea Poetry Slam at the Mello Center.

What better way to spend a Friday night than listening to young poets and giving out free books to kids?

@expandedlearningpvusd @countyparkfriends
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2 months ago
Live Like Coco
At Mesa Village Park giving out free book to kids. Plus soccer, art, food and more. FREE!!!! @countyparkfriends @americascoresbayarea

At Mesa Village Park giving out free book to kids. Plus soccer, art, food and more. FREE!!!! @countyparkfriends @americascoresbayarea ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
Wow! Check out the progress on our bookmobile! Thank you @ruhne_racing  for doing such careful and beautiful work!!!

Wow! Check out the progress on our bookmobile! Thank you @ruhne_racing for doing such careful and beautiful work!!! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
We had big fun at Big Book Day at the Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts! We gave out almost 400 books! Phew!

We had big fun at Big Book Day at the Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts! We gave out almost 400 books! Phew! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
“This is going to be my bedtime story tonight!” These kids got to pick their Birthday Books en Espanol at Starlight Elementary!

“This is going to be my bedtime story tonight!” These kids got to pick their Birthday Books en Espanol at Starlight Elementary! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
We are so grateful for our sponsors for helping us raise thousands of dollars to host our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids -- and fund our literacy programs!
Thanks to:
JM Construction
County Park Friends 
Seacliff Construction & Design
RDO Equipment Co.
Christies International Real Estate Sereno
Carolines Non Profit Thrift Shop 
Bookshop Santa Cruz 
Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
New Leaf Community Markets 
Chevrolet of Watsonville
Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources
Ecology Action
Sally Stoik Landscape Company

We are so grateful for our sponsors for helping us raise thousands of dollars to host our Free COLOR Run for Reading 1K and 3K for Kids -- and fund our literacy programs!

Thanks to:
JM Construction
County Park Friends
Seacliff Construction & Design
RDO Equipment Co.
Christie's International Real Estate Sereno
Caroline's Non Profit Thrift Shop
Bookshop Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
New Leaf Community Markets
Chevrolet of Watsonville
Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources
Ecology Action
Sally Stoik Landscape Company
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3 months ago
Live Like Coco
….And just like that the sun came out!

….And just like that the sun came out! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
A little rain isn’t going to stop us! Come get free books, do art, play soccer and get FREE burritos. 
At Mesa Village County Park with County Park Friends America SCORES Bay Area and Santa Cruz  Museum of Natural History until noon!

A little rain isn’t going to stop us! Come get free books, do art, play soccer and get FREE burritos.

At Mesa Village County Park with County Park Friends America SCORES Bay Area and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History until noon!
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3 months ago
Live Like Coco

Rain or shine!
We will be at Mesa Village Park this morning giving out free books with our partners County Park Friends.
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3 months ago
Live Like Coco
The crew began cutting into our van yesterday. We should have our bookmobile ready to roll in April! #bookmobile

The crew began cutting into our van yesterday. We should have our bookmobile ready to roll in April! #bookmobile ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
We love it when kids get to choose a book they really love ❤️ Thanks for hosting us, Starlight Elementary

We love it when kids get to choose a book they really love ❤️ Thanks for hosting us, Starlight Elementary ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
We’re giving out books at Starlight Elementary, the first school we ever partnered with to give free new books to kids!

We’re giving out books at Starlight Elementary, the first school we ever partnered with to give free new books to kids! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
Doing what we love today! Valentine Book giveaway at H.A Hyde Elementary #PVUSD

Doing what we love today! Valentine Book giveaway at H.A Hyde Elementary #PVUSD ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Live Like Coco
We need lots of volunteers to support our Run for Reading and other spring events! Heres how to help: https://forms.gle/5VqbJAibcEcAwcjo8

We need lots of volunteers to support our Run for Reading and other spring events! Here's how to help: forms.gle/5VqbJAibcEcAwcjo8 ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago
Live Like Coco
Got a sneak peak at the Aptos branch of the @santacruzpl
Grand opening today today at 1 p.m.

Got a sneak peak at the Aptos branch of the @santacruzpl

Grand opening today today at 1 p.m.
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4 months ago
Live Like Coco
The new issue of the Aptos Times features a story on the Aptos library branch — and our mosaic!

The new issue of the Aptos Times features a story on the Aptos library branch — and our mosaic! ... See MoreSee Less

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