Free access to the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Shelf to Shore Program provides free access to the Aquarium for low income families. Just visit any Library branch, bookmobile stop to request your shelf to shore pass. Limit one pass per year per adult library card holder. The program admits up to six family members for a visit.

Partnership Brings Free Aquarium Passes to Low Income Residents of Santa Cruz County Now Through May 25, 2018,

Experiences that bring science, nature, and conservation to life are critical in the education of young and mature learners alike. According to Library Director Susan Nemitz, “It just makes sense that the library is a natural partner in connecting families to these learning experiences.”

For more information visit the SCPL website at or call (831) 427-7713 or the Watsonville Library at (831) 768-3400.