Holiday closings

Some area offices will be closed to observe Christmas.

County: County offices are closed Monday and Tuesday.

Santa Cruz: City offices are closed Monday through Jan. 2 .

Capitola: City offices are closed Monday through Dec. 28. Offices will hold regular business hours on Dec. 31.

Scotts Valley: City Hall is closed Monday through Jan. 1. The Recreation Office at Skypark is closed Monday through Jan. 2. The Senior Center is closed now through Jan. 1.

Watsonville: City offices are closed Monday and Tuesday .

Libraries: The Boulder Creek, Branciforte, Felton and La Selva Beach branches of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries system are closed Monday. The Aptos, Downtown, Garfield Park, Live Oak and Scotts Valley branches are open from 10a.m. to 2p.m. on Monday. All branches are closed Tuesday. The Watsonville Public Library and the Freedom Branch are closed through Jan. 1. The Boulder Creek, Branciforte, Felton and La Selva Beach branches are closed Dec. 31. The Aptos, Downtown, Garfield Park, Live Oak and Scotts Valley branches are open from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Dec. 31.

Schools: Pajaro Valley schools are closed Friday through Jan. 14. Santa Cruz City Schools are closed Friday through Jan. 4. Harbor High and Soquel High will be closed Thursday through Jan. 7.

Post office: Post offices are closed Tuesday..

Santa Cruz Metro: Local bus service and Metro Para-Cruz operating on weekday schedule Monday , with the last departure at 8p.m. Amtrak Highway 17Express operates on weekday schedule Monday. Local bus service and Metro ParaCruz not operating on Tuesday. Amtrak Highway 17Express operates on weekend schedule Tuesday.