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City Library
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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Phone
(805) 237-3870
(805) 238-3665 FAX
Hours
Monday-Friday
10am to 8pm
Saturday
10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday
E-mail
library@prcity.com

Study Center
3600 Oak Street
Suite 101
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Phone
(805) 237-4743
Hours
Mon, Tues
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Closed Thursday & Friday

Library Services

ADULT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Book Group Meeting

Download the Bookclub Flyer for future dates and book selections.

The public is invited to join the discussion of Helen McDonald's H is for Hawk on February 18th at 7:00pm in the Library Conference Room.

Search the Library Catalog.

H is for Hawk - Library CatalogWhen Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly she was devastated. Even as an experienced falconer, she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a means to cope with her loss, she adopted Mabel and began her challenging endeavor. ProjecOng herself "in the hawk's wild mind to tame her" tested the limits of Macdonald's humanity and changed her life.

The Book Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-8:30pm in the Library Quiet Room. Contact Karen at 237-3870 for more information.

Book Group Reading Kits

Attention All Book Group Members!

Reading Group Kits include ten copies of a proven title and laminated discussion questions - all in a handy book bag for easy transportation. These kits have been in such demand that this year the Library has more than doubled its collection size! Designed to aid local book groups, Reading Group Kits ensure that each member has a copy of the title to read and that the discussion is thought provoking. Kits check out for six weeks to give groups plenty of time to read and discuss the title before they must be returned.

If you are a member of a book group, visit the Paso Robles City Library soon to choose your groupís next title! For more information about Reading Group Kits, contact Karen Christiansen, Adult Services Librarian, at 237-3870.

Download a list of Book Group Kit titles.

Adult Collection

The Paso Robles City Library offers users a broad range of materials:

Fiction (including special sections for Mysteries, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Westerns, and Young Adult)

Non-fiction (including special California collections and Career and Educational Test books)

Books on Tape (audio cassettes) or CDBooks On Tape

Large Print (including both fiction and non-fiction)

Paperbacks (including both fiction and non-fiction and Young Adult)

Reference (including special sections for encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, maps, auto repair manuals, and government documents)

Video Cassettes (fiction and non-fiction)

Video CollectionLocal History

Microfilm (local newspapers and other special items)

Microfiche (back issues of periodicals and a wide selection of phone books from other areas)

Pamphlets

Newspapers

Investment Aids (including Value Line and the Weiss Ratings)

Periodicals (current year plus two past years)

Braille Institute Library Talking Books

Music Audio Cassettes Music CD Collection

Music CDs

DVDs

New Books

Rental Books are bestsellers that are in high demand, often having a waiting list of 100 or more; if you donít want to wait, pay the $2.00 rental fee for a one-week rental.

Spanish Language (including reference, fiction, non-fiction, paperbacks, AV materials, magazines)

See more Activities in our Recreation Services Department!

 


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