NEWS AND EVENTS
Orange is the New Black
In partnership with Cuesta College, the Paso Robles City Library is pleased to offer programs centering around Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, including a Book Group discussion, a film presentation featuring the story of Barbara Graham, and a lecture presented by author Dr. Kathleen Cairns discussing women in the prison system, all throughout the month of March at the Paso Robles City Library.
Call for Entries!
Aspiring North County artists in grades 6-12 are invited to submit artwork for the Paso Robles City Library’s 8th Annual Brushmarks Juried Art Competition for Teens. Submissions will be accepted on Wednesday, April 2, in three categories - painting, drawing, and, new this year to commemorate the city’s 125th Anniversary, a special Anniversary Celebration category.
A small entry fee is charged to enter the event. Winners in each category will be selected by Juror Jack Johnson and prizes, donated by Johnson, will be awarded at the Gallery Reception on Friday, April 4. Rules and entry forms are available at the library and for download here. For more information, contact Suzanne, 237-3870.
Meet the New Children’s Services Librarian!
Heather Stephenson began her career working in entertainment for both Disney and Nickelodeon in their marketing and publicity departments. After relocating to Cambria from Los Angeles, she became the librarian at the Cambria Grammar School, where she has had the joy of working with young readers for the past eight years.
She has recently joined the Paso Robles City Library as the Children's Services Librarian where she looks forward to continuing working with children and helping them discover the magic that a love of books can bring!
Free Tax Prep Assistance in the Library
February 1st through April 5th
The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to offer seniors and low to moderate-income residents free tax-preparation assistance in the Library between February 1 and April 5. One-hour appointments with AARP representatives will be scheduled between 10:00 am and 3:30 pm on each of the ten Saturdays. Call the Library, beginning Monday, January 13, at 237-3870 to schedule an appointment. At the Reference Desk, the Library will also provide assistance for citizens looking for copies of tax forms they may need. Download Press Release [PDF]
New AWE Computer in Children’s Library
Not connected to the Internet and designed specifically for younger children with a primary-color keyboard and smaller mouse, the AWE computer is loaded with many fun and educational preschool games in such subjects as math and problem-solving; science and nature; social science and geography; reading and phonics; writing and computer skills; and music and art.
Children eight years and younger are invited to sign in at the Children’s Desk for 30-minute blocks of time and enjoy the library’s latest in learning fun!
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