NEWS AND EVENTS
Library Artist Display
Don't forget to check out the Library's Featured Artist each month!
Fright-y Night Family Movie
Friday, October 17 at 7:00PM
New time: 6:00PM
Library Conference Room
Free ticket available at the Children's Desk 30 minutes before the film begins.
Join us for a screening of a favorite scary tale based on the children's international best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman. In this animated film, a young girl walks through a secret door and discovers a parallel reality that is eerily similar to the life she already knows, yet extremely unsettling in many ways. Rated PG.
PumpkinPalooza in October
Move Over Jack!
The Paso Robles Library's Pumpkin Decorating Contest will feature creations by Paso's most creative crafters. Decorate your pumpkin with one of four categories in mind: a Favorite Book, Funniest, Spookiest, and (in celebration of Paso Robles' 125th anniversary) a Paso Robles History themed pumpkin.
Bring your creation to the library Monday, October 6th through Tuesday, October 14th for display during the month of October. Library patrons will be invited to vote for their favorites in all categories and age groups, with winners announced during the week of Halloween. Craft or artificial pumpkins only please. Download and read the 2014 Pumkin Palooza Rules [PDF]
BookPlates! Artist & Celebrity Plate Auction Gala
Benefiting the Paso Robles Library Foundation
Saturday, November 22nd from 6-9PM
Some of California's most talented artists and some surprising celebrities will create original works of art on dinner-sized ceramic plates.
Guests will enjoy a gourmet tasting menu prepared by Chef Jeff Wiesinger of Jeffrys Catering, and sip award-winning local wines and brew. Swinging jazz and laid back Brazilian sounds by popular band Human Nation, accompanied by Grammy-winning vocalist John Laird, will provide the musical soundtrack for the evening.
"In addition to the art, this will be a fabulous night out, not to mention it will be one time you won't be scolded for eating, drinking, or dancing in the library" said event co-chair, Kassy Brohaugh.
All-inclusive tickets are just $40 each, and are available at www.prlibraryfoundation.org/bookplates-2014/. Tickets will also available at the Library check-out desk, and at the event. If you are unable to attend, but would still like to contribute to the Library Foundation, please click the "Donate" button on the Donate page.
2014 Summer Reading Program Winners!
The Grand Prize winners of the Paso robles City Library Summer Reading Program received their awards on Wednesday, September 3rd.
Pictured here (L-R) are Margaret Schaefer, winner of the adult grand prize of a Google Nexus tablet, Hugo Anderson (age 3), winner of the children’s grand prize of a party at the library, and Fred Novell (age 10), winner of the Kindle Fire for the teen reading program.
Readers who completed all of the reading challenges over the summer on their reading log or bingo card were eligible to be entered into the grand prize raffle drawing for their age group. Close to 1,500 readers ages two and older participated in this summer’s reading program at the Paso Robles Library. Thanks to everyone who supported the Library this summer by getting involved!