Library Services

Welcome to the Paso Robles City Library

The Library will be closing at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24 and reopening on Thursday, December 26, at 10:00 am.

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Make It @ Your Library! Snowflake DreamcatcherPhoto of macrame snowflake dreamcatcher

Saturday, January 4, 10:30-12:30 pm

Create a snowflake dreamcatcher using just a few simple materials and techniques. All materials and instruction for the project are provided free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required. For age 16+. 

Family Craft Day: Reindeer Photo HoldersPhoto of reindeer-themed paper and pipe cleaner photo holder

Monday, December 16, 4:00-5:00 pm

Miss Melissa will be teaching families how to make Reindeer Photo Holders! Perfect gifts for giving this time of year, but also great to make for yourself! For ages 5-12 with their families.

Learn To: Knit

Thursday, January 2, 2:00-3:30 pm
Photo of ball of pink yarn and knitting needles

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit? Now is your chance! Come learn the basic stitch you need to knit a hat, scarf, blanket, even sweater! Participants will leave with a coaster they knit themselves. Space is limited. Registration required. For ages 9-13.


Colored pencils

Drop In and Color

Thursday, December 12, 6:00-8:00 pm

The Paso Robles City Library invites you to enjoy a relaxing and reenergizing evening of coloring. All materials are provided free of charge by the Paso Robles Friends of the Library. Avid colorists are welcome to bring their own projects if they prefer. For this final month of coloring at the library, we will be providing several books from which to choose. For more information, call Karen Christiansen at 237-3870.  

Portrait drawing of Patrick McCoy

eBook Clinic with Patrick McCoy

Tuesdays, December 10 & 17, between 4:00-5:20 pm and Saturday, December 21, between 1:00-3:20 pm

Learn how to navigate the Library’s eLibrary collection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, and more! Your device (phone, tablet, or laptop) and active library card account are all you need to get started. Tech expert Patrick McCoy will provide one-on-one instruction, giving you the confidence to use your device like a pro. Space is limited. Registration is required. For age 16+.

Photo of two stuffed animals under a blanket3rd Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Monday, December 30, 4:00 pm drop off; Tuesday, December 31, 10:00 am pick up

Stuffed animals will get to spend the night in the library and get up to all sorts of shenanigans! Come in on Monday afternoon to drop off your friend and hear a story. Come back Tuesday morning to pick up your friend, have a light snack and learn about all the fun the animals had at their sleepover!  Registration required.

Book Tasting--Check Out the Latest Titles

Thursday, December 19, 6:00-8:00 pmPhoto of woman’s lips next to pile of books

Find your perfect recipe for reading at the Paso Robles City Library’s annual Book Tasting. At this event, you will have the opportunity to sample several different genres of books to develop your reading palette. This will be a good opportunity to find titles to give as gifts or add to your to-be-read list. Light refreshments will be served. Registration required.

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