Library Services

System Upgrade this Weekend!

All online library services, including telephone renewals, will be down for maintenance starting Saturday, October 19, at 6:15pm. Online services should be restored by Monday, October 21, at 10:00am.

Local Author ShowcaseGraphic of book with Calling all Authors text

Saturday, November 16, 1:00-5:00 pm

Attend a special literary event featuring over a dozen local authors who live and write in San Luis Obispo County. A wide range of reading interests will be represented and attendees will be able to purchase signed copies.

Get Smart about CreditGraphic of words Get Smart about Credit

Thursday, October 24, 6:00-7:00 pm 

The Library has partnered with Wells Fargo to teach credit basics including establishing and improving credit scores, managing debt, preparing to borrow, and exploring credit choices. Space is limited. Registration required. For ages 16+.  

Family Craft Day--Monster Cooties

Monday, October 21, 4:00-5:00 pm

Cootie Catcher (graphic)

Learn how to make Monster Cooties just in time for Halloween! Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, you are going to love these adorable and easy to make little finger-puppet monsters. For ages 5-12 with their families.


Photo of colorful Dia de los Muertos tin can shrines

Make It @ Your Library! Día de los Muertos Shrines

Saturday, November 2, 10:30-12:30 pm 

Create miniature Day of the Dead shrines to celebrate Día de los Muertos. Participants are welcome to bring  meaningful items (no bigger than 1” high) to include on their shrine. Space is limited. Registration is required. For age 16+. (Family groups are welcome, however due to the nature of the tools and materials used, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.) 

Graphic of children’s exercise class Ya Ya Yoga logo

Ya Ya Yoga Story & Fitness

Tuesday, October 29, 10:30-11:00 am

Join Yoga Instructor Vanessa Orr for a fun 20-minute story yoga session with a Halloween theme suitable for a young crowd. The class will include a story and yoga, while incorporating breathing and calming techniques. For ages 7 and under.

Photo of knitting and crochet expert Tamara Nichols with crochet hook and yarnLearn to Knit & Crochet

Saturday, October 26, 10:30-12:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with fiber arts expert Tamara Nichols of Cambria’s Ball & Skein & More shop. Supplies and basic instruction provided. Registration recommended. For ages 13+.

Maker Monday: Owl Pellets

Monday, October 28, 4:00-5:00 pm 

Be an owl ornithologists! Put your goggles on and dissect owl Photo of owl pelletspellets with us to learn about owl ecosystems. This will be a mostly messy and slightly gross class, so be prepared to get dirty!               For ages 7-12.

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