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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Library Weather is Coming

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Experience the Paso Robles Library Like Never Before

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 25, 2023 – With the official arrival of fall, the Paso Robles Library is excited to announce that it is overflowing with resources and services for the whole community. All it takes is a library card. 

What can a Paso Robles City Library card do for you? In addition to the physical items available, your library card unlocks access to a wide array of online resources too. Here are just SOME of the things offered by your library, and all are FREE.    


  • Parks Pass ProgramPaso Robles City Library cardholders can check out free vehicle day-use passes to over 200 participating state park units operated by the California State Park.


  • Library Catalog: Your Paso Robles City Library card (14-digit number beginning with 22138) allows access to the Paso Robles City Library’s physical items and eLibrary content. 
  • Downloads: Programs like Hoopla, Libby/Overdrive and Enki offer an extensive selection of ebooks, audiobooks, TV shows, movies, music and graphic novels available to download with your library card.
  • ZIP Books: Can’t find the book you are looking for in our catalog? Try ZIP Books.
  • Library by Mail: A free service that enables homebound city residents with Paso Robles Library cards to borrow library materials via the U.S. postal service.
  • Book Club Kits: Kits are available to check out for 6 weeks. Each kit comes with 10 books and discussion questions to share with your book club.
  • Inclusive Collection: Located in our children’s section, our inclusive collection includes Braille books as well as dyslexia and sensory-friendly books for neurodivergent readers.
  • Spanish Collection: Spanish books and DVDs are available for check-out in both the adult and children’s sections.


  • Library Book Group: The Library Book Group has been meeting for over 25 years and new members are always welcome. Both fiction and non-fiction titles are selected for discussion and are usually available in various formats through the library catalog. The group meets monthly, 6-7 pm.  
  • Monthly Craft Classes: Learn a new craft skill or improve your crafting abilities with the library's monthly craft class for adults 
  • Children’s In-Person Story Time: Story time is offered daily on a rotating schedule for age groups baby through school-aged. Check the online events schedule for days and times. Space is limited. Free tickets available at the Children's Desk.


  • enki: Wide selection of niche non-fiction, indie bestsellers, classics, graphic novels, and more.
  • hoopla Digital: Extensive selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, eBooks and comics.
  • Libby: Extensive eBook and audiobook selection of adult, teen, and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.



  • Study/meeting room: The study room is open to the public and can be reserved for 2-hour blocks up to 1 week in advance. It can hold up to 8 people, and includes the use of a white board and tv screen. 
  • Public computers, Wi-Fi and printersPublic computers and Wi-Fi are available for free. Patrons can also use the copy machine and color printer for $.20/page.
  • Library Study Center: The Library Study Center is located at 3600 Oak Street and is open for the 2 hours following school release Monday-Friday. It is open to K-12 graders though it primarily serves elementary school-aged students.

The Paso Robles Library continues to be a hub for learning, personal growth, and professional development. These partnerships are a testament to our commitment to serving the diverse needs of our community, regardless of age or background. 

Make the most of #LibraryWeather by visiting the Paso Robles City Library located at 1000 Spring Street in Paso Robles. 

Visit the library to apply for your library card or apply at

For more information on anything you see here, please visit our website at or call 805.237.3870.


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