News Flash

Paso Robles Library News

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Library Now Offering Memory Activity Kits

Contents of Memory Kit

New ways to engage those experiencing memory loss

PASO ROBLES, CA – September 10, 2020  The Paso Robles City Library is pleased to offer several new Memory Activity Kits. These kits are designed to provide mental stimulation to community members experiencing memory loss due to dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, or brain injuries. Some kits include books designed to spark discussion and activities such as matching games, jigsaw puzzles, and card games to enhance brain stimulation. Other kits are centered around specific decades (such as the 1950s) and include books, music, and films from the era, helping those with memory loss to recall enjoyable times in their past.  

Libraries, as public spaces for all, provide communities with unique opportunities to access knowledge free of cost and judgment. Funded by a grant from the California State Library’s Mental Health initiative, these Memory Activity Kits will provide caregivers with new ways to engage with their loved ones in meaningful ways. The Mental Health Initiative works with libraries across the state to provide access to mental health resources. 

Memory Kits can be checked out from the Paso Robles City Library. Don’t have a library card? September is National Library Card Sign-up Month! Apply for one today. To place a hold on a specific kit for pickup or curbside delivery, search the catalog for “Memory Activity Kit.” 

At this time, the Library is open for Grab-and-Go Service Monday-Saturday 9-10 for vulnerable populations; for the general public it is open Monday-Friday 10-7 and Saturday 10-4. Curbside delivery is also available. Visit and the Library Facebook and Instagram sites for updates to hours and services.  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Paso Robles Library News

Young boy wearing apron cracking egg

Abe: Library Film Discussion

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Minimalism: Library Film Discussion

Posted on: September 3, 2020
Cookbook cover showing food

Every Day Is Saturday by Sarah Copeland

Posted on: August 12, 2020

Pre-Closure Library Items Now Due

Posted on: June 12, 2020

Tell Us Your Story

Posted on: June 9, 2020

NEW! Library Cook Book Club

Posted on: June 9, 2020

Library Crafts for Adults Resume!

Posted on: June 9, 2020

Library Extends Due Date to June 1

Posted on: May 13, 2020

Downloadable Good Reads for Teens

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Library Extends Due Date

Posted on: April 22, 2020

More Gardening Ideas from enki

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Update to hoopla Digital

Posted on: April 14, 2020

Free Junior Library Guild Digital

Posted on: April 13, 2020

Pet Care Ideas from hoopla Digital

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Jewelry-Making with hoopla Digital

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Arts & Crafts Help from hoopla

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Downloadable Historical Fiction

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Home Improvement Help from hoopla

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Gardening Help from hoopla Digital

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Free Home Access to

Posted on: April 3, 2020


Posted on: April 1, 2020

National Emergency Library

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Take a Virtual Field Trip!

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Library Extends Due Dates

Posted on: March 20, 2020