The Arroyo Grande Library will be closed Monday October 10th in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday.

The Arroyo Grande Library will be closed on Friday November 11th 2016 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday

The Arroyo Grande Library will be closed on Thursday November 24th and Friday November 25th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday


Held the 2nd Saturday of every other month, 10:00 – 3:30, at the Arroyo Grande Library

  • Members enjoy early admission and shopping at 9:30 a.m.
  • $2.00 a Bag Sale begins at 2:00 p.m. (as many books as you can fit into a grocery bag!).
  • Proceeds help support the Library!

We gratefully accept donations of gently used books, CD’s and DVD’s. Please bring them to the library.


Love reading books but feel like you have no one to talk to about them? Join the Arroyo Grande Bookends at one of the monthly meetings at the library or contact the reference desk. Meetings are once a month and we discuss a wide selection of books.

October Book:

This month the book, The Martian by Andy Weir will be discussed on two repeated sessions, Friday, October 21st, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. and Tuesday, October 25th , from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. For information please email Michele at mholland@slolibrary.org or call 473-7161.

Yearly Calendar:

Bookends Calendar

Are YOU a Friend of the Arroyo Grande Library?

For as little as $10 a year, a Friends’ membership assures on-going support and funding for the Arroyo Grande Library through dynamic programming for all ages, books, materials and furnishings. Join TODAY!  Print and fill out the membership application found here.

Upcoming EVENTS

For October:

  • Music of the Central Coast – Join us Saturday, October 1st at 2 p.m. as local musician Steve Key will perform a music medley of songs form the Central Coast.
  • Adult Craft: Origami Workshop – Join us on Saturday, October 8th at 2:00 p.m. as Origami artist Junko Semitsu will teach participants how to fold unique origami creations. Ages 18 and up.
  • Teen Craft: Felting – Join us on Saturday, October 15th at 2:00 p.m. as teens create felted animals out of wool. Ages 10-17.



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Encourage a love of books and reading in your little ones, every Wed. & Thurs. @ 10:30 a.m.


The Friends of the AG Library is an all-volunteer organization with many opportunities to lend a hand, from the Book Sale Team, to persons with unique skills to offer (such as graphic design, merchandising, fund raising), we can use your help!