Adult/Teen Programs

FOTAGL MEETINGS:

The FOTAGL Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 9AM in the library.  All FOTAGL members are invited to attend.  Our annual meeting (with election of Board members) is April 9th.  You can find a ballot in the February newsletter on the back page.  A ballot box is located in the AG Library.

VETERAN’S CENTER:

New Vet Center

Reminder that the library now offers services to Veterans on Mondays & Tuesdays.  Call Yvette Mason at 781-5766 for an appointment.  Come see the new “Veterans’ Office” now open in the library.

NEXT BOOK SALE, SAT FEBRUARY 9, 10:00-3:00   

The sale is co-sponsored by the AG Library and FOTAGL.  Join us on Saturday, February 9th from 10AM to 3PM  (members may enter starting at 9:30 am. Please bring a copy of your last newsletter).  Start your Holiday shopping here!  As usual you can find many treasures at truly bargain prices. The $2 bag sale starts an hour earlier @ 1PM.  All proceeds benefit the AG Library.

PARENTING FORUM ON ATTACHMENT AND BONDING, SAT JANUARY 26, 11:00-12:00 

South County Youth Coalition partnered with Parent Connection are pleased to provide San Luis Obispo County residents with Curious Parent Forums and Support Groups in the 2018-2019 school year! Ron Huxley, LMFT will be the speaker. For registration, please call Rubi Cuevas at (805) 474-3000 ext. 1229, send an email to: rubi.cuevas@lmusd.org, or register at slolibrary.org. Childcare will be provided. Refreshments will be served.

TIN ART WORKSHOP, SAT FEBRUARY 2, 2:00-3:00 

Learn how to make your own Mexican tin art during this fun workshop. Ages 13 & up. Registration required. Register online at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163.

DOG NOSE WORK DEMO, SAT FEBRUARY 16, 11:00-12:00 

Join us for an amazing test of a dog’s ability to search for items using only their sense of smell. All ages.

DANA ADOBE HISTORY AND HERITAGE, SAT FEBRUARY 16, 2:00-3:00 

Come and learn about the heritage and history of the Dana Adobe or “Casa de Dana” that in 1837 was granted to William Dana and was part of the 37,888-acre Rancho Nipomo. 

MARILYN BENSON ART SHOW 

The library will host the California scenes of local artist Marilyn Benson. Marilyn, British born and educated, is a self taught artist that has been painting for 11 years. She is currently the President of the six member Brush & Palette Art Group and is the 4 time recipient of the “Best of the Best” award at the annual Grapes and Grains event in Santa Maria, California. 

ADULT READING PROGRAMS:

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, FRI JANUARY 18, 10:00-11:00 

Join the “Arroyo Grande Bookends,” an adult book discussion group moderated by a library staff member and open to the public. This month’s book, A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline, will be discussed. For information please email Barbara at bleaders@slolibrary.org or call 473-7161. The “Arroyo Grande Bookends” reading list for 2019 is located on the SLO Library Home Page at www.slolibrary.org, click on Events then click on Book Groups. 

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, TUE JANUARY 22, 4:30-5:30 

Join the “Arroyo Grande Bookends,” an adult book discussion group moderated by a library staff member and open to the public. This month the book A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline will be discussed. For information please email Barbara at bleaders@slolibrary.org or call 473-7161. The “Arroyo Grande Bookends” reading list for 2019 is located on the SLO Library Home Page at www.slolibrary.org, click on Events then click on Book Groups. 

Arroyo Grande Bookends Calendar of Meetings 2019:

Join the Library Book Club today!

January:               A Piece of the World by Christina Kline                                 

February:             Black Dove by Ana Castillo

March:                  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

April                      In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

May                       Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

June                      The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

July                        The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

August                  A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

September           The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

October                The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

November           Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

December           A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza