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.

VETERAN’S 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

COMMUNITY SING-A-LONG, WED AUGUST 14, 3:30-4:30 

Join Jan Grigsby and John Roullard in a celebration of traditional and contemporary folk songs. John and Jan, both retired teachers, will share the historical and cultural significance of the songs and will introduce a variety of musical instruments. Songbooks will be available to help with the lyrics.

TEEN WORKSHOP-ALTERED BOOKS, SAT AUGUST 17, 2:00-3:00 

Make a creative and unique journal using everyday objects. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163. Ages 10-17. 

ART SHOW OF LISA BAKER 

The Arroyo Grande Library will be hosting the artwork of Lisa Baker, a watercolor artist, in the internet lounge of the library during the month of August. 

ADULT READING PROGRAMS:

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, FRI AUGUST 16, 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 the book, A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole 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 AUGUST 20, 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 Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole 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:

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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