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.  Don’t miss our annual meeting on April 14th.  All members are invited.  Also don’t forget to vote for this year’s slate of officers.  See ballot in February newsletter.

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

BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS, TUE FEBRUARY 4th, 10:00-11:00 

Join us for beginning knitting class where we learn the basics of this fun pastime. Please bring your size 7 or 8 knitting needles and your cotton yarn.

WRITING WORKSHOP WITH JIM GREGORY, SAT FEBRUARY 8, 2:00-3:00 

Join us as local historian, Jim Gregory, shares with us tips and techniques for writing history and memoirs.

TEEN FUSED GLASS WORKSHOP, SAT FEBRUARY 15, 2:00-3:00 

Teens are invited to create their own fused glass artwork with artist Sheri Klein. Ages 10-17. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163. 

COMMUNITY SING-A-LONG, WED FEBRUARY 19th, 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.

KNITTING CLUB, THUR FEBRUARY 20th, 4:30-5:30 

Join our monthly knitting club to exchange tips and ideas with other knitters. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month.

SEED EXCHANGE, SAT FEBRUARY 22, 2:00-4:00 

Do you grow plants and save seeds? Have you checked out seeds from the library and wish to give back to others? Come and join us for our seed exchange and connect with others, share your seeds and your stories.

CAROL ZEE ART SHOW 

The Arroyo Grande Library will be hosting the artwork of Carol Zee. Carol primarily works with shells to create beautiful collages and she also creates enchanting digital photography. Come see her art in the Internet Lounge section of the Library during the month of February. 

ADULT READING PROGRAMS:

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, FRI FEBRUARY 21st, 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, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware 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 FEBRUARY 25th, 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, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware 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 2020:

Join the Library Book Club today!

January – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

February – The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
March – Machines Like Me: People Like You by Ian McEwan
April – The Honey Bus by Meredith May (Chosen as Book of the Year 2020)
May – As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
June – The Huntress by Kate Quinn
July – The Greater Journey by David G. McCullough
August – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
September – On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
October – The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
November – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
December – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens