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:

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.

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP, SAT JUNE 1, 2:00-4:00 

Learn watercolor painting techniques in this hands on workshop. All brushes and supplies will be provided. Guided instruction will lead from blank paper to completed painting! Ages 15 and up. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7164. 

BEEKEEPING, SAT JUNE 8, 2:00-3:00 

Beekeeper, Erin Holder, will discuss the basics of keeping bees: hive design and equipment, procuring bees, bee hierarchy, honey harvest, and pest management. 

MUSICIAN CRAIG NEWTON, TUE JUNE 11, 2:00-3:00 

Foot stomping, toe tapping, hand clapping, sing-along fun. Craig brings TEN different instruments to your library. Guitar from Spain, Flute from France, a Drum from Africa, Saxophone from Belgium, and more! Entertaining and Educational for all ages!

COMMUNITY SING-A-LONG, WED JUNE 12, 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 PAPER CRAFT, SAT JUNE 15, 2:00-3:00 

Use special punches and cutting tools to create a work of art out of paper. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163.

MUSICIAN DINO O’DELL, TUE JUNE 18, 2:00-3:00 

Dino O’Dell is a folk-rock and reggae musician with over a decade of experience as a family entertainer. His live shows reflect his time as both an educator and a performer; his concerts are masterfully fun.

VIRTUAL REALITY, THUR JUNE 20, 2:00-4:30 

Join us as we play with virtual reality using the Oculus Go in 15 minute increments. Registration required by calling 805-473-7164. Teen and Adults. 

VIRTUAL REALITY, FRI JUNE 21, 2:00-4:30 

Join us as we play with virtual reality using the Oculus Go in 15 minute increments. Registration required by calling 805-473-7164. Teen and Adults.

TEEN WOOD BLOCK PRINITING, SAT JUNE 29, 2:00-3:00 

Learn to create custom designs using woodblock printing. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163. 

ART SHOW OF CLARYCE KNUPPER 

The Arroyo Grande Library will be hosting the artwork of Claryce Knupper, a silk and watercolor artist, in the internet lounge of the library during the month of May. 

ADULT READING PROGRAMS:

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, FRI June 21, 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 Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See 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 June 25, 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 Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See 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