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.  Ballot box is near check out stations at the library.

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

PEEPS DIORAMA CONTEST, MARCH 1-28

Youth entry-Peeps contest 2019

Design and build a Peeps diorama of your favorite book, poem, or nursery rhyme and enter them in our annual contest. Open to adults, teens, and children. 

*****ALL GROUP CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH!*****

BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS, TUE MARCH 3rd 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.

CHARLES PADDOCK ZOO ANIMALS, SAT MARCH 7, 2:00-3:00 

Join us as we welcome live animals from the Atascadero Zoo and learn all about them. All ages. 

BEES OF THE CENTRAL COAST, SAT MARCH 14, 2:00-3:00 

Join us as John Chesnut, a local bee keeper, shares with us the story of the Central Coast Bees, what they do and how we can help them.   All ages.

COMMUNITY SING-A-LONG, WED MARCH 18th, 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 MARCH 19th, 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.

TEEN WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP, SAT MARCH 21, 2:00-3:00 

Learn how to paint with watercolors with artist Amy Wicks. Ages 10-17. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163. 

LUCIA MAR ART SHOW 

The Arroyo Grande Library will be hosting the artwork of students from the Lucia Mar school district with the theme of art in motion. Come see their art in the Internet Lounge section of the Library during the month of March.

ADULT READING PROGRAMS:

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, FRI MARCH 20th, 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 Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan 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 MARCH 24th, 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 Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan 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