Children’s Programs



IN N OUT COVER TO COVER READING:  MARCH 7th thru APRIL 18th

For every five books read, children will receive a Cover to Cover Club Achievement Award good for a free Hamburger or Cheeseburger. Each child may earn up to three award certificates during the program. Children between the ages of 4 and 12 are eligible to participate. Children who are unable to read books themselves may participate if a parent reads with the child.

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

BILINGUAL STORYTIME, weekly on TUESDAYS 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 and 3/31, 10:30-11:00 

Join us for our bilingual Storytime for music, songs and lots of fun. Acompañanos a nuestra hora de cuento y canto. 

CHILDREN’S STORYTIMES:

Encourage a love of books and reading in your little ones! Storytimes are scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30 am and will include the following themes:

  • March 4…Wild Animals
  • March 5…Zoo
  • March 11…Shamrocks
  • March 12…Green + craft
  • March 18…Gardens
  • March 19…Clothes
  • March 25…Spring
  • March 26…Musical

Join us for a storytime specifically targeted to your toddler. We will share stories and fun activities every Monday at 4:30 pm each month.  The story times are March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

KIDS YOGA WED MARCH 4th, 4:00-5:00 

Join us for a beginning yoga and mindfulness class on the first Wednesday of each month. Please wear comfortable clothes and we will provide the mats. Ages 5—8. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163.

CURIOUS PARENT FORUM: PLAY AND MOVEMENT, SAT MARCH 7, 11:00-12:00 

Join us for a parenting forum exploring how to foster and encourage active play with your little one. Brittney Jones, owner of Cali Kids Fitness, will provide a live active play experience for your kids demonstrating easy to use interactive techniques for parents that will promote movement and gross motor development for your child. There will be plenty of time for discussion as well as questions. Target Age Range: Kids 2-5 years. Registration required at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163.

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. 

PAWS TO READ THUR MARCH 12th and 26th, 3:30-4:00 

Children are invited to read with Nella the therapy dog and practice their reading in a safe and comforting place. 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.  Songbooks will be available to help with the lyrics. All ages.

LEGO CLUB, SATURDAY, MARCH 28th, 2:00-3:00

Join our Lego Club and show off your creative side. We supply the Legos and the theme for you to stretch your imagination and build. Registration required. Ages 6-10. Register online at slolibrary.org or by calling 805-473-7163.

 

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JOIN US

Membership in FOTAGL is another way you can provide support to our Library. Membership renews yearly each January. All new and renewing members between December and the end of March are entered in our raffle drawing.  To sign up for or renew your membership, you may Print and fill out the membership application found here.

To contact the Friends, email: info@fotagl.org

VOLUNTEER

The Friends of the AG Library is an all-volunteer organization with many opportunities to lend a hand, from the Book Sale Team, to persons with unique skills to offer (such as graphic design, merchandising, fund raising), we can use your help! Right now we are in great need of computer savvy volunteers to help scan, post and update pricing for books we sell on Amazon.  We also need sorters for all the wonderful donations we receive and  a few strong backs to help us move flats of books to our storage sheds.  Use the Contact link to let us know you are interested.