CA State Parks has generously donated time and historical expertise to SLO Libraries to provide library patrons a more intimate view into life at Hearst Castle.
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Celebrate the moon landing's 50th anniversary.
All County of SLO Public Libraries will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
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Wild Child Bubble Show
TUES, JULY 9 | 2:00 Arroyo Grande Library WEDS, JULY 10 | 10:30 San Luis Obispo Library
Life at the Dana Adobe
A presentation about family life more than 100 years ago in Nipomo.
SAT, JULY 13 | 11:00
Julia Morgan: Chief Architect, Hearst Castle Hearst Castle docents present on Julia Morgan, California's first licensed female architect.
SAT, JULY 20 | 9:30 Los Osos Library
Mad Science: Fire and Ice
WEDS, JULY 24 | 10:30
San Luis Obispo Library WEDS, JULY 24 | 2:30 Morro Bay Library THURS, JULY 25 | 11:00 Atascadero Library THURS, JULY 25 | 2:00 Los Osos Library
Don't Forget: Summer Reading Program prizes
Kids: Turn in those reading records by July 27 to earn great prizes. Adults have until July 31 to enter the grand prize drawing: Win a biplane ride, a zip line tour, or a staycation package. Enter at any County of SLO library.
Marijuana. Sanctuary cities. Climate change. Get both sides of the issues to form your opinion thoughtfully.
Let's Celebrate: we're officially 100 SLO County Library operations began July 1, 1919, at the Women's Club on the corner of Toro and Morro streets in San Luis Obispo. Join us for cake and best wishes at our centennial celebrations on July 6 at branches throughout the county. Click through to our online calendar for locations and times.
San Luis Obispo Library: Sunday hours
Our downtown branch is open Sundays, noon–4:00 pm.