Stop by the San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Los Osos, Morro Bay, Nipomo, and Cambria libraries for Grab & Go Service. We're open Tuesday–Saturday from 10am to 5pm, with a special 9am hour for seniors and other at-risk patrons. Building capacity is limited, and face coverings are required per County and State guidelines.
EBooks: Get the cloudLibrary app The cloudLibrary app now offers an updated look with a new read-along feature for kids' books and OpenDyslexic font. Read or listen to thousands of popular and classic titles with the easy-to-use app.
For Kids & Teens
Science Online: Mummy at Mystery Mansion Unravel some spooky and exciting science concepts about blackouts, mummification, and more!
FRI, OCT 2, 10:30
Live via Zoom
Hispanic Heritage Month: Spotlight on Mexico
Celebramos la herencia hispana con música, recetas, chistes y bailes de México y Estados Unidos. Haga clic aquí para comenzar la diversión.
Celebrate with recipes, dancing, jokes, and music. Fun for all ages!
SUN, SEPT 6, 10:30
Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Susana: Cuentos y canciones bilingues
There's a new storytime in the lineup, and everyone's invited! Our online storytimes are always available.
Discover tutorials for art, design, sewing, knitting, food, and more. SLO County Libraries cardholders have unlimited access to thousands of online classes from top design experts. Watch anytime, anywhere. No pressure, just possibilities!
Book Connection: Convenient concierge service
Fill out an interest form, and we'll put together a grab-and-go bag of up to six titles tailored to your reading preferences.
Citizen Scientists: Be a debris tracker Participate in the Marine Debris Tracker project, and help 25+ nationwide organizations collect data about litter on land and in the water.
THURS, SEPT 3, 3:00
Live via Zoom
Online Arts: Halloween craft-along
Paint the Headless Horseman with artist Heather Gleason. Play spooky trivia. All supplies provided to registrants.
SAT, OCT 3, 6:00
Live via Zoom
New Book Club Kits: Antiracism bestsellers
Reserve a bag of 10 copies for your online bookgroup. Just added: How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi, and White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo.
Fresh Titles from Latinx Authors
Recommended reading for Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 and beyond.
Writers Conference 2020 Scholarships
County of SLO Public Libraries will award seven scholarships for the Cuesta College Central Coast Writers Conference. Scholarships include Zoom access to all workshops, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities taking place Sept 24–26.
It's not too late to complete your 2020 Census. Census results determine how the federal government allocates more than $800 billion each year for services that communities rely on. Census data also determine representation in Congress and the Electoral College, as well as in state and local governments.
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