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Calling All Authors!

Write the Book You Want to Read

Are you a published author living in San Luis Obispo County? Would you like an opportunity to promote your work in a reader-friendly environment? 

The Paso Robles City Library is planning an event to showcase our local writing talent on Friday, November 30th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Authors will have an opportunity to sell and sign copies of their works, and selected authors will have an opportunity to either read from or speak about their books. If you are an author living in San Luis Obispo County, please fill out an application form to get your name on the list for this event!

For more information, contact Karen Christiansen, Adult Services Librarian, at 805-237-3870.

eBook Clinic with Patrick McCoy!

Portrait drawing of Patrick

Hoopla Audiobooks AppOverdrive Audiobook Apprbdigital magazine app


By Appointment on Fridays, 2:00-3:00 p.m. and every third Saturday, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Group Study Room

1000 Spring St. 


Learn how to navigate the Paso Robles City Library’s eLibrary collection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, and more! Your device (phone, tablet, or laptop) and active library card account are all you need to get started. Library staff member and tech expert Patrick McCoy will provide one-on-one instruction, giving you the confidence to use your device like a pro. This class is limited to age 16 and older. Signups for this event are required. Space is limited. Register for your session online using our library event calendar: For more information, contact Karen Christiansen, 805-237-3870.

Table Top Game Day

Sorry Board GameArkham Horror Board Game

Saturday, October 20                                                                   

1:00-4:00 p.m., Library Conference Room                                   

1000 Spring St.  

The Paso Robles City Library is offering a new monthly event -- Table Top Game Day! Designed for ages 16+, this event allows you to try out trending board games or enjoy a beloved classic while meeting new friends. There will be monthly featured games, but you are welcome to bring your own games as well.

Thanks to a generous donation from Target and the Paso Robles Friends of the Library, featured games are Arkham Horror, the Card Game and Sorry. 

Other new and classic games are available if the featured games do not appeal to you. Light refreshments will be provided.

We hope you will be able to join in the fun! For more information, please contact Karen Christiansen, 805-237-3870. Registration for this event is recommended.

Maker Mondays!

Children can experiment and explore the world around them through art, crafts, and experiments.

Age & Participant Limit

Maker Monday is open to children ages 7 to 12 and is limited to the first 30 participants.


Free admission tickets are available at the Children's Desk 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Maker Mondays

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