ADULT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Adult Coloring Club
Why color? According to ABC News, coloring provides quiet and focus, reducing stress by stimulating the part of the brain that causes relaxation. The process of coloring has the same therapeutic qualities as meditation. Coloring in a group allows you to add socializing to the mix while you create.
- February 9
- March 9
- April 13
- May 11
6:00 - 8:00PM in the Library Conference Room
During the Library’s Coloring Club, staff provide coloring tips and challenges to add to the fun. Already a part of the coloring phenomenon? Feel free to bring your own materials and join in the fun at the library. No signups are necessary for the coloring club, and all materials are provided.
Book Group Meeting
February Book of the Month:
The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
Lilliet Berne is a sensation of the Paris Opera, a legendary soprano with every accolade except an original role. When one is finally offered to her, she realizes with alarm that the libretto is based on a hidden piece of her past. As she mines her memories for clues to who betrayed her, she recalls her life as an orphan who left the American frontier for Europe and transformed herself from hippodrome rider to courtesan, from empress’s maid to debut singer, all the while weaving a complicated web of romance, obligation, and political intrigue.
The Library’s Adult Book Group has been meeting for over 19 years and new members are always welcome. For more information, contact Karen Christiansen, 805-237-3870, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book Group Reading Kits
Attention All Book Group Members!
Reading Group Kits include ten copies of a proven title and laminated discussion questions - all in a handy book bag for easy transportation. These kits have been in such demand that this year the Library has more than doubled its collection size! Designed to aid local book groups, Reading Group Kits ensure that each member has a copy of the title to read and that the discussion is thought provoking. Kits check out for six weeks to give groups plenty of time to read and discuss the title before they must be returned.
If you are a member of a book group, visit the Paso Robles City Library soon to choose your groupís next title! For more information about Reading Group Kits, contact Karen Christiansen, Adult Services Librarian, at 237-3870.
The Paso Robles City Library offers users a broad range of materials:
Fiction (including special sections for Mysteries, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Westerns, and Young Adult)
Non-fiction (including special California collections and Career and Educational Test books)
Books on Tape (audio cassettes) or CD
Large Print (including both fiction and non-fiction)
Paperbacks (including both fiction and non-fiction and Young Adult)
Reference (including special sections for encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, maps, auto repair manuals, and government documents)Video Cassettes (fiction and non-fiction)
Microfilm (local newspapers and other special items)
Microfiche (back issues of periodicals and a wide selection of phone books from other areas)
Investment Aids (including Value Line and the Weiss Ratings)
Periodicals (current year plus two past years)
Braille Institute Library Talking Books
Music Audio Cassettes
Rental Books are bestsellers that are in high demand, often having a waiting list of 100 or more; if you donít want to wait, pay the $2.00 rental fee for a one-week rental.
Spanish Language (including reference, fiction, non-fiction, paperbacks, AV materials, magazines)
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