Skip To ContentAbout the CityCity ServicesCity GovernmentVisit PasoBusiness DevelopmentVolunteer
City of Paso Robles
DepartmentsCity CouncilAdvisory BodiesPlanning Commission

City Library
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 237-3870
(805) 238-3665 FAX
10am to 8pm
10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday

See also:
Study Center

Library Services


Library Artist Display

Don't forget to check out the Library's Featured Artist each month!

City Library to Offer Free Tax Assistance

As in prior years, the Paso Robles City Library and the Senior Center will partner with AARP Tax Aide to provide free basic income tax return preparation. Call the Library, 805-237-3870, beginning January 17, to sign up for Saturday tax preparation appointments at the Library beginning February 4. Call the Senior Center, 805-237-3880, beginning January 17, to sign up for Tuesday and Wednesday appointments at the Veterans’ Building (next to the Senior Center) beginning Wednesday February 1, and Tuesday, February 7. You do not need to be a senior to use the service provided at the Library or the Senior Center.

According to Adult Services Librarian Karen Christiansen, "The Library is pleased to offer our community members access to both printable forms and the AARP Tax Assistance Program." IRS-certified volunteers provide to taxpayers, assisting with various tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Education Credits, as well as the Affordable Care Act.

New to Medicare Presentation

January 20th, 2017

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) will sponsor a free seminar for people interested in better understanding Medicare. The New to Medicare presentation will be held Friday, January 20th, 2017 beginning at 10:00 A.M. at the Paso Robles Public Library (1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles).

Download the Press Release and Flyer

For more information about the 'New to Medicare' presentation and to reserve a seat at this seminar, contact the local HICAP office at 1-800-434-0222, (805) 928-5663,, or register online at

Sierra Backpacking Adventure

Have you ever wanted to strap your belongings on your back and hike the Sierras?

Then you won’t want to miss this presentation by local backpacker David Athey!

Thursday, January 26
7:00-8:00PM in the Library Conference Room.

David has led several week-long group backpacking adventures in the back country of the Sierras and is accomplished in Sierra trip planning. He has also hiked the Central Coast, including trips in the Los Padres National Forest. Along with gorgeous pictorial descriptions of his own adventures, he will offer tips for preparing your own trip, types of equipment to bring, and how to make the most of your hiking time. According to Adult Services Librarian Karen Christiansen, “I have admired David Athey’s knowledge of planning and leading outdoor experiences for years. Although I am not a hiker myself, I can’t wait to see his beautiful photography of the Sierra Back Country.”

Fun for the entire family! Sign up for this armchair adventure beginning January 9, by calling 805-237-3870.

Download the Library & Recreation Services Event Guide

Or see more events at Recreation Services!

You are here: Home Government Departments Library Services Library News and Events