Library Closure Notice (Español)

Dear Patrons,

We are writing with the latest update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on library services. Following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department to maintain aggressive social distancing, the County of SLO Public Libraries will close all libraries today, March 18 until further notice. During this closure, we will continually assess the developing situation to determine the length of the closure. 

  • During this closure all library programs, in-house services, and meetings are cancelled.
  • During this time, due dates for borrowed materials will be automatically extended, no late fees will be assessed, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen. While you can return items to our book drops, please don’t worry about returning materials until we reopen.
  • Our digital library will remain open and available 24/7 at There you can enjoy  eBooksaudiobooksstreaming TV, movie and music serviceslearning classes and digital access to newspapers and magazines.

We will continue to post updates on our social media accounts and will remain in contact via our email newsletter. Your health and safety are of utmost importance, and we will evaluate and adjust as new information becomes available.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your continued understanding and support. For the most current information about the local response to COVID-19 please visit


Library Storytimes

Arroyo Grande Library Monday 4:30pm Toddler Time

Arroyo Grande Library

 Tuesday  10:30am  Libros y Cantos
Arroyo Grande Library Wednesday 10:30am Preschool Storytime
Arroyo Grande Library  Thursday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
Arroyo Grande Library 4th Thursday 10:30am Musical Storytime
Arroyo Grande Library 2nd and 4th Thursday 4:30pm Paws to Read
Atascadero Library Tuesday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime 

Atascadero Library Wednesday 10:30am Preschool Storytime
Atascadero Library Friday 10:30am Toddler Time
Cambria Library Wednesday 11:00am Toddler Storytime
Cayucos Library  Friday  10:30am  Family Storytime
Los Osos Library Wednesday  3:00pm Paws to Read
Los Osos Library  Thursday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
Los Osos Library  Friday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
Los Osos Library 2nd Friday   3:00pm Paws to Read / Make N Take Craft
Morro Bay Library Tuesday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
Morro Bay Library 2nd Wednesday  3:00pm Make N Take Craft
Nipomo Library El último martes del cada mes 4:30pm Libros y Cantos
Nipomo Library  Wednesday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
Oceano Library  Friday 11:15am Preschool Storytime
Santa Margarita 1st Friday 10:30am Family Storytime
Shandon Library Tuesday 3:30 pm Family Storytime
SLO Library  Tuesday  10:30am  Preschool Storytime
SLO Library 1st Tuesday / 3rd Wednesday 4:00pm Paws to Read
SLO Library  Thursday  10:30am Libros y Cantos
SLO Library Friday  10:30am Family Storytime


  • Family Storytime- Stories and songs for all kids of all ages with early literacy skills incorporated
  • Libros y Cantos- Treinta minutos de cuentos y canciones bilingues en ingles y español
  • Make and Take Craft- Crafts that kids can drop in, make, and take home
  • Musical Storytime- This storytime is all music and singing
  • Paws to Read – Develop a love of reading by practicing with a trained therapy dog.
  • Preschool Storytime- A little longer stories, more interactive songs, and concept development; geared toward children 3 and older
  • Toddler Time – Short stories, engaging songs, and lots of movement; geared toward children under 3

 Youth Services Librarian

 Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer





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