ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Library is pleased to let the community know of their upcoming programming for July 2024. Children’s programs will include three different storytimes. Bilingual Storytime will take place on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Storytime at Sunken Gardens will be on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. English Storytime will take place on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Storytimes welcome youngsters five and under.

The library will also host a bilingual concert with Ms. Nathalia. The creative and fun-filled bilingual music concert will take place on Saturday, July 13, at 2 p.m.

Scholastic cartoonist Kane Lynch (and P-nut the cartoon cat) will be hosting a cartooning class for tweens. The comic-making adventure will take place Thursday, July 18, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.


Teens have the oppurtunity to explore healthy friendships and relationships while doing crafts and activities, with the library’s Relationships 101 Series. The workshop will be lead by Lumina Alliance July 12, 19, and 26 at 2 p.m. Ages 13 through 17 are welcome.

Ages 10 to 17 are also invited to the Make Your Own Notebook workshop. There they will use old books, magazines, and their creativity to make a spiral-bound notebook to take home. The workshop will take place Wednesday, July 24, at 2 p.m.

For more info on the library’s children and teen programs reach out to Sally LaPorte at (805) 461-6163 or

The Transition-Mental Health Association (TMHA) Library Outreach will be back. On Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. residents can get connected with primary care, recovery, clothing, food, Medicare, shelter, mental health, showers, health insurance, and more.  No appointment is needed.

All ages are encouraged to join the library for floral clay pot painting. The interactive craft features painting primed clay pots. All supplies are provided and the workshop will take place Thursday, July 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. Interested parties are encouraged to register.

Read-A-Latte Book Group is back and will be discussing “The Power” by Naomi Alderman on Saturday, July 20, at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and tea will be provided.

College students can get together on Thursday, July 25, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. to decorate college boxes with mod-podge. Registration is required.

For more information on Adult Programs, contact Melanie Bales at (805) 461-6162 or