Morro Bay Library Events Newsletter - November, 2016
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What's Happening at the Morro Bay Library This Month


News & HighlightsNovember 2016

Welcome November Hi <<First Name>>,

Last month I mentioned that there was Change Ahead in 2017 for the Morro Bay Book Discussion Group. For those of you who are regulars, or have already taken a sneak peak at the website to see the Winter Series Book List you have heard the news. For those who haven't, let me share the news with you. Time for ChangeBeginning in January 2017, the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month we will continue to read and discuss any types of fiction or non-fiction books of interest. The Mystery Readers will now meet the 2nd Wednesdays of the month instead of the 4th Wednesdays. The 4th & 5th Wednesdays of the month will be available for scheduling future programs. 

Veteran's DayThe Library is CLOSED for Veteran's Day on Friday, November 11

Did you ever have a time where you just fell in love with a book and couldn't let it go, because it was that good? Book HangoverBook hangover. Think about it for a minute.... or two. But not too long, you might lose sleeReading a Bookp over it! ;) 

Speaking of books.... meet an amazing and poDavid Sedaris - credit: Anne Fishbeinpular author by attending, "An Evening with David Sedaris" on Monday, November 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Foundation for San Luis Obispo County Public Libraries. Ticket proceeds support our libraries and can be purchased here

You are invited to the Morro Bay Friends of the Library Annual Membership Meeting on Friday, November 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Morro Bay Library Program Room. Top Dog Coffee BarFollowing the meeting, the Board is inviting you to stay for a light lunch of soup and sandwiches provided by Top Dog Coffee Bar in Morro Bay.
Wednesday, November 23 there will beThanksgiving Holiday Hours no Book Discussion Group. The Library will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. The Library will be OPEN Saturday, November 26 during regular business hours, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This month we also have our LAST local author program for the year! More information below.

Please share the newsletter (see link below) with your Friends and family who would like to know 'What is Happening at the Morro Bay Library' this month. 

Thank you and enjoy this month at the Morro Bay Library! 

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If you would like to be a part of the ever growing landscape of transforming FREE Live-Now adult programs at the Morro Bay Library, please join us! 
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Morro Bay Book Discussion Group  Wednesdays - 10 a.m. - Noon:

This month we continue our Fall Series. Click on the book covers for background descriptions and book reviews for each book.

November 2 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette By Maria Semple
November 16 - Talk Talk by T.C. Boyle
November 30  - Mystery Readers Group: The English Spy by Daniel Silva

Where'd you Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
Talk Talk by TC Boyle
The English Spy by Daniel Silva
Join us for our LAST Wednesdays Local and Visiting Authors Series this year. We have AN amazing author program for you to enjoy this month! 

Wednesday, November 9 from 10 a.m. Kendra Aronson- Noon  come join us for a very special presentation and cooking demonstration on "Self-Publishing the San Luis Obispo Farmers' Market Cookbook from Scratch" with local author and Food Photographer, Kendra Aronson.

Learn how Kendra Aronson wrote, photographed, designed, and self-published her first cookbook through the help of Skillshare classes and the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Did we say that she would also do aSLO Farmers Market Cookbook cooking demonstration of one of her recipes?! Of course! You don't want to miss this delicious event! 

Library Programs
The Morro Bay Library  has some adult, children's and family events this month.
Ongoing Programs:

E Device Training ClassesE-Device classes continue on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. and also Saturdays from 3 - 4 p.m. (reservations required @
(805) 772-6394).

Pre-School StorytimeLook for Pre-School Story Time each Tuesday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. 

Berkeley StorytimeJoin our Shaggy Friend Berkeley and his human, Kathy for Paws to Read  -  November 3, 3 - 4 p.m.

Every Third Saturday of theWriters Group Month join the North Coast Writers Club from 10 a.m. - Noon to share and discuss your writing projects. More information: Bert Silva, (805) 771-9803 or email.
Allegria Winds Quintet

Saturday, November 5 - Allegria Winds Quintet Concert - Enjoy the beautiful instrumental music of this popular quintet including flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn. 
All Ages - Begins @ 3 p.m.

Pass the Recipe
Saturday, November 12 - Ann-Terese Barket, Food Archivist - is on a mission to preserve family recipes. She developed the Food Archivist to help families save and preserve ancestral recipes that historically have been passed down through the oral tradition. Learn what you can do to save your family recipes! 
Adults - Begins @ 1 p.m. 

Art Workshop for Adults
Friday, November 18 - Art Workshop with Gena Bates - Adults - Begins @ 1 p.m. 

To get more details (and to verify dates and times) about the programs and what else might be happening at the Morro Bay Library each month go here or click on the Library Programs header above. Click on the pictures above for background on the programs. All events are funded by the Morro Bay Friends of the Library. Your generous support of the Friends is always appreciated.
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We hope you
 enjoy November at our Morro Bay Library. 

Warmest regards,
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Karen Robert
Group Facilitator & Coordinator
Morro Bay Book Discussion Group &
Library Live-Now Programs
(805) 772-9268
Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay, CA 93442 
(805) 772-6394
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Morro Bay
Book Discussion Group

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Wednesdays: 10 a.m. - Noon
(805) 772-9268

Books (for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Wednesdays program only) are available for checkout in advance at our book group session. You will need to check out the 4th Wednesdays Mystery Readers selection on your own. If you are not present when the books are handed out at our book group sessions, please be sure and check with staff to see if there are extra copies in the back room.... otherwise, you will need to order the books on your own. This way you can be prepared to discuss with us at our next session! 

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Some Wednesdays  - 10:00 a.m. - Noon
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