Morro Bay Library Events Newsletter - December, 2016
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What's Happening at the Morro Bay Library This Month
News & HighlightsDecember 2016

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Happy HolidaysThank you for all that you have done to support your Morro Bay Library this year. Whether it has been through a generous financial donation, or attendance at programs, or checking out a book, or just offering a hello to staff.... you make a difference everyday when you support libraries. The Morro Bay Library could not do what it does without the generous support of a caring community. May this be a particularly wonderful holiday for you and everyone special in your life. 

Smile Amazon  As you know, this is a library book discussion group. Each time you check out books, you support your Morro Bay Library.  As your Group Facilitator, I typically will buy mine. This is because of the preparation work I do ahead of our discussion group. Thus, I thought I would mention, that the books we read and discuss in our book discussion group I purchase through Amazon Smile. I know my donation counts by supporting the wonderful charitable volunteer organization, Morro Bay in Bloom. If you haven't noticed, they are dedicated to the beautification of Morro Bay, two hours at a time.... of which some of it has been spent at our Morro Bay Library! Thank you volunteers for all that you do!  

Earth KindnessAnd since this is the time of giving.... Kindness does make the world a better place. And that's because it's simply contagious. Think about it: You witness a random act of kindness, and you can't help but pay it forward yourself. Whether you want to perk up a loved one, coworker, acquaintance, or yourself, check out these 99 ways you can practice kindness that cost little to no time or money. Whatever you do it will make a lasting impact. Just click this linkHoliday Hours

The Morro Bay Library will be be open regular business hours on Saturday, December 24 and Saturday, December 31

Berta ParrishOne of our favorite local authors Berta Parrish will be offering her Conscious Aging Workshop Series at Coalesce Bookstore for six Tuesday afternoons from 2-4 p.m. from January 17-February 7 and February 21-28, 2017. Cost includes a 110-page Workshop Study Guide. To find out more information, and register by January 16, 2017 contact Berta here. Limited space available so register early! 

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! 

Reading by the Fire
Morro Bay Book Discussion Group  Wednesdays - 10 a.m. - Noon:

This month we end our Fall Series with a special No Assigned Book & End of Year Potluck Event on December 7. This is an opportunity for us to discuss non-reading list books with each other. What Potluck Mealbooks have you read this year that were not on our book list that you would like to share with the group? Also, join us for an end-of-the-year alphabet potluck. If your last name begins with the following letter please bring that dish which feeds 8-10 people: 
A-F: appetizers
G-L: salads
M-R: desserts or fruits
S-Z: meat or vegan 

Whether you have read with us before or would like to join us for the first time, please celebrate this special day with us! 
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. (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  -  Thursdays - December 1 & 29, 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.
Finding Dory Movie

Saturday, December 3- Movie in the Library - Finding Dory
All Ages - Begins @ 1 p.m.

Morro Bay High School Choir
Friday, December 9 - Morro Bay High School Choir Concert - Get in the holiday spirit and listen to our talented high schoolers as they entertain us and fill the library with their lovely voices. 
All Ages - Begins @ 3:30 p.m.

Winter Crafts for Kids
Saturday, December 10 - Winter Craft Time with Beth Ann - Ages 5 & Up - 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 something related about the programs. All events are funded by the Morro Bay Friends of the Library. Your generous support of the Friends is always appreciated.
I couldn't do all that I do without your support - with out your attendance - without your interest in our programs! Thank you for making my role here at the Morro Bay Library these last ten years such a delightfully joyful experience. I am truly grateful to all of you. 
Don't forget to Call Me
OREmail Me
.....If you need me. 

We hope you
 enjoy December 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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Some Wednesdays:
10 a.m. - Noon
(805) 772-9268

Books (for the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays program only) are available for checkout in advance at our book group session. You will need to check out the 2nd 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! 

Wednesdays Featured Speakers & Special Programs
Some 4th or 5th Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Check Back with Us in 2017!

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