San Luis Obispo Friends of the Library

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May 10, 2015
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2015 Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Our Annual Meeting and Luncheon featuring Sue McGinty, a local author, as our guest speaker, was held on May 7, 2015 at the Madonna Inn.  It was a great success with over 80 members and guests attending.  Our thanks to all who attended, to Sue for a wonderful talk and to Sally Hillis, Luncheon Chairperson, who, with the support of her committee and board members, planned and created the Luncheon.

Below are a few images taken during the luncheon as well as a video showing most of Sue McGinty’s talk.



The main ballroom of the Madonna Inn with a packed house of attendees.


Treasurer, Leslie Goetz, and board member, Norie Placak, greeted our guests as they checked in.


Board Members, Rosemary Baxter and Margaret Haneberg, chatted with retired board member, Diane Diamond.


Board President, Ken Barclay, welcomed the attendees from the podium



Board member, Linda Thompson, provided a status report on the In-School Reading program at Hawthorne and C.L. Smith schools.

And Sue McGinty informed and entertained the audience:




January 3, 2014
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One Day Paperback Sale

Beginning January 14, 2014, the SLO Friends of the Library will be staffing a table on the 1st floor of the SLO Library.  This first Friends Tuesday will include a mini-book sale of previously read popular paperback books.  Books will … Continue reading

August 23, 2013
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Brian Reynolds, SLO County Library Director Retiring

The Tribune, August 21, 2013 – Kaytlyn Leslie San Luis Obispo County Library Director Brian Reynolds did not originally plan on working in libraries. “I wanted to be a clinical psychologist,” said the 63-year-old, who will retire in October after … Continue reading

March 8, 2013
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Computer Class – Introduction to Computers

This hands-on class meets twice and is for those needing remedial computer instructions.  Learn the very basics about using a Windows-based computer. Topics covered include: using a mouse typing and editing text saving and finding files emailing basics internet browsing … Continue reading