Thursday, June 02, 2011

Teen Summer Reading - You Are Here

Teens grades 6-12....
Sign up between June 7th and August 13th.
Read 10 books.
Win prizes from Round Table, In n' Out, Applebee's, and more!
Just go to your local SLO County Library to find out more.
Don't forget to check out free art classes, Manga drawing, glass art, and more for teens on our
teen event calendar:

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Congratulations to Kyle Plummer: winner of the CLA California teen video competition

Kyle Plummer of Cambria won the CLA California Teen video competition. His video "You Are Here" showed teens of all ages reading and sharing books throughout their community. Kyle wins a cash prize for himself and also the Cambria Library. You can view his video here:
Kyle Plummer - You Are Here
Great job Kyle.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Teen Video Competition

Vote for local videographer Kyle Plummer in the California Library Video competition. You can decide on which video is the best!

Kyle's You Are Here video was shot on a Canon Vixia HEM 31--a high-definition camera that uses AVCHD--and it was edited on a PC.

The submitted videos have been uploaded to, where beginning March 4, teens all over the state will be encouraged to vote for their favorite(s), by clicking on the video's "like" button. The three videos with the most "likes" will go on to the final judging, where a winner will be chosen by a panel of librarians and video professionals based on creativity, message clarity and relevance, motivation and inspiration, and overall impact. Winners from the participating 30+ states will be entered in the national contest and the winning video will become the public service announcement for the nationwide Summer Reading Program.

Take a look at the site above to see all the videos—look for the “see all” in red print. Kyle’s is listed as You Are Here-CA-K. Plummer; or you can go directly to And please Vote using the “Like” button!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

3rd Annual Art Competition - Cloud Star/San Luis County Library

Congratulations to the winners of the 3rd annual Summer Reading Art Competition. The winner for the You are Here category is Mark Greenelsh. The winner for the One World, Many Stories category is Monica Hoskins.

Enter your artwork and win $250. You can also get your artwork on the Summer Reading Program Bags for 2011. The themes for the art must be "One World, Many Stories" or "You are Here". There are more technical requirements, so for more information call 781-5775. All submissions must be in to the San Luis Obispo Library by December 15th, 2010.
Good Luck!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Getting a Library Card

Commenly Asked Questions

Q: How do I get a library card?
A: Just come in to the library, fill out a Library Card Application Form at the desk, and have your parent/guardian come with thier current photo ID and proof of curent address.

Q: How much does a library card cost?
A: Your first library card is FREE. If it is lost, a replacement is $1

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Winners of Flipped Premier Tickets

Congrats to our winners of Flipped Premier tickets. The author of the book, Wendelin Van Draanen, was there to greet all the winners that night. As an added surprise, the stars of the film were also there! Thank you again to everyone who participated in this great fundraiser for libraries all over SLO County!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Win tickets to the premier of Flipped

Teens grades 5-12 can try and win tickets for two to the premier of Flipped.

Go to Los Osos, Morro Bay, Oceano, Shell Beach, Arroyo Grande, or San Luis Obispo Library to find out how you and a friend can get tickets to the latest film by Rob Reiner.

Winners can dress up, walk the red carpet, and even meet the author of Flipped, Wendelin Van Draanen. (Author of the Sammy Keyes mysteries, Shredderman, etc.)

Deadline for entry is August 18th.
The premier will be held on August 21st at 4:30 PM at the Fair Oaks Theater in Arroyo Grande.

Earthquake Science Workshop

Thanks to 4-H and our teen volunteers for making the Earthquake Science workshop a success!
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