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  • Other Ways To Help
Join Us

When you join the "Friends of the Atascadero Library" you are supporting the following programs:

  • Children's Summer Reading Programs
  • Weekly Preschool Story Time
  • Children's Special Library Events
  • Adult Special Library Programs
  • Book Discussion Group for Adults
  • Magazines, Fiction and Non-fiction Books
  • Audio Visual Materials for Adults and Children
  • And other Special Events

Join or renew your annual membership in 2 easy steps...

1. Fill out form below and click "Submit": 2. Pay membership fee online (

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You can also drop by the library to join or mail your check (payable to "Friends of the Atascadero Library") to:
Friends of the Atascadero Library
P.O. Box 561
Atascadero, CA  93423

For more information, call Grenda Ernst at (805) 466-3495.

Support the Atascadero Library...

Make checks payable to "Friends of the Atascadero Library". Your tax deductible donation can be dropped off at the library or mailed to:

Friends of the Atascadero Library
P.O. Box 561
Atascadero, CA 93423
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Special giving opportunities...
Click here for information on donating IRA Required Minimum Distributions or appreciated securities - stocks and bonds.
Donate books, CDs, DVDs...
Stack of books The bookstore (located by the lobby in the Atascadero Library) accepts donations of "like new" books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines (within 6 months).
If you would like to volunteer...

See our Contact page to get in touch with the Friends of the Atascadero Library.

"Open the Doors" campaign sign

Library volunteers Richard Pulley (left) and Dan O'Grady install fundraising signs at new library site.

Join our fundraising effort...
Supporting the Atascadero Library requires a major fundraising effort. We are always looking for new ideas and more volunteers.

Bookstore volunteers needed...

Volunteers are needed to help out at the bookstore. If you have a few hours to spare and would like to help, call Alice at (805) 466-2230.

Library volunteers needed...

Volunteers are needed to help out at the library. For more info contact Barb at (805) 461-6161.

Other Ways To Help
Shop at our bookstore...
Find affordable presents for special occasions at our bookstore located by the lobby in the Atascadero Library. You can buy "slightly read" books and magazines as well as CDs and some DVDs. Come and browse, we have many good books at a low price. The bookstore is open whenever the library is open.
Have fun at our special events...
Check out our upcoming events and get your tickets to a fun time. Ticket sales for the special events benefit the library.
Drop off used printer cartridges at the library...
We recycle them at Staples to save the earth and get supplies that the county can't give us.