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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015
Library Closed for July 4th
FRIDAY, July 3 & SATURDAY, July 4 - all locations closed.
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Jazz, Marvin Gaye and Records
MONDAY, July 6 - Join Palo Alto Library staff and share their music passions.
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Teen Tuesday @ Rinconada Library
TUESDAY, July 7 - Mid-Summer Reading Celebration
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Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
The first & third TUESDAYS of the month - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.

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Wacky Wednesday: The Snap Peas
WEDNESDAY, July 8 - Hear music from the musical duo, The Snap Peas!
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All Singin', All Dancin': Musical Comedies
WEDNESDAYS, July 8 & August 12 - Enjoy musicals from the Golden Age of Hollywood!
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Wacky Wednesday: The Bubble Lady
WEDNESDAY, July 29 - Enjoy us for a performance by the bubble lady.
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Friday Fun!
FRIDAY- every week during the summer!
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Writing the College Essay
SATURDAY, August 1 - College essay writing workshop for teens.
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Wacky Wednesday: Charged Particles
WEDNESDAY, July 15 - Enjoy jazz and science with Charged Particles!
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Wacky Wednesday: Village Rhythms Drumming
WEDNESDAY, July 22 - Join us for a fun concert!
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It's On! Bay Area Quiz Club
Second Saturday of the Month - Join the Bay Area Quiz Club.
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Teen Tuesday @ Mitchell Park Library
TUESDAY, July 21- Meeting of the Fans: John Green!
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Teen Writing Club
THURSDAYS, July 2 & 16- Join the "Another Sky" Teen Writing Club!
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World of Sound Design
SATURDAY, July 18 - Come learn about music technology!
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Music & Movement
THURSDAY, July 9 - Come sing, dance and play instruments!
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THURSDAYS - Brainstorm our community to better health.
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Literal & Symbolic Interpretations of Bob Dylan's Lyrics
WEDNESDAY, July 15 - Join Palo Alto Staff for a discussion of Bob Dylan's lyrics.
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Finding Live Music in San Francisco
WEDNESDAY, August 5 - Learn to locate current festivals, clubs and venues.
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Summer Reading Program 2015!
Join the Summer Reading Program and "Read to the Rhythm"!
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Brown Bag Book Club
TUESDAY, July 14 - The book club now meets the second Tuesday of the month. Join and enjoy talking about books!
Text Brown Bag Book Club is BACK!

Cloud Printing at the Library
Print anywhere, anytime you're online.
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Medicare Mysteries Solved!
FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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Proctoring Locations
Find out where to get a test proctored.
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Teen Tech Tutoring
Teens help you use your tech device in one-on-one sessions.
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Donating Materials to the Library
Here is how you can donate materials to the library.
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Library Resources for Persons with Disabilities
If you or someone you know needs assistance with gaining access to reading materials, read on.
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Mobile Catalog Now Available
Access the library anywhere you use your smartphone or mobile device!
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Find Materials at the Library
The City of Palo Alto Library offers an online catalog service to help you locate Library materials
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Local History and Genealogy
Genealogy Databases and Local History Treasures
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