New Hours Start September 8
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Last Updated: Sep 1, 2015
Library Expands Hours
Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, library hours will expand & become more consistent.
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PIN Required at Self-Check Stations
August 27, 2015 - All self-check stations will require a PIN to protect the security of your account.
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Library Closed for Labor Day
MONDAY, September 7 - all locations closed.
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Business Ownership Series
SATURDAYS, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, & Nov. 7 - Interested in starting your own business? Attend a free workshop and learn how!
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Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
TUESDAYS, Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 - A self-management program for those with ongoing medical issues by two trained leaders from your community.
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Yoga for Peace & Well Being
SUNDAYS, September 6 & 13 - All ages can join in this simple practice called "Yoga Namaskar".
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ESL Conversation Group
WEDNESDAYS - Come and practice speaking and listening in English!
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Teen Writing Club
1st & 3rd THURSDAYS - Join the "Another Sky" Teen Writing Club!
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Teen Library Advisory Board
August 1 through September 15 - Now accepting applications for the Teen Library Advisory Board!
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Medicare Mysteries Solved!
SATURDAY, September 5 - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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Society of Bookworms: 13-Story Treehouse
WEDNESDAY, September 16- Discuss a great book with your friends at the library!
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Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County
THIRD THURSDAY of the month through June, 2016 - enjoy a wonderful talk presented by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County!
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Popular eZines at Your Fingertips!
FLIPSTER - Your source for digital magazines from People to Consumer Reports.
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Discover our favorite books matched to your child's age & interests

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Friday Fun!
FRIDAY, September 4 - Monthly Friday Fun is back!
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Game On: Teen Gaming Hours
WEEKDAYS, August 24th through December 18th - Teen Gaming is back!
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Family Date Night: Breakfast & Bingo!
FRIDAY, September 18 - Join us for this special after hours program!
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Palo Alto Authors and Fans
THURSDAY, September 17 - A casual mixer celebrating authors and their writing.
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Encore Writing Class
WEDNESDAYS, Sept. 9 - Oct. 28: Writing for Fun with Terry Galanoy
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Saturday Board Game Day
SATURDAY, September 5 - Drop in for a full day of board games!
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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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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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Cloud Printing at the Library
Print anywhere, anytime you're online.
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WEDNESDAYS - Weekly knitting club for teens and adults.
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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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