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Last Updated: May 18, 2015
Lucky Day Collection
New bestsellers on the shelf, no waitlists. Walk in and check out today!
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Secret Agent Training School
WEDNESDAY, May 27 - Learn about secret agents and test your spy skills!
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Introduction to Finding Grants
WEDNESDAY, May 27 - Find funding for your non-profit.
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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!
SATURDAY, May 30 - Ice cream, crafts, music and summer reading sign-ups!

Proposal Writing Basics
WEDNESDAYS, June 3 & 10 - Learn the basics of proposal writing for securing non-profit grants. June 10 is repeat of June 3 class.
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Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
EXPANDED! Now first & third Tuesdays of the month - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.

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All Singin', All Dancin': Musical Comedies
WEDNESDAYS, June 10, July 8 & August 12 - Enjoy a showing of a musical comedy from Hollywood's Golden Years.
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Book Discussion: The Green Boat
THURSDAY June 4, SATURDAY June 6, FRIDAY June 12 and MONDAY June 15 - Staff led book discussions at four branches.
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Morningstar - One-Stop Tool for Financial Information
MONDAY, June 28 - Join a representative from Morningstar for an overview of the company's database.
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Junior Naturalist--Rinconada Edition!
TUESDAY, May 19 - Become a Junior Naturalist in this special four-part series!
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Meet the Author: Francisco Jiménez
THURSDAY, May 28 - Francisco Jiménez reads from his new book Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University.

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Brown Bag Book Club
TUESDAY, June 16 - Except for June, the book club now meets the second Tuesday of the month. Join and enjoy talking about books!
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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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Bilingual Russian Storytime!

MONDAYS-- Join us for a bilingual storytime at Mitchell Park Library!

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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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WEDNESDAYS - Weekly knitting club for teens and adults.
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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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Online Library Forms
Use the following online forms to conduct library business.
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Check Out Chromebooks for 7 Days
Discover a whole new kind of computer!
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Pay Library Fines/Fees Online
Use your credit card to pay anytime!
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Donate and Make a Difference
Donating to the Library is easy!
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InterLibrary Loan (ILL) Service Discontinued
Read about your options here.
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Library Lending Watt Metering Devices
Test home appliances for energy efficiency.
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Library Begins Using Services of Collection Agency
Beginning March, 2011
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Looking For a Job?
Library Resources Can Help
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