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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015
Teen Tuesday @ Rinconada Library
TUESDAY, August 4 - Meeting of the Fans: Doctor Who!
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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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Finding Live Music in San Francisco
WEDNESDAY, August 5 - Learn to locate current festivals, clubs and venues.
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Teen Writing Club
THURSDAYS, August 6 & 20- Join the "Another Sky" Teen Writing Club!
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Music & Movement
THURSDAY, August 6 - Come sing, dance and play instruments!
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Palo Alto Boogie!
SATURDAY, August 8 - Get down and boogie to the beats spun by DJ Kevin!
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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 Library Advisory Board
August 1 through September 15 - Now accepting applications for the Teen Library Advisory Board!
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Beanstack
Discover our favorite books matched to your child's age & interests

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Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
TUESDAYS, Sept. 22 - Oct. 27 - A self-management program for those with ongoing medical issues by two trained leaders from your community.
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How to Use Your Android
THURSDAY, August 20 - Google Android experts will teach how to use your device.
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ESL Conversation Group
WEDNESDAYS, beginning August 26 - Come and practice speaking and listening in English!
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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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Friday Fun!
FRIDAY- every week during the summer!
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All Singin', All Dancin': Musical Comedies
WEDNESDAY August 12 - Enjoy a musical from the Golden Age of Hollywood!
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Brown Bag Book Club
TUESDAY, August 11 - The book club meets the second Tuesday of the month. Join and enjoy talking about books!
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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!
SATURDAY, September 5 - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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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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