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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2015
International Fake Moustache Day
TUESDAY, February 3 - Wear a fake moustache to the library, get a prize!
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Living History with the Statue of Liberty
WEDNESDAY, February 4 - Come learn about history with a visit from the Statue of Liberty.
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Parenting Program: Resolving Kid/Teen Conflict
THURSDAY, February 5 - Resolving Kid/Teen Conflict
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Family Date Night: Meet the Beatles
FRIDAY, February 6 - Bring the family to a special after-hours program at the library
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Girls Who Code--Join the Club!
SATURDAY, February 7 - Weekly club meetings start!
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EXTENDED! No Worries - Still No Fines.
Extended loan period - now through February 14, 2015!
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New Axis 360 eBook app
Enjoy a simplified eBook experience on your mobile device.
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Library Closed for Presidents' Day
SUNDAY, February 15 - MONDAY, February 16 - all locations closed
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Cloud Printing at the Library
Print anywhere, anytime you're online.
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Crafty Corner
SATURDAY, February 7 - Join us for a simple craft!
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Society of Bookworms: Matilda
WEDNESDAY, February 18 - Discuss a great book with your friends at the library!
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Save the Date! Rinconada Library Grand Opening
SATURDAY, February 14 - Grand Opening of Rinconada Library (formerly Main Library)
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Medicare Mysteries Solved!
FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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Knack-4-Knitting
WEDNESDAYS, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18 & 25 - Knitting club for teens and adults.
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Free Income Tax Preparation
SATURDAYS Feb. 7 - April 11 - VITA will be at Mitchell Park Library
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Tax Time is Here Again
Where to file, extension forms and more.
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Library Hours Changed
MONDAY, January 5 - Library hours have changed - check it out.
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Looking For a Job?
Library Resources Can Help
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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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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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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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