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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2017
Tax Time is Here Again
Where to file, extension forms and more.
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Being Different Together – Taking the conversation deeper
Being Different Together – Taking the Conversation Deeper
A Series of four Community Forums

Parenting Programs
THURSDAY, March 2 - Get help navigating parenthood! This month: Connected or Disconnected? The Impact of Technology on the Modern Family.
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March Madness of Books
MONTH OF MARCH - See which book is winning in our March Madness for adults & teens!

Musical Group: Charged Particles
WEDNESDAY, March 1-- Charged Particles blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more.
musical group charged particles

Business Ownership Exploration
TUESDAY, February 28 - Have you ever wondered if Small Business Ownership is right for you? This three-part series offered by business experts at FranNet will help determine if owning a business is right for you.
Business Ownership Exploration

"...and justice for all" Film Series
SATURDAY, March 4 and SUNDAY, March 5 - "...and justice for all" Film Series - A Silicon Valley Reads event

Silicon Valley Reads 2017 masthead

Festival of Colors
SUNDAY, March 13 - Teens & adults! Celebrate Holi Day, Festival of Colors at Mitchell Park

Family Storytime at Gamble Garden
4th Friday of the month, thru August 25 -- Join us for family storytime at Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden in the Carriage House.
gamble garden flowers with family storytime text

Climate Change Book Club
THIRD THURSDAYS - Join our new book club for people who would like to learn more about climate change and related topics.
California Road sign with solar windmills in background

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
SATURDAYS, beginning in February - IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation to qualified individuals who earned $54,000 or less. First come, first served. Last files accepted no later than 2 p.m.
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Library Pilots Future Technologies in 2017
Grant-funded projects to test drive robots & design workstation
lightbulb with filament shaped as text saying Create

Blind Date with a Book!
Month of February - Visit the Teen Zone to choose a specially wrapped "blind date" book.

Fake News
The latest on fake news, its impact, and how to tell the difference.
Information Literacy word cloud

Pajama Storytime
WEDNESDAYS 7 p.m. - Evening storytime for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.
PAHS logo and animals

Bay Area Bird Photographers
FIRST WEDNESDAYS - Come view photos of exquisite birds from around the world!
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Graphic Novel Book Club
SECOND THURSDAYS- Join us for a monthly book discussion on a graphic novel selected by the group!

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Citizenship Clinic
1st THURSDAYS, Sept. 1, 2016 - May 4, 2017 - Are You Ready to Become an American Citizen?
International Rescue Committee Logo

New Library Bikes Deliver Pop-Up Library Services to Community
The Palo Alto Library is on the move, thanks to the purchase of two bikes that are bringing mobile book check-outs and other popular services directly to the community
librarians on BikePALS outreach bikes

ESL: Beyond the Basics

MONDAYS - Advanced English as a second language class for high-intermediate and advanced ESL speakers.

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Teen Writing Club
1st & 3rd THURSDAYS - Join the "Another Sky" Teen Writing Club!
writing club

UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County
THIRD THURSDAY of every month. Enjoy a wonderful talk presented by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County!
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Spring Cupcakes & Movie
Sunday, March 26 - Decorate your own cupcakes!

Tai Chi
SUNDAYS - Tai Chi for beginners and the experienced!
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Yoga with Surfer Mike
FIRST TUESDAYS - Bring your mat and learn mindful meditation and yoga movement the first Tuesday of every month.

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It's On! Bay Area Quiz Club
Second Sunday of the Month - Join the Bay Area Quiz Club.
Graphic of person giving a quiz.

Russian Bilingual Storytime
MONDAYS 5 p.m. - Bilingual Russian storytime for children and their parents and caregivers.
Russian Bilingual Storytime wording with images of traditional Russian toys

Book Clubs at the Library
Lively discussions & stimulating reads for a variety of ages & interests.
Book Clubs @ the Library with club names

Teen Tech Tutoring
SATURDAYS - Teen volunteers help you use your tech device in one-on-one sessions.
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Friday Fun!
1st FRIDAY - Board games, crafts, legos, Bingo & more creative fun for kids!
friday fun