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Last Updated: Sep 2, 2016
Columbus Day Holiday Closure
MONDAY, October 10 - All library locations and administrative offices closed for Columbus Day Holiday.

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Sorry We Are Closed sign

Pros and Cons: Presentations of the Ballot Measures
Saturday October 8, 2-4 p.m. - Come, listen & participate in the arguments for & against the California ballot measures on the November 8 ballot!
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Flag of California with the logo of the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto

Celebrate World Animal Day!
WEDNESDAY, October 5 - Enjoy an animal-themed story and movie.
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PAHS logo and animals

Graphic Novel Book Club
2nd THURSDAYS- Join us for a monthly book discussion on a graphic novel selected by the group!

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two graphic novels

Bay Area Bird Photographers
FIRST WEDNESDAYS - Come view photos of exquisite birds from around the world!
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Bay Area Bird Photographers logo

Tai Chi
SUNDAYS - Tai Chi for beginners and the experienced!
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image of person doing Tai Chi at sunset

Brown Bag Book Club
2nd Tuesday each month- Join our book club and enjoy talking about books!
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Text Brown Bag Book Club is BACK!

Medicare Mysteries Solved!
1st SATURDAYS - Two hour monthly workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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word art with Medicare Mysteries Solved

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

Colorful Afternoons for Adults
3rd Saturday of the month - Looking for a creative, yet calming outlet? Have you tried coloring lately?
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Color pencils arranged in a circle

Parenting Program
THURSDAY October 6 - Get help navigating parenthood!
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Yoga with Surfer Mike
2nd & 4th TUESDAYS - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement twice a month.


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Image of woman doing yoga on the beach

Adult Henna Tattoo Program
WEDNESDAY, October 19 - Adults, interested in trying your own henna designs?
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henna tattoo

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
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Fall Teen Events
FALL TEEN EVENTS 2016- See our line-up for teen events this fall at your library!
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anime

ESL: Beyond the Basics

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


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Paws to Read
3rd SATURDAYS of the month- Read to a therapy dog!
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Child reading to a dog

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

Saturday Board Games Day
1st SATURDAYS - Drop in every month for a full day of modern board gaming at the Downtown Library!
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stack of boardgames

ESL Conversation Group
WEDNESDAYS - Come and practice speaking and listening in English!
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Conversation Group logo

Book Clubs at the Library
Lively discussions & stimulating reads for a variety of ages & interests.
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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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Photo of teen and senior learning to use iPad

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

Friday Fun!
1st FRIDAY - Board games, crafts, legos, Bingo & more creative fun for kids!
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friday fun

Knack-4-Knitting
WEDNESDAYS 4 - 6 p.m. - Weekly knitting club for teens and adults.
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ABCMouse Online
WEDNESDAY, September 7 - ABCMouse Kids learning app!
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Looking For a Job?
Library Resources Can Help
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Proctoring Locations
Find out where to get a test proctored.
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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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