New Hours Start September 8
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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2015
Rinconada Library Closed Fri. Oct. 9
FRIDAY, October 9 - Rinconada Library closed for inspection.
Exterior view of Rinconada Library

Online Library Services Downtime
MONDAY, October 12, 10AM-1PM - Catalog, Account, eResources, Automatic Book Drops intermittently unavailable during the Columbus Day holiday.
Hands on laptop keyboard and smartphone

Columbus Day Holiday
MONDAY, October 12 - All libraries closed.
Sorry We're Closed sign

UPDATE-Mitchell Park Library passed inspection, Rinconada Library closed on Oct. 9
Mitchell Park Library passed inspection & reopens on Oct.8. Rinconada Library closed on Oct. 9 for inspection.

Exterior of Mitchell Park Library

Graphic Novel Book Club
THURSDAY, October 8 - Join us for a monthly book discussion on a graphic novel selected by the group!

two graphic novels

Star Wars Reads Day: Special Storytime & Craft
SATURDAY, October 10 - Join us for a special Star Wars themed storytime and craft!
logo star wars with reads day added

Fantastic Picture Books for Adults
THURSDAY, Oct. 22 - Picture books are not just for kids.
Fantastic Picture Books for Adults with variety of book covers

Library Advisory Commission Moves Meetings to Library Branches
Invites the public to participate in its discussions about the Library.
People at community meeting

Pest-sniffing dogs to visit Palo Alto libraries
Some locations will be closed during inspection.
Dog nose sniffing

John Colter & the Discovery of Yellowstone
SUNDAY, October 18 - Author Ron Anglin discusses his recently published book Gloomy Terrors and Hidden Fires; The Mystery of John Colter and Yellowstone
Book cover image with text Author Ron Anglin, October 18

Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County
THIRD THURSDAY of the month through June 2016 - enjoy a wonderful talk presented by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County!
text Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
TUESDAYS, Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 - A self-management program for those with ongoing medical issues by two trained leaders from your community.
Health Trust logo and text

Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
The first & third TUESDAYS of the month - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.

Image of woman meditating

Family Date Night: Halloween Costume Party
FRIDAY, October 16 - Family Halloween Costume Party
family date night image

Parenting Program
THURSDAY, November 5 - Building Character in My Child
parenting workshop image

Business Ownership Series
SATURDAYS, Oct. 3, & Nov. 7 - Interested in starting your own business? Attend a free workshop and learn how!
Start Your Own Business text

Get the Facts: Bedbugs
Learn more about causes, symptoms, treatment & resources.
Keyboard with question mark

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

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

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

PIN Required at Self-Check Stations
August 27, 2015 - All self-check stations will require a PIN to protect the security of your account.
Numerical keypad

Encore Writing Class
WEDNESDAYS, Sept. 9 - Oct. 28: Writing for Fun with Terry Galanoy
Image of pen and paper

Saturday Board Game Day
First Saturday of the month - Drop in for a full day of board games!
stack of boardgames

Game On: Teen Gaming Hours
WEEKDAYS, August 24th through December 18th - Teen Gaming is back at Mitchell Park Library!
game on image

Medicare Mysteries Solved!
1st Saturday each month - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
Photo of nurse

WEDNESDAYS - Weekly knitting club for teens and adults.
knitting image

Paws to Read
SATURDAY, October 17 - Read to a therapy dog!
Child reading to a dog

Teen Tech Tutoring
Teen volunteers help you use your tech device in one-on-one sessions.
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.
Graphic of person giving a quiz.

Looking For a Job?
Library Resources Can Help
Photo hand holding card