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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
TUESDAYS, April 21, May 19 - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.


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It's On! Bay Area Quiz Club
SATURDAY, April 25 - Join the Bay Area Quiz Club for the second edition of their Literature Quiz.
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The 93rd Annual May Fete Children's Parade!
SATURDAY, May 2 - March with us in the May Fete Parade!
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Teen Tuesday @ Rinconada Library
TUESDAY, May 5 - DIY: Mini Pinatas
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Game On: Teen Gaming Hours
MONDAY, April 13 - New Teen Gaming Hours at Mitchell Park Library!
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Free Comic Book Day!
SATURDAY, May 2 - Stop by the library for a free comic book!
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Meet the Author: Francisco Jiménez
THURSDAY, May 28 - Francisco Jiménez reads from his new book Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University.


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Creative Writing Workshop
WEDNESDAYS in May - Master storyteller Terry Galanoy will teach a free creative writing workshop series.
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Battle of the Bands 2015
APRIL 1 through APRIL 30 - Teens, submit your band's music video online and compete for prizes!
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Brown Bag Book Club Returns
TUESDAY, May 12 - Except for June, the book club now meets the second Tuesday of the month.
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Text Brown Bag Book Club is BACK!

Play and Learn Island
Play and Learn at the Mitchell Park Library!
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Crafty Corner
SATURDAY, May 2 - Join us for a simple music-related craft!
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New Storytimes added!
NEW Storytimes added -- There's something for everyone!
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Cloud Printing at the Library
Print anywhere, anytime you're online.
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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 - Weekly knitting club for teens and adults.
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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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Library Begins Using Services of Collection Agency
Beginning March, 2011
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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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