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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
Children's Author Visit: Mac Barnett
TUESDAY, May 10 -- Children's Author Mac Barnett is coming to visit!
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STEAM Lab Saturdays
SATURDAY, May 14 - Water Properties!
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Art & Technology: An Evening with Roger Stoller and Bruce Beasley
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 - Meet the Artists who created the art for the Mitchell Park Library & Community Center!
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Metal swirling art piece and stone step sculpture

May Fete Parade March!
SATURDAY, May 7 -- Library Superheroes!
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May Fete parade 'Healthy Lifestyles' graphic

Free Comic Book Day!
SATURDAY, May 7 - Who wants free comics?
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Bug-sniffing dogs to visit Palo Alto libraries
Each branch will be closed for one day during precautionary inspections.
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Dog nose sniffing

Answers to common questions about the new Library Platform
Answers to common questions about our new integrated library service platform.
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Tai Chi
SUNDAYS through May 29 - Tai Chi for beginners and the experienced!
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All Singing! All Dancing! Classic Musicals from Hollywood's Golden Years
2nd Thursday of the month - Join us for a toe-tapping movie series featuring Hollywood's greatest musical stars.
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Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS of the month - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.


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Society of Bookworms: Roller Girl
WEDNESDAY, May 18 -- Society of Bookworms: Roller Girl
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Finals Cram Slam
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, May 25 & 26 - Extended study hours, snacks, games, and therapy dogs for high school students at Mitchell Park Library & Community Center.
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finals cram slam

Change to Online Library Account Login
TUESDAY, April 19 - Name requirement will be removed from the login screen to simplify the process.
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Java Programming Workshop
SATURDAYS, April 23-May 14 - Learn the essentials of Java in this free course.
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Post-its for Positivity!
MONTH OF MAY -- Adults can write a message(s) of positivity for high school students on post-it notes for high school students studying for finals.
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Afternoon Storytime at Gamble Garden
2nd WEDNESDAY, thru August 10 -- Join us for an afternoon family storytime at Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden in the Carriage House.
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LINK+ Service Returns Feb. 25, 2016
Thursday, Feb. 25 - LINK+ interlibrary borrowing service returns at Rinconada Library
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LINK Plus Interlibrary borrowing service returns Feb. 25

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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Library Advisory Commission Moves Meetings to Library Branches
Invites the public to participate in its discussions about the Library.
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Teen Writing Club
1st & 3rd THURSDAYS - Join the "Another Sky" Teen Writing Club!
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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

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!
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ESL Conversation Group
WEDNESDAYS - Come and practice speaking and listening in English!
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Saturday Board Game Day
1st Saturday of the month - Drop in for a full day of board games!
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It's On! Bay Area Quiz Club
Second Sunday of the Month - Join the Bay Area Quiz Club.
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Friday Fun!
1st FRIDAY - Board games, crafts, legos, Bingo & more creative fun for kids!
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Medicare Mysteries Solved!
1st Saturday each month - Two hour workshop to learn about Medicare plans.
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Teen Tech Tutoring
Teen volunteers 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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