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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!

STEAM Lab Saturdays
SATURDAY, May 14 - Water Properties!
Steam logo

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!
Metal swirling art piece and stone step sculpture

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

Free Comic Book Day!
SATURDAY, May 7 - Who wants free comics?
comic book giveaway graphic

Bug-sniffing dogs to visit Palo Alto libraries
Each branch will be closed for one day during precautionary inspections.
Dog nose sniffing

Answers to common questions about the new Library Platform
Answers to common questions about our new integrated library service platform.
Hands holding glass balls with words questions and answers

Tai Chi
SUNDAYS through May 29 - Tai Chi for beginners and the experienced!
text saying Tai Chi

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.
Fred Astaire %26 Ginger Rogers dancing with text Hollywood Musicals

Exploring Happiness Through Meditation & Movement
2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS of the month - Bring your mat & learn mindful meditation and yoga movement.

Image of woman meditating

Society of Bookworms: Roller Girl
WEDNESDAY, May 18 -- Society of Bookworms: Roller Girl
cartoon worm and book

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.
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.
library account login screen

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.
gamble garden flowers with afternoon storytime text

LINK+ Service Returns Feb. 25, 2016
Thursday, Feb. 25 - LINK+ interlibrary borrowing service returns at Rinconada Library
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?
Color pencils arranged in a circle

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

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

Book Clubs at the Library
Lively discussions & stimulating reads for a variety of ages & interests.
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!
text Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

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.
Graphic of person giving a quiz.

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

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

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

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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