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Main Library Closed for Renovations

The Main Library closed Tuesday, April 30 at 8 pm for a major renovation. You can read the press release for details.

Here are the facts:

April 30, 2013: Doors closed at 1213 Newell Rd. at 8 pm. The building is scheduled to reopen approximately 18 months later.
May 3, 2013: Doors opened at the temporary Main Library in the Art Center Auditorium at 1315 Newell Rd. at 10 AM.




Hours at Temporary Main Library:
Monday - closed
Tuesday & Wednesday 10-6
Thursday - closed 
Friday & Saturday 10-6
Sunday 1 – 5.

Downtown Library and College Terrace Library will begin extended hours on Monday, May 6 as follows:

     - Downtown Library will be open until 8 pm on Monday and Thursday.
     - College Terrace Library will add Thursdays from 12 - 6 pm.
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Sincere appreciation goes to The Friends of the Palo Alto Library for their major contributions to the collection at the Temporary Main Library and the closing party.

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Last Updated May 1, 2013