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About The Palo Alto Libraries

The Palo Alto Library System provides valuable resources and special educational programs to the community. Many of the resources offered are free and open to the public.

Parking Costs

3-Hours or Less Parking

Free. No permit required.

All Day Visitor Parking

Visitors may purchase a one-day permit. All day permits may be purchased on the 1st Level of Civic Center at Revenue Collections, or the 1st Level of either the Bryant /Lytton garage or the Cowper/Webster garage. The cost is $17.50/day for downtown area.

For more information, please visit our All Day Visitor Parking Permits page.

Downtown Color Zone Parking

To learn about color zone parking, please visit our Downtown Color Zone Parking page.