News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 09/18/2014
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Closed on Oct. 6 and 7, 2014
Contact : Eric Howard, Assistant Library Director    (650) 329-2668
Palo Alto, CA – All five branches of the Palo Alto City Library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 6 and Tuesday, Oct. 7 so employees can attend a staff development training workshop to prepare for new and expanded facilities and service delivery. Despite the closure of the facilities, many library services will remain available to customers.

  • Book drops will remain open for the return of materials; items returned on Oct. 6 and 7 will be checked in as if they were returned on Oct. 5.
  • The library catalog is available at and can be used to renew items, place requests on library materials, and view accounts.
  • Reference questions may be emailed to; the reference staff will respond by Oct. 10
The Library will resume its regular schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Our eBranch is still open 24/7 – Get a free museum pass, read eBooks & digital magazines, listen to audiobooks, download music, stream movies & TV shows, learn a language, take a practice test, or research any topic. It's all available free with your library card from

For more information, visit the Library web site,