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


PRESS RELEASE 10/22/2014
Subject :

Palo Alto City Libraries Closed on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Contact : Eric Howard, Assistant Library Director    (650) 329-2668
Palo Alto, CA – All five branches of the Palo Alto City Library System will be closed on Thursday, November 13 so that 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.
  • 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 Nov. 18th.
  • Please enjoy our digital collection. Download a book, movie or music from our extensive digital collection. Discover more here:
The Library will resume its regular schedule on Friday, Nov. 14.

For more information, visit the Library web site,