News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
650-329-2607
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

9/20/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 09/20/2018
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library to Close Branches for Precautionary Bed Bug Inspections
Contact : Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne, Library Director    (650) 329-2403
    monique.ziesenhenne@cityofpaloalto.org

Palo AltoCA— Following the discovery and treatment of a bed bug infestation in 2015, the Palo Alto City Library will continue to close branches on a rotating basis to allow a vendor with canine inspections to ensure that the buildings remain free of any bugs. This is not in response to any new infestations, but is out of an abundance of caution. It is a proactive precautionary measure that the City completes once a year. The upcoming closure schedule is as follows:

Monday, October 15, 2018


Children’s Library, 1276 Harriet Street will be closed all day.

Downtown Library, 270 Forest Avenue will be closed all day.


College Terrace Library, 2300 Wellesley Street will be closed all day.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Rinconada Library
, 1213 Newell Road will be closed all day.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Mitchell Park Library
, 3700 Middlefield Road will be closed all day.

All closures were selected to have as little public impact as possible. No one is allowed in the buildings during the bug-sniffing canine inspections.

For more information about the closures or for updates, please check the Palo Alto City Library website:library.cityofpaloalto.org/news/octoberinspections/





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