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


PRESS RELEASE 12/17/2007
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Announces Winter Holiday Schedule
Contact : Rose Sebastian    (650) 329-2478
Palo Alto, CA – The Palo Alto City Library will operate according to a winter holiday schedule from Sunday, December 23, 2007 through Tuesday, January 1, 2008.

The annual winter closure is observed throughout Palo Alto city government. 

Branch hours of operation during winter holidays:

  • All library branches will be closed Sunday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 25, and on Tuesday, January 1.
  • The Main, Mitchell Park and Children’s libraries will be open regular hours from Wednesday, December 26 through Sunday, December 30, and will be open until 6 p.m. on Monday, December 31.
  • The College Terrace and Downtown branches will be closed Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28.  College Terrace will be open Monday, December 31.

All library locations will resume their normal hours of operation on Wednesday, January 2, 2008. No checked-out items will be due back to a branch when it is closed, and customers are encouraged to return their materials when their branch is open. The Library’s web site is accessible at

For information about the winter closure of City of Palo Alto departments, visit  and select Holiday Schedule under "Quick Finds."