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


PRESS RELEASE 12/19/2008
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Announces Winter Closure
Contact : Cornelia van Aken, Assistant Library Director    650-329-2668
Palo Alto, CA - The Palo Alto City Library will operate according to a winter holiday schedule from Wednesday December 24, 2008 through Thursday January 1, 2009. The annual winter closure is observed throughout Palo Alto city government.

Branch hours of operation during winter holidays:
  • All library branches will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, December 26, and on Thursday, January 1.
  • The Main, Mitchell Park and Children's libraries will be open regular hours from Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, and will be     open until 6pm on Tuesday, December 31.
  • The College Terrace and Downtown branches will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Thursday, January 1. 

All locations will resume their normal hours of operation on Friday, January 2, 2009. Customers are encouraged to return their materials when their branch is open.  The Library‚Äôs website is accessible 24/7 at

For information about the winter schedule of all City of Palo Alto departments, see