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


PRESS RELEASE 04/06/2012
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Closed on April 19 and 20, 2012
Contact : Cornelia van Aken, Assistant Library Director    (650) 329-2668

Palo Alto, CA – All five branches of the Palo Alto City Library will be closed on Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20 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 April 19 and 20 will be checked in as if they were returned on April 18.
  • 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 April 23.

The Library will resume its regular schedule on Saturday, April 21.

For more information, visit the Library web site,, or contact Cornelia van Aken, Assistant Library Director at 650-329-2668.