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Virtual Events

Featured Event

Virtual Storytimes

Your favorite librarians are back to bring you LIVE storytimes on Facebook! Join us Monday-Friday at 11 AM for fun stories, songs & more.

Virtual Events

Using the Library During the Pandemic

We're offering a variety of services during the Covid-19 pandemic, including Sidewalk Services, virtual events and online resources.

Sidewalk Service Holds Pickup Station at Rinconada

eLibrary - Always Open


Pick Up Summer Reading Prizes

Have you completed the Summer Reading Program? Fill out this form to pick up your prizes!

Printed magazines are back!

Find it online and place a hold through our new sidewalk service. No electricity required (unless you prefer to read in the dark).

Shelf Made

Looking for something new to read? Tell us about books you’ve read and enjoyed, and our librarians will recommend five books just for you!

New Online Items

Life Hacks

Tell Us What Types of Virtual Events You Want

We're developing virtual events and we'd like your input on the types of topics, events, and community spaces that resonate with you most.

Self-Care for Adults During COVID-19

Library staff some recommendations for all the adults out there struggling to adjust to the changes made to our lives during this time.

Make 2020 Census Count Palo Alto

The Census is coming and we need to make sure that everyone in Palo Alto is counted, so we get our share of federal funding!

Tunes & Flicks

Kanopy Kids

Stream the videos that leave your little ones entertained and help them learn and grow!

Browse staff picks, new titles, and more

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