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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!

Virtual Events

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!

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New Videos from Your Librarians

Create your own stationery by marbling paper with shaving cream. These make great notes or cards to send to a friend or loved one!

Librarian Kathy reads "Hippos Go Berserk" by Sandra Boynton. This is a great counting book and hippos are the best party animals!

Learn opposites with librarian Miss Liz!

Develop applications for your own virtual robot Dewey (Yes, your own Dewey living in your own computer) with Librarian Dan.

The online tutorials are designed keeping absolute beginners in mind. Coding experience is preferred but not required.

New Videos from Your Librarians

New Videos from Your Librarians

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Featured Resource

Celebrate Pride at Palo Alto City Library

Join us throughout June as we stand with our community to celebrate equality, love, acceptance, and all things Pride.

Featured Resouce

Read the New York Times Online

Once logged in, you have access to the New York Times Online for 24 hours. Articles are from 1981-present, as well as 1851-1922.

Fix the Covid Blues

Fix the Covid Blues with our Daily Recommendations

Our librarians are posting daily recommendations on our Instagram Stories feed to fill those long days at home.

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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