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Unity is a game engine that you can download for free and learn anywhere! Use our collection of eBooks and tutorials to get you there.
Unity is a game engine that you can download for free and learn anywhere! Use our collection of eBooks and tutorials to get you there.

Minecraft for Makers Minecraft for Makers

eBooks for all ages! Learn to code with Python or set up your own server with these awesome guides from Safari books.
eBooks for all ages! Learn to code with Python or set up your own server with these awesome guides from Safari books.

Hello Muzzy Hello Muzzy

Introduce Muzzy! This gigantic hairy cartoon character helps children of all age learn a foreign language the easy way.
Introduce Muzzy! This gigantic hairy cartoon character helps children of all age learn a foreign language the easy way.

Enjoy Art Enjoy Art

This fall, dive into some art books and wake up the artist inside you.
This fall, dive into some art books and wake up the artist inside you.

Take the Data Detox Take the Data Detox

Worried about your online privacy? Take the 8-Day Data Detox. In less than 30 minutes a day, ensure a healthier, more secure digital self.
Worried about your online privacy? Take the 8-Day Data Detox. In less than 30 minutes a day, ensure a healthier, more secure digital self.

Kids & Teens

Bilingual Mandarin Storytime Bilingual Mandarin Storytime

Apr 7th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bilingual Mandarin storytime for children and their parents and caretakers occurring once a month, every first Sunday of the month.
Bilingual Mandarin storytime for children and their parents and caretakers occurring once a month, every first Sunday of the month.

Kid's Bookclub- Society of Bookworms Kid's Bookclub- Society of Bookworms

Apr 17th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
For January, the book is Karma Khullar’s Mustache by Kristi Wientge.
For January, the book is Karma Khullar’s Mustache by Kristi Wientge.

Storytimes at the Library Storytimes at the Library

Check out the selection of storytimes we offer across our five branches.
Check out the selection of storytimes we offer across our five branches.

Book Recommendation Service for K-8 Book Recommendation Service for K-8

NoveList K-8 provides: Fiction and non-fiction recommendations, Mood-based recommendations, & Core Curriculum recommendations
NoveList K-8 provides: Fiction and non-fiction recommendations, Mood-based recommendations, & Core Curriculum recommendations

Top Picks

Life Hacks

Tax Time is Here Again Tax Time is Here Again

Tax season is upon us! Palo Alto City Library is here to help you locate the information you need to file your taxes! 
Tax season is upon us! Palo Alto City Library is here to help you locate the information you need to file your taxes! 

Brainfuse Brainfuse

Brainfuse is an online homework and study tools suite for kids and adults.
Brainfuse is an online homework and study tools suite for kids and adults.

Virtual Privacy Lab Virtual Privacy Lab

Ever feel like you're being watched? We know the feeling. That's why the library supports programs on privacy and online security.
Ever feel like you're being watched? We know the feeling. That's why the library supports programs on privacy and online security.

Discover and Go Discover and Go

Use your library card to get free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theaters and other fun cultural attractions.
Use your library card to get free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theaters and other fun cultural attractions.

Consumer Reports Consumer Reports

The well regarded consumer guide Consumer Reports can be accessed via two online sources, Flipster and Ebsco Discovery.
The well regarded consumer guide Consumer Reports can be accessed via two online sources, Flipster and Ebsco Discovery.

Tunes & Flicks

Films for Women's History Month Films for Women's History Month

Kanopy celebrates Women's History Month with a collection of films by women directors, about women's issues and from women's perspectives.
Kanopy celebrates Women's History Month with a collection of films by women directors, about women's issues and from women's perspectives.

Wow Yourself Wow Yourself

Whether it's parrots on Telegraph Hill or Black Holes lurking in our Galaxy, get your science on with our streaming documentary collection.
Whether it's parrots on Telegraph Hill or Black Holes lurking in our Galaxy, get your science on with our streaming documentary collection.

Otaku Cinema Otaku Cinema

recommended by mryanhess
Otaku is a Japanese term describing people who show intense enthusiasm for an aspect of pop culture. More than nerds, these fans of anime,…
Otaku is a Japanese term describing people who show intense enthusiasm for an aspect of pop culture. More than nerds, these fans of anime,…

Some Pig! Some Pig!

From Charlotte's Web to Dinosaur Trains, the Library offers great adventures for kids of any age.
From Charlotte's Web to Dinosaur Trains, the Library offers great adventures for kids of any age.

Soundtracks for your Life Soundtracks for your Life

Whether you're a superhero or showman, hero or revolutionary. Download a soundtrack for the movie of your life with Hoopla!
Whether you're a superhero or showman, hero or revolutionary. Download a soundtrack for the movie of your life with Hoopla!
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