Handmade With Love

The winter holidays are a great time of year to make handmade gifts for your family and friends. Giving a handmade gift is extra special because it is one-of-a-kind and made with love. So bust out your craft supplies and start making! Books: Check out these craft books for kids, and turn those beautiful craft…
View More about Handmade With Love

Palo Alto Reads 2020: Biased

Library staff have created a list of books and online resources to supplement your reading of Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudices That Shapes What we See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt:  Understanding Bias Reading List  Online Resources:  Coming to the Table  Common Sense Media Resources About Race and Racism  Equal Justice Intiative  Life After Hate  The…
View More about Palo Alto Reads 2020: Biased

Daylight Savings Time is Here!

The sun sets earlier and rises later, and we all change our clocks.  How did the standard of Daylight Savings Time come to be, and how can you prepare for this bi-annual time change?  What is Daylight Saving Time?  Daylight Saving Time is the standard that requires setting a clock forward an hour in the spring…
View More about Daylight Savings Time is Here!

Introducing Picture Book Bundles

Picture Book Bundles are now available for checkout at Mitchell Park and Rinconada Libraries!  Each bundle includes a variety of 10 picture books, carefully selected by our librarians for families to discover and enjoy.  Find a new favorite or rediscover an old classic as you unpack these mystery bundles!  Available during Sidewalk Service open hours, no need to request in advance Books can…
View More about Introducing Picture Book Bundles

Virtual Storytime Songs & Rhymes

Storytime can be a wonderful bonding experience with your child and an opportunity to teach them repetition, rhyme, and rhythm. All three are helpful ways to boost your child’s language and early literacy skills. But have you ever attended (or viewed) one of our storytimes and didn’t know the words to a song or a rhyme?…
View More about Virtual Storytime Songs & Rhymes

Palo Alto Reads 2020

The Library has launched Palo Alto Reads, a “one book, one community” program that encourages the reading and discussion of a selected book around themes and topics relevant to our city. This year's book selection is The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. You can now view…
View More about Palo Alto Reads 2020

Storytime with Stanford Athletics

Join Us for Storytime with Stanford Athletics  Enjoying virtual visits from your local Palo Alto librarians with online sing along and storytime videos?  We sure hope so, and for even more storytime fun at home, check out our newest series in partnership with Stanford Athletics.   Next Tuesday, June 23rd at 10:30 a.m.  Mackenzie from the Stanford women’s volleyball team will visit…
View More about Storytime with Stanford Athletics
1 - 10 of 10