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It's Welcome Week in Palo Alto! It's Welcome Week in Palo Alto!

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Welcoming Week 2019 takes place September 12-22. Library staff have put together a list of titles that celebrate the "United States of US."
Welcoming Week 2019 takes place September 12-22. Library staff have put together a list of titles that celebrate the "United States of…

Short Stories Short Stories

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Enjoy the gem of a short story, brilliant in design and satisfying to the core.
Enjoy the gem of a short story, brilliant in design and satisfying to the core.

Back to School Back to School

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Keep the library in mind for your homework and learning needs. Primary sources? Reliable information? Study tools? We have the resources!
Keep the library in mind for your homework and learning needs. Primary sources? Reliable information? Study tools? We have the resources!

Meditation for Relaxation Meditation for Relaxation

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Looking for some relaxation? Check out one of these books!
Looking for some relaxation? Check out one of these books!

Shark Week Reads Shark Week Reads

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Enter the fascinating world of sharks off-screen with one of these great reads!
Enter the fascinating world of sharks off-screen with one of these great reads!

PACL Staff's Best of 2019...so far! PACL Staff's Best of 2019...so far!

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Library staff love sharing recommendations, so we've asked them to share some of the best that they've read, or watched, or listened to.
Library staff love sharing recommendations, so we've asked them to share some of the best that they've read, or watched, or listened…

Summertime and the living's easy! Summertime and the living's easy!

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It's the Dog Days of summer and we're all feeling the heat. Check out these books that take place during summer.
It's the Dog Days of summer and we're all feeling the heat. Check out these books that take place during summer.

Radio Day Radio Day

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The Bay Area has a rich history in radio broadcasting. Visit Rinconada on Saturday June 22nd from 11-1 to learn more about local stations!
The Bay Area has a rich history in radio broadcasting. Visit Rinconada on Saturday June 22nd from 11-1 to learn more about local stations!

International Justice Book List International Justice Book List

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July 17 is the anniversary of the creation of the International Criminal Court; these books explore different aspects of justice worldwide.
July 17 is the anniversary of the creation of the International Criminal Court; these books explore different aspects of justice worldwide.

Get the Scoop! Get the Scoop!

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...on ice cream and Summer Reading. Come get a free scoop of ice cream when you sign up for Summer Reading at our Kickoff Party June 1st!
...on ice cream and Summer Reading. Come get a free scoop of ice cream when you sign up for Summer Reading at our Kickoff Party June 1st!

Podcasts Podcasts

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Podcasts can be educational, entertaining, political, scary and fun conversations to listen to while walking or driving in your car.
Podcasts can be educational, entertaining, political, scary and fun conversations to listen to while walking or driving in your car.

Southern Comfort Southern Comfort

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Tales from the American South.
Tales from the American South.

Series to watch after Game of Thrones Series to watch after Game of Thrones

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Looking for something to watch now that Game of Thrones is over? Try these series.
Looking for something to watch now that Game of Thrones is over? Try these series.

Rest in Peace, Grumpy Cat! Rest in Peace, Grumpy Cat!

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Tardar Sauce aka "Grumpy Cat" was an internet celebrity cat, famous for going viral because of her permanently grumpy face.
Tardar Sauce aka "Grumpy Cat" was an internet celebrity cat, famous for going viral because of her permanently grumpy face.

Policy in Action Policy in Action

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This book list looks into the issues behind State Bill 50, currently being discussed in the California State Senate.
This book list looks into the issues behind State Bill 50, currently being discussed in the California State Senate.

Wildflower Superbloom Wildflower Superbloom

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After enduring a rain-filled winter, California is experiencing a colorful superbloom of wildflowers!
After enduring a rain-filled winter, California is experiencing a colorful superbloom of wildflowers!
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