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Limited library services available by appointment and 24/7 returns at some locations.
Limited library services available by appointment and 24/7 returns at some locations. 

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FAQs

  • Wireless Internet is available at all branches. No password or library card is required. Steps to Connect:

    1. Look for PA_OverAir_Library on your wireless device.
    2. Accept the policy and enjoy 2 hours of access. 
    After 2 hours, you can repeat the process for more Internet access. Please note that we cannot guarantee your equipment will work with our network. Palo Alto City Library assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment or for laptop configurations, security, or data files resulting from connection to the Library's network.
  • For health and safety reasons we do not currently have library spaces available for public computer use. Wireless internet is still available for smartphones and other portable electronics if you are within signal range of a library building.

  • Yes! Chromebooks are still available for checkout.

  • In short, because it's part of our mission to nurture innovation, discovery, and delight.

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