Downtown Library

Closed until 10:00am Thursday

Monday 
Closed

Tuesday 
Closed

Wednesday 
Closed

Thursday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Saturday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Sunday 
Closed

270 Forest Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Downtown Library was built in 1971, and has collections of books and media materials for adults and a small children’s collection.

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 5, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Columbus Day
    Monday, October 10, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Veteran’s Day
    Friday, November 11, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Day before Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 23, 2022
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 24, 2022 - Friday, November 25, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Winter Holiday Closure
    Saturday, December 24, 2022 - Sunday, January 1, 2023
    Closed All Day

About Downtown Library

  • There is free parking at the rear of the library building as well as beneath the Civic Center located directly across the street. All street and lot parking is limited to two hours.

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New at Downtown Library

Recent News Posts

Reopening Plans

Jul 27, 2021

Phase Re-Opening Plan

Apr 13, 2021

Recent Blog Posts

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