Hours & Information

Open today until 6:00pm

Monday 
Closed
Tuesday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM
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.

Holidays and Closures

  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Indigenous People's Day
    Monday, October 14, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Veteran's Day
    Monday, November 11, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Eve Early Closure
    Wednesday, November 27, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve Early Closre
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Winter Holiday
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Eve Early Closure
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm

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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