Go together β€’ This week at the library

Dear friends,

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
– African proverb

Did you know that Menlo Park Library has a smartphone app? Use it to check out library books on your phone, or scan any book's ISBN barcode to see if the library has it in stock. Convenient and free. Now you know! Here's what's happening at the library this week πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š


πŸ“† Book-ish Trivia Night. The popular after-hours trivia gathering for adults 21+ is back! A sparkling evening of games, prizes, snacks, and (adult) beverages in a decidedly book-ish setting.

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Change order β€’ This week at the library

Dear friends,

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. ― James Baldwin

Did you know that Menlo Park library card holders can download free passes to over 120 local museums and other cultural institutions? Now you know! Here's what's happening at the library this week πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š


πŸ“† Nathalia Music. A fun, bilingual family concert that’ll have everyone singing and dancing along.

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Hands on β€’ February 2020

Dear friends,

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.Β  ― Albert Einstein

Did you know that Menlo Park Library can find virtually any book you want, and have it brought here for you to pick up?Β Over 11 million titles from libraries across California and Nevada are available on request. Now you know! Here are some library updates we think you'll enjoy πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š

πŸ“† There's still time to enter the Youth Poster Exhibition! All posters will be placed on display at the Library for two months. Outstanding entries will receive cash prizes and other awards. Deadline to enter is February 12. Easy and fun!

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Common ground β€’ This week at the library

Dear friends,

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
― Cicero

Did you know that Americans visit libraries more often than movie theaters and sporting events combined? Now you know! Here's what's happening at the library this week πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š


πŸ“† Illustrating Yourself and Your Neighbors. This free workshop by artist Alexandra Bowman will teach you simple ways to illustrate your community while focusing on color and composition. Part of the "My Community" Youth Poster Exhibition workshop series.Β 

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We ❀️ Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization established in 2005. Our sole mission is to help Menlo Park Library create lifelong learning environments where children, families, teens, adults, and seniors share ideas and experiencesβ€”and inspire each other to achieve their dreams.

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As a grassroots, all-volunteer nonprofit organization, 100% of our fundraising proceeds are used to help support and develop Menlo Park Library, including:

With your help, we can build on these successes and advance the Menlo Park Library to meet 21st-century needs. Become a Supporting Member of the Menlo Park Library Foundation today!



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