Wild books β€’ This week at the library

Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.
― Virginia Woolf

Did you know that Menlo Park is home to dozens of "little free libraries"? These adorable β€œtake a book, leave a book” free book exchanges are curated by dedicated community volunteers, and can be found in virtually every neighborhood in town. Now you know!

Here's what's happening at the library this week πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š


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Down to earth β€’ This week at the library

Dear friends,

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ―Robert Louis Stevenson

Did you know that Menlo Park Library now has drop-in storytimes twice per week - no advance registration required? Storytimes help children develop essential early literacy skills that lead directly to improved literacy later in life. Now you know! Here's what's happening at the library this week πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š


πŸ“† Knitting meetup. Gather with other yarn art enthusiasts to crochet, knit, sew, share tips and techniques. All skill levels welcome, from novice to pro.Β 

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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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