Library gets 11 million (!) books, movies and more.

Library gets 11 million (!) new books, movies and more.Β πŸ˜ƒπŸ“š Get virtually any book you want! Your Menlo Park Library card now gives you access to 11 million titles from dozens of public and university libraries across California and Nevada. Find and request the titles you want using the LINK+ service on the library website. Your items will be conveniently delivered to a Menlo Park Library for you to pick up. (It's free.) Here's how:<

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Chainsaw story time

Chainsaw story time. πŸ“šπŸ¦‰πŸ˜€ Lumberjack artist @lilpaulbunyan has been causing quite a β€œbuzz” at the Main Library. He carved two magnificent new benches for the library's outdoor story time grove. They're true works of art, delighting children and grownups alike. The redwood logs were reclaimed from a local tree removal project. They're sure to bring joy to Menlo Park for generations to come!

Photo by Bill Halleck for City of Menlo Park

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Keeping it cool β„οΈπŸ“š This week

It's crazy hot out there, but the Library is always cool, calm and collected. This week, Menlo Park concludes the special exhibit and event series, "Confronting Violence: Improving Women's Lives." Learn more

FEATURED EVENTS πŸ“† IN AIR-CONDITIONED SPLENDOR

Wednesday, 8/14 - Winning the Vote: the Fight Continues
League of Women Voters presents the "mighty political experiment" of granting women the right to vote.
7:00pm @ Main Library

Saturday, 8/17 – Indian Food from the Fiji Islands
Interactive cooking demo. Try new recipesβ€”and delicious samples.
1:00pm @ Belle Haven Branch

Tuesday, 8/20 – Try-it Truck
Bay Area Discovery Museum's engineering lab on wheels. Hands-on learning and fun.
2:00pm @ Main Library

Tuesday, 8/20 – The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Film screening. An outrageous trio journeys across the Australian outback. Rated R.
6:30pm @ Main Library

Wednesday, 8/21 - ESL Conversation Club
Looking to improve your English? Come practice with us!
5:00pm @ Belle Haven

πŸ“†βœοΈ See the library events calendar for complete listings.

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