Hotspots, confronting violence πŸ“šπŸ•ŠοΈ This week

This week Menlo Park Library hosts a special exhibit and event series: "Confronting Violence." Learn more

FEATURED EVENTS πŸ“†

Saturday, 8/10 - Boys 'n Guns: Masculinity in a Culture of Violence
Facilitated workshop on gun violence, conflict resolution, and masculinity in American culture.
11:00am @
City Council Chambers

Sunday, 8/11 - Puppetry Festival
"The Garden Show," a lively performance by master puppeteers Tinker's Coin Productions. All ages.
2:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

Tuesday, 8/13 - Lit Book Club
Discussion of Commonwealth, by Anne Pratchett. An enthralling tale told with humor and heartbreak.
7:15pm @ Main Library

Wednesday, 8/14 - Lion Dance
Traditional Chinese lion dance at the Belle Haven library plaza. All ages.
4:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

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Books, bikes and more πŸš΄πŸ“š This week at the Library

FEATURED EVENTS πŸ“†

Sunday, August 4 - Board Game Meetup for Adults
Meet people and have fun IRL with board games. All skill levels welcome.Β 
12:30–3:30 pm @ Main Library

Tuesday, August 6 - Film Discussion Group
Film buff meetup. This weekend’s films: Maiden and The Biggest Little Farm.
6:30pm @ Main Library

Wednesday, August 7 - Xtreme Science Magic
Get hooked on science! Interactive family show with experiments and more for grades K-6.
4:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

Wednesday, August 7 – Summer Film Series @ the Library
Do Dooni Chaar. A schoolteacher strives to buy a car to attend a wedding. In Hindi with English subtitles. Rated PG.
6:30pm @ Main Library

Sunday, August 11 - Summer Puppetry Festival
"The Garden Show," a lively performance by master puppeteers Tinker's Coin Productions. All ages welcome.
2:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

πŸ“†βœοΈ Read the library newsletter for complete calendar of events including storytimes, workshops, teen events, and more.

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This week at the Library

When you visit Menlo Park Library, you never know what treasures you may find. Here's what's happening this week at the library. πŸ“šπŸ˜ƒΒ 

FEATURED EVENTS πŸ“†

Saturday, July 27 - DΓΊo Cascada de Flores
Live music. Celebrated duo Arwen Lawrence and Jorge Liceaga perform the Latin American songbook.
1:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

Sunday, July 28 - Summer Puppetry Festival
Caterpillar Puppets visits with an out-of-this-world show!
2:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

Tuesday, July 30 - Community Conversation: DV 101
Confronting domestic violence. Recognize the signs, understand the dynamics, and support survivors.
6:00pm @ Main Library

Wednesday, July 31 - Capoeira
Live performance. Amazing Afro-Brazilian kinetic art form: part dance, part martial arts, all awe-inspiring.
4:00pm @ Belle Haven branch

Thursday, August 1 - Family Storytime in the Shade
Drop-in storytime for all ages - Outdoors in the shade of beautiful redwood trees
10:00am @ Main Library

Library News and Events. πŸ“†βœοΈ Read the library newsletter for complete event listings, library news, and fun facts like this one: What is the oldest item in Menlo Park Library's collection? Read the answer.

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