“Books are a uniquely portable magic,” says author Stephen King. Compact, durable, and easy to share, books have a nearly supernatural ability to conjure fresh ideas and emotions, again and again. Great books change lives, and some have even changed the world. This holiday season, share a bit of uniquely portable magic with someone you care about. Give them a really good book. And treat yourself to a gift that keeps giving — a library card.
📰 👀 Menlo Park Library News and Events - November/December issue. Get 16 pages of the latest library news, events, and fun facts. Pick up a copy in the library, or read it on your mobile device. Read it now.
📰 👀 Belle Haven homework center now open. Menlo Park Library has opened an after-school homework center at the Belle Haven Branch Library. This free community service provides skilled one-on-one and small group homework support to students after school.Read more
📰 👀 Facebook offers to build a new library and community center in Belle Haven. The tech giant has announced plans to "fully fund" a "state-of-the-art," "multi-generational" community facility in Menlo Park. The proposed new facility would be located where the aging and outdated Onetta Harris Community Center is now.Read more
September-October newsletter. 📆☕🎃 The new edition of the library newsletter is here! In its pages you will find the complete Library events calendar accompanied by fun library facts, impactful new library services, and important community project updates.
Library gets 11 million (!) new books, movies and more. 😃📚 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:<Read more
Chainsaw story time. 📚🦉😀 Lumberjack artist @lilpaulbunyan has been causing quite a “buzz” 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!
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 📆 IN AIR-CONDITIONED SPLENDOR
📆✍️ See the library events calendar for complete listings.Read more