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 

Also on: City calendar


πŸ“† Sun. 3/1 – Spinners Meetup. Come together with other hand spinning enthusiasts to spin and share techniques and ideas on creating your own beautiful unique yarns. All skill levels are welcome. 12:30pm @ Main Library

Also on: City calendar


πŸ“† Wed. 3/4 - Introducing the Seed Lending Library. The Menlo Park Seed Lending Library provides access to heritage seeds, gardening workshops, education and resources to encourage residents to grow food and foster community resilience, self-reliance, and a culture of sharing. We’ll unveil the new Seed Lending Library and answer your questions about how to "borrow" seeds, share tips for growing, and more. 7:00pm @ Main Library

Also on: City calendar


More events...

πŸ“†Β  **TONIGHT** Film & Discussion: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. At the 100th anniversary of this influential expressionist horror classic, watch the film and chat about it with the Library's resident cinema expert, Nick Szegda, M.F.A., M.L.I.S. (Film not rated.) Wed. 2/26, 6:30pm @ Main Library. Details

πŸ“† English Conversation Club.Β Practice your English conversation skills in an informal group setting with other English learners from all over the world.Β Thu. 2/27, 11am @ Main Library. Details

πŸ“† "My Community" Youth Poster Exhibition and Artist Reception. View and celebrate the original artworks created by over 50 young people from across Menlo Park. Fri. 2/28, 6:30pm @ Belle Haven branch. Details

πŸ“†Β Women Who Identify, Recruit, and Elect. Meet the founder of the organization dedicated to help local women get elected or appointed to office.Β Mon. 3/2, 7:00pm @ Main Library Details

Check the library's online events calendar for complete listings including storytimes, workshops, teen events, and more.

πŸ“° Library Newsletter - new issue!

Library News & Events is the bi-monthly newsletter of Menlo Park Library. In its 16 pages you will find complete event listings, information and fun facts about the library. The March-April 2020 issue is now available. See the back cover for a chance to win a prize!


Have an exceptional week!

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