Wild books โ€ข 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.
โ€• Virginia Woolf

Did you know that Menlo Park is home to dozens of "little free libraries"? These adorable โ€œtake a book, leave a bookโ€ 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 ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ“š

๐Ÿ“† Wed. 3/4 - Meet the Seed Lending Library. Check out the new Menlo Park Seed Library, learn how to "borrow" seeds, share tips for growing, and more. 7:00pm @ Main Library


๐Ÿ“† Sat. 3/7 & Sun. 3/8 โ€“ Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Get a great deal on used books! Thousands of titles to choose from. DVDs and CDs, too. All proceeds support Menlo Park Library programs. Sat. 10am-2pm, Sun. 12pm-2pm @ Main Library


๐Ÿ“† Tue. 3/10 โ€“ โ€œMy Communityโ€ Youth Poster Awards Ceremony. Menlo Park youth artists will be honored in a special ceremony at the Menlo Park City Council. Event begins at 5:00 pm with a reception and refreshments in the Main Library, followed by the ceremony at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers next door. 5:00pm @ Main Library


๐Ÿ“† Tue. 3/10 โ€“ Lit Book Group.ย "To the Lighthouse," by Virginia Woolf. Meet up with other book enthusiasts to discuss this radiant literary classic. 7:15pm @ Main Library


๐Ÿ“† Wed. 3/11 & Fri. 3/13 - Teen Henna Art. Multicultural folk artist Rachel Anne Palacios will present the ancient traditions of henna art. Youth in grades 4-12 will learn how to create beautiful henna designs and will receive one henna design from the artist. Wed. 3:30pm @ Main Library; Fri. 3:30pm @ Belle Haven Branch **Advance registration required**ย 


More events...

๐Ÿ“† English Conversation Club. Practice your English conversation skills in an informal group setting with other English learners from all over the world. Wed. 3/4, 5pm and Thu. 3/5, 11am @ Main Library. Details

๐Ÿ“†ย Silly Goose and Val. The popular puppeteer returns with music, singing, dancing, laughter, and family fun for all ages. Sun. 3/8, 2pm @ Belle Haven Branch Details

๐Ÿ“†ย Comic Artist Panel: The Road to Publication. โ€œPashminaโ€ author Nidhi Chanani leads a discussion about artistsโ€™ paths to finding a home for their art. Scheduled panelists include Ajuan Mance, Mai Nguyen, Meggie Ramm, and Josh Elder. Mon. 3/9, 6:30pm @ Main Library Details

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

Have an adventurous week!

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