Library

Come to the Atherton library (2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane) on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm to make felt accessories to wear for Halloween such as masks, wrist-bands, and more. This is a no-sew craft & all supplies will be provided. Rock out to the group 123 Andres! after this fun activity and enter our raffle to win a tricycle or scooter.

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Learn the basics of Bullet Journaling on Oct. 22

This simple note-taking system has a flexible framework, designed to help you be more productive, stay organized, capture all the notes and events that happen in your life, and empower you with better control over your time and schedule. Phuong-Mai “Mai” Blasich of P.M.B.Q. Studios is the instructor at this free event schedule for Tuesday, […]

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Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along comes to Belle Haven library branch on Oct. 20

Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along is a musical playgroup designed for all-ages and specializing in early childhood development. Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along is hosted by Stephanie Pepitone, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and former punk rock singer/guitarist. Stephanie plays acoustic guitar and leads families in singing, dancing, and music making. Featuring original children’s music and family-friendly rock ‘n roll […]

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Teen Gaming comes to Menlo Park Library on Oct. 18

Hang out with your friends and play the Nintendo Switch in our new Teen Zone on Friday, Oct. 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library! There will be monthly video gaming tournaments to test your skills against your friends. Grades 4-12

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Golden Thread Fairytale Players perform at Menlo Park Library on Oct. 17

When the optometrist shatters little Leila’s dream of becoming a pilot, a menagerie of mythic birds gather to help her accomplish her goal. Drawn from beloved Palestinian folktales, Leila’s Quest for Flight incorporates music, dance, and physical comedy. This dynamic show is produced by Golden Thread Productions and is appropriate for families and children, ages […]

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MaryLee Sunseri plays music for preschool kids on Oct. 8

Marylee Sunseri is returning to the Menlo Park Library on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 12:30 to 1:00 pm, bringing her guitar, colorful props, wonderful songs, and audience participation, as she shares finger plays & wiggle-tunes for babies & toddlers — and their grownups. MaryLee Sunseri has long been known as “The Little Kids Music Specialist.” […]

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Take a Little Free Library bike tour on Oct. 12

Take a bicycle tour of some of the new Little Free Libraries in Menlo Park on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. The tour starts at the Main Library and ends up at the Belle Haven Branch Library. We’ll stop along the way at a few libraries to browse and take pictures. […]

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Dinosaurs Rock! at Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library on Sunday, Oct. 6

Travel back to the Jurassic at the Belle Haven branch (413 Ivy Dr.) of the Menlo Park Library on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The library will transform into a paleontology museum, with 30 amazing specimens, a spectacular interactive presentation, and a fossil dig activity! This free program is funded by the […]

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Film about storytellers Michael D. McCarty screens on Sept. 30

Michael D. McCarty’s packed schedule doesn’t leave time for him to make it to Menlo Park — for now— so we’ll watch the new film about his remarkable story on Monday, Sept. 30, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library. After the film, we’ll have a video chat with Michael, so you can […]

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Science Night returns to Menlo Park Library on Sept. 26

Science Night is back! Come to the Menlo Park Library  for an evening of fun and exploration aimed at adults, teens and elementary school-aged children alike on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Presenters include: -Hiller Aviation Museum -SRI International -Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo -Beetlelady -Midpen Media Center -M-A Robotics -Tsquared […]

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“California’s Changing Ecosystems: As observed from space” is topic on Sept. 24 at the Menlo Park Library

How can satellite technology help us understand changes to our ecosystem – and allow us to predict future changes?  USGS research scientist Kristin Byrd, Ph.D. (pictured) will explain at the Menlo Park Library on  Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 6;30 to 7:30 pm. Topics include: – How can we use images from space to help us […]

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