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The 1980’s cult classic, The Monster Squad, featuring Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, the Mummy and company, who have a run-in with a bunch of meddling kids, will screen at the Menlo Park Library on October 10 at 6:30 pm.

You know who to call when you have ghosts, but who do you call when you have monsters?

The Monster Squad [rated PG-13] is a group of pre-teens who idolize classic monster movies. Imagine the kids’ surprise when Dracula, the Mummy, the Gill-man, the Wolf Man, and Frankenstein’s monster turn out to be real — and trying to take over the world!

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TechWomen comes to the Menlo Park Library on October 2

Women working in STEM from five different African and Middle East countries, joined by their professional mentor from Symantec, will share their experiences and talk about the program — TechWomen — that brought them all together in a presentation at the Menlo Park Library on October 2 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. TechWomen is an initiative […]

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JAVA coding for teens set to begin on October 1

Award winning organization MathAndCoding presents this special introductory Java Programming class for students in 6th grade and above at the Menlo Park Library.. This workshop is mainly intended for students with no previous experience in using Java or any other structural programming language. Students learn all basic concepts of java. At the end of the […]

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Learn about the Silk Road at library talk on Sept. 19

The Silk Road: Ancient Globalization it the title of a talk given by docents from the Asian Art Museum at the Menlo Park Library on September 19. Technologies, commodities, and religions were spread, and cultures were transformed, on the Silk Road. The event is free, thanks to the Friends of the Menlo Park Library, and will take […]

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The film Frida will be screened at Menlo Park library on Sept. 12

The Menlo Park Library will present a screening of Frida, the award-winning biopic drama about painter Frida Kahlo, starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina. The film is rated “R.” The event is free, and will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, September 12, in the main library at 800 Alma Street.

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Free folk/Indie pop concert hosted by Menlo Park Library on Sept. 2

The Menlo Park Library will host a free concert at the City Council Chambers (701 Laurel Street) on September 2, at 11:00 am, featuring local musician Karla Kane (pictured) and Nottingham, England-based duo Fun of the Pier. Karla Kane is a Redwood City singer, writer, and ukulele player, best known as the leader of indie-pop […]

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Learn about Filipino cooking, vegan style, at Menlo Park Library on August 26

Can Filipino cuisine be vegan, healthy, and delicious – without losing its soul? Chef RG Enriquez says yes! Enriquez, a self-styled “passionate purveyor of vegan Filipino recipes,” will take us along step-by-step as she prepares her own take on the classic Filipino soup called Nilaga at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, August 26 from […]

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Wildlife Associates brings critters to the Menlo Park Library on Aug. 15

Join us outside the library on August 15 from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm, as docents from Wildlife Associates introduce us to some of the beautiful and fascinating wildlife living in the fields and forests surrounding our city. Animal ambassadors may include: Gray Fox Great Horned Owl Opossum Red-Tailed Hawk This program, made possible thanks to generous funding […]

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Meet Juana Briones in Menlo Park on August 12

A businesswoman. A rancher. A landowner. A humanitarian. A woman of transcendent vision and independence. Juana Briones was an extraordinary woman who was a leader in her own right and a role model for generations to come. In a dramatic and historically-accurate monologue and dialogue with the audience, Olga Loya uses her spellbinding storytelling skills […]

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Learn about the hidden figures of computing — women — on August 2

Women have been part of computing since the earliest electronic computers were built in the 1940s.On August 2 at 7:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library (800 Alma St.) hear how women in computing have: Been responsible for the first compiler Built code that saved the Apollo 11 Developed a design for large-scale integrated circuits […]

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Summer of Love Family Festival set for July 22 at Menlo Park Library

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the San Francisco Summer of Love at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, July 22 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Entertainment 11:30 am: MaryLee Sunseri will lead a folk song sing-along for the whole family 1:30 pm: The Puppet Company presents “Puff the Magic Dragon”: a family favorite with a modern […]

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