Saturday, February 24 at 11:00 am: The celebrated duo of Arwen Lawrence and Jorge Liceaga dig deep into the hidden corners of the Latin American songbook and add their own creativity in form of composition and poetry. This free concert is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.
Sunday, February 25 from 1 to 3 pm: Visit our Belle Haven Branch Library, and check out our new look and new hours! Enjoy balloon creations by Raul, and a steel drum performance by Shabang!
Join us for a series of events exploring and celebrating the arts! From hands-on creative experiences (decorating mosaic boxes to take home & learning to paint like Kandinsky), to meeting comics trailblazer Trina Robbins, to getting virtual tours of two special exhibits at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, we are looking forward to engaging the right sides of our brains!
|Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 pm||Adults Create Mosaic Boxes|
|Thursday, February 8 at 6:30 pm||Author Event: Trina Robbins|
|Monday, February 12 at 6:30||Casanova: The Seduction of Europe|
|Monday, February 26 at 6:30||Adults Paint: Kandinsky|
|Monday, March 12 at 6:30||Revelations: Art of the African American South|
Food for thought, and films for fun! Mark your calendar for this diverse slate of screenings.
|Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00||More Than a Word||This documentary about Native American-based sports mascots will be followed by a panel discussion featuring several members of Native communities.|
|Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30||August the First||Award-winning coming of age film Indiewire called a "smart and engaging debut."|
|Monday, March 5 at 5:30||3 Idiots||The hilarious Bollywood hit!|
|Monday, March 19 at 2:30||The Three Musketeers||Director Richard Lester's 1973 Classic.|
|Tuesday, March 27 at 6:30||3 Men and a Cradle||The French original!|
Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm: Expansion of human populations has caused increased encounters and conflicts between humans and mountain lions. Learn more about the pumas all around us, with a biologist from the Felidae Conservation Fund.
Tuesday, March 20: The Menlo Park Library System is proud to be a part of World Storytelling Day, a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling! We will be hosting a pair of renowned professional storytellers, each sharing a captivating, all-ages performance--one teller at each of our locations! We'd love to see you at both.
|3:30 pm, Belle Haven Branch||Muriel Johnson|
|7:00 pm, Main Library||Erica Lann-Clark|
Learn more about the English as a Second Language Conversation Club. You can practice your English conversation skills with other language learners. The group is sponsored by Project Read - Menlo Park and meets every Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm in the Downstairs Meeting Room.
See the schedule for the Mystery Readers Group.
See the schedule of speakers, authors and performers who visit on selected Saturdays.