Saturday, Jan. 18 Voting in the Primaries: What You Need to Know (Main Library): Get nonpartisan election information, including how procedures in San Mateo County have changed since the last Presidential election.
Saturday, Jan. 25 Voter Registration (Main Library): Register to vote for the first time, or change your voter registration if you have moved, changed your name or changed your party.
The Menlo Park Library Foundation and Facebook Analog Research Lab are sponsoring a "My Community" Youth Poster Exhibition. Leading up to the event, we present a series of artist-led workshops at the Belle Haven Branch Library, open to adults, teens, and students in Grades 2 and above.
|Saturday, Jan. 18||Risograph Printing 101|
|Sunday, Jan. 26||High-Contrast Papercut Posters|
|Saturday, Feb. 1||Illustrating Yourself and Your Neighbors|
|Sunday, Feb. 9||Changing Our World with Public Posters|
Tuesday, Jan. 21 (Main Library): We're starting the new year by taking a look at some old plates! Learn about the clues they give us about our country's rural past.
Saturday, January 25 (Belle Haven Branch): Music of the Old West and of the West that never was: a fun, toe-tapping, sing-along-if-you-like performance of songs you forgot you ever knew, and songs you never knew at all!
Monday, Feb. 3 (Main Library): Journalist Kate Bradshaw talks about her reporting on how land use affects health in the communities of North Fair Oaks, East Palo Alto, and Belle Haven.
Tuesday, Feb. 4 (Main Library): Meet Nasruddin Hodja, the “wise fool” of Central Asia! Storyteller and Sufi master Kiran Rana will share tales of this enigmatic and spiritual figure both in his original setting, and in the U.S.
Would you like to play a game? Drop in and join us on the second Sunday of each month, from 12:30-3:30 p.m., for a chance to relax and unwind with other adults! A variety of games will be provided, and our facilitator will help explain how to play. Feel free to bring a game of your own to share!
Tuesday, Feb. 11 (Main Library): Documentary chronicling the protests in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, showing the efforts of people on all sides fighting for justice and a better city. Rated TV-MA
Drop in to discuss a wide range of contemporary literary works: novels, short stories, essays, and poetry. Meets at the Main Library on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:15-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11: Improvement, by Joan Silber
Wednesday, Feb. 12 (Main Library): Drop in, and we’ll show you how to use your electronic device and library card to get free access to streaming video, e-books, museum passes, and so much more!
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (Main Library): View works by African American artists inspired by the Civil Rights struggle, shared by a docent from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (Main Library): Our Mystery Readers Group welcomes the author of the Owen Allison mystery series, as well as “Hitchcock and the Censors,” a nonfiction book tracing the rise of movie censorship.
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.