Children

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    As vaccinations rise, Menlo Park prepares to expand access to city services and city facilities. Check out our 4-phase city reopening plan.

Virtual Exhibition: California Votes!
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Aug. 25-Oct. 5: Just in time for California’s anniversary of statehood and another wild election period, Menlo Park’s latest online exhibition takes visitors on a ride through state electoral history. 

After-School STEAM: Virtual Planetarium
Silhouette of 2 figures on hill, looking through telescope into a starry sky

Thursday, Sep. 16: For Grades Pre-K-5: It’s something cool after school, as we take a virtual field trip to Seattle’s Pacific Science Center and get a great look into the night sky.

Preschool/Toddler Tuesdays

Grownup clapping as small child dances

Join us online for fun early literacy sessions with a mix of storytimes and musical guests!
Tuesday, Sep. 21 Zoo Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 28 MaryLee Sunseri: 1-2-3, Sing with Me!
Tuesday, Oct. 5 Mariela's Music Time (Bilingual)
Tuesday, Oct. 19 Nanny Nikki Music
Tuesday, Oct. 12 Música con Nathalia / Music with Nathalia
Tuesday, Oct. 26 Zoo Storytime

Storytimes every Wednesday

Adult and small child reading on couch
We offer live, interactive storytimes--online! Join us each Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. for stories, songs and early-learning fun for grown-ups and their little ones. Sign up now!

After-School STEAM: The Bugs of Pokémon
Display board shows Pokémon characters next to similar specimens of real insects

Thursday, Oct. 21: For Grades K-8: It’s something cool after school, as Beetlelady Dr. Stephanie Dole leads a lesson in Entomology through the lens of Pokémon.

Children can enjoy the library at home


Read
Learn
  • ABC Mouse is the #1 digital learning program for ages 2-8!  To start, check out an account on the web site. Then continue on the web or in the app.
  • Tutor.com lets you get homework help with a live tutor, in the browser or app.
  • TumbleMath has fun K-6 math books in all kinds of categories.
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