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Menlo Park Events for Adults

  1. Fall Crops: Brassicas and Friends

    August 4, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Online event

    Let's help you get growing with some wonderful cruciferous vegetables!

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  2. Uneven Ground: Inequity on the Mid-Peninsula

    August 9, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    Journalist Kate Bradshaw discusses her groundbreaking report on the myriad ways land use decisions affect health in the communities of North Fair Oaks, East Palo Alto, and Belle Haven.

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  3. Virtual Conversation Club

    August 10, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Online meeting

    Want to improve your English? Come practice with us online!

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  4. Fiction Book Group: Ficciones

    August 10, 2021, 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm @ Webinar

    We’ll discuss Argentine writer/poet Jorge Luis Borges collection of short stories, named by Le Monde as one of the 100 books of the (20th) Century.

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  5. Storyteller Diane Ferlatte: Better Days a Comin’

    August 12, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Webinar

    In a performance for adults and teens, Grammy-nominated storyteller Diane Ferlatte, accompanied by musician Erik Pearson, shares tales to remind us to never lose hope, because better days are coming.

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  6. Story Time for Adults

    August 13, 2021, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm @ Online event

    Every "odd Friday" at noon: take a break, as your Menlo Park librarians read aloud to you.

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  7. Virtual Conversation Club

    August 17, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Online meeting

    Want to improve your English? Come practice with us online!

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  8. The Promise of America, Far Greater Than Its Reality: Achieving Equity, an Introduction

    August 17, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    What are the underpinnings of a truly equitable society, and how does the notion of privilege impact our daily lives? Mary Bacon, Ph.D. kicks off a 5-part series dissecting the concept of equity in our pluralistic culture.

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  9. Mystery Readers Group: Famous Historical People as Detectives

    August 18, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Online event

    Teddy Roosevelt helps find a serial killer! Dorothy Parker finds a body under the Algonquin Round Table!

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  10. From Yellow Peril to the Model Minority Myth: Asian Americans in the U.S.

    August 18, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    Over the course of our history, how has the view of Asian Americans gone from “Yellow Peril” to “Model Minority” – and what are the negative impacts of that Model Minority myth?

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  11. Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Group: The Empress of Salt and Fortune

    August 23, 2021, 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm @ Online event

    Join us to discuss Nghi Vo’s high fantasy novella, which combines myth and fable with political intrigue in a land inspired by imperial China.

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  12. Toxic Positivity

    August 25, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    What happens when our need to feel good goes bad?

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  13. The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family Recipes

    August 26, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    In this special event for gardeners and cooks, learn how to grow and enjoy a wide variety of Asian vegetables with gardener, home cook, and author Wendy Kiang-Spray.

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  14. Story Time for Adults

    August 27, 2021, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm @ Online event

    Every "odd Friday" at noon: take a break, as your Menlo Park librarians read aloud to you.

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  15. Book-ish Trivia Night

    August 27, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Webinar

    We're celebrating the end of our Adult Summer Reading Adventure with an evening of fun book-related trivia!

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  16. Virtual Tour: GLBT Historical Society

    August 30, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Webinar

    Join us for a virtual visit to the GLBT Historical Society to learn about the Bay Area's rich queer history!

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  17. Touch Each Life; Teach Each Child: Achieving Excellence in the Context of Equity for All

    August 31, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Webinar

    In part 2 in our 5-part series on equity, Mary Bacon, Ph.D. will explore equity in education, and achieving a commitment to excellence in education for all.

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Menlo Park Events for Children

  1. Storytime

    August 4, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join us online with your little ones for a live session of stories, songs, and fun! Storytime promotes the joy of reading and helps to develop early literacy skills.

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  2. Summer Puppetry Festival: Tommy's Space Adventure

    August 5, 2021, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ Webinar

    Puppet Art Theater joins us online for live, interactive, hilarious fun!

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  3. Preschool/Toddler Tuesday: Storytime with the Beetlelady

    August 10, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Beetlelady Stephanie Dole joins us for a live, online storytime with books, music, movement—and live bugs!

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  4. Storytime

    August 11, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join us online with your little ones for a live session of stories, songs, and fun! Storytime promotes the joy of reading and helps to develop early literacy skills.

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  5. Alaska Zoo: Wild Wolverines

    August 12, 2021, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ Webinar

    We’ll take a virtual trip to the Alaska Zoo, for some Arctic discoveries!

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  6. Zany Zoe's Magical Discovery (Bilingual)

    August 14, 2021, 10:30 am - 11:15 am @ Webinar

    Prepare to be amazed by Zany Zoe's one-of-a-kind magic show!

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  7. Preschool/Toddler Tuesday: Zoo Storytime

    August 17, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Zoo educators join us for a not-too-wild circle time!

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  8. Storytime

    August 18, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join us online with your little ones for a live session of stories, songs, and fun! Storytime promotes the joy of reading and helps to develop early literacy skills.

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  9. Preschool/Toddler Tuesday: Nanny Nikki Music

    August 24, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join us for music and fun for young children and their grownups!

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  10. Storytime

    August 25, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join us online with your little ones for a live session of stories, songs, and fun! Storytime promotes the joy of reading and helps to develop early literacy skills.

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  11. Preschool/Toddler Tuesday: Música con Nathalia / Music with Nathalia

    August 31, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:30 am @ Online event

    Join in on bilingual music and fun for children and their grownups!

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Menlo Park Events for Teens

  1. Online Gaming Meetup

    August 4, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Dungeons and Dragons! Jack Box!

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  2. Teen Creative Writing Club

    August 6, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Writing one of your hobbies?

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  3. Teen Creative Writing Club

    August 13, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Writing one of your hobbies?

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  4. Teen Creative Writing Club

    August 20, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Writing one of your hobbies?

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  5. Teen Creative Writing Club

    August 27, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Writing one of your hobbies?

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  6. Teen Book Club

    August 28, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Love discussing books?

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