Belle Haven Branch Library

Belle Haven Library exteriorThe Belle Haven Branch Library is open to the public seven days per week. We’re pleased to announce expanded hours effective May 1, 2019. See the Menlo Park Library operating hours.

Summer Puppetry Festival
Collage of puppet photos

Join the library in celebrating the art of puppetry in its many forms, as we host a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and well beyond! Held on select Sundays at 2:00 pm at the Belle Haven Branch.

August 25Luce Puppet Company: Circus Fantastico

Michelle Pollace
Latin Jazz Trio

Musician posingSaturday, August 31: (Belle Haven Branch Library) Live music in the library! Michelle honors the roots of jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban music while adding a new voice.

Menlo Park Storytelling Festival

Storyteller performing in front of audienceIt’s time for our 4th Annual Storytelling Festival! Join us as we welcome professional talent visiting us from around the state, the country—and the world. 

Alicia Retes
Sun., Sept. 8
2:00-3:00 pm
Belle Haven Branch
Alicia’s interactive Native tale will incorporate songs and California Native musical instruments.
Olga Loya
Singing & Dancing Through Stories
Sun., Sept 29
2:00-3:00 pm
Belle Haven Branch
Celebrate through dancing and singing as you hear folk tales, personal stories and myths.

Ho'omana Hawaiian Band

Hoomana-with-leisSaturday, September 21: (Belle Haven Branch Library) Live music! Fresh arrangements of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian songs with beautiful three-part harmonies.

Mango Languages