Library Service Changes Due to COVID Surge

Due to the Omicron variant, the Palo Alto Library announced some changes to their service levels, effective Tuesday, January 18.

  • Children’s, College Terrace and Downtown libraries will be temporarily closed.
  • Rinconada Library will reduce hours to Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.

A recent email to Library cardholders provides more details about these service changes, including information for patrons who may need to pick up items on hold. Learn more about current library services.

CTRA Meeting with Library Reps: Tuesday, Dec 14 at 7pm

On Tuesday, December 14 at 7pm, the CTRA will host a virtual meeting with representatives from the Palo Alto Library to discuss the College Terrace Library. Library Services Manager Alex Perez and Library Director Gayathri Kanth will join the discussion. All neighbors (especially those who love our local neighborhood library!) are welcome to attend.

Use this link to join the meeting on the 14th:
Meeting ID: 796 0867 9240
Passcode: YCGg0X