Upcoming Events for Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library

Upcoming Literary Events 

MELANATED READS: ANYBODY'S DAUGHTER by PAMELA SAMUELS YOUNG

Monday, May 3

6:30-8 p.m. 

Our newest book group focuses on books written by African American authors. This month, we’ll discuss Pamela Samuels Young's exciting mystery thriller, an NAACP Image Award-winner for Outstanding Fiction.

STORYTIME FOR ADULTS

Friday, May 7

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Take a break, and tune in as Menlo Park Librarians share essays and short stories.

BOOK DISCUSSION: WAITING by HA JIN

Tuesday, May 11

7:15-8:30 p.m.30 p.m.

Menlo Park Library's Fiction Book Group discusses Ha Jin's award-winning work of historical fiction, which The Chicago Tribune calls "a simple love story that transcends cultural barriers."

LIBRARY CHOICE

Wednesday, May 12

7-8 p.m.

Menlo Park Librarians share books that are worth a read. Get up to date on recent books and some great reads you may have missed.

STORYTIME FOR ADULTS

Friday, May 14

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Take a break, and tune in as Menlo Park Librarians share essays and short stories.

MYSTERY READERS GROUP: MYSTERIES IN BOOKSTORES AND LIBRARIES

Wednesday, May 19

3-4:30 p.m.

Recent mysteries featuring bookish amateur sleuths include tales of a lighthouse library, a haunted library, and a 75-year-old librarian’s bookmobile adventure. Join us for a discussion of bookslinger sleuths!

STORYTIME FOR ADULTS

Friday, May 21

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Take a break, and tune in as Menlo Park Librarians share essays and short stories.

BOOK DISCUSSION: ARTIFICIAL CONDITION by MARTHA WELLS

Monday, May 24

7:15-8:30 p.m.

Menlo Park Library's Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Group discusses the funny, heart-pounding, poignant and astonishing second installation in Martha Wells' "Murderbot Diaries" series.

STORYTIME FOR ADULTS

Friday, May 28

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Take a break, and tune in as Menlo Park Librarians share essays and short stories.