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Guest Opinion: 21st century libraries are good investment

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Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by libraryfan, on Jun 23, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 179 comments | 11401 Views

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Guest Opinion: Library efficiency is improved, but we truly need better buildings

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Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:58 am | 124 comments | 36388 Views

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Thank You Harry Potter!

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Original post made by Family of Fans on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Nat, on Sep 28, 2007 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 4665 Views

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Measure N ups annual library operating costs by $1.1million

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Original post made by hidden costs on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by hidden costs, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 27 comments | 3452 Views

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Read "Gotcha Capitalism"!!!

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Original post made by A.L. on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by EHM, on Apr 7, 2008 at 9:31 am | 26 comments | 4052 Views

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City shuffles library sites to deal with construction

The Palo Alto Art Center auditorium could soon house about 10,000 books and other library items as part of the city's dizzying...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by So-Much-Money-Down-The-Rabbit-Hole, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 3273 Views

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'Walking tour' book lists Palo Alto historical sites

The Palo Alto Historical Association has published a new book that provides a walking tour of 43 sites of sites of historical...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Apr 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 19 comments | 3764 Views

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Join Palo Alto Reads -- "Funny in Farsi"

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Original post made by Palo Alto City Librarians on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by Marianne, on Nov 20, 2006 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 6631 Views

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Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 4501 Views

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Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 3853 Views

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Harry Potter Book 7: All-most here!

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Original post made by Family of Fans on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by HP Parent, on Jul 21, 2007 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 5092 Views

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Palo Alto Libraries vs. Borders

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Original post made by r on Sep. 25, 2006
Last comment by Questions & Comments, on May 30, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 6090 Views

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Letters

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by unbelievable, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:00 am | 13 comments | 3442 Views

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Regret me not

From embroidered toilet paper to "Christmas nativity meerkats," Etsy.com is full of intriguing items. Some such creations,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by vale vortex, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 3809 Views

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Kindle not elibrary compatible!

I'm shocked to learn that my Kindle is incompatible with the elibrary software. Will Amazon ever support e library books?...

Original post made by shocked in Silicon Vallley on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 21, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 3290 Views

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Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 11915 Views

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CSPAN2 goes missing from cable TV

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by What a company!, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 4956 Views

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Eshoo introduces forest-protection bill

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Lea, on Oct 24, 2008 at 10:40 am | 9 comments | 3862 Views

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Smoking gun

"Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition" by Robert N. Proctor; University of California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 23, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 34307 Views

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A book jamboree

Always a city that likes its libraries and universities, Palo Alto is especially bookish this fall. Especially if you ask...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cari Ferraro, on Oct 15, 2013 at 6:29 am | 9 comments | 2025 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,791 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,730 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,316 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,760 views

In Defense of "Incivility"
By Douglas Moran | 18 comments | 1,695 views