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Temporary Mitchell Park Branch


Temporary Mitchell Park Branch

Palo Alto City Library


Collection includes children's books, magazines and newspapers, foreign language materials, DVDs, CDs and audio books. A reference collection for study purposes is available as well as bus schedules and photocopiers. Internet access is also available. Laptops are available for in library use, including wireless connection.


Public Transit:

VTA stops within 2 blocks.
4050 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306 37.4180474 -122.1077104 Libraries

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



None for use of library and check out of materials. Fees are charged for photocopying and interlibrary loans and fines are levied for overdue materials. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.


Russian, Chinese and Spanish speakers/readers, youth (elementary and middle school)


Resident of California to obtain a free library card

How to Apply:

Walk in. Proof of residency in California required to receive a free library card.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Palo Alto