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 at the Library

Collage of summer performers

The Summer Learning Challenge is back, loaded with books, prizes, and free events for all ages! Mark your calendar, and tell your friends! Join us for great special events every Wednesday at 4:00 pm at the Belle Haven Branch Library.

July 24
Ballet Folklórico México Vivo
All Ages
July 31
Capoeira
All Ages
August 7
Xtreme Science Magic
K-6
August 14
Lion Dance
All Ages

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.

July 28Caterpillar Puppets: Captain Poluto Visits Planet Earth
August 11Tinker's Coin Productions: The Garden Show
August 25Luce Puppet Company: Circus Fantastico

Dúo Cascada de Flores
Exploring the Latin American Songbook
Pair of musicians on guitar

Saturday, July 27 (Belle Haven Branch): Celebrated musicians Jorge Liceaga and Arwen Lawrence dig into the hidden corners of Latin American musical tradition, adding their own infectious energy and creativity.

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.

Mango Languages