Belle Haven Branch Library

Belle Haven Library Neighborhood Needs Assessment kicks off with Dscout mission
On weekdays until 3:00 p.m., the Menlo Park Library Belle Haven Branch serves only the students and teachers of Belle Haven Elementary School. The library opens to the public at 3:15, and has the same hours as the Main Library on the weekends. See the Menlo Park Library System's Operating Hours schedule.

Belle Haven Neighborhood Library Needs Assessment

You’re invited to participate in a community workshop and other activities as part of the Belle Haven Neighborhood Library Needs Assessment. Join us for a Digital Mission!

Summer Reading Kickoff @ Belle Haven
Child decorating tree

Saturday, June 9: Sign up for the summer reading program, decorate our book tree, make a bookmark, & take home a prize!

Puppetry Festival

Puppetry Festival collage 2 rows

This summer, the Belle Haven Branch Library celebrates puppetry in its many forms! Drop in for one event, or join us for the entire series! On the Sundays when no show is scheduled, join us for puppet crafts and coloring.

Sunday, June 3San Francisco Bay Area Puppeteers Guild: Puppet Slam!
Sunday, June 17Caterpillar Puppets: Itty-Bitty Variety Show
Sunday, July 1The Puppet Company: The Puppet Circus
Sunday, July 15Magical Moonshine Theatre: The Puppet Man
Wednesday, July 25Silly Goose & Val
Sunday, July 29Puppet Art Theater: Frankenswine
Sunday, August 12Fratello Marionettes: The Carnival of the Animals
Sunday, August 26Randel McGee & Groark the Dragon

Big Kid Wednesdays

BH SRP Wednesdays 2018

Summer Reading season is coming up fast! The Belle Haven Branch Library is going to give elementary schoolers  (ages 5-12) something fun to do every Wednesday afternoon at 4:00, with music, science, stories and crafts--something different each week!

June 13
Cascada de Flores
June 20
Craft Day
June 27
Wild Cat Adventures
July 11
Science Tellers
July 18
Quack, Gabble, Squawk: Storyteller Kirk Waller
July 25
Silly Goose and Val
August 1
August 8
Mad Science: Fire and Ice

Something for the Adults

BH Adult Summer Saturdays

Why should kids have all the fun? This summer at the Belle Haven Branch Library, adults get to enjoy great experiences with music, arts, crafts, and cooking. Separate children’s activities will also be available.

Saturday, June 9Juan L. Sanchez: Música Nueva Canción Style
Saturday, June 23Oaxacan Cooking Demo
Saturday, July 7Adults Create Washer Windchimes
Saturday, July 21Anime Drawing Fundamentals for Adults
Saturday, August 4Ho'omana Hawaiian Band
Saturday, August 18Adults Paint: Frida Kahlo

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