Free virtual community events
Live Music with Faith Ako
Saturday, August 22
Award-winning musician Faith Ako whisks us to the islands with her sultry voice, presenting a beautiful mix of original songs and Hawaiian classics.
Puppetry Festival Luce Puppet Company: Splashy Sea Saga
Sunday, August 23
The Summer Puppetry Festival comes to an end, with a hilarious show from Southern California’s Luce Puppet Company. Witness a wealth of mythical creatures: a giant octopus, a dangerous bunny, a fearsome dragon and a rather unusual sea monkey.
Natural Dyes: Spice in the Kitchen
Monday, August 24
Follow along as Linda Janklow of Peopleologie guides you through the fabric dyeing process with turmeric, water, salt and a cooking pot. Watch or join in as we transform scrap fabric into a bright and sunny work of art!
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.)
Mondays in August
Earn volunteering hours and be involved in your Menlo Park community. Join other teens ages 13-18 in our Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.)! T.A.G. shares ideas on our library's teen programs, contests, gaming, reading and more. Contact teen librarian Gina Feil for more information.
Sci-Fi Book Group: His Majesty’s Dragon
Monday, August 24
The debut novel of Naomi Novik's Temeraire series brings us a French frigate with a dragon egg on board and Aerial Corps of dragon-mounted troops.
Poetry Lab with Lisa Rosenberg
Wednesday, August 26
Craft poems that surprise and delight. The former San Mateo County Poet Laureate leads a skill-sharpening workshop open to all levels of experience.
Raise a Glass, Quarantine-Style
Thursday, August 27
Join us for an early evening of virtual beer tasting, trivia and fun. Taste along at home, or just hang out with us for some friendly conversation.
Teen Creative Writing Club
Fridays in August
Express yourself. Write poetry, short stories and more presented by our Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.). Join other teens in grades 4-12. New writing prompts weekly.
For complete event listings, visit our online events calendar.