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Mention Friends of the Palo Alto Library when you shop at Kepler's and 5% of your purchase will go to help the library at no cost to you


Next Booksale on May 10 and 11

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See some of the books for sale in April
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Friends Give $100,000 to Improve Library

FOPAL has transmitted to the Palo Alto Library Foundation (PALF) a check for $100,000 in fulfillment of FOPAL's pledge to the Foundation's "Launch our Libraries" campaign to purchase furniture, fixtures, and equipment for the new and renovated libraries enabled by the voters' approval of Measure N in November 2008.

Over $1.3 Million for Library

Our 2003-2007 grants and allocations to Palo Alto libraries exceeded $1.3 million.  More ...

Join for Bookstore Discounts and Stanford Credit Union Eligibility

You can save on new books and get great interest rates by joining the Friends.  More ...

Help the Library While Shopping

Whenever you buy books from Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, 5% of your purchase price can go to help our libraries when you mention the Friends of the Palo Alto Library at check-out.

Volunteers Keep Our Costs Low

Help the library by volunteering to help with our booksale or other activities.  More ...

Play our Book Games

Can you name the book that begins, "WHEN I WROTE the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor?"  You'll find this question and many more at our new book games.  Just click on the link above to explore your knowledge of English literature, modern novels, horror, children's books, science fiction, books made into films, and much more.

Friends of the Palo Alto Library (FOPAL) is a non-profit 501(c)3 public benefit corporation, dedicated to helping Palo Alto's Public Libraries.  Contact us at info@friendspaloaltolib.org or PO Box 41, Palo Alto, CA 94302-0041.  Privacy Policy

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