Visit the Events page to see photos of the opening of the new Children's Corner. 

In the last year children made more than 15,000 reference queries and checked out nearly 165,000 books and audiovisuals. Nearly 25,000 children attended a Library program. Although more and more children are using the Library every year, the Children's Area had had no major renovation since 1992 – and it showed.


By early 2010, the Foundation had raised $514,000, exceeding our goal of $500,000. To acknowledge its contribution to the community, the Menlo Park City Council issued a proclamation in honor of the foundation.

Click on the Proclamation to read the text.


To develop a private endowment to supplement the Library’s resources for the enhancement of facilities, services, and programs. The Menlo Park Library Foundation actively seeks contributions from individuals, businesses, service clubs, and foundations.

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The Menlo Park Library Foundation, established in 2004, is tax exempt
under section 501(c)(3) of the tax code and donations are tax-deductible.

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