Mitchell Park Library
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The Mitchell Park Library is one of Palo Alto's five libraries. Across from the Mitchell Park Community Center, the Mitchell Park Library is one of the highest circulating branches. It is home to 68,804 volumes, and has a square footage of 9,478.
The library is located at 3700 Middlefield Road in Mitchell Park. A Mitchell Park librarian can be reached at 329-2436.
Hours (subject to change) - Mon: 11-9; Tues/Wed: 10-9; Thurs: 12-6; Fri-Sat: 10-6; Sun: 1-5.
It opened on July 19, 1958 two years after the bond issue of $700,000 was passed for its construction and the construction of the Main Library. Built by Edward Durrell Stone, it was roughly close to 5,500 squre feet when it opened. Later in 1975, Federal Revenue Sharing Funds were obtained, that would lead to the expansion of floor space by about 70%.