Palo Alto Weekly

Spectrum - April 11, 2014

Streetwise

Do you use the public libraries in your community? If so, what resources do you use? If not, why not?

Asked on California Avenue. Question and interviews by Melissa Landeros.

Elizabeth Lam

Public health practitioner

Kipling Street, Palo Alto

"I use everything in the library, from pleasure reading to getting information on vacations. I take my kids to use the computers once or twice a week."

Alex Campos

Mac artist

Bay Road, East Palo Alto

"I really do not use the public library because I am not in school."

Daisy Nuņez

Babysitter

University Avenue, East Palo Alto

"Yes, I go to the library all the time, I take the kids to story time, to play games on the computers and to read."

Aakash Dhuna

Web designer

Northgate Street, Woodside

"I like browsing the programming section of the library, and it is also a good quiet place to work."

Omar Landa

Server

El Camino Real, Palo Alto

"I do not use the library because you can find pretty much everything you need on the Internet."

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