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Exciting News About Our Catalog Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!
 
Exciting News About Our Catalog

Exciting News About Our Catalog

You may have noticed that our catalog got a fresh new look! While the color scheme is different, every search function and button is in the same place as it was. There will be one huge exciting change coming at the beginning of the school year, however…(drumroll please)… You’ll get your own accounts! No more wondering […]

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June   Wonder Woman Day Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 3:00pm Books Inc. 301 Castro St Mountain View More information here.           Andrew Shvarts, Royal Bastards Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park RSVP here.         NYMBC Pride Panel featuring […]

A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television

A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television

A Man’s Woman Nancy L. ’17 & Alexa M. ’18 The average American adult watches over five hours of television everyday. (Kobley, 2016) hours of tv. We are constantly exposed to the entertainment industry’s interpretation of modern society. Media’s portrayal of women, particularly women of color, is often skewed and even discriminatory. Audiences are brainwashed […]

The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

Our collection of more than 1700 ebooks is open all summer long. And now we offer audiobooks, for all your “stuck in a car with my obnoxious siblings on a road trip” needs! You can log in whenever you like. Click here to visit our digital library!   Ebooks and audiobooks work on many different devices and […]

Pride Month Reads

Pride Month Reads

01 June 2017

June is LGBTQIA+ pride month! While you may not be able to check out books from the library, we have a great collection of queer focused books on OverDrive. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet fluffy romance, family drama, or short stories that span the spectrum, you’re sure to find something you love. […]

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Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

01 May 2017

This summer, Books Inc. is hosting a four part series on navigating the publishing world. From their website: “The goal of this series is to convey realistic expectations while still encouraging young writers and providing them the opportunity to gain  knowledge and tools from industry professionals needed to continue in their process and be a […]

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May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

27 April 2017

The Love Panel: Rachel Cohn, Jennifer E. Smith, Nina LaCour, Stacey Lee, and Elizabeth Eulberg in conversation with Christy of Tales of the Ravenous Reader and Forever Young Adult. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA More information here.     Scott Westerfield: Spill Zone Wednesday, May […]

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The Second Annual Celebration of Casti Authors

The Second Annual Celebration of Casti Authors

24 April 2017

We had such a great time last year that we’re doing it again! Join us in the library on Monday, May 1st from 3:30-5:30 for a celebration of Castilleja’s writers. Featuring: Student author readings Live music Coffee, tea, and treats Space is limited, so RSVP here!

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Love Pixar? Want to know their storytelling secrets?

Love Pixar? Want to know their storytelling secrets?

13 April 2017

Pixar has teamed up with Khan Academy to offer a free course on storytelling! The Art of Storytelling will be released over the course of the year, with sections on narrative, character creation, storyboarding, and more. Material is drawn from artists and directors who worked on movies like Inside Out, Up, and Brave. The first […]

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April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

03 April 2017

Faith Erin Hicks and Raina Telgemeier at Santa Clara Library! Wednesday, April 5 – 7:00pm Santa Clara City Library – Central Park Branch 2635 Homestead Road Santa Clara, CA More information here. Robert Hass: An Education in Poetry Wednesday, April 12 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real More information and tickets […]

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