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Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

The love of books meets hands-on making in this new series of workshops. Everyone’s invited – students, siblings, parents and grandparents – come one, come all! But space will be limited, so sign up promptly. First workshop: 11/22/19 at 3:15 – Making Matchbox Books with Casti Alumna Kit Day! Questions? Email a librarian. Matchbox Books […]

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Between the games, trivia, and abundance of cakes and tasty treats, yesterday’s Edible Book Festival was a great event! Thanks to everyone who helped out, attended, or participated, and a big congratulations to this year’s winners! For those who couldn’t make it for the awards presentation, here are the results of the vote: Best Simple […]

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Shannon Messenger with Lisa McMann discuss Legacy, the newest installment in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Thursday November 7, 6:00-9:00 Smithwick Theater, Foothill College presented by Kepler’s Books 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills More information here Marissa Meyer in celebration of Supernova, the final book in the Renegades trilogy. Friday November […]

New Audiobooks!

New Audiobooks!

Castilleja’s e- and audiobook collection continues to grow! We’ve recently added dozens of new audiobooks that you can borrow anytime, from anywhere. Click here to access our collection through the Sora app. Questions? Just ask a librarian!

Edible Book Festival

Edible Book Festival

25 October 2019

Get excited!!! The highly anticipated Edible Book Festival is right around the corner! Feel free to stop in during the day on Monday, November 4 but be sure to join us after school until 5:30 for trivia, prizes, tasty treats, and a chance to win a super cute and cuddly avocado! Award categories are: Best […]

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Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

01 October 2019

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, you might be interested in checking out contemporary and historical digital archives covering art, literature, politics, and much, much more!  Here are some examples to explore, and advice for finding even more, but feel free to post other favorites in Comments: UCSB Library, Department of Special Research Collections (on […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

30 September 2019

Marie Lu celebrates the release of her new book, Rebel: A Legend Novel. Tuesday, October 1 7:00-9:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco More information here Ashley Elston and Tamara Ireland Stone discuss Ashley’s newest book, 10 Blind Dates. Thursday, October 3 7:00-8:30pm Hicklebee’s 1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose More information here Rainbow […]

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

16 September 2019

Thirty-four years after the publication of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood returns to the Republic of Gilead in The Testaments. Through the narratives of three different women, Atwood explores what life would be like for young people coming of age under a theocratic dictatorship as well as the events that lead to Gilead’s downfall. The […]

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September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

06 September 2019

Kerri Maniscalco with Stephanie Garber celebrating Kerri’s new historical thriller, Capturing the Devil Thursday, September 12 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Lindsay Lackey with Lisa Moore Ramee discuss Lindsay’s middle grade novel, All the Impossible Things Saturday, Septermber 14 3:00-5:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park […]

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Remembering Toni Morrison

Remembering Toni Morrison

22 August 2019

Toni Morrison’s contribution to the American literary canon cannot be overstated. In light of her recent passing, we’ve been reflecting on her remarkable life and work, and her profound influence on readers and writers. Morrison’s debut novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. She went on to craft ten more novels, as well as […]

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