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Your Librarians’ Favorite Reads This Summer

Your Librarians’ Favorite Reads This Summer

We, as librarians, tend to read a lot. We read because we love to, but we also read because we need to know what to recommend to you all, our students, when you come back from summer break. So here are our favorite things we read this summer:   Ms. Seroff: Boy, Snow, Bird by […]

Upcoming Bay Area Literary Events

Upcoming Bay Area Literary Events

August William Ritter Ghostly Echoes, the third book in the Jackaby series Monday, August 29, 2016 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 3515 California St San Francisco, CA More information here.         Sabaa Tahir in conversation with Stephanie Garber A Torch Against the Night, sequel to An Ember in the Ashes Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 7:00pm Kepler’s Books […]

Our Updated Recommended Pleasure Reading List!

Our Updated Recommended Pleasure Reading List!

We have updated our Recommended Pleasure Reading List in time for your break! Coming in at over 120 books, this list is specially selected by your librarians, to help sixth through twelfth graders find great books to read in their free time. The new edition includes our regular range of genres, and now includes nonfiction books […]

Ebooks for Summer

Ebooks for Summer

Looking for something good in our digital library for the summer? Here’s some books to get you started! Dystopias Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: A girl with a killer touch rebels against the society that uses her as a weapon. City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau: The last bastion of humanity is failing. Is there a way […]

Summer Adventures

Summer Adventures

26 May 2016

TA Elyse has kindly put together some recommendations for books featuring summer adventures! Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall If you love fantasy novels or enjoyed reading The Odyssey, Summer of the Mariposas is a good book for you! This novel is about five sisters who find a dead body and go on an […]

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Summertime, and e-reading is easy!

Summertime, and e-reading is easy!

23 May 2016

Worried that you’ll miss the Casti Library this summer? You don’t need to be! Our collection of more than 1700 ebooks is open 24/7. You can log in whenever you like. Click here to visit our digital library! Ebooks are readable on many different devices and apps. Learn more on our FAQ or stop by the library […]

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Congratulations to Our Scholastic Art and Writing Award Recipients!

Congratulations to Our Scholastic Art and Writing Award Recipients!

17 May 2016

This year, thirteen Castilleja students were among the West Region at Large winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Writers, an organization dedicated to celebrating extraordinarily talented student writers and artists. This year, students aged 7-12 across America submitted nearly 32,000 […]

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Summer Bay Area Literary Events

Summer Bay Area Literary Events

16 May 2016

May Evelyn Skye in conversation with Sabaa Tahir The Crown’s Game Tuesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 RSVP here   Dana Gioia, Poet Laureate of California Thursday, May 26, 2016, 7:30 p.m. 99 Poems: New and Selected Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA […]

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Celebration of Casti Authors Next Week!

Celebration of Casti Authors Next Week!

10 May 2016

Monday, May 16th from 3:30 to 5:30 in the library, we will have a literary salon featuring student and alumnae authors and artists! Join us for a discussion panel, readings of student work, musical performances, short films, and more! Featured Alumnae Panel:   We will also have tasty treats, writing games, and summer workshop opportunities. RSVP […]

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Booktrends: Cults

Booktrends: Cults

04 May 2016

Cults have been high in the popular consciousness lately, with the success of shows like The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. So if you can’t get enough of cult dynamics and the girls who struggle to break away from them, here’s a round up of books on the subject. Inside the compound, everything is guided by rules, […]

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