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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 […]

Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

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 […]

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

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 […]

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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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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Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

29 March 2017

The library celebrated the fourth annual Edible Book Festival on Monday, Mach 27th. A great time was had by all. Check out the slideshow below!  

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Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

21 March 2017

On Monday March 27th, the library will celebrate its 4th annual Edible Book Festival! Everyone in the Casti community is welcome to join us from 3:30-6:00 for games and food. Everyone who comes can vote in our Edible Book competition. Please RSVP here! Community members are invited to create entries for the competition. The rules: Must […]

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Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

13 March 2017

Palo Alto Weekly is holding their annual short story contest! The contest is professionally judged and stories can be up to 2,500 words. There are two youth categories, one for ages 15-17 and another for ages 12-14. You can submit your story from now until April 13th. For more information, visit the Palo Alto Weekly’s website here.

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Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

06 March 2017

“…in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors […] If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and […]

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