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July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Mathangi Subramanian, author of A People’s History of Heaven Wednesday, July 10 2019 7:00pm Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View More information here Kalyn Josephson with Tara Smith launching Kalyn’s debut novel The Storm Crow Saturday, July 13 2019 3:00-5:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Gaby Dunn and […]

Summer, Sun & Stories

Summer, Sun & Stories

Although the year is wrapping up, we want to remind you that your reading doesn’t have to! The library’s ebook and audiobook collection is here for you over the summer on Overdrive. If you’re looking for things to read, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations by genre, or our Recommended Pleasure Reading List full […]

New From Favorite Authors

New From Favorite Authors

We’ve got loads of new books in the library, and a bunch are sequels or new books by authors you love! Come check them out! New from Favorite Authors King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo. A continuation of her Grishaverse books, picking up after Crooked Kingdom The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi Becoming by Michelle […]

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Recaptains: A New Reading Resource

Are you excited for Leigh Bardugo’s next Grishaverse book? Counting the days for the sequel to Children of Blood and Bone? Maybe you just learned there’s a third book in Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series. But if you’re anything like us, there is just one problem: you cannot quite remember where the […]

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

11 June 2019

Reclaiming the Future: Privacy, Ethics & Organizing in Tech with Meredith Whittaker & Kade Crockford Friday, June 7, 7:30 pm Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco Tickets and more information here YA authors Randy Ribay and Mitali Perkins Wednesday, June 12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP here […]

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Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

24 April 2019

Today is William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday! Dr. Ross’s Shakespeare students provided cupcakes and fun themed games at break, so we at the library want to point out some fun Shakespeare themed books we have in the library! To Be or Not to Be by Ryan North A choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet!   An Assassin’s Guide […]

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May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

23 April 2019

Gareth Hinds shares his masterful new graphic novel adaptation of The Iliad Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View More information here Civic Action Zine Fest at Burlingame Public Library! Friday, May 3rd, 6:00 – 8:00pm 480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame More information here. Meet Julayne Lee, author of the poetry book Not […]

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Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

01 April 2019

Burlingame Public Library is hosting a teen creative writing contest this month! There are two divisions, Middle School for grades 6-8, and High School for grades 9-12. You can submit poetry, flash fiction, or a short story on the theme of CONFLICT. The deadline to submit is April 25th. For more information, including prizes and […]

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April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

26 March 2019

Casti favorite author Laurie Halse Anderson with her new memoir-in-verse SHOUT Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Tickets and more information here   Dr. Michio Kaku in conversation with Alexis Madrigal about his new book The Future of Humanity: Our Destiny in the Universe Monday, April 8, 2019 – 7:30pm Sydney […]

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Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

06 March 2019

It’s time again for Palo Alto Weekly’s short story contest! The contest is open to anyone who lives, works or attends school full-time in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, Portola Valley, Woodside, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and East Palo Alto. Stories should be 2,500 words or less, and entrants need to […]

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