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Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

Stop by the library for books before you head out on February break! We have two amazing displays up, Judge a Book By Its First Line, and OMG ROMANCE.               Or, if those don’t appeal, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations, and come talk to a librarian for […]

New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

Lexi B. ’19, our very own Aussie, takes a look at Australian magazine frankie: frankie magazine could simply be described as Australia’s answer to the Rookie Yearbook, except it’s so much more than that. The trendy magazine consists of “design, art, photography, fashion, travel, music, craft, home, and life,” as proclaimed on the front cover, […]

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

All month long, San Mateo County Libraries will host events and authors celebrating comics during the 2018 Comic Arts Fest. Guests include Svetlana Chmakova, author of Awkward and Brave, and Mariko Tamaki, author of This One Summer, Skim, and Boundless! Click over here to see more information. NYMBC presents Marieke Nijkamp in Alameda talking about her […]

Society of Young Inklings Writer’s Circles!

Society of Young Inklings Writer’s Circles!

The Society of Young Inklings is offering Online Writer’s Circles for young writers! From their website: Join a small circle of dedicated writers who will encourage, provide specific feedback, and inspire you. Your group will be facilitated by a pro-writer and mentor through an online video chat. In each session, you will: play games and […]

2018 Comic Arts Fest

2018 Comic Arts Fest

22 January 2018

San Mateo County Libraries is having their annual Comic Arts Fest in February! From their website: “We’re celebrating the importance of comics, both as an art form and as valid literature, and enabling aspiring artists and readers of all ages through author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. This year, the Fest is expanding to include Burlingame […]

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Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

15 January 2018

As Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give remained on the New York Times young adult best seller list for the better part of 2017, the topics the book deals with clearly resonate with readers. The Hate U Give is about a sixteen year old black girl named Starr who splits her time between the world of her fancy […]

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2018 Reading Challenge: Bingo!

2018 Reading Challenge: Bingo!

08 January 2018

This week marks the start of our annual reading challenge, and this year it’s BINGO! How it works: Pick up a bingo card at the library. Put your name on it. (Hint: take a pic of your bingo card in case you lose it!) Start reading! Each square on the bingo board corresponds to one […]

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January Bay Area Author and Literary Events

January Bay Area Author and Literary Events

01 January 2018

Tara Sim with Jessica Cluess, launching Chainbreaker, Tara Sim’s much anticipated sequel to Timekeeper Friday, January 5, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP here   Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, with Unearthed, an action-packed archaeological thriller. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 PM Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, […]

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Small Bites: Short Story Anthologies

Small Bites: Short Story Anthologies

20 December 2017

I love short story anthologies. If you’re in a reading slump, they’re a great way to discover new authors. Almost all of my favorite authors I found through reading anthologies. They’re also great if you’re busy. If you feel like you don’t have the time for pleasure reading, short stories provide a quick reading experience […]

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Sequels and New Books

Sequels and New Books

27 November 2017

To keep you updated on your favorite authors and series, we’ll be doing a round up of new books and sequels a few times a year. Here’s some exciting stuff that’s come out since the summer edition! New Sequels The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye, the follow up to The Crown’s Game Thick as Thieves […]

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