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Author Visit: Nina LaCour Introducing Sora, a new ebook app New Database: EBSCO! September Bay Area Literary and Author Events
 
Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Coming to the Castilleja Library in late September is Nina LaCour, author of five young adult novels! LaCour seems to charm every reader with her stories of love, grief, and friendship. Her novels are a true and candid study of her characters’ identities and emotional journey to find themselves in the world around them. Her […]

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

Exciting news! Overdrive has a new app just for schools called Sora. Sora makes it easier than ever to browse, download, and read books from our digital library. The best thing about Sora is that your librarians can create collections of books with you in mind! We have collections of everything from books your librarians especially […]

New Database: EBSCO!

New Database: EBSCO!

We’re always on the lookout for resources to help you tackle those research projects, and this year we’re adding EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete database for you! A complete index of included journals can be found here. EBSCO says about this database: A leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic […]

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Author Katharine McGee shares the final installment in her epic Thousandth Floor series, The Towering Sky. Monday, September 10, 2018 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 2251 Chestnut St. San Francisco, CA More information here. Mighty Middle Grade: an amazing panel of middle grade authors who will be talking about strong-willed girls who persist, dragons, spies, monsters, dogs and so much more. Friday, September […]

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

21 August 2018

Your librarians are so excited for school to start up again! Come on in and check out our amazing array of brand new books and magazines we got over the summer. We would also love to hear about your summer! Stop by and tell us all about it, especially if you read anything you loved. […]

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July and August Bay Area Author and Literary Events

July and August Bay Area Author and Literary Events

27 July 2018

Ben Costa and James Parks in celebration of the second Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo book, The Middle-Route Run Sunday, July 29, 2018 – 11:00am Books Inc. 1875 Bascom Avenue, Suite #600 Campbell, CA More information here Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic medalist fencer and first hijabi to compete for the United States in the Olympic Games and her autobiography, Proud: […]

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#BooksOnBreak

#BooksOnBreak

01 June 2018

As we start the summer, don’t forget that the library is here for you! We have an amazing selection of ebooks and audiobooks on our Overdrive, for all your vacation reading needs. Check out our Pinterest page and our newly updated Recommended Pleasure Reading List. Happy reading!

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June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

29 May 2018

Saturday Board Games Day Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Main Library, 270 Forest Ave. Palo Alto More information here Not Your Mother’s Book Club presents Sara Wolf and her new book Bring Me Their Hearts Tuesday, June 5, 7:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame More information here The First Looks Book Club: Come read Advanced […]

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Newly Updated: The Recommended Reading List!

Newly Updated: The Recommended Reading List!

21 May 2018

Casti Library’s Recommended Reading List has been updated for 2018! These books have been handpicked by your librarians as truly excellent reads. We have a mix of genres, and many of the books are available on our digital library as ebooks or audiobooks. If you want more personalized recommendations, come on in and talk to […]

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The Joy of Ebooks

The Joy of Ebooks

17 May 2018

Summer’s approaching, classes and final projects are wrapping up. We know that you’re worried how you’ll survive without the library this summer. But never fear! We have a huge ebook library online just waiting for you. You can access it online anywhere: at home, at camp, in the car. Ebooks are super easy to pack; […]

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