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The Updated Pleasure Reading Guide Is Here!

The Updated Pleasure Reading Guide Is Here!

Great news, Readers! The Casti Library Pleasure Reading Guide is now updated for 2020! We’ve hand-selected a variety of books that we love for inclusion on the list. Fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, adventure, historical fiction, mystery… this list has it all! Titles are available in Sora as ebooks and/or audiobooks that you can check out […]

New eBooks on Sora

New eBooks on Sora

We’ve been adding lots of new ebooks and audiobooks to Sora. Below are just some of the new titles we’re excited about, and there are even more to discover in the app!

Collections in Sora

Collections in Sora

Looking for your next ebook or audiobook in Sora? Try browsing the collections in Sora. Collections are curated lists of books that are grouped together based on genre, format, theme, or appeal term. If you’ve scrolled through the Explore tab in Sora, you may have already seen collections like “Great 6th Grade Reads”, “Queer & […]

Creativebug: Online Arts & Crafts Classes

Creativebug: Online Arts & Crafts Classes

Crafters! Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops so you can learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. This is a subscription service, but Santa Clara County Library cardholders can access Creativebug for free! All you need is a library card. Click here to fill out a library card application. […]

Comics Relief: A Free First Second Virtual Festival

Comics Relief: A Free First Second Virtual Festival

16 April 2020

Attention comics fans and creators! On Saturday April 18 8am-2pm, graphic novel publisher First Second is hosting a FREE virtual comics festival featuring Lily Williams, Karean Schneemann, Lucy Knisley, Ngozi Ukazu, Lisa Brown, Kat Leyh, and Gene Luen Yang. You may be familiar with many of First Second’s awesome graphic novels like Stargazing, Best Friends, […]

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Celebration of Casti Authors

Celebration of Casti Authors

16 March 2020

The 5th Celebration of Casti Authors was a great success! A huge thanks to everyone who shared their work. Check out some photos from the event.

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March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

02 March 2020

Kate O’Shaughnessy launches her new book, The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane. Tuesday March 3, 7:00pm Books Inc. 1491 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley More information here Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl celebrate their newest book, RAD American History A-Z: Movements and Moments that Demonstrate the Power of the People. Books Inc. Thursday March 5, 7:00pm […]

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Peninsula Libraries Comic Arts Fest

Peninsula Libraries Comic Arts Fest

28 February 2020

Comic creators and appreciators: throughout the month of March, Peninsula Libraries will be hosting a Comic Arts Fest! Check out events like author visits, comics and storytelling workshops, DIY screen printing, a small press comics expo, and a documentary screening of She Makes Comics featuring interviews with some of the most influential women in the […]

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February Bay Area Author and Literary Events

February Bay Area Author and Literary Events

03 February 2020

Adalyn Grace in conversation with Tomi Adeyemi about Adalyn’s new novel, All the Stars and Teeth. Wednesday, February 5 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here. Evelyn Skye and Stacy Lee discuss Evelyn’s new book, Cloak of Night, sequel to Circle of Shadows. Tuesday, February 11 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 […]

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Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

24 January 2020

This week we hosted an exceptional author visit at our library. The Class of 2025 heard from Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann about their brand new book Go With the Flow, which focuses on menstruation, equity, activism, and friendship. In preparation for the visit, our 7th graders had the opportunity to read Williams and Schneemann’s […]

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