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ICYMI: New in November Global Week 2020 Reading List Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!
 
ICYMI: New in November

ICYMI: New in November

In case you missed it, here are some of the new books from November that we’re excited about. Check them out now in the library or online with Sora! The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern eBook and audiobook available The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys eBook available The Stars and the Blackness Between by […]

Global Week 2020 Reading List

Global Week 2020 Reading List

Interested in learning more about this year’s Global Week theme, Seats at the Table: Women, Peace, and Security? ACE Center TA Riley ’20 helped us compile these book recommendations to help anyone from sixth graders to faculty explore the topic. All of the books listed below are available in the library! Leading the Way: Women […]

Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

We’ve been lucky to host a number of author visits already this year! Our TA Lishan ‘20 sat down with one visiting writer. Read the interview below!   In early September, I had the opportunity to interview Chrishaunda Perez, the author of We Come as Girls, We Leave as Women when she came to visit […]

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

The love of books meets hands-on making in this new series of workshops. Everyone’s invited – students, siblings, parents and grandparents – come one, come all! But space will be limited, so sign up promptly. First workshop: 11/22/19 at 3:15 – Making Matchbox Books with Casti Alumna Kit Day! Questions? Email a librarian. Matchbox Books […]

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

05 November 2019

Between the games, trivia, and abundance of cakes and tasty treats, yesterday’s Edible Book Festival was a great event! Thanks to everyone who helped out, attended, or participated, and a big congratulations to this year’s winners! For those who couldn’t make it for the awards presentation, here are the results of the vote: Best Simple […]

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November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 November 2019

Shannon Messenger with Lisa McMann discuss Legacy, the newest installment in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Thursday November 7, 6:00-9:00 Smithwick Theater, Foothill College presented by Kepler’s Books 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills More information here Marissa Meyer in celebration of Supernova, the final book in the Renegades trilogy. Friday November […]

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Edible Book Festival

Edible Book Festival

25 October 2019

Get excited!!! The highly anticipated Edible Book Festival is right around the corner! Feel free to stop in during the day on Monday, November 4 but be sure to join us after school until 5:30 for trivia, prizes, tasty treats, and a chance to win a super cute and cuddly avocado! Award categories are: Best […]

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Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

01 October 2019

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, you might be interested in checking out contemporary and historical digital archives covering art, literature, politics, and much, much more!  Here are some examples to explore, and advice for finding even more, but feel free to post other favorites in Comments: UCSB Library, Department of Special Research Collections (on […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

30 September 2019

Marie Lu celebrates the release of her new book, Rebel: A Legend Novel. Tuesday, October 1 7:00-9:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco More information here Ashley Elston and Tamara Ireland Stone discuss Ashley’s newest book, 10 Blind Dates. Thursday, October 3 7:00-8:30pm Hicklebee’s 1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose More information here Rainbow […]

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

16 September 2019

Thirty-four years after the publication of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood returns to the Republic of Gilead in The Testaments. Through the narratives of three different women, Atwood explores what life would be like for young people coming of age under a theocratic dictatorship as well as the events that lead to Gilead’s downfall. The […]

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