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Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Our first murder mystery party was such a success we’re doing it again! Step back in time with us to investigate the death of a flapper… The Roaring 20’s are in full swing, and The Half Moon Club is one of just two speakeasies in town. Business is booming until a flapper is found dead […]

Books on Break!

Books on Break!

Thanksgiving break is fast approaching! Don’t forget to stop by the library this week to load up on fun reading for your vacation! Here’s a few sequels and new books from favorite authors that you may be interested in: Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas, the seventh Throne of Glass book. Supernova by Kazu Kibuishi, […]

November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

Jennifer L. Armentrout and Evelyn Skye in conversation about Armentrout’s new book, The Darkest Star Thursday, November 1, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Redwood City Library 1044 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City RSVP here   The first annual #DemigodGoals event: celebrate Rick Riordan’s mythology and demigods books! Saturday, November 3, 2:00pm Books Inc. 1875 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite #600 Campbell More […]

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

With fifty entries, trivia, games, and lots and lots of cake, we had a great Edible Book Festival on Monday! Here are the winners in our eight prize categories: Scroll through the slideshow to see all the entries!  

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

11 October 2018

This year’s Edible Book Festival will be on Monday, October 22nd from 3:30 to 6pm in the library! That’s a week and a half away, so start your planning now! All Casti community members are welcome to attend, submit an entry, and vote. This year we’ll also have a scavenger hunt, a food trivia contest, puzzles, […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 October 2018

The First Looks Book Club presents author Caitlin Seal in celebration of her novel, Twice Dead: Necromancer’s Song #1. Tuesday, October 2, 6:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame More information here   Laini Taylor in conversation with Sabaa Tahir about Muse of Nightmares, the sequel to Strange the Dreamer Wednesday, October 3, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP […]

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Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

17 September 2018

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 […]

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Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

04 September 2018

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 […]

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New Database: EBSCO!

New Database: EBSCO!

27 August 2018

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 […]

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September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

21 August 2018

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 […]

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