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Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June

 

Wonder Woman Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 3:00pm
Books Inc.
301 Castro St
Mountain View
More information here.

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Shvarts, Royal Bastards
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here.

 

 

 

 

NYMBC Pride Panel featuring Tim Floreen, author of Tattoo Atlas; Kristin Elizabeth Clark, author of Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity; and Brie Spangler, author of Beast.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
2712 Augustine Drive
Santa Clara
More information here.

 

 

 

Sarah Dessen, Once and For All
Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here.

 

 

 

 

Roxane Gay, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 – 7:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

cover of The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and VirtueMackenzi Lee, author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, in conversation with Anne-Marie McLemore, author of The Weight of Feathers and When the Moon Was Ours.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here.

 

 

 

NYMBC Contemporary YA Panel featuring Kim Culbertson, author of The Wonder of Us; Misa Sugiura, author of It’s Not Like It’s a Secret; and Katie A. Nelson, author of The Duke of Bannerman Prep
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
More information here.

 

 

 

Cindy Pon, Wantcover of Want by Cindy Pon
Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 4:00pm
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
More information here.

 

 

 

 

Sherman Alexie, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
Thursday July 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

Penguin publishers authors

Penguin Teen Summer Tour, featuring Romina Russell, Danielle Vega, Aditi Khorana, and Morgan Rhodes
Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 2:00PM
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here.

 

 

 

 

NYMBC Road Trip YA Panel, featuring Maurene Goo, author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love; Kayla Kagan, author of Piper Perish; Lilliam Rivera, author of The Education of Margot Sanchez; and Zan Romanoff, author of Grace and the Fever.
Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
More information here

 

 

 

August

Cover of Miles Morales: Spider-Man

Jason Reynolds, Miles Morales: Spider-Man
Friday, August 4, 2017 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
More information here.

 

 

 

 

cover of From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

Meg Cabot, Royal Crush: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess
Saturday, August 5, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here

 

 

 

 

Cover of A Map for Wrecked Girls

Jessica Taylor, A Map for Wrecked Girls
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
RSVP here

 

 

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Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

This summer, Books Inc. is hosting a four part series on navigating the publishing world. From their website:

“The goal of this series is to convey realistic expectations while still encouraging young writers and providing them the opportunity to gain  knowledge and tools from industry professionals needed to continue in their process and be a step ahead of peers. ”

Click here to find out more and sign up!

 

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May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

The Love Panel: Rachel Cohn, Jennifer E. Smith, Nina LaCour, Stacey Lee, and Elizabeth Eulberg in conversation with Christy of Tales of the Ravenous Reader and Forever Young Adult.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
More information here.

 

 

Scott Westerfield: Spill ZoneSpill Zone by Scott Westerfeld
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – 7:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

Powerhouse Panel
Thursday, May 4, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
1375 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA
More information here.

 

 

 

 

Misa Sugiura: It’s Not Like It’s a SecretIt's not like it's a secret by Misa Sagiura
Friday, May 12, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

 

Fierce Reads Spring Tour: Erin Beaty, Taran Matharu, and Kristen Orlando
Saturday May 13, 2017 – 2:00PM
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

Evelyn Skye and Veronica RossiCrown's Fate and Seeker
Tuesday, Mary 16 – 7:00 PM
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

 

InkheartCornelia Funke
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tickets and more information here.

 

 

 

Mayim Bialik and her book
Mayim Bialik: Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – 7:00pm
JCCSF
3200 California St
San Francisco, CA
Tickets and more information here.

 
 

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The Second Annual Celebration of Casti Authors

The Second Annual Celebration of Casti Authors

We had such a great time last year that we’re doing it again! Join us in the library on Monday, May 1st from 3:30-5:30 for a celebration of Castilleja’s writers.

Featuring:

  • Student author readings
  • Live music
  • Coffee, tea, and treats

Space is limited, so RSVP here!

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April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Faith Erin Hicks and Raina Telgemeier at Santa Clara Library!
Wednesday, April 5 – 7:00pm
Santa Clara City Library – Central Park Branch
2635 Homestead Road
Santa Clara, CA
More information here.
Robert Hass: An Education in Poetry
Wednesday, April 12 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
More information and tickets here.
Chelsea Clinton, It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired and Get Going
Tuesday, April 18 – 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park
More information and tickets here.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Wednesday, April 26 – 7:30 pm
Nourse Theater, San Francisco
More information and tickets here.

 

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Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

The library celebrated the fourth annual Edible Book Festival on Monday, Mach 27th. A great time was had by all. Check out the slideshow below!

 

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