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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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Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Entries from the 2016 Edible Book Festival

On Monday March 27th, the library will celebrate its 4th annual Edible Book Festival! Everyone in the Casti community is welcome to join us from 3:30-6:00 for games and food. Everyone who comes can vote in our Edible Book competition. Please RSVP here!

Community members are invited to create entries for the competition.

Scones playing baseball, a pun on Game of ThronesThe rules:

  • Must be made out of edible components
  • Must either illustrate a concept from a book or be food that appears in a book.

Families or groups of students are welcome to collaborate on entries. They may be dropped off in the morning or just before school ends for the day. Please label all entries with creators’ first and last names, and bring in the book that inspired your creation, or a printout of the cover.

All attendees will get to vote to award prizes to their favoritea cake with a book shaped piece missing, a pun on The Book Thief entries…and then eat the creations!

Prize categories are:

  • Most Shakespeare-licous
  • Healthiest
  • Funniest/Punniest
  • Best Food Eaten in a Book
  • Technical Mastery
  • Best Simple Idea
  • People’s Choice

Whether you create an edible book, want to play games, do word-inspired art, or admire the creative work of our community (and groan over bad puns), we look forward to seeing you there! RSVP here!

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