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Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

It’s time again for Palo Alto Weekly’s short story contest! The contest is open to anyone who lives, works or attends school full-time in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, Portola Valley, Woodside, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and East Palo Alto. Stories should be 2,500 words or less, and entrants need to […]

March Author and Literary Events

March Author and Literary Events

NYMBC YA Road Trip Panel with Tricia Levenseller, author of the Viking-inspired Warrior of the Wild and Caitlin Sangster, sharing her sequel to Last Star Burning, Shatter the Suns. Monday, March 4 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco More information here   Beloved author Katherine Applegate presents her new book, Endling: The Last. […]

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Recaptains: A New Reading Resource

Are you excited for Leigh Bardugo’s next Grishaverse book? Counting the days for the sequel to Children of Blood and Bone? Maybe you just learned there’s a third book in Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series. But if you’re anything like us, there is just one problem: you cannot quite remember where the […]

New Database!

New Database!

Exciting news! We are trying out Project MUSE. Project MUSE is a database from Johns Hopkins university, and has a huge amount of full-text versions of books and scholarly journals from the humanities and social science fields.     From their website: Our Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and […]

December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

27 November 2018

Congresswoman Jackie Speier: This is Now with Angie Coiro Sunday, December 2, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Tickets and more information here   Books Inc’s First Looks Book Club at the Burlingame Library Tuesday, December 4, 6:00pm Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Rd, Burlingame More information here   Youth Poetry […]

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Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

26 November 2018

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 […]

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Books on Break!

Books on Break!

12 November 2018

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, […]

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November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

30 October 2018

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 […]

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Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

25 October 2018

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!  

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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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