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Author Visit: Nina LaCour Introducing Sora, a new ebook app New Database: EBSCO! September Bay Area Literary and Author Events
 
Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

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 […]

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

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 […]

New Database: EBSCO!

New Database: EBSCO!

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 […]

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

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 […]

Masquerade Murder Mystery in the Library

Masquerade Murder Mystery in the Library

10 May 2018

Join us on Friday 5/18 from 3:30 – 5:30 in the library for a murder mystery masquerade! Please only sign up if you are able to stay until 5:30 so you can be a full participant. Questions? Great, asking questions is the best way to solve a mystery! Come see a librarian for more information! CLICK HERE TO RSVP

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May Literary and Author Events

May Literary and Author Events

30 April 2018

Adrienne Young and her new book Sky In the Deep, with Traci Chee, author of The Reader series Wednesday, May 2, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here   George O’Connor with volume 10 of his Olympians graphic novel series, Hermes: Tales of the Trickster Tuesday, May 8, 6:00pm […]

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Middle School Book Review Blog

Middle School Book Review Blog

26 April 2018

The Middle School’s book review elective has started a book review blog! Called To Read or Not to Read, the blog features reviews of books from different genres, written by the members of the elective. Check it out!

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Third Annual Celebration of Casti Authors!

Third Annual Celebration of Casti Authors!

23 April 2018

Join us in the library on Monday, April 30th from 3:30 to 5:30PM for our yearly Celebration of Casti Authors! We will have readings from student authors, live music, and tea and nibbles. Come celebrate our amazing authors and musicians! RSVP here.

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Burlingame Public Library Creative Writing Contest

Burlingame Public Library Creative Writing Contest

06 April 2018

                Burlingame Public library is running a writing contest for teens! You can enter your flash fiction, short story, or poetry. Winners will receive a Visa gift card and have their writing featured in the Teen Room and in the Fall issue of the BPL Teen Zine. Submit […]

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April Literary Events

April Literary Events

03 April 2018

YA authors Kelly Loy Gilbert, Emily X.R. Pan, and Anna-Marie McLemore Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00pm – 3:30pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park More information and RSVP here   Christopher Moore launches his new book, Noir Monday, April 16, 2018 – 7:00pm Opera Plaza Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco More information […]

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