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Four to Read More: AI and Technology

Four to Read More: AI and Technology

Did you love this year’s Global Week topic? If you want to explore more about AI, technology, and the human imagination, try one of these books!   Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith Noted scientist Kelly and her cartoonist husband Zach explore ten up and coming technologies in this […]

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

NYMBC presents Kiersten White, author of Slayer (book one in her brand-new series set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) in conversation with Adrienne Young, author of Sky in the Deep Thursday, January 10, 7:00pm Books Inc. 74 Town & Country Village Palo Alto More information here   Celebrate the launch of Firestarter, the epic conclusion to the Timekeeper […]

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

This past Tuesday, the Class of 2019 was fortunate to hear poet and PhD candidate Emily Jungmin Yoon read some of her recent work. Yoon’s first full-length collection of poems, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, tells the complex stories of Korean “comfort women” during World War II. She is an inspiring writer who is […]

New Sequels and Favorites!

New Sequels and Favorites!

     New Sequels New from Favorite Authors  Arch-Enemies by Marissa Meyer, the sequel to Renegades Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi, sequel to Beasts Made of Night Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao, sequel to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns West by Edith Pattou, sequel to East Spill Zone, Vol. 2 by […]

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What is a zine, anyway?

10 October 2018

Zines (rhymes with “beans”) are small circulation, self-published works created by a person (or small group) with a passion for a particular subject.  Zines can be educational, creative, wry, beautiful, political, whimsical, silly, sarcastic, dark, and even disturbing depending on the aim of the author.  APUSH fans may be interested to know that Thomas Paine’s self-published 1775 pamphlet, Common […]

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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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