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Ebooks for Thanksgiving Break!

Ebooks for Thanksgiving Break!

Thanksgiving break is next week! Obviously you should come to the library and stock up on books this week, but we also have a huge selection of ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive. So if you need some entertainment for a roadtrip want a distraction for the hours while the turkey cooks want something to do […]

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

NYMBC presents E. Lockhart and Julie Buxbaum in conversation Jandy Nelson, author of I’ll Give You the Sun, about their new books Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco  More information here   NYMBC presents MT Anderson at the SF Public Library to discuss his new book Landscape with Invisible […]

Magazine Review: Riposte

Magazine Review: Riposte

Library TA Emmeline S. ’19 tells you all about one of the new magazines we picked up: Self-described as the “smart magazine for women” and a decided (and welcome) respite from mainstream media coverage of rumored Kardashian pregnancies and other mundane celebrity “news,” London-based Riposte magazine offers short stories, articles and interviews on topics aimed […]

An Update to Our Collection on Overdrive

An Update to Our Collection on Overdrive

We have exciting news about our ebook collection! We joined a shared collection with a bunch of other libraries. This means we have even more books for you all to read. Hooray! It also means the link to the our Overdrive collection is different, so you probably need to update it in your app. Here’s […]

Exciting News About Our Catalog

Exciting News About Our Catalog

23 June 2017

You may have noticed that our catalog got a fresh new look! While the color scheme is different, every search function and button is in the same place as it was. There will be one huge exciting change coming at the beginning of the school year, however…(drumroll please)… You’ll get your own accounts! No more wondering […]

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Pride Month Reads

Pride Month Reads

01 June 2017

June is LGBTQIA+ pride month, and the library has plenty of books to help you celebrate and educate! Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet fluffy romance, family drama, or short stories that span the spectrum, you’re sure to find something you love. Head on over to our ebooks to check it out!

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Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

29 May 2017

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 […]

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A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television

A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television

24 May 2017

A Man’s Woman Nancy L. ’17 & Alexa M. ’18 The average American adult watches over five hours of television everyday. (Kobley, 2016) hours of tv. We are constantly exposed to the entertainment industry’s interpretation of modern society. Media’s portrayal of women, particularly women of color, is often skewed and even discriminatory. Audiences are brainwashed […]

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The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

15 May 2017

Our collection of more than 1700 ebooks is open all summer long. And now we offer audiobooks, for all your “stuck in a car with my obnoxious siblings on a road trip” needs! You can log in whenever you like. Click here to visit our digital library!   Ebooks and audiobooks work on many different devices and […]

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Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

Calling Student Writers–Publishing Workshop!

01 May 2017

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 […]

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