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Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

This week we hosted an exceptional author visit at our library. The Class of 2025 heard from Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann about their brand new book Go With the Flow, which focuses on menstruation, equity, activism, and friendship. In preparation for the visit, our 7th graders had the opportunity to read Williams and Schneemann’s […]

Save the Date: YANovCon is January 25

Save the Date: YANovCon is January 25

San Mateo County Library’s 5th annual Young Adult Novelist Convention (YANovCon) is coming up soon! Saturday January 25, 12:00-6:00pm to be exact. This year’s YANovCon will be held at Millbrae Library and will feature panel discussions, hangouts, and signings with about 20 YA authors, including Gloria Chao, Anna-Marie McLemore, CB Lee, and others. And the […]

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Abigail Hing Wen with Sabaa Tahir in celebration of Abigail’s debut novel, Loveboat, Taipei. Monday January 6, 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Tara Sim with Kat Cho for the launch of Tara’s novel, Scavenge the Stars. Tuesday January 7, 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park […]

2019 Award Winners

2019 Award Winners

Check out some of the books that won awards in 2019… available at Casti Library! Stonewall Book Award Lambda Literary Award Morris Award Coretta Scott King Award Booker Prize National Book Award: Fiction Pulitzer Prize: Poetry National Book Award: Poetry National Book Award: Young Adult Alex Award  

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 November 2019

Shannon Messenger with Lisa McMann discuss Legacy, the newest installment in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Thursday November 7, 6:00-9:00 Smithwick Theater, Foothill College presented by Kepler’s Books 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills More information here Marissa Meyer in celebration of Supernova, the final book in the Renegades trilogy. Friday November […]

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Edible Book Festival

Edible Book Festival

25 October 2019

Get excited!!! The highly anticipated Edible Book Festival is right around the corner! Feel free to stop in during the day on Monday, November 4 but be sure to join us after school until 5:30 for trivia, prizes, tasty treats, and a chance to win a super cute and cuddly avocado! Award categories are: Best […]

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Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

Awesome Archives for Hispanic Heritage Month

01 October 2019

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, you might be interested in checking out contemporary and historical digital archives covering art, literature, politics, and much, much more!  Here are some examples to explore, and advice for finding even more, but feel free to post other favorites in Comments: UCSB Library, Department of Special Research Collections (on […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

30 September 2019

Marie Lu celebrates the release of her new book, Rebel: A Legend Novel. Tuesday, October 1 7:00-9:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco More information here Ashley Elston and Tamara Ireland Stone discuss Ashley’s newest book, 10 Blind Dates. Thursday, October 3 7:00-8:30pm Hicklebee’s 1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose More information here Rainbow […]

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

16 September 2019

Thirty-four years after the publication of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood returns to the Republic of Gilead in The Testaments. Through the narratives of three different women, Atwood explores what life would be like for young people coming of age under a theocratic dictatorship as well as the events that lead to Gilead’s downfall. The […]

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September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

06 September 2019

Kerri Maniscalco with Stephanie Garber celebrating Kerri’s new historical thriller, Capturing the Devil Thursday, September 12 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Lindsay Lackey with Lisa Moore Ramee discuss Lindsay’s middle grade novel, All the Impossible Things Saturday, Septermber 14 3:00-5:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park […]

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