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Summer, Sun & Stories

Summer, Sun & Stories

Although the year is wrapping up, we want to remind you that your reading doesn’t have to! The library’s ebook and audiobook collection is here for you over the summer on Overdrive. If you’re looking for things to read, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations by genre, or our Recommended Pleasure Reading List full […]

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Today is William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday! Dr. Ross’s Shakespeare students provided cupcakes and fun themed games at break, so we at the library want to point out some fun Shakespeare themed books we have in the library! To Be or Not to Be by Ryan North A choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet!   An Assassin’s Guide […]

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Gareth Hinds shares his masterful new graphic novel adaptation of The Iliad Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View More information here Civic Action Zine Fest at Burlingame Public Library! Friday, May 3rd, 6:00 – 8:00pm 480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame More information here. Meet Julayne Lee, author of the poetry book Not […]

New From Favorite Authors

New From Favorite Authors

We’ve got loads of new books in the library, and a bunch are sequels or new books by authors you love! Come check them out! New from Favorite Authors King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo. A continuation of her Grishaverse books, picking up after Crooked Kingdom The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi Becoming by Michelle […]

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

29 January 2019

Leigh Bardugo and her latest Grishaverse book, The King of Scars Tuesday, February 5, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Fan meet-up will start at 6.00 PM Q&A and signing will start at 7.00 PM RSVP here A Night at Hogwarts: themed games, crafts & treats. Thursday, February 7, 4:00pm – 7:00pm Books Inc. […]

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New Database!

New Database!

25 January 2019

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 […]

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Four to Read More: AI and Technology

Four to Read More: AI and Technology

16 January 2019

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 […]

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January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

19 December 2018

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 […]

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The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

13 December 2018

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 […]

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New Sequels and Favorites!

New Sequels and Favorites!

06 December 2018

     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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