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Collections in Sora

Collections in Sora

Looking for your next ebook or audiobook in Sora? Try browsing the collections in Sora. Collections are curated lists of books that are grouped together based on genre, format, theme, or appeal term. If you’ve scrolled through the Explore tab in Sora, you may have already seen collections like “Great 6th Grade Reads”, “Queer & […]

Celebration of Casti Authors

Celebration of Casti Authors

The 5th Celebration of Casti Authors was a great success! A huge thanks to everyone who shared their work. Check out some photos from the event.

Creativebug: Online Arts & Crafts Classes

Creativebug: Online Arts & Crafts Classes

Crafters! Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops so you can learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. This is a subscription service, but Santa Clara County Library cardholders can access Creativebug for free! All you need is a library card. Click here to fill out a library card application. […]

Check out a Casti Library Action Pack (CLAP)!

Check out a Casti Library Action Pack (CLAP)!

Have you heard about Casti Library Action Packs (CLAPs)?? Borrow all the materials you’ll need to complete one of three fun activities: cloudspotting, pompom making, and sashiko mending. The upcoming February break is the perfect time to check one out! The Cloudspotting CLAP comes with cloud and light effects identifiers, an inflatable pillow, and watercolors. […]

2019 Award Winners

2019 Award Winners

16 December 2019

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

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Book review: Salt in My Soul

Book review: Salt in My Soul

09 December 2019

Mallory Smith inspired many people through her passionate advocacy for those living with cystic fibrosis. Salt in My Soul reveals another facet of her story: her own internal struggles with her illness. Mallory grew up in Los Angeles (but had connections to the Silicon Valley as an alumna of Stanford University, and through cousins who […]

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ICYMI: New in November

ICYMI: New in November

02 December 2019

In case you missed it, here are some of the new books from November that we’re excited about. Check them out now in the library or online with Sora! The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern eBook and audiobook available The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys eBook available The Stars and the Blackness Between by […]

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Global Week 2020 Reading List

Global Week 2020 Reading List

21 November 2019

Interested in learning more about this year’s Global Week theme, Seats at the Table: Women, Peace, and Security? ACE Center TA Riley ’20 helped us compile these book recommendations to help anyone from sixth graders to faculty explore the topic. All of the books listed below are available in the library! Leading the Way: Women […]

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Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

21 November 2019

We’ve been lucky to host a number of author visits already this year! Our TA Lishan ‘20 sat down with one visiting writer. Read the interview below!   In early September, I had the opportunity to interview Chrishaunda Perez, the author of We Come as Girls, We Leave as Women when she came to visit […]

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Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

07 November 2019

The love of books meets hands-on making in this new series of workshops. Everyone’s invited – students, siblings, parents and grandparents – come one, come all! But space will be limited, so sign up promptly. First workshop: 11/22/19 at 3:15 – Making Matchbox Books with Casti Alumna Kit Day! Questions? Email a librarian. Matchbox Books […]

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