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Exciting News About Our Catalog Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events A Man’s Woman: The Portrayal of Women in Television The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!
 
Exciting News About Our Catalog

Exciting News About Our Catalog

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 […]

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Summer Bay Area Literary and Author Events

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

The library is open all summer…on OverDrive!

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 […]

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

29 March 2017

The library celebrated the fourth annual Edible Book Festival on Monday, Mach 27th. A great time was had by all. Check out the slideshow below!  

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Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

21 March 2017

On Monday March 27th, the library will celebrate its 4th annual Edible Book Festival! Everyone in the Casti community is welcome to join us from 3:30-6:00 for games and food. Everyone who comes can vote in our Edible Book competition. Please RSVP here! Community members are invited to create entries for the competition. The rules: Must […]

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Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

13 March 2017

Palo Alto Weekly is holding their annual short story contest! The contest is professionally judged and stories can be up to 2,500 words. There are two youth categories, one for ages 15-17 and another for ages 12-14. You can submit your story from now until April 13th. For more information, visit the Palo Alto Weekly’s website here.

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Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

06 March 2017

“…in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors […] If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and […]

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March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

28 February 2017

Rahul Kanakia discussing his debut novel, Enter Title Here. Saturday, March 4, 2017 – 2:00pm Books Inc. 2712 Augustine Drive Santa Clara, CA More information here.   Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral and Getting it Done by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser, creators of the viral game Tampon Run. Monday, March 13, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. […]

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Black History, Black Words, Black Lives

Black History, Black Words, Black Lives

15 February 2017

February is Black History Month, which seems like a good time to highlight some of the new materials we have by and about African-Americans and their lived experiences. Eva S. ’18 writes about some of the stuff we’ve gotten recently. Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, edited by Philip Cushway and […]

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