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Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

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 […]

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

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.

Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

“…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 […]

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

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. […]

Readers Without Borders: International Literature Reading Challenge

Readers Without Borders: International Literature Reading Challenge

10 January 2017

Introducing the 2017 Castilleja Library reading challenge! This year, we’re broadening our collection and your reading experience even more by challenging you to read books published outside the United States. Read a book from each continent! If you read three books from three different continents, you get a prize! If you read books from six […]

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January Author and Literary Events

January Author and Literary Events

06 January 2017

Susan Dennard and Alexandra Bracken Come see the authors of Truthwitch and Passenger at the release of their sequels! Windwitch is the sequel to the exciting high fantasy Truthwitch, and Wayfarer is the sequel to the time travel adventure Passenger. Friday, January 13, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, […]

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Four to Read More: Criminal Families

Four to Read More: Criminal Families

14 December 2016

From confidence tricksters to thieves to magicians, the families of these protagonists are not going to win any awards for good citizenship. White Cat by Holly Black Cassel comes from a family of curse workers, people who can change your looks, your feelings, your luck with the touch of a hand. Cassel has no powers–or […]

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Got Audiobooks? (Your Library Does!)

Got Audiobooks? (Your Library Does!)

09 December 2016

The library is delighted to announce that we now have audiobooks that you can check out! Our collection, offering a range of choices for listeners age 11-18 and beyond, is with the ebooks in Overdrive. If you want to see which of our audiobooks are recommended for someone your age, check out our Pinterest board. […]

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Dress Like A Time Traveler Day!

Dress Like A Time Traveler Day!

30 November 2016

Did you know that there is a day devoted to dressing and acting like a time traveler? On Thursday, December 8th, dress like your favorite kind of time traveler, whether it’s literary, or from movies or TV. Sign up here, and then follow these three easy steps to join the chrononauts of the library! Pick […]

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Bluefire 1000 Word Story Contest!

Bluefire 1000 Word Story Contest!

28 November 2016

Bluefire, an annual literary journal published by the Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation, is now accepting entries into their $1000 for 1000 Words contest! Prizes are $1000 for first place and seven $100 prizes for runners up. The deadline to submit a story is February 1st. From their website: “We’re looking for an outstanding piece […]

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