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The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

This year’s Edible Book Festival will be on Monday, October 22nd from 3:30 to 6pm in the library! That’s a week and a half away, so start your planning now! All Casti community members are welcome to attend, submit an entry, and vote. This year we’ll also have a scavenger hunt, a food trivia contest, puzzles, […]

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What is a zine, anyway?

Zines (rhymes with “beans”) are small circulation, self-published works created by a person (or small group) with a passion for a particular subject.  Zines can be educational, creative, wry, beautiful, political, whimsical, silly, sarcastic, dark, and even disturbing depending on the aim of the author.  APUSH fans may be interested to know that Thomas Paine’s self-published 1775 pamphlet, Common […]

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

The First Looks Book Club presents author Caitlin Seal in celebration of her novel, Twice Dead: Necromancer’s Song #1. Tuesday, October 2, 6:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame More information here   Laini Taylor in conversation with Sabaa Tahir about Muse of Nightmares, the sequel to Strange the Dreamer Wednesday, October 3, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP […]

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Coming to the Castilleja Library in late September is Nina LaCour, author of five young adult novels! LaCour seems to charm every reader with her stories of love, grief, and friendship. Her novels are a true and candid study of her characters’ identities and emotional journey to find themselves in the world around them. Her […]

Third Annual Celebration of Casti Authors!

Third Annual Celebration of Casti Authors!

23 April 2018

Join us in the library on Monday, April 30th from 3:30 to 5:30PM for our yearly Celebration of Casti Authors! We will have readings from student authors, live music, and tea and nibbles. Come celebrate our amazing authors and musicians! RSVP here.

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Burlingame Public Library Creative Writing Contest

Burlingame Public Library Creative Writing Contest

06 April 2018

                Burlingame Public library is running a writing contest for teens! You can enter your flash fiction, short story, or poetry. Winners will receive a Visa gift card and have their writing featured in the Teen Room and in the Fall issue of the BPL Teen Zine. Submit […]

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April Literary Events

April Literary Events

03 April 2018

YA authors Kelly Loy Gilbert, Emily X.R. Pan, and Anna-Marie McLemore Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00pm – 3:30pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park More information and RSVP here   Christopher Moore launches his new book, Noir Monday, April 16, 2018 – 7:00pm Opera Plaza Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco More information […]

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Books on Break!

Books on Break!

03 April 2018

Spring break is just around the corner, so don’t forget to come pick up books before you leave! We have some amazing new comics, a bunch of good beach reads, and anything else you’re in the mood for. Check out our Pinterest page for reading ideas, and don’t forget about our ebooks and audiobooks if […]

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Four to Read More: Sweet Treats!

Four to Read More: Sweet Treats!

19 March 2018

Edible Book Festival is coming up soon! To get us in the mood, Sophia N. put together a Four to Read More all about those sweets we crave.   When she was younger, Hudson knew she was going to become a professional figure skater. However, her parents’ divorce when she was fourteen forced her to […]

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The Fifth Annual Edible Book Festival!

The Fifth Annual Edible Book Festival!

13 March 2018

Join the library on Monday, March 26th from 3:30 to 6:00pm to celebrate the 5th Annual Edible Book Festival! All Casti community members are welcome to attend, submit an entry, and vote. This year we’ll also have a scavenger hunt, a food trivia contest, puzzles, boardgames, and a raffle with an AMAZING prize The rules: […]

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