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Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

Burlingame Public Library is hosting a teen creative writing contest this month! There are two divisions, Middle School for grades 6-8, and High School for grades 9-12. You can submit poetry, flash fiction, or a short story on the theme of CONFLICT. The deadline to submit is April 25th. For more information, including prizes and […]

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Casti favorite author Laurie Halse Anderson with her new memoir-in-verse SHOUT Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Tickets and more information here   Dr. Michio Kaku in conversation with Alexis Madrigal about his new book The Future of Humanity: Our Destiny in the Universe Monday, April 8, 2019 – 7:30pm Sydney […]

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 […]

Books on Break!

Books on Break!

12 November 2018

Thanksgiving break is fast approaching! Don’t forget to stop by the library this week to load up on fun reading for your vacation! Here’s a few sequels and new books from favorite authors that you may be interested in: Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas, the seventh Throne of Glass book. Supernova by Kazu Kibuishi, […]

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November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

30 October 2018

Jennifer L. Armentrout and Evelyn Skye in conversation about Armentrout’s new book, The Darkest Star Thursday, November 1, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Redwood City Library 1044 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City RSVP here   The first annual #DemigodGoals event: celebrate Rick Riordan’s mythology and demigods books! Saturday, November 3, 2:00pm Books Inc. 1875 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite #600 Campbell More […]

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Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

25 October 2018

With fifty entries, trivia, games, and lots and lots of cake, we had a great Edible Book Festival on Monday! Here are the winners in our eight prize categories: Scroll through the slideshow to see all the entries!  

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The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

11 October 2018

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?

10 October 2018

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 […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 October 2018

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 […]

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