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September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Adam Silvera in conversation with Sabaa Tahir Thursday, September 7, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 RSVP here Alex Bracken and Tamara Ireland Stone  Friday, September 8, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 RSVP here Inaugural Teen Advisory Board […]

Introducing Statista

Introducing Statista

The library has a new database! Statista is one of the world’s leading online statistics portals, with statistics & studies from 18,000 sources. It provides access to several fields of study including marketing, business, politics, social sciences, law, and finance. Some points of interest: Fast and comprehensive starting point for research Daily infographics on global […]

Summer Sequels!

Summer Sequels!

A lot of sequels, new volumes, and new books by Casti favorite authors came out over the summer! Here’s a round up: Books and Graphic Novels Once and For All by Sarah Dessen Real Friends by Shannon Hale Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before series, vol. 3) Firebrand by […]

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 […]

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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African American Cinema in the Early 20th Century

African American Cinema in the Early 20th Century

15 February 2017

In the period after World War I, up till the 1940s, the genre of “race films” emerged. These were films that starred African American actors, and were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and watched by African Americans. This separate industry provided positive, complex roles for black actors instead of the heavily stereotyped roles provided by […]

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Book Trends: Reality TV

Book Trends: Reality TV

10 February 2017

Whether or you love it or love to hate it, reality television has become a huge part of our culture. So much so it’s seeped into the publishing world. Here’s four books that take involve reality shows, but take the idea in very different directions. Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos When Jackie’s dad […]

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February Literary and Author Events

February Literary and Author Events

31 January 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen discussing his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Sympathizer and his new short story collection, The Refugees Thursday, February 2, 2017 – 7:30pm Nourse Theatre, 275 Hayes St. San Francisco, CA Tickets here.   Three new voices in YA literature–Simon Curtis, SJ Kincaid, and Erin Summerill–in conversation with Evelyn Skye. Friday, February 3, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Kepler’s […]

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