Featured
#BooksOnBreak June Bay Area Literary and Author Events Newly Updated: The Recommended Reading List! The Joy of Ebooks
 
#BooksOnBreak

#BooksOnBreak

As we start the summer, don’t forget that the library is here for you! We have an amazing selection of ebooks and audiobooks on our Overdrive, for all your vacation reading needs. Check out our Pinterest page and our newly updated Recommended Pleasure Reading List. Happy reading!

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Saturday Board Games Day Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Main Library, 270 Forest Ave. Palo Alto More information here Not Your Mother’s Book Club presents Sara Wolf and her new book Bring Me Their Hearts Tuesday, June 5, 7:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame More information here The First Looks Book Club: Come read Advanced […]

Newly Updated: The Recommended Reading List!

Newly Updated: The Recommended Reading List!

Casti Library’s Recommended Reading List has been updated for 2018! These books have been handpicked by your librarians as truly excellent reads. We have a mix of genres, and many of the books are available on our digital library as ebooks or audiobooks. If you want more personalized recommendations, come on in and talk to […]

The Joy of Ebooks

The Joy of Ebooks

Summer’s approaching, classes and final projects are wrapping up. We know that you’re worried how you’ll survive without the library this summer. But never fear! We have a huge ebook library online just waiting for you. You can access it online anywhere: at home, at camp, in the car. Ebooks are super easy to pack; […]

Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

14 February 2018

Stop by the library for books before you head out on February break! We have two amazing displays up, Judge a Book By Its First Line, and OMG ROMANCE.               Or, if those don’t appeal, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations, and come talk to a librarian for […]

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized0 Comments

New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

05 February 2018

Lexi B. ’19, our very own Aussie, takes a look at Australian magazine frankie: frankie magazine could simply be described as Australia’s answer to the Rookie Yearbook, except it’s so much more than that. The trendy magazine consists of “design, art, photography, fashion, travel, music, craft, home, and life,” as proclaimed on the front cover, […]

Continue reading

Posted in Student Work, Reviews & Recommendations0 Comments

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

29 January 2018

All month long, San Mateo County Libraries will host events and authors celebrating comics during the 2018 Comic Arts Fest. Guests include Svetlana Chmakova, author of Awkward and Brave, and Mariko Tamaki, author of This One Summer, Skim, and Boundless! Click over here to see more information. NYMBC presents Marieke Nijkamp in Alameda talking about her […]

Continue reading

Posted in Events & Celebrations0 Comments

Society of Young Inklings Writer’s Circles!

Society of Young Inklings Writer’s Circles!

29 January 2018

The Society of Young Inklings is offering Online Writer’s Circles for young writers! From their website: Join a small circle of dedicated writers who will encourage, provide specific feedback, and inspire you. Your group will be facilitated by a pro-writer and mentor through an online video chat. In each session, you will: play games and […]

Continue reading

Posted in Did You Know?0 Comments

2018 Comic Arts Fest

2018 Comic Arts Fest

22 January 2018

San Mateo County Libraries is having their annual Comic Arts Fest in February! From their website: “We’re celebrating the importance of comics, both as an art form and as valid literature, and enabling aspiring artists and readers of all ages through author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. This year, the Fest is expanding to include Burlingame […]

Continue reading

Posted in Events & Celebrations0 Comments

Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

15 January 2018

As Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give remained on the New York Times young adult best seller list for the better part of 2017, the topics the book deals with clearly resonate with readers. The Hate U Give is about a sixteen year old black girl named Starr who splits her time between the world of her fancy […]

Continue reading

Posted in Reviews & Recommendations0 Comments