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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Thirty-four years after the publication of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood returns to the Republic of Gilead in The Testaments. Through the narratives of three different women, Atwood explores what life would be like for young people coming of age under a theocratic dictatorship as well as the events that lead to Gilead’s downfall. The […]

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Kerri Maniscalco with Stephanie Garber celebrating Kerri’s new historical thriller, Capturing the Devil Thursday, September 12 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Lindsay Lackey with Lisa Moore Ramee discuss Lindsay’s middle grade novel, All the Impossible Things Saturday, Septermber 14 3:00-5:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park […]

New Audiobooks!

New Audiobooks!

Castilleja’s e- and audiobook collection continues to grow! We’ve recently added dozens of new audiobooks that you can borrow anytime, from anywhere. Click here to access our collection through the Sora app. Questions? Just ask a librarian!

Remembering Toni Morrison

Remembering Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison’s contribution to the American literary canon cannot be overstated. In light of her recent passing, we’ve been reflecting on her remarkable life and work, and her profound influence on readers and writers. Morrison’s debut novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. She went on to craft ten more novels, as well as […]

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

19 December 2018

NYMBC presents Kiersten White, author of Slayer (book one in her brand-new series set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) in conversation with Adrienne Young, author of Sky in the Deep Thursday, January 10, 7:00pm Books Inc. 74 Town & Country Village Palo Alto More information here   Celebrate the launch of Firestarter, the epic conclusion to the Timekeeper […]

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The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

13 December 2018

This past Tuesday, the Class of 2019 was fortunate to hear poet and PhD candidate Emily Jungmin Yoon read some of her recent work. Yoon’s first full-length collection of poems, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, tells the complex stories of Korean “comfort women” during World War II. She is an inspiring writer who is […]

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New Sequels and Favorites!

New Sequels and Favorites!

06 December 2018

     New Sequels New from Favorite Authors  Arch-Enemies by Marissa Meyer, the sequel to Renegades Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi, sequel to Beasts Made of Night Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao, sequel to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns West by Edith Pattou, sequel to East Spill Zone, Vol. 2 by […]

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December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

27 November 2018

Congresswoman Jackie Speier: This is Now with Angie Coiro Sunday, December 2, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Tickets and more information here   Books Inc’s First Looks Book Club at the Burlingame Library Tuesday, December 4, 6:00pm Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Rd, Burlingame More information here   Youth Poetry […]

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Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

26 November 2018

Our first murder mystery party was such a success we’re doing it again! Step back in time with us to investigate the death of a flapper… The Roaring 20’s are in full swing, and The Half Moon Club is one of just two speakeasies in town. Business is booming until a flapper is found dead […]

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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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