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Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Edible Book Festival!

On Monday March 27th, the library will celebrate its 4th annual Edible Book Festival! Everyone in the Casti community is welcome to join us from 3:30-6:00 for games and food. Everyone who comes can vote in our Edible Book competition. Please RSVP here! Community members are invited to create entries for the competition. The rules: Must […]

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest!

Palo Alto Weekly is holding their annual short story contest! The contest is professionally judged and stories can be up to 2,500 words. There are two youth categories, one for ages 15-17 and another for ages 12-14. You can submit your story from now until April 13th. For more information, visit the Palo Alto Weekly’s website here.

Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

“…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 […]

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

March Bay Area Literary and Author Events

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. […]

Ebooks on Break!

Ebooks on Break!

17 November 2016

Don’t forget that we have ebooks over Thanksgiving break! With almost 2000 books to choose from, you’re sure to find something to read. The library also has Slate tablets to borrow to use as e-readers over the break. If you’ve forgotten how to use Overdrive, here’s a handy dandy comic to get you started reading […]

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Open Access Books at JSTOR

Open Access Books at JSTOR

15 November 2016

JSTOR, one of the loves of our collective lives here at the library, is once again doing something neat. From their announcement: “We are pleased to announce a new program to make Open Access monographs available on the JSTOR platform. An initial set of titles is available from four outstanding publishers: University of California Press, […]

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Don’t forget! The library has an Instagram!

Don’t forget! The library has an Instagram!

07 November 2016

At the beginning of the year, we sent out a survey to the Upper School asking about what social media you all would like to see us on. A whopping 54% of respondents said they’d follow us on Instagram and you’re in luck, because the library already has one! So if you’d like to see […]

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November Author and Literary Events

November Author and Literary Events

31 October 2016

Tara Sim in conversation with Sabaa Tahir: Timekeeper Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 7:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 RSVP here, steampunk costumes encouraged! Gordon Jack, The Boomerang Effect  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 7:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 RSVP here   Kristen-Paige Madonia and Tamara […]

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2016 Election: What’s On The California Ballot?

2016 Election: What’s On The California Ballot?

28 October 2016

This election California has seventeen propositions on the ballot, which is…a lot. Fortunately there are a plethora of sources to help you figure out what they’re about, and to help you make an informed vote on each proposition, should you be of age. Here are some sources we have found to be helpful.   League […]

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Four to Read More: Graphic Memoirs

Four to Read More: Graphic Memoirs

24 October 2016

We know you love Smile, and El Deafo. We know you’ve probably read Persepolis already (and if you haven’t, get on that!), and that you might be staring at the graphic novel section, wondering how you’ll possibly find the memoir comics among all the superheroes and anthropomorphized mice. But never fear my intrepid readers! Your […]

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