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ICYMI: New in November Global Week 2020 Reading List Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!
 
ICYMI: New in November

ICYMI: New in November

In case you missed it, here are some of the new books from November that we’re excited about. Check them out now in the library or online with Sora! The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern eBook and audiobook available The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys eBook available The Stars and the Blackness Between by […]

Global Week 2020 Reading List

Global Week 2020 Reading List

Interested in learning more about this year’s Global Week theme, Seats at the Table: Women, Peace, and Security? ACE Center TA Riley ’20 helped us compile these book recommendations to help anyone from sixth graders to faculty explore the topic. All of the books listed below are available in the library! Leading the Way: Women […]

Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

Interview with Chrishaunda Lee Perez

We’ve been lucky to host a number of author visits already this year! Our TA Lishan ‘20 sat down with one visiting writer. Read the interview below!   In early September, I had the opportunity to interview Chrishaunda Perez, the author of We Come as Girls, We Leave as Women when she came to visit […]

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

Printing and Book Arts Workshops at Casti!

The love of books meets hands-on making in this new series of workshops. Everyone’s invited – students, siblings, parents and grandparents – come one, come all! But space will be limited, so sign up promptly. First workshop: 11/22/19 at 3:15 – Making Matchbox Books with Casti Alumna Kit Day! Questions? Email a librarian. Matchbox Books […]

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

24 April 2019

Today is William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday! Dr. Ross’s Shakespeare students provided cupcakes and fun themed games at break, so we at the library want to point out some fun Shakespeare themed books we have in the library! To Be or Not to Be by Ryan North A choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet!   An Assassin’s Guide […]

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May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

23 April 2019

Gareth Hinds shares his masterful new graphic novel adaptation of The Iliad Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View More information here Civic Action Zine Fest at Burlingame Public Library! Friday, May 3rd, 6:00 – 8:00pm 480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame More information here. Meet Julayne Lee, author of the poetry book Not […]

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Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

01 April 2019

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 […]

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April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

26 March 2019

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 […]

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New From Favorite Authors

New From Favorite Authors

21 March 2019

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 […]

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Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

06 March 2019

It’s time again for Palo Alto Weekly’s short story contest! The contest is open to anyone who lives, works or attends school full-time in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, Portola Valley, Woodside, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and East Palo Alto. Stories should be 2,500 words or less, and entrants need to […]

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