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July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Mathangi Subramanian, author of A People’s History of Heaven Wednesday, July 10 2019 7:00pm Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View More information here Kalyn Josephson with Tara Smith launching Kalyn’s debut novel The Storm Crow Saturday, July 13 2019 3:00-5:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Gaby Dunn and […]

Summer, Sun & Stories

Summer, Sun & Stories

Although the year is wrapping up, we want to remind you that your reading doesn’t have to! The library’s ebook and audiobook collection is here for you over the summer on Overdrive. If you’re looking for things to read, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations by genre, or our Recommended Pleasure Reading List full […]

New From Favorite Authors

New From Favorite Authors

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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Recaptains: A New Reading Resource

Are you excited for Leigh Bardugo’s next Grishaverse book? Counting the days for the sequel to Children of Blood and Bone? Maybe you just learned there’s a third book in Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series. But if you’re anything like us, there is just one problem: you cannot quite remember where the […]

Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

25 October 2018

With fifty entries, trivia, games, and lots and lots of cake, we had a great Edible Book Festival on Monday! Here are the winners in our eight prize categories: Scroll through the slideshow to see all the entries!  

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The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

11 October 2018

This year’s Edible Book Festival will be on Monday, October 22nd from 3:30 to 6pm in the library! That’s a week and a half away, so start your planning now! All Casti community members are welcome to attend, submit an entry, and vote. This year we’ll also have a scavenger hunt, a food trivia contest, puzzles, […]

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What is a zine, anyway?

10 October 2018

Zines (rhymes with “beans”) are small circulation, self-published works created by a person (or small group) with a passion for a particular subject.  Zines can be educational, creative, wry, beautiful, political, whimsical, silly, sarcastic, dark, and even disturbing depending on the aim of the author.  APUSH fans may be interested to know that Thomas Paine’s self-published 1775 pamphlet, Common […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 October 2018

The First Looks Book Club presents author Caitlin Seal in celebration of her novel, Twice Dead: Necromancer’s Song #1. Tuesday, October 2, 6:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame More information here   Laini Taylor in conversation with Sabaa Tahir about Muse of Nightmares, the sequel to Strange the Dreamer Wednesday, October 3, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP […]

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Author Visit: Nina LaCour

Author Visit: Nina LaCour

17 September 2018

Coming to the Castilleja Library in late September is Nina LaCour, author of five young adult novels! LaCour seems to charm every reader with her stories of love, grief, and friendship. Her novels are a true and candid study of her characters’ identities and emotional journey to find themselves in the world around them. Her […]

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Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

Introducing Sora, a new ebook app

04 September 2018

Exciting news! Overdrive has a new app just for schools called Sora. Sora makes it easier than ever to browse, download, and read books from our digital library. The best thing about Sora is that your librarians can create collections of books with you in mind! We have collections of everything from books your librarians especially […]

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