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Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

Author Visit: Lily Williams and Kate Schneemann

This week we hosted an exceptional author visit at our library. The Class of 2025 heard from Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann about their brand new book Go With the Flow, which focuses on menstruation, equity, activism, and friendship. In preparation for the visit, our 7th graders had the opportunity to read Williams and Schneemann’s […]

Save the Date: YANovCon is January 25

Save the Date: YANovCon is January 25

San Mateo County Library’s 5th annual Young Adult Novelist Convention (YANovCon) is coming up soon! Saturday January 25, 12:00-6:00pm to be exact. This year’s YANovCon will be held at Millbrae Library and will feature panel discussions, hangouts, and signings with about 20 YA authors, including Gloria Chao, Anna-Marie McLemore, CB Lee, and others. And the […]

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Abigail Hing Wen with Sabaa Tahir in celebration of Abigail’s debut novel, Loveboat, Taipei. Monday January 6, 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park More information here Tara Sim with Kat Cho for the launch of Tara’s novel, Scavenge the Stars. Tuesday January 7, 7:00-9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park […]

2019 Award Winners

2019 Award Winners

Check out some of the books that won awards in 2019… available at Casti Library! Stonewall Book Award Lambda Literary Award Morris Award Coretta Scott King Award Booker Prize National Book Award: Fiction Pulitzer Prize: Poetry National Book Award: Poetry National Book Award: Young Adult Alex Award  

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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March Author and Literary Events

March Author and Literary Events

28 February 2019

NYMBC YA Road Trip Panel with Tricia Levenseller, author of the Viking-inspired Warrior of the Wild and Caitlin Sangster, sharing her sequel to Last Star Burning, Shatter the Suns. Monday, March 4 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco More information here   Beloved author Katherine Applegate presents her new book, Endling: The Last. […]

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