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Summer Curbside Pickup

Summer Curbside Pickup

Great news! Casti Library is now offering curbside pickup Fridays 4-6pm during the summer! First, request your books online by filling out this online request form. Be sure to check the library catalogue to make sure the books you want are available – there’s a handy link (red square) on the right side of this […]

Recommended reading for racial justice

Recommended reading for racial justice

For those of you who are interested in learning more about becoming antiracist, investigating historical and modern-day racism, and exploring social justice, we have many fiction and nonfiction e- and audiobooks available on Sora. Below are just some of the titles you can check out anytime (even during the summer) from your computer or mobile […]

The Updated Pleasure Reading Guide Is Here!

The Updated Pleasure Reading Guide Is Here!

Great news, Readers! The Casti Library Pleasure Reading Guide is now updated for 2020! We’ve hand-selected a variety of books that we love for inclusion on the list. Fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, adventure, historical fiction, mystery… this list has it all! Titles are available in Sora as ebooks and/or audiobooks that you can check out […]

New eBooks on Sora

New eBooks on Sora

We’ve been adding lots of new ebooks and audiobooks to Sora. Below are just some of the new titles we’re excited about, and there are even more to discover in the app!

July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

05 July 2019

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 […]

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June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

11 June 2019

Reclaiming the Future: Privacy, Ethics & Organizing in Tech with Meredith Whittaker & Kade Crockford Friday, June 7, 7:30 pm Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco Tickets and more information here YA authors Randy Ribay and Mitali Perkins Wednesday, June 12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP here […]

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Summer, Sun & Stories

Summer, Sun & Stories

21 May 2019

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 […]

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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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