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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  

Celebration of Casti Authors!

Celebration of Casti Authors!

25 February 2019

Come join us in the library this Friday, March 1st for our fourth annual Celebration of Casti Authors! We will have readings, live music, a special alumna author, and treats! We will also be sharing opportunities for student writers to showcase their work.   RSVP here!

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Recaptains: A New Reading Resource

13 February 2019

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 […]

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February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

29 January 2019

Leigh Bardugo and her latest Grishaverse book, The King of Scars Tuesday, February 5, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Fan meet-up will start at 6.00 PM Q&A and signing will start at 7.00 PM RSVP here A Night at Hogwarts: themed games, crafts & treats. Thursday, February 7, 4:00pm – 7:00pm Books Inc. […]

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New Database!

New Database!

25 January 2019

Exciting news! We are trying out Project MUSE. Project MUSE is a database from Johns Hopkins university, and has a huge amount of full-text versions of books and scholarly journals from the humanities and social science fields.     From their website: Our Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and […]

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Four to Read More: AI and Technology

Four to Read More: AI and Technology

16 January 2019

Did you love this year’s Global Week topic? If you want to explore more about AI, technology, and the human imagination, try one of these books!   Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith Noted scientist Kelly and her cartoonist husband Zach explore ten up and coming technologies in this […]

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January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

January Bay Area Literary and Author Events

19 December 2018

NYMBC presents Kiersten White, author of Slayer (book one in her brand-new series set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) in conversation with Adrienne Young, author of Sky in the Deep Thursday, January 10, 7:00pm Books Inc. 74 Town & Country Village Palo Alto More information here   Celebrate the launch of Firestarter, the epic conclusion to the Timekeeper […]

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