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Location: San Carlos, CA

Little Libraries

There are 124 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

San Carlos Library (0.2 miles)
610 Elm St., San Carlos, CA
The Reading Bug (0.3 miles)
785 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070
399 Marine Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065
Belmont Library (1.8 miles)
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002
710 Hamilton Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
1091 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA
11 West Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94403
2140 Euclid Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061
205 W. Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403
2510 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard, Foster City, CA 94404
Lee's Comics (3.7 miles)
2222 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, California 94403
1530 Susan Court, San Mateo, CA 94403
4200 Farm Hill Blvd, Building 9, 3rd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94061
1720 S. Amphlett Boulevard, #329, San Mateo, CA 94402
1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd, Building 9, San Mateo, CA 94402
2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton, CA 94027
1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027
B Street Books (5.2 miles)
301 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401
55 West 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402
3140 Woodside Road, Woodside, CA 94062
Feldman's Books (5.6 miles)
1170 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Local events

Feb
13
Red Envelope Craft: Candy Dish
Come and learn to make a candy dish out of red envelopes. Hang it up or use as a dish to fill with candies during the Lunar New Year of the Monkey.

Maximum 25 participants. Materials will be provided. Please call 415-355-2888 for more information. (chinatownbranch)
Feb
13
Mehrsa Baradaran, How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy
Laurel Book Store, Saturday, February 13 at 6pm
Mehrsa Baradaran, How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy

Reading, speaking, and signing, Laurel Book Store (added from Harvard University Press)
Feb
16
Read with Friends: Parent/Child Book Club for 4th-5th Graders
Read with Friends: Book Club for 4th-5th graders and a parent
The group meets once a month in Conference Room A. You must register in advance for the book group at the Children's Desk either in person or by phone. There is no online registration. Each month, the group reads a selected title (book is given out at registration), and discusses the book and completes a related activity at the meeting.
Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421
Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions (added from Eventkeeper)
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Feb
18
Brown Bag with Teresa Edgerton
 
 
Local fantasy author Teresa Edgerton will talk about her books.
 
Inspired by old-fashioned historical adventures, Teresa
introduces fantasy worlds filled with alchemists, sorcerers, and secret societies; rakes, ladies, black-hearted villains; goblin princesses, gentlemen trolls, and many stranger things besides.
 
Brown bag events with local authors take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:30.
You are welcome to bring your lunch.
 
 
Contact: Fremont Main Library Information Desk (510) 745-1401
Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions (added from Eventkeeper)
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Feb
20
Pennies to Plans: Identity Theft Solutions
This presentation provides an overview of common identity theft practices, tools for preventing identity theft, and specific steps for victims of these kinds of crimes to take in order to minimize damage.

This program is provided in conjunction with Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco.

The Pennies to Plans series offers financial and investor education workshops and classes for all ages. This program is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association. (chinatownbranch)… (more)
Mar
3
Svetlana Alexievich’s “Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster”
Join Chinatown Branch Library's monthly World Literature Book Club for a stimulating discussion of Svetlana Alexievich's Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster. Alexievich, who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature, here chronicles the aftermath of the world's worst nuclear disaster, weaving a dark, unforgettable narrative out of the hundreds of interviews she conducted with survivors.

Our group meets the first Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm, in the Chinatown Branch Library (1135 Powell St.). All Library events are free and open to the public. New members are always welcome!

Here are the Book Club Selections for the first half of 2016:

March 3: Voices from Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich

April 7: The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth

May 5: Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

June 2: Nightwood by Djuna Barnes (sfplchinatown)
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Mar
9
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution
Books Inc Palo Alto, Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution

Speaking, Q&A, and signing, Books Inc., Palo Alto (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
15
Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life
Kepler's Books, Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30pm
Allyson Hobbs, A chosen exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Conversation with Helena Brantley (signing to follow), Kepler’s Books (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
17
Iris Bohnet, What Works: Gender Equality by Design
Iris Bohnet, What Works: Gender Equality by Design

Speaking and signing, Mechanics Institute Library (added from Harvard University Press)
May
7
Andrew G. Walder, China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed
Stanford University, Saturday, May 7 at 5:30pm
Andrew G. Walder, China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed

Discussion with Columbia University’s Thomas P. Bernstein, followed by signing, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University (added from Harvard University Press)
May
8
Charles F. Walker, The Tupac Amaru Rebellion
Stanford University, Sunday, May 8 at 1:15pm
Charles F. Walker, The Tupac Amaru Rebellion

Speaking and signing, Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University (added from Harvard University Press)
May
12
Gordon H. Chang, Fateful Ties: A History of America’s Preoccupation with China
Stanford University, Thursday, May 12 at 1:30pm
Gordon H. Chang, Fateful Ties: A History of America’s Preoccupation with China

Lunchtime lecture at Stanford University, sponsored by the American Studies Program (added from Harvard University Press)
Jun
27
C. J. Flood
Kepler's Books, Monday, June 27 at 7pm
C.J. Flood, also known as Chelsey Flood, graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2010 with an MA in creative writing. She has won several prizes and awards for her writing, including the Curtis Brown Award, and also received funding from the Arts Council to complete Infinite Sky. She blogs as a member of the Lucky 13s and at CJFlood.blogspot.co.uk, and tweets as @cjflood_author. Infinite Sky is her debut novel and she is currently working on her next book in Bristol. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Jun
29
Laura McBride
Mrs. Dalloway's, Wednesday, June 29 at 4pm
Laura McBride teaches at the College of Southern Nevada and lives with her husband and two children in Las Vegas. She graduated with a degree in American Studies from Yale University and wrote part of We Are Called to Rise, her first novel, while in residency at Yaddo. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jul
22
David Rose
Kepler's Books, Friday, July 22 at 7:30pm
David Rose is an award-winning entrepreneur and instructor at the MIT Media Lab, specializing in how digital information interfaces with the physical environment. A former CEO at Vitality, a company that reinvented medication packaging, he founded Ambient Devices, which pioneered technology to embed Internet information in everyday objects like lamps, mirrors, and umbrellas. Currently Rose is the CEO of Ditto Labs, and his work has been featured at New York Museum of Modern Art and in The New York Times, and parodied on The Colbert Report. A frequent speaker at conferences and for corporations, he lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Aug
14
Cassandra Dunn
Books Inc. in Alameda, Sunday, August 14 at 7pm
Cassandra Dunn received her MFA in creative writing from Mills College. She was a semifinalist for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award and a finalist in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. She has two children and lives in the San Francisco Bay area. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
13
Claire Thomas
Book Passage, Tuesday, September 13 at 12:30pm
Claire Thomas is an unabashed food enthusiast and the host of Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, part of Litton’s Weekend Adventure on ABC. She works as a nationally recognized commercial director, food photographer, and writer, with her blog, The Kitchy Kitchen, as her experiment and much beloved playground. Born and raised in LA, Claire has turned food into an intellectual and grumbling stomach–driven passion. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Oct
11
Sophie Littlefield
Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, Tuesday, October 11 at 2pm
Sophie Littlefield grew up in rural Missouri and attended college in Indiana. She worked in technology before having children, and was lucky enough to stay home with them while they were growing up. She writes novels for kids and adults, and lives in Northern California. Visit her online at www.SophieLittlefield.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Oct
23
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Arrow Lecture, Stanford University (sponsored by the Department of Political Science) (added from Harvard University Press)
Nov
20
Chloe Benjamin
Mrs. Dalloway's, Sunday, November 20 at 7:30pm
Chloe Benjamin is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received her MFA in fiction. She is a recipient of the Sally Mead Hands Award for fiction writing and the Dorothy D. Bailey Summer Prize Fellowship, and her work has appeared in PANK, The Washington Independent Review of Books, The Laurel Review, Pebble Lake Review, Tar River Poetry, Whiskey Island, Verse Wisconsin, and Devil’s Lake, among others. She has taught creative writing and freshmen composition at UW-Madison and Edgewood College. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where she works for a nonprofit, runs a writing workshop for preteen girls, and writes in the hours in between. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Feb
12
Mehrsa Baradaran, How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy
The Green Arcade, Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7pm
Mehrsa Baradaran, How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy

Speaking and signing, The Green Arcade (added from Harvard University Press)
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