INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY...
Local indie bookstore chain Books Inc. will be hosting special events featuring exclusive literary items at their shops on Saturday, April 27, in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day. The nationwide event first launched in book shops across California in 2014 to recognize the importance of independent bookstores as community gathering places.
Books Inc. in Palo Alto and Mountain View will be offering exclusive in-store items created for the event and available for purcahse in limited quantities. Customers with Libro.fm audiobook memberships also will receive free audiobooks. Titles include "The Black House" by Peter May, "Mothers' Group" by Liane Moriarty, "Missing Pieces: Hello Neighbor #1" by Carly Anne West and "Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life ... and Maybe the World" by Admiral William H. McRaven. For more information, go to Books Inc.
HIGH SCHOOL HOUSING CRISIS ...
Five students from local high schools will be at Kepler's Books to share their reflections on the impact of the housing crisis on young people in the community. The Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County partnered with local teachers and high schools asking students to share how they experience and view the issue of housing in Silicon Valley through their writing and their art. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments. At 7 p.m., each student will take to the stage to share their work. Kepler's is located at 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
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