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Complete Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2021

UPDATE: Until further notice all of our author visits will be virtual. Adult events -- Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!" -- will be broadcast via CrowdCast.io  and children's events -- Zoom for Kids -- will be presented via Zoom.us. Thanks for your support of these vibrant and worthwhile literary conversations. Although we make every effort to ensure that the information below is accurate, occasionally dates and times may change. We always recommend calling ahead to confirm. Our phone number is (925) 837-7337.

November 2021

11/4 - We are presenting a special virtual event with local author Kate McCarroll Moore, for her new chapter book Elinormal on Thursday , 4 November 2021 at 5:30PM (PT). She will be in conversation with Kristi Yamaguchi. Details here.

11/6 - We are presenting a special virtual event with Sarah Winman, author of Tin Man, for her new novel Still Life on Saturday, 6 November 2021 at 9AM (PT). She will be in coversation with Sarah Blake, author of The Guest Book. Your ticket includes a signed copy of Still Life. Purchase your ticket here.

11/9 - We are presenting a special virtual event with Ken Follett, author of popular Kingsbridge series, for his new novel Never on Tuesday, 9 November 2021 at 11AM (PT). Your ticked includes a copy of Never. Purchase your ticket here.

11/19 - We are presenting a special virtual school event with Padma Venkatraman, author of Born Behind Bars on Friday, 19 November 2021 at 9AM (PT). Details here.

11/30 - We are presenting a special virtual school event with Jaimal Yogis and Vivian Truong, author and illustrator of City of Dragons #1 The Awakening Storm on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 at 9:45AM (PT). Details here.

December 2021

12/06 & 12/08 - We are presenting a special virtual school events with Maria Scrivan, author and illustrator of the Nat Enough series on Monday, 6 December 2021 and Wednesday, 8 December 2021. Details here.