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Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:


Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

SMLA Presents Graphic Novelists KAZU KIBUSHI & JEN WANG

NOTE:  THESE EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FOSTER CITY LIBRARY.  KAZU KIBUISHI'S EVENT REQUIRES A (FREE) TICKET.  SEE BELOW! JEN WANG... (read more)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

The LadyBug Garden launch party

Join teen Authors, Sofia and Anabella Schofield for the debut of their first picture book! Storytime and Q & A.  Book signing to follow.  
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Meet The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Meet The Very Hungry Caterpillar in person!  Parents, bring your cameras...we'll read Eric Carle books during storytime and then the Hungry Caterpillar will visit with kids! Note- this event will take the place of our regular storytime Recommended for ages 2+
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm

Grown-up book club

The grown-up book club meets the first Wednesday of each month...we will be discussing HAMILTON this month.  All are welcome to join the club any time.  You may purchase your book club book at The Reading Bug for 10% off the retail price.  We kindly request... (read more)

Featured Staff Reviews

One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi is a story about an Afghani family struck with tragedy when the father loses his leg and his ability to support the family in a bomb blast in Kabul. The family moves to the father’s village, where his brother can help support them, but their situation is desperate. With no sons, there is no way for the family of five to earn money. As a result, relatives persuade the mother to transform Obayda, the youngest daughter, into a bacha posh (a boy). Transformed into a boy named Obayd, Obayda enjoys freedom she would never experience as a girl although she realizes that her freedom will not last. This is a... (read more)

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