Events

« Wednesday May 08, 2013 »
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Start: 6:00 pm
  Sheryl Sandberg in conversation with Google's Eric Schmidt Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World. For more information and to register, please click HERE.
Start: 6:30 pm
  YA Event: The ICONS Tour: MARGARET STOHL with LEIGH BARDUGO, MELISSA de la CRUZ, KIMBERLY DERTING, KAMI GARCIA Wednesday, May 8, 6:30 p.m. The Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway, Redwood City Icons by Margaret Stohl  Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo The Gates of Paradise by Melissa de la Cruz Dead Silence by Kimberly Derting Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia    What an extraordinary line-up! These are some of Kepler's favorite authors and favorite series. It doesn't get better than this!
Start: 7:30 pm
  Jill McCorkle Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m. Life After Life Life After Life is filled with a sense of wonder at our capacity for self-discovery at any age. And the residents, staff, and neighbors of the Pine Haven retirement center (from 12-year-old Abby to 85-year-old Sadie) share some of life’s most profound discoveries and are some of the most true-to-life characters that you are ever likely to meet in fiction. Jill McCorkle is the author of nine previous books—four story collections and five novels—five of which have been selected as New York Times Notable Books. The recipient of the New England Book Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Prize for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University.  
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