Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by LibraryAdministration
Two books that focus on books and technology have been selected for the 12th annual Silicon Valley Reads program in 2014. All residents of the 15 cities in Silicon Valley are invited to engage in reading and dialogue on the theme “Books & Technology: Friends or Foes?” The two books that will be the centerpiece of this theme are The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains by Nicholas Carr and Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Both authors will participate in the Silicon Valley Reads Kick-Off on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Heritage Theater in Campbell. In the months that follow, Silicon Valley residents will enjoy a variety of programs with the authors at community libraries and other venues.
Companion books for children that relate to the theme “Books & Technology: Friends or Foes?” have also been selected for Silicon Valley Reads 2014. They are:
Stay tuned for more announcements about upcoming Silicon Valley Reads 2014 events!