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Indies First Day
a day to celebrate and support independent local businesses!

Saturday, November 28th

  • 11:00 a.m. - Book talks for kids  
  • 11:30 a.m. - Book talks for grownups
  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Open mic celebration of Indie Saturday and NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Monthhosted by New York Times bestselling author, most recently of The Race for Paris, Meg Waite Clayton. 
  • ALL DAY: Visit the GiftLit kiosk to find out how you can give a gift that keeps on giving the whole year!  GiftLit book subscriptions allow you to send your recipient a book each month with your own personalized gift message.





Janet McGovern 

Sunday, December 6, 2:00 p.m.

Menlo Park

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Stop by before the party to celebrate the history of Menlo Park. Images of America: Menlo Park contains beautiful photos and information about the people and places that make Menlo Park unique.




Kepler's Annual Literary Circle Party 

Sunday, December 6, 3 - 5 p.m.

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YA: Alexandra Bracken and Susan Dennard

Friday, January 15, 7:00 p.m.

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Start the new year on a high note by celebrating two exciting new books from two of our favorite YA writers: Alex Bracken (author of the fabulous Darkest Minds series) and Susan Dennard (author of the amazing Something Strange and Deadly series).

Passenger by Alex Bracken

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard




Credit: Leonardo Cendamo


PREMIER EVENT: Elizabeth Strout in conversation with Kelly Corrigan

Tuesday, January 19, 7:30 p.m.

My Name Is Lucy Barton

Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Brown Paper Tickets





Credit: Serena Campanini

Alva Noë

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature

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Credit: Justin Tsucala


Eric Weiner in conversation with Don George

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

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Credit: Monica May


Jeff Chang in conversation with Adam Mansbach

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post Civil Rights America 

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History of past author events...

For 60 years, Kepler's Books has been one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, famous for its outstanding author events, knowledgeable staff, and its broad selection of books, magazines and gifts. Its commitment to the local communities it serves has helped define the cultural identity of the San Francisco Bay Area.