The Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library



Freelance journalist, Stuart Turton and his latest book, The Devil and the Dark Water

Interview With an Author: Stuart Turton

November 24, 2020

Stuart Turton is a freelance journalist who lives in West London with his wife. Stuart is not to be trusted—in the nicest possible way.

Astronomy professor, Emily Levesque and her first popular science book, The Last Stargazers

Interview With an Author: Emily Levesque

November 19, 2020

Emily Levesque is an astronomy professor at the University of Washington. She has observed for upward of fifty nights on many of the planet’s largest telescopes and flown over the Antarctic stratosphere in an experimental aircraft for her research.

Author Alex Pavesi and his first novel, The Eighth Detective

Interview With an Author: Alex Pavesi

November 05, 2020

Alex Pavesi is a former bookseller for Waterstones. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and is currently a software engineer for Microsoft in London.

Authors Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger and their book, Weird Women

Interview With an Author: Lisa Morton & Leslie S. Klinger

October 22, 2020

Lisa Morton is a screenwriter, author of non-fiction books, Bram Stoker Award-winning prose writer, and Halloween expert whose work was described by the American Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror as “consistently dark, unsettling, and frightening.” She has published four novels, 150 s

Author Natalie Zina Walschots and her debut novel, Hench

Interview With an Author: Natalie Zina Walschots

October 15, 2020

Natalie Zina Walschots is a writer and game designer whose work includes LARP scripts, heavy metal music journalism, video game lore, and weirder things classified as "interactive experiences." Her writing on the interactive adventure The Aluminum Cat won an IndieCade award, and her poetic explora

Author Lindsay Ellis and her debut novel, Axiom's End

Interview With an Author: Lindsay Ellis

October 08, 2020

Lindsay Ellis is an author, Hugo finalist, and video essayist who creates online content about media, narrative, and film theory.

Author Elsa Hart and her latest book, The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne

Interview With an Author: Elsa Hart

October 01, 2020

Elsa Hart is the author of several acclaimed mystery novels set in eighteenth-century China, including City of Ink, one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018.

Author Jennifer Lynn Barnes and her latest book, The Inheritance Games

Interview With an Author: Jennifer Lynne Barnes

September 24, 2020

Jennifer Lynn Barnes (who mostly goes by Jen) is the author of more than a dozen critically acclaimed young adult novels.