The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library



Author Ryan North and his latest book, How to Take Over the World

Interview With an Author: Ryan North

March 23, 2023

Ryan North is a New York Times—bestselling author whose books include

Author Jacqueline Holland and her first novel, The God of Endings

Interview With an Author: Jacqueline Holland

March 09, 2023

Jacqueline Holland holds an MFA from the University of Kansas. Her work has appeared in Hotel Amerika and Big Fiction magazine, among others.

Author Jane Yolen and her latest novel, The Scarlet Circus

Interview With an Author: Jane Yolen

March 02, 2023

Jane Yolen is the author of more than four hundred books, including children's fiction, poetry, short stories, graphic novels, nonfiction, fantasy, and science fiction.

Author Victor LaValle and his latest book, The Ballad of Black Tom

Interview With an Author: Victor LaValle

February 16, 2023

Victor LaValle is the author of seven works of fiction and three graphic novels.

Author Dahlia Adler and her latest book, At Midnight: 15 Beloved Fairy Tales Reimagined

Interview With an Author: Dahlia Adler

February 09, 2023

Dahlia Adler is an editor of mathematics by day, a book blogger by night, and an author at every spare moment in between.

Author James Ramos and his latest book, The Wrong Kind of Weird

Interview With an Author: James Ramos

February 02, 2023

James Ramos (he/they) is a nonbinary, unapologetically dorky Minnesota native who now calls Arizona home.

Author Terry Pratchett and his biography of Terry Pratchett

Interview With an Author: Rob Wilkins

January 26, 2023

Rob Wilkins worked with Terry Pratchett for more than twenty years, first as his personal assistant and later as his business m

Author Peter Blauner and his latest novel, Picture in the Sand

Interview With an Author: Peter Blauner

January 19, 2023

Peter Blauner's career has spanned several generations of New York City storytelling, and several mediums as well.