Silicon Valley Reads 2014 kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Campbell Heritage Theater, 1 W Campbell Ave., when Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains, and Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore Mercury News columnist Mike Cassidy about the theme “Books & Technology: Friends or Foes?” This event is free and open to the public. Details: SVReads@aol.com.
Photographer Paul Balbas' work will be on display at Snake & Butterfly, at the Factory & Lounge, 101 E. Campbell Ave., through Jan. 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Details: 408-466-4023, or email@example.com.
Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a copy of the National Book Award-winning "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" at the downstairs information desk to read before meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Campbell Library, 77 Harrison Ave. The book will be discussed and there will be pizza and drinks available. Details: 408-866-1991.
Are you ready for some baseball? Campbell Little League is holding online registration for the 2014 spring season. Players can sign up online 9 a.m.-12 noon Saturday, Jan. 25. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com, or 408-464-3000.