Events Buzz: Happy Spring!

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Happy First Day of Spring! The days are getting longer, there’s more reason to leave the house, why not stop by our 65 James Street store to find yout new book to share the sunshine with—or check out one of our great upcoming events!

Thank you to everyone who has left us reviews on Trip Advisor! You can still leave us a review there—but did you know we are also on Yelp? If you feel so inclined to share your experiences at our store, here is where you can leave a Yelp! review.

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Doctor Who Discussion Night and Rainbow Readers LGBTQIA this weekend. We had a great time chatting about Immortals and Machines on Thursday, and Ariah by BR Sanders on Saturday!

THIS WEEK on Friday, March 24, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, we are happy to welcome back Worcester Storytellers featuring Diane Vanaskie MulliganJoin in for the open mic at 7:00, stay to hear Diane read!

Diane V. Mulligan has written three novels, most recently What She Inherits (2017). The Latecomers Fan Club (2013) was named a 2014 IndieReader Discovery Award winner, and her first novel Watch Me Disappear (2012), which was for young adults, was a Kindle Book Review Best Indie Book Award finalist in 2013. She is also the managing editor of The Worcester Review and an English teacher at Saint John’s High School.

And since were past the middle of March, here is a sneak peek at some of the fabulous plans we have for April!

Saturday, April 1, 12:00 – Close – ABSW Celebrates Phantom of the Opera with Phantom Day!

Sunday, April 2, 2:00 – 4:00 PM – Kick off National Poetry Month with Judith Robbins and The North End.

Friday, April 7, 4:00 – 5:30 PM – Mary Baures, author, psychologist, and wildlife photographer teaches us Love Heals Baby Elephants. 

Saturday, April 8, 2:00 – 4:00 PM – Humor and mystery author Loren Schechter presents The Cure.

Saturday, April 15, 6:00 – 8:00 – Rainbow Readers presents Hexbreaker by Jordan L Hawk.

Monday-Friday, April 17 – 21 – April Vacation Fun

  • Monday, April 17, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Crafts and Stories: Butterflies, Bugs, Spiders
  • Tuesday, April 18, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Crafts and Stories: Dogs & Cats
  • Friday, April 21, Time TBA: Where do Fairies Go? Signing and Fairy House Building. Pre-Registration STRONGLY suggested; limited supplies.

Thursday, April 20, 7:00 – Doctor Who Discussion Night.

Friday, April 28, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Worcester Storytellers features B.J. Hill.

 Saturday, April 28, ALL DAY – Independent Bookstore Day!

As a reminder, here are our regular events…

Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social, every Monday 7:00 PM (except for when the Free People’s Artists Workshop meets the fourth Monday of the month). Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!

Worcester Storytellers, the fourth Friday of every month from 7-8:30 PM. Join the Worcester Storytellers for their open mic and featured reader every month.April’s featured reader is B.J. Hill. Next meeting is April 28.

The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association. Next meeting is April 24.

Doctor Who Discussion Nights, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction series. March’s topic is Machines and Immortals. Next meeting is April 20.

The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that will meet once a month, usually on the third Saturdays, from 6:00-8:00 PM. January’s book is Ariah by BR Sanders. Next meeting is April 15.

As always, keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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