Every Thursday evening throughout July and August at 6:30, join us in your
jammies for stories, songs, coloring and snacks. The $5.00 fee per child may be applied to any item in our book store or tea shop (including ICE CREAM!). Bring your favorite stuffed animal or borrow one of ours!
Fridays with Franklin— meet our treasured and wonderful-with- children Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Franklin enjoys being read to (and any other attention as well).
Uncommon Corps of Ravenous Readers
First Friday of each month, 6 p.m.
Ages 8 - 11 Talk books, receive free Advance Review books. $10 cover pizza and lemonade, exclusive events and discounts. Reservations please.
Final Friday of each month, 6 p.m.
Fans of YA, ages 12 and up. Free Advance Review books. $10 covers pizza and lemonade, exclusive events and discounts.
The Voracious Reader's
BEST BOOKSTORE EVENT EVER! Tuesday, September 23rd 6:30 p.m.
We will be hosting Huck Scarry, the son of legendary author and artist Richard Scarry and author and artist in his own right.
Committed to continuing his father's legacy, Huck will be interviewed by his Random House editor, Heidi Kilgras. He will share memories of his family and sign the book discovered unfinished in his father's portfolio and lovingly completed by his son, The Best Lowly Worm Book Ever.
Please join us for the BEST VORACIOUS READER EVENT EVER ...
and celebrate these iconic books and a loving son's tribute to his father.
All ages welcome!
Come to our YA Alliance group meeting at 6 p.m., then at 6:30 meet Law & Order: SVU actress and New York Times Bestselling Author Isabel Gillies, whose first young adult novel "Starry Night" offers “a beautiful, bittersweet story of love and all it’s dangers told in a way you will savor” (author, Cecily Von Ziegesar).
Teacher Appreciation Night Thursday, Oct. 2nd 630 p.m.
Any and all educators welcome! We’ll be thanking teachers of all grades, tutors, home educators and librarians! We’ll have an array of books selected especially for you, along with discounts, suggestions from the newest books of the season and lots of free goodies, posters and handouts from publishers. Light refreshments will be served. Please call and let us know you’re coming. Not a teacher? Please pass this info on to your favorites!
New Series Launch: Phoebe G. Green Sunday, Oct. 5th 2 p.m.
Meet Scarsdale author Veera Hiranandani (Whole Story of Half a Girl) with the first two books of her early chapter series likely to inspire adventurous eating! Says Kirkus Review of Books: "Hiranandani has a light touch when exploring issues of these three likeable characters ...this delightful series deserves a long shelf life ... and many more courses." Kindly email or call to let us know you'll be attending. Best for ages 6-8
It’s the Third Annual Star Wars Reads Day and we’re celebrating with a costume contest, trivia games, crafts and giveaways. At our teashop, A Proper Cup, we’ll be serving Yoda Soda! Enjoy our selection of Star Wars books, from Origami Yoda to Goodnight Darth Vader and more! Best for ages 5-9
We’re hosting a panel of 5 amazing debut authors. Meet Tara Daiman and her delightful novel All Four Stars, Laura Marx Fitzgerald, with an intriguing mystery, Under the Egg, Lauren Magaziner with the hilarious hijinx of The Only Thing Worse than Witches, Rebecca Behrens’ entertaining semi-historical novel When Audrey Met Alice, and Michelle Schusterman with her debut series, I Heart Band. Truly something for everyone!
A Musical Book Party Saturday, Oct. 25 th 230 p.m.
Local musician, educator and author, Amy Nathan, shares her newest book, The Musical Parent’s Survival Guide: A Parent-to-Parent Conversation. Featuring advice from the parents of musical superstars Joshua Bell, Wyndon Marsalis and others, the book addresses topics such as how to get started, coping with rough spots, as well as some unexpected benefits for parents. Ms. Nathan will be accompanied by local young musicians and also Jean Young, of Music Together, who helps our very youngest discover the joys of music. All Ages
Prepare for a scare! It’s Halloween at The Voracious Reader and two super-talented authors, Adele Griffin and Micol Ostow are here to celebrate with two of the spookiest books around! They’ll each discuss their new books, The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone, a pseudo-documentary of the life of a murdered girl and Amity, a story involving an evil house a la Stephen King. For adventurous readers! Best for ages 14 through adult.