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. Reservations please.
Food Drive at The Voracious Reader Now through October 31st
Get 10% off this wonderful and important new book from Katherine Applegate (author of the Newbery Award winning The One and Only Ivan) when you bring in a bag of non-perishable food items. Crenshaw is fiction, but childhood hunger is all too real. Help us help kids and also win a visit from the author! Food will be donated to the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force (Food Pantry).
Meet the Beatles!
With author Susanna Reich Saturday, September. 19th 3 pm
Author and acclaimed researcher Susanna Reich (Minette’s Feast) tells the Beatles’ story before they became the world renowned band that shaped a generation. Told through a lyrical text and stunning paintings, this book spotlights four ordinary boys growing up amid the rubble of postwar England who found music to be a powerful, even life-saving, force. Plus we’ll have a Beatles sing-along! All ages
Celebrate Banned Books Week Sunday, September 27th – Saturday, Oct 3rd
There were over 300 challenges to books in schools and libraries around the country last year alone. Banned Books week alerts the public that censorship is still a problem, even in the United States. This year’s focus is on books written for young adults as they make up the majority of the titles banned or challenged each year. Have you read “Glass Castle”? “Harry Potter”? “Captain Underpants”? Then stop by and get your fREADom bookmark, add your name to our display and
join the ranks of those who can proudly say “I read banned books!”
Launch Party! Mike Curato with Little Elliot! Tuesday, October 6th 4 pm
Our beloved little elephant is back! When Mouse heads off to a family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone-until he finds he has a family of his own! Come be part of our book loving family as we launch this talented author/artist’s second wonderful book! Ages 2-7
Musical Book Signing with David Weinstone & Groove! Friday, October 9th 4pm
Weinstone, creator of Music for Aardvarks, introduces his debut picture book with special guest Lesley Barovick from Groove! This is a ticketed event ($20) which includes a copy of the book. Advance purchase recommended as space is limited. “With energetic and bright illustrations, this reassuring story about the courage it sometimes takes to try something new will resonate with children everywhere. Ages 1-8