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Previous Events

It's a National Party & YOU are invited!!!

We'll be celebrating all day with

gifts for you and special items only available at participating INDEPENDENT BOOK STORES across the country!

Look for love notes or leave one for us! There'll be coloring and crafts for the kids, a morning (11 a.m.) AND an afternoon story time (3 p.m.).

We'll have posters and ARCS with your purchases and speaking of purchases, we've made a point of stocking up on some of the most wonderful books and items of the season!

Enter our raffle, enjoy some delicious ice cream, see the special totes and tees designed by the amazing Carson Ellis just for this day!

We're quite simply ready to fall in love with you, and you with us, all over again!

Be there! Enjoy the Indie Love! XOX!

We'll be joining Kid Lit notables, including Chris Grabenstein, Raina Telgemeier and Jenny Han, to march for an end to gun violence on Saturday, March 24th.

 

Join their Facebook Page for details here.

In preparation for the march on FRIDAY AFTERNOON 3/23 at 3:30 pm we will be making signs, using our own creativity as well as some beautiful poster art donated by kid lit luminaries such as Dan Santat
and Victoria Jamieson.

 

Join Us!

 

Friday, December 1st, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

 

A Musical Book Signing with David Weinstone,

creator of Music for Aardvarks! 

We are delighted to once again partner with the wonderful

Lesley Barovick of Groove, to present David Weinstone and his newest book: All My Friends are Fast Asleep. Selected Parents Magazine's "Best Bedtime Story" of 2017, the book is a rhythmic, cheerily illustrated bedtime story sure to smooth the way to sleep for young insomniacs everywhere.

 

The $20 fee includes event admission and book.  Wear your jammies and bring a pair of NEW pajamas to donate to the 

Pajama Program.

 

Register online at findgroove.com

Best for ages 3 and up.

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Share the Light!
Meet Amanda Lucidon, official White House photographer to former First Lady Michelle Obama.  

 

Amanda Lucidon will be here with what promises to be the gift book of this holiday season:  CHASING LIGHT, Michelle Obama through the Lens of a White House Photographer.

 

You may purchase your books at the event or pre-order your books by clicking here. Be sure to remember all the people you know who will love this and be inspired by a personalized, signed gift.

 

All guests must register for the event as seating
is limited.

If you are unable to attend the event but would like personalized signed copies of the book for gift giving, please call ahead to arrange.

"The photographs of Amanda Lucidon capture the sparkling moments of Michelle Obama's time in the White House. It is a joyous collection."

                                                        - Meryl Streep 
 
"This book is an outstanding tribute to our beloved First Lady, and my friend, Michelle Obama."

                                               - Kerry Washington

Saturday, October 28th, 2017  3 p.m.

IT'S A BOOK SIGNING! 

IT'S A HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Best for ages 4 - 9

 

Join us for a grand Halloween celebration and meet engaging author Gabrielle Balkan with her newest "Book of Bones." This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life!

COME IN COSTUME!  

PLAY GAMES! WIN PRIZES!

Friday, October 27th 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

FINAL FRIDAY POSTCARD PARTY

All invited for free coffee and tea; local activist Svetlana Wasserman provides postcards, stamps and mailing lists. You provide the passion and stamina and let's make sure we help encourage our Westchester neighbors to GET OUT THE VOTE! There will be a PRIZE to the writer of the most postcards! It's showtime!