Posts Tagged "books"

Peanut Butter and Aliens Author Visit

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in | 0 comments

We are excited to welcome back Joe McGee to read and sign copies of his new book! All is peaceful between the zombies and the humans of Quirkville . . . until an unexpected alien invasion causes widespread panic and chaos! As the aliens run rampant, demanding something mysterious in their alien language and coating the town in cosmic grape jelly when they’re not understood, the mayor declares a state of emergency. Once again, Reginald the zombie comes to the rescue, bravely suggesting that the seemingly evil aliens try pairing their jelly with some of his favorite peanut butter. Despite their differences, the residents of Quirkville, the zombies, and the aliens work together to create the greatest sandwich in the universe! Full of lots of humor and heart, this entertaining sequel to Peanut Butter & Brains will satisfy readers who are craving...

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Grace Hopper Queen of Code Book Signing w/ Laurie Wallmark

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in | 0 comments

We are honored to welcome back author Laurie Wallmark to celebrate her second children’s book continues her exploration of women pioneers in math and science. Grace Hopper was a pioneer in computer programming whose accomplishments have had lasting influence. Wallmark’s debut story, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine is a picture book biography about the world’s first computer programmer-over a hundred years before the invention of the electronic computer. At a time when girls and women had few options outside the home, Ada followed her dreams and studied mathematics. Join us for an afternoon celebration of all three of these amazing...

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Poets for Peace

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in | 0 comments

Join us on Sunday, March 26 for a brunch-time matinee of spoken word at The Book Garden with three traveling poets hitting the road as Poets For Peace. The afternoon will be a safe space for the expression of HOPE, LOVE, and PEACE, creating the atmosphere to heal from the hatred of the war machine that is under the governance of this destructive political regime currently encroaching on the well-being of our communities. Carrying the message will be some charged up voices of our generation accompanied by even bigger hearts. Not a night to be missed. We hope to share it with you! doors at 1pm donations will be collected for the...

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A Different Kind of March Madness at The Book Garden

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

A Different Kind of March Madness at The Book Garden

The Book Garden will host its monthly first Friday poetry on Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm. On Saturday, March 25th at 1pm the shop welcomes author Kay Rock for a reading and book signing. You don’t have to be retired to appreciate the stories in Over the Hill and Gaining Speed. Sunday, March 26 at 2pm, the traveling poets come back to The Book Garden with their Poets for Peace movement of hope and inspiration. The shop’s World Explorers kids club will meet on Friday, March 24 at 4pm for a Free to Be You and Me-themed afternoon of...

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Holiday Cheer at The Book Garden

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in | 0 comments

We could all use a little more holiday cheer this season! Join us at The Book Garden on Wednesday, Dec. 14th from 5pm to 7pm for refreshments, and a few fun giveaways too!

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