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I am George Washington / I am Jane Goodall

with NYT bestselling author Brad Meltzer
and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos

Tuesday, September 6 — 7:00 pm

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. Learn all about George Washington, America’s first president and Jane Goodall, the chimpanzee scientist.

Back to School Event!  The first 100 kids to attend the book event will receive a coupon for a free kids scoop ice cream cone at the Village Ice Cream Parlour

EVENT VIDEO

Harlan Coben talks indie bookstores

 

#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben (Missing You, Stay Close) shares his insights about independent bookstores like [words] Bookstore.

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Anne Lamott: Everything I Know About Writing in 5 Minutes

 

During her signing event for Stitches, New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott described everything she knows about writing – in less than five minutes!  Check it out!

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Peter Yarrow sings Puff the Magic Dragon

 

Legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow, of Peter Paul & Mary, sings Puff the Magic Dragon with children from Maplewood and surrounding communities.

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SATURDAY STORYTIME

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SATURDAYS AT 11 AM

“FOR KIDS & THEIR ADULTS”

 

Exciting stories are read by [words] staff and occasionally local and nationally recognized children’s authors make guest appearances!  Check our event calendar for details on upcoming authors.

Please note: children must be accompanied by an adult.