Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Blue_candles_on_birthday_cakeA week of Things to Celebrate!

Happy Birthday, today, to Patty Cryan, owner at ABSW!!

Happy Halloween—this week!

Happy On Pointe Book Salon meeting: tonight! Stop in at 7 and see what we’re about!


Happy Four Years at 65 James Street!!

Thank you to everyone who has helped and supported us through the years, from when we were cut off due to bridge work to where we are today!  We have some of the most amazing friends and patrons. Thank you!!

This Friday, November 1, we’re having an official “Open House” with snacks, bag stuffers and a few other surprises. But, for all of you who read our newsletter and follow our blog, here’s a secret: Just mention the blog or newsletter and take an additional 10% off all used books store wide!

If that’s not enough reason to celebrate, here are some awesome events, too!

Sunday, November 3, 1PM-4PM

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, creators of the Liaden Universe ® are stopping by here for their Liaden Universe ® Tour!! Meet the authors, get books signed, have fun!

Saturday, November 16, 11AM-9PM

Doctor Who Countdown to the 50th Anniversary! If you know our store, you KNOW how much we love Doctor Who. (It’s just about a requirement to work here!) So, you know we’re excited about this 50th Anniversary! Stop in to the bookstore that’s “bigger on the inside” for an all-day event with a snacks, trivia, a costume contest, and more!

Friday, November 22, 7PM-8:30PM

Worcester Storytellers returns for its monthly Open Mic with featured reader Sam Lalos! All readers welcome: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and more!

Monday, November 25, 7PM-8PM

On Pointe Book Salon also returns for an evening open to every reader of any book to discuss what their reading and share what they love (or might not have loved). Contact Sean at Or just stop in; it’s informal, and we don’t bite.

Saturday, November 30, ALL DAY

It’s Small Business Saturday!! Better than Black Friday: Come shop your local businesses and put your holiday gift buying back into your own community! This year ABSW opens its doors to local authors who will be reading, signing, and sharing their books with you—all day long! Stop in any time to meet local authors and buy your favorite readers their holiday gifts!

And don’t forget Spinning Yarns event every Wednesday night at 7PM. Work on your favorite craft – be it knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, writing, or whatever – while listening to this month’s audio drama or audiobook. Join us for a relaxing evening listening to good literature!

Keep an eye on our website events page, blog, and Facebook for more information!

May your world be full of wonderful words!

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