Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

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Happy February, everyone!

Happy “Black History Month”, as well as a month for “Boosting your Self-Esteem”, and “Teen Dating Violence Awareness.” We’ve already got our children’s display up for Black History, and we’re at 65 James Street are putting out displays and more books for our other themes this week.

We apologize for any inconvenience to anyone who came out to see Liz Mugavero this weekend. She was stricken with a migraine and unable to drive, but we are rescheduling her for Saturday, February 27, from 2:00-4:00, so you still have a chance to see her and have her sign your favorite Pawsitively Organic pet mystery books!

THIS WEEK, we’re gearing up to host the Writers Coffeehouse New England on Saturday, February 6, from 3:00-6:00 PM at the bookstore.

Led by bestselling authors Christopher Golden and James A. Moore, this Q&A Discussion of All Things Writing has moved all around the U.S., and it’s stopping by our little “bigger on the inside” bookstore. Come and ask about anything related to publishing, the writing life, and more—and get answers from people who make a living doing what they love.

We’ll even have coffee and light snacks!

What else is happening in February? Take a look below, and as always, keep an eye on our website and Facebook page (even linked here and at the bottom of the email for your convenience) to check for any changes in our hours or events due to inclement weather.

Tuesday, February 9, 7:00-8:00 PM – Adult Coloring Night

February 15-17, February School Vacation Events

            Monday, February 15, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM – Toddler Singalong.

Monday, February 15, 12:00 – 12:30 PM – Toddler Storytelling

Monday, February 15, 1:00 – 2:00 PM – Kids 4-8 Singalong

Monday, February 15, 2:00 – 2:30 PM – Kids 4-8 Storytelling

Tuesday, February 16, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Magical Crafts

Tuesday, February 16, 1:30 – 2:15 PM – Rise of the Guardians Storytelling

Wednesday, February 17, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Nature Crafts

Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 – 2:00 PM – Animal Storytime

Wednesday, February 17, 2:00 – 3:00 PM – Crafts / Singalong

Thursday, February 18, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Doctor Who Talks: Companions, Part One

Saturday, February 20, 2:00-4:00 PM – Sharon Yang presents Bait and Switch

Saturday, February 20, 6:00-8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers

Friday, February 26, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Worcester Storytellers

RESCHEDULED DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 27, 2:00 – 4:00 PM – Liz Mugavero with her newest Pawsitively Organic pet mystery, Murder Most Finicky

Monday, February 29, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Free People’s Artists Workshop

For your convenience, here’s a list of our regular events!

Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social, every Monday 7:00 PM (except for when the Free People’s Artists Workshop meets the last Monday of the month). Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!

Worcester Storytellers, the fourth Friday of every month from 7-8:30 PM. This month is open mic for all with no featured reader. For the complete updates and schedules, follow Worcester Storytellers on Facebook! Next meeting on February 26.

The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the last Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association. Next Meeting February 29.

Doctor Who Talks, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction serial. Every month will have a different topic! Next meeting on February 18.

The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQA Book club that will meet once a month on Saturdays from 6:00-8:00 PM. The book will be Love Lessons by Heidi Cullinan. Next meeting on February 20.

As always, keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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