Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside


Happy Valentine’s Day from your “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street!

Still looking for a date? Check out our Blind Date with Books special! At the front of the store are packages of four books with enticing hints written upon them. For $5, you can take a special package home and discover a new love!

You can find more Valentines from us to you on our website under Special Offers. Print out our special coupon and bring it with you.

It appears winter isn’t done showing its “love” yet, so we did postpone our weekend event with Michael Hartigan and his thriller, Stone Angels to Saturday, March 11. We look forward to potentially better weather and a great crowd!

For this week,though, if weather be our friend we have more great events!

THIS THURSDAY, February 16, from 7:00 – 8:00 PM, we’re having our Doctor Who Discussion Night: Love Stories. What has been your favorite love story told in television’s longest-running serial SF show? Come join the discusion!

And THIS SATURDAY, February 18, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM we host the Rainbow Readers book discussion of The Girl Next Door by Amy Jo Cousins. Books are still available now in the store; join us for a great LGBTQIA discussion.

And then next week, we have are offering some…February Vacation Fun:

Remember, children should always be accompanied by an adult for our events.

Monday, February 20, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Small Animal Crafts.

Tuesday, February 21, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Astronomy Crafts

Wednesday, February 22, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Sing-Along and Little Monster Crafts

Also during vacation week…

Friday, February 24, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Worcester Storytellers Open Mic featuring Joey Gould


As a reminder, here are 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 fourth 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. Join the Worcester Storytellers for their open mic and featured reader every month. Next month features Joey Gould. Next meeting is February 24.

The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the fourth 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 is February 27.

Doctor Who Discussion Nights, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction series. February’s topic will be Love Stories. Next meeting is February 16.

The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that will meet once a month, usually on the third Saturdays, from 6:00-8:00 PM. January’s book is The Girl Next Door by Amy Jo Cousins. Next meeting is February 18.

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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