Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Happy last full week of July!

Have you picked up your Summer Reading books yet? We have a great selection in-store, and we can also order them for you. Come in before you run out of summer to read those books!

We have a busy week and weekend closing out the month for you.

THIS THURSDAY, July 27, FROM 7:00 – 8:00 PM we have our Doctor Who Discussion Night. This month’s topic is “Sequelitis.” What episode sequels worked? What didn’t? What episodes should have sequels? Come in and talk about our favorite Doctor!

And then, THIS FRIDAY, July 28, 7:00 – 8:30, we’re hosting Worcester Storytellers. Join us for the open mic; stay for featured reader Dana Laquidara!

After that, THIS SUNDAY, July 30, 12:00 – 4:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Presents: Magical Boy Basil Team. Stop by between 12-2 for informal signing and chatting with the writers, artists, and marketers behind this popular webcomic; stay through 2-4 for a more formal discussion and Q&A! ABSW welcomes Rebeckah Murry and Jill Marie Hacket, the creative team behind the popular webcomic—and now graphic novels—Magical Boy Basil.

And for HARRY POTTER’S BIRTHDAY, on THIS COMING MONDAY, JULY 31, we’re having a special Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! event with stories, games, crafts, and more! Throughout the whole day! Kids must have adults with them at all times.

And only a few days after Happy Birthday, Harry Potter, we’re having another event for family fun…

NEXT THURSDAY, August 3, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, hang out with Kathleen Rowe, author of Exploring the Charles River while she shares ideas and tips for any last minute trips and adventures along the Charles River in Boston, only 45 minutes away from Worcester.

And for the rest of August…

Sunday, August 6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Sharon Pywell’s Romance Reader’s Guide to Life.

Saturday, August 12, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Presents Misfits by Garrett Leigh.

Saturday, August 12 – Sunday, August 19 – Teacher Appreciation Week – Special Discounts for Teachers!

Sunday, August 13, 2:00 – 4:00 – Mackenzi Lee Reading, Signing, Q&A

Thursday, August 17, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night – Open Topic.

Friday, August 25, 7:00 – 8:30 – Worcester Storytellers Open Mic and featured reader Trisha J. Wooldridge.

Sunday, August 27, 2:00 – 4:00 – Tui Sutherland Reading, Signing, Q&A

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. July is Dana Laquidara! Next meeting is July 28.

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 July 24.

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. Next meeting is, SPECIAL DATE due to travel, July 27.

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. Next meeting August 12.

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

If you had a great time shopping or at any event at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester at our 65 James Street location, you can leave us a review on TripAdvisor or leave us a review on Yelp.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!


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