Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Wheel of the Year

We hope everyone and is having a safe and wonderful holiday season this December! We also hope all of our local friends are safe and warm during these storms and frigid temperatures this week!

And, as this is the last week of December and of 2017, we wish EVERYONE a wonderful, prosperous new year in 2018!

For the rest of this week, we will be open from 10AM to 8PM Wednesday and Thursday, and from 10AM to 9PM on Friday and Saturday.

If you are anything like us and think ringing in a new year is best done with a good book, you’re in luck! We are OPEN REGULAR HOURS on New Year’s E ve and New Year’s Day!

Sunday, December 31 – 10:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday, January 1 –  10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Doctor Who Discussion Night this past Thursday. We had a lovely time talking about Christmas Specials.

Are you ready for 2018? So are we! Here’s a look at some of our upcoming events!

Saturday, January 6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Maureen Boyle, Shallow Graves, and the New Bedford Serial Killer.

Investigative reporter Maureen Boyle talks about her research around one of the grisliest serial murder cases in Massachusetts and signs books!

Saturday, January 13, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Cullen Murphy presents Cartoon Country.

Enjoy classic cartoons and comics? Come learn about the culture around many of your favorite strips and characters from the son of one of the artists!

Saturday, January 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Think of England by KJ Charles.

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Young Explorers Adventure Guide Authors Share Middle Grade Science Fiction.

Tuesday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Les Johnson, NASA Engineer and SF Author.

NEW LISTING: Saturday, February 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Sharon Healy-Yang returns to ABSW with her newest noir mystery, Letters from a Dead Man.

Saturday, February 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Peter Darling by Austin Chant.

NEW SNOW DATE: Sunday, April 15, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Make Way For Nancy – a life of public art with Nancy Schön.

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!

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 TBA based on holidays.

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 January 18.

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 January 20.

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 (and the new year!) be filled with wonderful words!

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