Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

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We’re in the last full week of January and really getting going with our events planning for 2018. This year, we’re already working on scheduling folks into May and June so that we can create a calendar that is diverse in author, genre, topic, and style—and based on what you, our bookstore friends and family, have asked for.

Thank you to everyone who came out to this month’s Doctor Who Discussion Night where we talked about Holiday specials, as well as all of you who came for our Rainbow Readers event where we discussed Think of England by KJ Charles. As always, we had a wonderful time at both events! We have the dates and titles for this monthly LGBTQIA book club already posted through May, and our Doctor Who Discussion Night dates and topics coming soon, so keep an eye on our Facebook Events page here!

If you have enjoyed our events or the time you’ve spent in our little store, consider leaving us a review on TripAdvisor or leaving us a review on Yelp. You can also review us on Facebook!

THIS SATURDAY, January 27, from 1:00 – 3:00, do you have a young explorer in your life? A reader always looking for the next greatest adventure? Join us as the Young Explorers Adventure Guide Authors Share Middle Grade Science Fiction. The Young Explorers Adventure Guide is a science fiction anthology series put out by Dreaming Robot press for middle grade readers. Three authors, Diana Sanchez, Rob Greene, and Marilag Angway.  If space and adventure are what gets the kids in your life to read, come check out these amazing short stories!

And here’s a peek at some of our February, March, and April events!

Saturday, February 3, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Do You Need to Laugh? Local Author, Humorist Faith Lucille Can Help!

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

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

NEW LISTING & LINK: Thursday, February 15, 7:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night: The Daleks!

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

Monday-Thursday, February 19-22 – February Vacation Fun!

Monday, February 19, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Drop-In Craft: Aquatic Life.

Tuesday, February 20, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Drop-In Craft: Magic Wands.

Wednesday, February 21, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Drop-In Craft: Astronomy.

Thursday: February 22: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Children’s Sing-A-Long.

NEW TIME: Saturday, March 10, 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Bingo Love by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge, and Joy San.

NEW LISTING & LINK: Thursday, March 15, 7:00 – Doctor Who Discussion Night: Cybermen.

NEW EVENT LISTING: Saturday, March 24, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Lisa Rosinski, YA Author, Speaks and Signs.

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. TONIGHT, JANUARY 22!

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 February 15.

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 February 17.

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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