Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

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Happy autumn, everyone! Fall is our favorite season here at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester—and we’ve got a lot of cool, autumnal items for you—from new decorated towels to some perfect seasonal books! Come on in and see what new things have fallen into our store!

A big Thank You to all our friends who came out for Sharon Healy-Yang’s book event this Saturday to celebrate her Letter from a Dead Man. We had a wonderful time with all of you!

Have you 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!

Want to see what’s happening THIS WEEK?

TONIGHT, September 24, starting at 7:00 PM, come out to The Free People’s Artists Workshop. Chat with like-minded creators, critique each other’s work, and share what you’re making!

THIS WEDNESDAY, September 26, at 7:00 PM, join us for our weekly Board Game Night!

And THIS FRIDAY, September 28, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, bring your kids (or even your inner child) and enjoy some read-aloud fun at our Storytime: Farm Animals. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times during the event.

We know it’s a busy time of year, so we’ve got even more events up on our calendar—and if you’re a newsletter subscriber, you get them delivered right to your inbox. Interested in getting special coupons and being the first to hear about special sales and events?

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Here’s a peek at what else we’ve put on the calendar!

NEXT SATURDAY, October 6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Josh Funk Pancake Party Reading, Signing, and More! Have some fun listening to Josh read and talk about the adventures of Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast and take part in some fun breakfast-based book activities. (No actual pancakes will be served or harmed during this event.)

Monday, October 8, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Pete the Cat Day.

NEW LISTING: Saturday, October 20, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Christian Poetry with Diane Ashmore.

Saturday, October 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Check Please by Ngozi Ukazu.

NEW LISTING: Sunday, October 21, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – An Afternoon with Author / Publisher R. Salamack.

Friday, October 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Storytime: Spooky Tales.

NEW LISTING: Sunday, November 4, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Literary Rehab with Donnie O. Steiger.

NEW LISTING: Saturday, November 10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Meet Curious George!

NEW LISTING: Saturday, November 10, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Labors of an Epic Punk Author Event.

Saturday, November 17, ALL DAY – Annual Doctor Who Day!

NEW LISTING: Sunday, November 18, 11:00 – 2:00 PM – Crafty Owls Drop-in Craft.

Saturday, November 24, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM – Small Business Saturday with Local Children’s Authors and Artists.

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook Events Page and our website for even more great family and children’s programming we’re putting together for you! Or sign up for our newsletter, and get that information right in your inbox!

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!

Game Night, every Wednesday (unless there is an author event) at 7:00 PM. Bring your favorite game or try a new one. Stop by the store to socialize and play!

Storytime, last Friday of each month at 11:00 AM. Come in for an hour of read aloud time for children ages 3-8. This September, our theme is Farm Animals! Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Next meeting, THIS FRIDAY, September 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, TONIGHT, September 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 October 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 October 20.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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