Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

10222018 - Halloween display blog

We promise—we haven’t forgotten about the Big Announcement coming… it is coming! Soon! Keep your eyes on our Facebook Events Page and our website for or sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss it!

Are you watching The Haun ting of Hill House? We’ve got copies of the books by Shirley Jackson – along with many other great Jackson stories – in stock right now. AND we have a great selection of other creepy, spooky, and scary books for the Halloween season. Check our display at the front of the store and our Local Author’s selection to find the right frightful read for you!

Thank you to everyone who came out for all our events this past week and weekend! We had an especially good time with Christian poet Diane Ashmore and author/publisher Rebekah Salamack this past Saturday and Sunday! We had some beautiful, moving, and fun readings and conversations. Rainbow Readers also had a great meeting – with some new members, too! In fact, we’ve already got next month’s Rainbow Reader’s book in the store!

We have more great events happening this week, too!

TONIGHT, MONDAY, October 22, join us at 7:00 PM for The Free People’s Artists Workshop! Bring your art, writing, and other creations for a supportive critique and feedback session with other local creators.

THIS WEDNESDAY, October 24,  starting at 7:00 PM, join us for Board Game Night!

THIS FRIDAY, October 26, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, because HALLOWEEN is just around the corner, come to our store for Storytime: Spooky Tales.

October’s Storytime theme is Spooky Tales. Join us for some of our favorite Halloween season children’s books! Pre-registration is suggested, since space is limited. Please call Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester at (508)796-5613 to register.

Come join us for a fun-filled hour of entertainment! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

And on Wednesday, HALLOWEEEN, October 31, happening ALL DAY come to the store IN COSTUME to Trick-or-Treat and get some special gifts we’ve put together for you!

Take a look at what we’ve got happening so far in November!

Friday, November 2, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Backyard Astronomy: Exploring the Solar System.

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

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

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

10222018 - Myth books blog

Take a look at our special mythology display that goes with LABORS OF AN EPIC PUNK!

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

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

Sunday, November 18, 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Of Echoes Born by Nathan Burgoine.

Saturday, November 24, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM – Small Business Saturday with Local Children’s Authors and Artists. Watch our Facebook page and the event page as we introduce our featured authors!

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 October, our theme is Spooky Tales! Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Next meeting, THIS FRIDAY, October 26.

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 October 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 November 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 SPECIAL DATE AND TIME, Sunday, November 18, 3:00-5:00 PM. Our book, Of Echoes Born by Nathan Burgoine, is already in the store if you want to pick it up!

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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