Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside


11262018 - Sutton Hanukkah

We wish all of our Jewish friends a happy Hanukkah this week! 🙂

If you’re looking for some fun Hanukkah books, we still have a bunch on display below the register and in our holiday display in the children’s room. Some of them are even signed by local authors!


Here is a quick reminder of our holiday hours:

Mondays and Tuesdays:         9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Wednesdays and Thursdays:  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Fridays and Saturdays:           9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sundays:                                 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

We will be closing at 5:00 PM on Christmas Eve, and will be CLOSED on Christmas.

 We’re also hosting our blog-a-day holiday gift suggestions! Check out our blog every day to find out about interesting gifts for the people you love!

 While you’re rushing around to spread holiday cheer (or dodge crappy weather), feel free to stop in and join us for a fun event!

THIS TUESDAY, December 4, starting at 7:00 PM, join us for Board Game Night. Stop in to play some cool games and meet some cool people!

And THIS SUNDAY, December 9, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, we have a special Christmas book signing! Join us for I Caught Santa with author J. Anthony Garreffi, an afternoon of reading, signing—and even some caroling.

Saturday, December 15, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Baker Thief by Claudie Arsenault.

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!

Thursday, December 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night. This month we ask, “Does money buy good storytelling?” and discuss how budgeting has affected the various seasons of Doctor Who.

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! We will not have Spinning Yarns on Christmas Eve.

UPDATED: Game Night, every TUESDAY (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. Next storytime will be during Christmas break – details to come.

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. There will be no Artists Workshop on Christmas Eve; Next meeting will be January 28.

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 will be December 20. Our topic will be “Does money buy quality television?” Has the amount of money spent on each episode affected the focus on quality writing?

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 Saturday, December 15. Our book, Baker Thief by Claudie Arseneault, is already in the store if you want to pick it up!

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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