The extremes of weather in our corner of merry New England are definitely out on display, if this past weekend’s sunny warmth and this upcoming weekend’s snowy forecast are anything to go by.
Here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, however, we’re here to serve you no matter what the weather!
A reminder that our hours for Winter 2020 are as follows:
MONDAYS & TUESDAYS 10AM-9PM
WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS 10AM-8PM
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 10AM-9PM
Our thanks to our additional helpers who assisted in doing our hand-counted inventory and in processing our wholesaler and publisher returns… this allows us to bring you even more fresh product in new titles and pre-read books.
Our daily themed blogs will be making a return now that the holiday season has wound up. Keep an eye out for:
- Events Buzz Monday
- Speculative Fiction Tuesday
- Kids and Teens Wednesday
- New Arrivals Thursday
- Creator Spotlight Friday
- Graphic Novels Saturday
- Bookstore Mapping Sunday
Here’s our schedule for upcoming events… As a reminder, the majority of our events here at ABSW are free and open to the public. Check out our page on SocialWeb.net!
RECURRING EVENT: TONIGHT! Monday, January 13 at 7PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
RECURRING EVENT: TOMORROW! Tuesday, January 14 at 7PM – Game Night! Join us weekly on Tuesday nights starting at 7PM for card games, board games and more. Best score of the night wins a $10.00 gift certificate!
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, January 18 at 1PM – Book Signing with Jean M. Grant! Join us in welcoming Jean M. Grant, author of WILL RISE FROM ASHES, SOUL OF THE STORM, and ONE HUNDRED KISSES.
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, January 18 at 6PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses THE AFFAIR OF THE MYSTERIOUS LETTER by Alexis Hall. The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that meets once a month. All are welcome!
SPECIAL EVENT: Monday, january 20, 11AM–2PM – Craft Day – Animals! Join us for animal-themed crafts for ages four and up! Pre-registration suggested so that we can be assured of having enough supplies for everyone. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, January 20 at 7PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
RECURRING EVENT: TOMORROW! Tuesday, January 21 at 7PM – Game Night! Join us weekly on Tuesday nights starting at 7PM for card games, board games and more. Best score of the night wins a $10.00 gift certificate!
RECURRING EVENT: Sunday, January 26 at 2PM – Doctor Who Monthly Meetup! Join us for a monthly meeting of fans as we talk about the world’s longest-running science fiction series and its classic and modern incarnations – television, novels, audios, comics, and more. This is a kid-friendly and adult-friendly gathering; all are welcome.
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, January 27, 7PM-9PM – The Free People’s Artists Workshop! This critique group meets on the fourth Monday of each month. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association.
SPECIAL EVENT: Friday, January 31 at 6PM – Online Astrobiology Presentation With David Warmflash! Join us for a virtual event with science writer David Warmflash, author of MOON: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
Exciting things are happening at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside… more opportunities to serve the Worcester community… more book talks, more author signings, and more workshops. Keep an eye on the Events Calendar on our website for more details.
May your world be filled with wonderful words!