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Events your entire family will enjoy

From best-selling authors to books of local interests, our book events offer adults and children a unique opportunity to meet the author and learn more about their books. Stop in and see us at one of our exciting gatherings and learn more about your favorite books.

“Books are uniquely portable magic.”

 

- Stephen King

Call and inquire about our upcoming events:

Saturday, May 27 from 11am to 1pm

 

Meet Consie Berghausen

 

A Shark! Named Jamison

A Shark! Named Jamison tells the true story about the rescue of a young, beached white shark on Cape Cod. The lyrical rhyming text and charming illustrations will delight readers of all ages.

Sunday, June 11 from 3pm to 5pm

 

Meet Jyl Benson - Reception and Tasting

 

Fun, Funky & Fabulous - New Orleans' Casual Restaurant Recipes

"Jyl Benson has her finger on the pulse of the New Orleans dining scene and the soul of our cooking in her heart"

-New Orleans Magazine

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Saturday, June 17 from 1pm to 3pm

 

Meet Bob Ryder

 

Voyages From Chatham

In Voyages from Chatham, Ryder takes us through a life lived on the water. From Chatham to Nova Scotia, to the Panama Canal, to California and back again, Ryder encounters sharks, fires, sinkings and hypothermia, as well as record catches and a solar eclipse. Through it all, one constant prevails: The incredible camaraderie shared by men who give their lives, and their hearts, to the sea.

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Saturday, July 1 from 1pm to 3pm

 

Meet Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos

 

The Pirate Next Door - The Untold Story of 18th Century Pirates' Wives, Families and Communities

"For those of you who've walked a beach and dreamt of finding a pirate treasure, you'll find that lost booty and much more in this carefully researched and wonderfully written book that is a new chapter in The Real History of the Pirates."

 

- Barry Clifford, Explorer and Author

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Monday, July 3 from 11am to 1pm

 

Meet Anne D. LeClaire

 

The Halo Effect

"The Halo Effect will keep you turning pages, and fast. But it is that rarest of page turners, a novel that illuminates our frailties and the depths of grief while also managing to be hopeful and wholly human. Anne D. LeClaire has written a big hearted book that will leave you breathless."

-Ann Hood, author of The Knitting Circle

 

"The Halo Effect is a wonderful  hybrid: a compelling murder mystery and a thoughtful meditation on longing and loss. I was fascinated by the book's saints - -and sinners."

- Chris Bohjalian, author of Midwives

 

"Like the series of paintings at its core, The Halo Effect is the story of families torn and reborn, a meditation on duality, and a masterwork lit by compassion. I'm telling everyone I know about this book."

- Sara Pennypacker, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday, May 27 from 2 pm to 5 pm

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Sunday, May 28 from 1 pm to 3 pm

 

Meet the Creators of "Help A Hero Books"

 

Max and Charlie Help a Hero: Never Too Young to Give Back.

 

Join in Max and Charlie's adventures on Cape Cod and Nantucket to help a veteran get a service dog in this delightful and inspiring book for children.

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Wednesday, July 26 from 11am to 1pm

 

Meet Maura O'Leary

 

When Angels Play Poker

"An imaginative take on redemption after death"

 

-Kirkus Reviews

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