FREE EVENTS - Join us!
Thurs. 1/28/16 6:00 Book Discussion: The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
Thurs. 2/4 6:00 Harry Potter Book Night!
Harry Potter Book Night is all about passing on the magic of J.K. Rowling’s amazing books to the next generation of readers. This year the theme – A Night of Spells – incorporates ideas from all seven books in the series. Join us for games, refreshments & fun for children & adults. Dressing up is encouraged!
Sat. 2/6 11:00-12:30 A Morning of Love & Murder!
Author Appearance: No Trouble at All by Lisa Acerbo
Trouble from the past can kill your future. It's a bad day for Sophie Carter when she stumbles across a dead body in the woods. But when the suspected murderer turns out to be a leather-clad vagabond who died in 1889, her carefully controlled quiet life explodes. Not only is Sophie in the wrong place at the wrong time, as a local history buff who loves old legends, she knows too much about the past to remain uninvolved. Trouble is a killer and no one can escape.
Thurs. 2/11 6:00 Book Discussion: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Sat. 2/13 Authors & Artisans Valentine's Shopping Event:
We are your one stop shop for the perfect Valentine's Day gift! Meet CT authors & artisans, enjoy refreshments and take the stress out of shopping.
Pop-Up Shops: Old Thyme Country Candles and Container Crazy CT and JEM's
Locally made, all natural soy candles and beautiful floral arrangements & single stem roses.
Meet the Authors: Judith Dreyer, author of At the Garden's Gate, June Hyjek, author of Unexpected Grace,
S. Jane Scheyder, author of Cafenova, Done With Men Forever and children's book One More Thing., Poet Joan Kantor, author of Fading into Focus and Shadow Sounds, and author Linda Tumbarello, author of 5 Minute Helpers.
A signed book is a thoughtful gift!
Sun. 2/14 10:00-12:00 Kids' Valentine's Day Hug-a-Chicken Event!
Queenie Rules the Farm author Lori Sanchez will be here with her pet chicken Black Beauty (dressed for the holiday)! Bring the kids by to meet & hold Black Beauty (bring your cameras!). Light refreshments served.
Sat. 2/20 10:30-12:30 Author Appearance: Wayward Soul by Glenn Maynard
Meet author Glenn Maynard as he discusses his latest book, Wayward Soul.
While visiting a psychic, Carter Spence and Brenda Raycroft’s reading turns tragic. The psychic touches them, suffers convulsions, and frantically runs into the street into oncoming traffic. Their fate is sealed in a coma and they must use any means possible to reach the psychic in the spirit world as they dodge deadly complications in an attempt for answers. The sequel to Desert Son takes place four years after Carter and Brenda discover they are a couple reunited beyond the grave. The spirit world becomes intertwined with their own as they attempt to tap into these secrets to uncover disturbing truths about their fate in this paranormal roller coaster that will shake your soul.
Tues. 2/23 12:30-2:00 Author Appearance: Waitin' for the Train to Come In by David Garnes Waitin' for the Train to Come In author David Garnes will give a free presentation called "Creating the World War II Homefront," where he will talk about his novel and the resources used to re-create WWII Springfield and the Pacifc scenes. After the presentation attendees will have a chance to talk about their own thoughts or memories about the home front and ask the author questions. Signed books available for purchase.
Thurs. 2/25/16 6:00 Stephen King Book Discussion: Misery
Sat. 3/5 10:30-12:00 Author Appearance: Intruder by Dan Foley
Come meet and hear author Dan Foley! This is a free event. Signed books available for purchase (only $5 each!).
“Dan Foley’s INTRUDER is one of the most claustrophobic tales I’ve ever read. The pressure is unrelenting and the suspense is as sharp as a razor’s edge. Hard-hitting fiction and very high recommended!” — James A. Moore, author of the SEVEN FORGES series and DEEPER.
All events subject to change. Please confirm date/RSVP at (860) 623-5100 or on our facebook page: bookclubct.
Please note that we are closed Mondays and Wednesdays unless otherwise noted.