Upcoming Events

Storytime is the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Our next Storytime will be on Tuesday, September 5!
Storytime


Thursday, August 24 & Wednesday, August 30, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Educator Open House

We are happy to announce that we are having an Educator Open House. Learn more about our author visits, book fairs, school orders and much more. Fun, Food, Swag Bags!


Sarah J. MaasSaturday, September 16, 2:00 p.m.
An Afternoon With Sarah J. Maas
At Friends Central Upper School
In the Shimada Gym
1101 City Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Please join us for an afternoon with Sarah Maas!

Event guidelines:

  • Doors open at 1:00 pm, talk begins at 2:00pm. Event starts early so fans can come take pictures in the photo booth, record a video message for or write a letter to Sarah, and play games and trivia!
  • All copies of Tower of Dawn books will be pre-signed by Sarah. Each ticket holder who buys the book will get swag available for this tour only. The companion tickets will not receive the special gift or a raffle ticket.
  • There will be a raffle for 50 lucky attendees to meet, get a photo with, and get their book personalized by Sarah.
  • Tower of Dawn

Sarah J. Maas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series and A Court of Thorns and Roses series, as well as a USA Today and international bestselling author. Sarah wrote the first incarnation of the Throne of Glass series when she was just sixteen, and it has now sold in thirty-five languages.


Behind the SongSaturday, September 23, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Behind the Song Launch Event
Boxcar Brewing Company
142 East Market Street,
West Chester, PA 19382

We are thrilled to be part of the Behind the Song Launch Event, hosted by K.M. Walton, the editor of this music-focused young adult anthology. This is an all-ages event, open to the public, and tickets are $10 at the door–but ages 13 and under are free.

There will be appetizers, a panel discussion and live music from James Howe & Mark Davis, David Arnold, and Donn T. These contributors will be appearing: David Arnold, Ellen Hopkins, James Howe, Beth Kephart, Elisa Ludwig, E.C. Myers, Tiffany Schmidt, Donn T. and K.M. Walton.


Sunday, October 15, 1:00 p.m.
Kate DiCamilloAn Afternoon with Kate DiCamillo
At Friends Central Upper School
In the Shimada Gym
1101 City Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096

We are thrilled to present a very special event with Kate DiCamillo, beloved and bestselling children’s author of many wonderful books including Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which received Newbery Medals.

Event guidelines:La La La

  • Doors open at 12:00 pm, talk begins at 1:00pm.
  • Tickets are $22.00 and includes admission for two to the event, and one copy of Kate’s latest picture book, La La La: A Story of Hope. A signing will follow the presentation.
  • Kate will sign and personalize any number of copies of La La La. However, due to time constraints, Kate will only be able to sign one of her backlist titles per person.


Summer ReadingRead and Review:
Children’s Book World’s Summer Reading Program
June 12 through August 31

Who can participate:
Anyone may participate and you may start at any time throughout the summer. Books are geared towards children third grade through high school.

What it is:
Advanced Reading Copies of books that will be published in the Fall will be available for you to borrow, read and review.

How it works:
One book may be borrowed at a time. You may keep the book for two weeks. We will give you a one page sheet where you can write your review of the book. For every book you review you will receive a $1.00 credit to use at the store at the end of the summer.