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Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for refreshments and lively conversation! This month's selection is A Man Called Ove and is available for 10% off at The Reading Bug. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bachman (337 pp).  At 59 Ove is a grumpy guy whose wife died 4 years ago.  Ove decided... (read more)

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 11:00am

Make an origami boat and listen to a fun new story, Bob & Joss Get Lost!  Book signing to follow craft... Recommended for ages 3-8

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00am

Join us for storytime and a new song with Jamie Purnell! Proud Penguin is the debut children's book by award-winning San Carlos singer-songwriter Jamie Purnell. It tells the feel-good tale of a penguin whose spirits are lifted from building a new friendship with a... (read more)

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for refreshments and lively conversation! This month's selection is The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin (448 pp). It is a fictionalized account of the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples—Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. grown ups... (read more)

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:30pm

Our annual duct tape workshop with the amazing Sophie is back!  Don't miss this fun afternoon of crafting with the master of duct tape! Recommended for ages 5 to 12 (please note parental assistance may be needed for 5 & 6 years)  

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:00pm

From the beloved creator of Skippyjon Jones, this tale of a girl who can't help thinking outside the box affirms the importance of creativity and imagination. Sarabella's Thinking Cap is the perfect book for your early reader and dreamer! Recommended for all ages

Featured Staff Reviews

Once We Were Sisters is a heart-breaking memoir by South African author (Becoming Jane Eyre) Sheila Kohler.  Sheila's sister Maxine. married to a noted South African heart surgeon who abused her and their 6 children, died at 39 when her husband drove their car into a lamppost. Kohler spent 35 years haunted by questions related to Maxine's death and her own failure to act despite her knowledge of the abuse, and she has tried to find closure for her sister's untimely death in her many works of fiction.  Finally, in this haunting memoir, she deals with the family, sexism, misogyny and other societal... (read more)

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