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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

The Poet’s Dog by Newbery Medal winner Patricia MacLachlan (Sarah, Plain and Tall) is a small but beautiful story of an unusual dog who rescues two children from a storm. Teddy is an Irish wolfhound who was rescued from a shelter by Sylvan, a poet who lives in a secluded cabin in the forest. Teddy learns how to speak from Sylvan, but Sylvan tells him that only poets and children will understand him when he speaks. When Sylvan dies, Teddy remains at the cabin, watched over by one of Sylvan’s students. One day Teddy finds two children, Flora (8) and Nickel (11) who have become lost in a snowstorm. He leads them to the cabin, where the three... (read more)

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