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Featured Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Grab a bottle of wine (What?! Wine in a children's store?  Of course!) and come on by The Reading Bug to relieve stress, kick back and color with friends!  We'll provide the markers, crayons and colored pencils.  Your ticket includes a coloring book up to $16... (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)

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 4:30pm

This month's selection is The Penderwicks! Girls ages 8-12 and a grown-up are welcome to attend this lively book club discussion with 5th grade teacher at LEAD Elementary School, Cara Schpnizer! Pick up a copy of the book in-store for 10% off the cover price and join us... (read more)

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:00am

That's right...it's Baby University!   Join us with author Chris Ferrie for simple science experiments and readings of his quirky, fun and informative series of board books as well as his new parody of Goodnight Moon...Goodnight Lab! This event will take the place of... (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

Meet the author behind the ever-popular and entertaining, Skippy Jon Jones series!  Ms. Schachner's new book, Sarabella's Thinking Cap is beautiful, poignant and for imaginative thinkers!  INTROVERTS AND DREAMERS REJOICE: This is a much-needed book for kids who... (read more)

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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