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Featured Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:


Thu, 09/28/2017 - 6:00pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO A LARGER LOCATION!   Tierra Middle School Gym 750 Dartmouth Ave. San Carlos, CA 94070 PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAILS REGARDING THIS EVENT FOR PARKING INFO! Meet Author Dav Pilkey at this CAN'T MISS event!  Get your photo taken with... (read more)

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 4:30pm

This month's selection is Full Cicada Moon. 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)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:30pm

Todd Parr is back with another poignant and beautiful book with simple text and bright, bold illustrations!  Love the World is a timely message, so come on over to The Reading Bug and show Todd how we "love the world" with our Reading Bug community!   Recommended... (read more)

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 4:30pm

Code-breaking 101
Do you know a wannabe junior secret agent? If so, then this is the workshop for them! During this interactive 45-minute workshop, Author Elizabeth Singer Hunt will guide children through the basics of secret agent code-breaking. They will learn how... (read more)

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:30am to 6:30pm

Please join Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at our store where he will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits! Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome even the squirmy ones. Original Silhouettes are $30. Payment is made at the event... (read more)

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Calling all Dork Superfans!  Join Rachel Renee Russell and her daughter Nikki to celebrate the release of ... (read more)

Featured Staff Reviews

This brilliant new book explores the boundaries of friendship. Goodbye Stranger tells two stories in alternating chapters: the story of 7th grader Bridge and the story of an unnamed high school girl. In both stories the characters are dealing with the challenges of friendship and love. When Bridge was five or six, she survived an accident that should have killed her and the nurse told her, "You must have survived for a reason." Even since Bridge has been searching for that purpose. Now in 7th grade, Bridge and her two best friends find that maintaining their close friendship is being challenged. Meanwhile, the high school girl has decided to cut class... (read more)

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