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Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wine and Coloring for grown-ups

Join us for another fantastic evening of wine & coloring!  Bring your friends and your own wine, we'll provide music, pencils & markers and a great place to sit and relax!  Your ticket includes your choice of one coloring book or colored pencils... (read more)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 11:00am

Larry Gets Lost in San Francisco story time and craft

Join us to read stories about our favorite dog, Larry!  We’ll have coloring pages, crafts and giveaways!  This takes the place of our regularly scheduled story/craft and we will have room for at least 50 kids! Recommended for ages 3-8
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:30pm

Unicorn fun with Author Amy Young!

Meet Author Amy Young and join us for fun unicorn activities and storytime!  Everyone will love A Unicorn Named Sparkle (and for more reasons that because the book is so sparkly!). Dress as sparkly as you wish (or maybe like a unicorn??!) Recommended for ages 3-6
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Writing Workshop with Author Melissa Savage!

Join us for this FUN & EDUCATIONAL writing workshop... The Pizzazz of the First Page. Why is the first page one of the most important parts of the book? Because it’s the very first, and sometimes the only chance to capture the heart of a reader before they put the... (read more)

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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