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Featured Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

This very popular annual event is for Bay Area Educators only! Teachers and librarians are welcome to join us for wine, cheese, book talks, meet famous authors, giveaways for your classrooms, free books and MUCH more! WE ARE THRILLED TO CONFIRM THAT AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR... (read more)

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:00pm

Let's learn about empathy, kindness and meditation! Do you have a wiggly toddler or active preschooler or kindergartner?  A first or second grader who wants to spread kindness?  This is the perfect book and workshop for you! Susan’s interactive presentation will... (read more)

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:00am

Join us for tons of fun with Barney Saltzberg (author of Beautiful Oops)!  There will be live music, stories and more as he presents his latest book, Enough is Enough!   *This event will take the place of our regularly scheduled storytime and is recommended... (read more)

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 11:30am

Meet Author Laurie Keller!  (best known for the Arnie the Doughnut series) ABOUT POTATO PANTS: A clever take on bullying, anxiety and forgiveness... Potato is excited. He’s excited because today—for one day only—Lance Vance’s Fancy Pants store is selling POTATO PANTS... (read more)

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 11:30am

If you loved Rosie Revere Engineer, Ada Twist Scientist and Iggy Peck Architect, you'll LOVE Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters...a new early reader chapter book series! We are thrilled that this series continues to grow with our readers and can't wait for this new book... (read more)

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 4:00pm

Recommended for kids who just love sparkle, Just Add Glitter is sure to delight!   Presentation and book signing with Author Angela Diterlizzi. Recommended for anyone who loves glitz and glitter but especially for ages 3 - 8 years

Featured Staff Reviews

Pax, by award-winning author Sara Pennypacker and illustrated by Caldecott winner Jon Klassen, is the most beautiful story about the bond between a boy and a fox since The Little Prince. The story is set in an unnamed country, in an undisclosed year. Peter adopted a motherless baby fox shortly after his mother died, and the two have been inseparable for 5 years until one day his father tells Peter that he is going to war, Peter will be living with his grandfather, and his fox, Pax, cannot go with Peter. Peter throws Pax's toy into the forest and leaves with his father before Pax returns with... (read more)

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