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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

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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