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Featured Upcoming Events at The Reading Bug:


Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:00am

What will YOU do at Mermaid School? The perfect book for kids ages 3-6 who are going to school this year! Follow the mermaids as they count clamshells, recite the A B Seas, and make new friends. Join us for a puppet show and craft with Author Joanne Wetzel. Book signing... (read more)

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 11:00am

Let's Fly!  Join Lauren and The Reading Bug for season 2 of Reading Bug Adventures beginning in August 2018! In each episode, we'll hop into our book bag and travel to different times and places learning from our books along the way.  During our release... (read more)

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 11:00am

Join us for a storytime and craft with Tim McCanna and a book signing to follow!   ABOUT BOING: “Much to point and giggle at…Be ready for some rousing read-alouds!” —Kirkus Reviews

Xavier follows a bouncing ball on an onomatopoeia-filled alphabet... (read more)

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! More details coming soon!... (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)

Featured Staff Reviews

Echo is an exceptional book that begins and ends with a harmonica made in Germany. In the prelude, a boy named Otto buys the harmonica and a book from a gypsy. When Otto later is lost in the forest, he begins to read the book, and the three princesses in the book appear to help him find his way home. The rest of the book is told in three parts. Part One tells the story of Friedrich, a young boy in Nazi Germany in 1933. Part Two is the story of two orphans in Pennsylvania in 1935, and Part Three is about Ivy, a Hispanic girl in Southern California in 1942. The thread that holds these three parts... (read more)

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