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Events For Kids & Teens
Yes, you can find information on all our events on our store calendar. But we want to make sure our younger patrons (and their parents) don't miss out on something special. Here, you'll find a list of events especially geared to kids of all ages. Feel free to print out our flyer attached below. Note that the flyer will change as events occur or are added.
Keep checking! Authors are most often on tour in the spring and fall.WEDNESDAY, June 26 @ 7 p.m. - SARAH DESSEN
NYT best-selling author Sarah Dessen returns with her latest, The Moon and More. It's always a big evening when Sarah visits. Signing line ticket event: receive a ticket for the signing line with the purchase from us of The Moon and More. For ages 12+.
FRIDAY, June 28 @ 7 p.m. - WEIRD AL YANKOVIC
Yes, the brilliant song parodist visits Friday, June 28, at 7 p.m. with his latest children's book, My New Teacher and Me! Young Billy returns from Al's When I Grow Up. When the irresistible force of Billy's unrestrained creativity meets the immovable object of Mr. Booth's fixed worldview, one thing is obvious: someone is going to learn a lot this school year! For ages 4+. Signing line ticket event: receive a ticket for the signing line with the purchase from us of My New Teacher and Me! Ages 4+.
SATURDAY, July 20 @ 2 p.m. - TOM ANGLEBERGER & CECE BELL
You may know him best for his best-selling Origami Yoda series. Now Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell, his award-winning author & illustrator spouse, bring us their joint collaboration, Crankee Doodle, on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. In a comical take on the song “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” this unapologetically silly picture book reveals the story behind that legendary ride to town. Ages 4+.
MONDAY, September 23 @ 7 p.m. – D.J. MACHALE
He's the author of such popular series as Pendragon, Travelers, and Morpheus Road. D.J. MacHale presents the first in a thrilling trilogy, SYLO (Penguin $17.99). Ages 9+. From Kirkus Reviews: This first installment in a proposed trilogy is absolutely un-put-down-able, more exciting than an X-Box and roller coaster combined.
TUESDAY, October 1 @ 7 p.m. – MAILE MELOY
Her debut novel, The Apothecary, received rave reviews and the E.B. White Best Read-Aloud Novel award. She joins us with the highly-anticipated sequel, The Apprentices. More details to come. (Lots of talent in that family – her brother, Colin Meloy, TIED with her the same year for HIS debut novel, Wildwood.) Ages 9+.
WEDNESDAY, October 16 @ 6 p.m. – ADAM GIDWITZ
First came A Tale Dark and Grimm, then In a Glass Grimmly. Now Adam Gidwitz comes to Quail Ridge with The Grimm Conclusion (Dutton $16.99). Enter a landscape influenced by some spooky tales indeed. Ages 9+.