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Location: Houston, TX

Little Libraries

There are 13 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
550 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
Brown Book Shop (0.6 miles)
1517 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77002
1500 McKinney, R2, Houston, TX 77010
1300 Victor Street, Houston, Texas 77019
5600 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77265-6826
2001 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-1299
3610 Fannin St, Houston, TX
2424 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
1050 Quitman, Houston, TX 77009
1011 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006
Libreria Espanola (1.8 miles)
620 W Alabama St, Houston, TX
Kaboom Books - (1.8 miles)
3116 Houston Ave. Houston Tx. 77009, Houston, TX 77009
1100 W. Main, Houston, TX 77006
4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006
110 North Milby, Houston, TX 77003
1520 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX 77006-4730
1515 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006
Greg Newton Books (2.4 miles)
20 Pinedale St, Houston, TX 77006
2030 West Gray Street, Houston, Texas 77019
3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004
3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004
4014 Market, Houston, TX 77020
5600 Fannin at Ewing, Houston, TX 77265-6826

Local events

Nov
1
Anthony Yanez: A Wild Ride on the Water Cycle
Author Event Join us from 2:00 to 4:00 pm for a Storytime and signing with Anthony Yanez, meterologist for Houston's KPRC Local 2. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Nov
1
Page to the Stage: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, November 1 at 10am
From the Page to the Stage with Main Street Theater For Youth—Our fourth season will kick off with Lilly’s Purple Purse. Meet the actors, hear the story, and make a craft. For all ages. About the Book: Lilly loves all sorts of things. She loves school, she loves dressing up, she even grows to love her stinky baby brother, Julius. In fact, Lilly loves everything! At least, she loves everything most of the time. Even Lilly has some bad days. But when you have movie star sunglasses and a purple plastic purse, how bad can it be?! Children will love the madcap antics of these beloved characters taken from three of Henkes’ books, Chester’s Way, Julius, Baby of the World and Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Attachment Size Lilly_Purse.jpg 141.64 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
1
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, November 1 at 10:30am
Come enjoy two storybooks and a delicious snack with Kids Specialist, Mary-Catherine!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
1
Author Party: Nely Cab, Tera Lynn Childs, Kristen Day, PJ Hoover and Eva Pohler!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Pasadena, Saturday, November 1 at 3pm
Creatura by Nely Cab
Oh. My. Gods. (Oh.My.Gods Series #1) by Tera Lynn Childs, Tera Childs
Forsaken (Daughters of the Sea #1) by Kristen Day, Stacy Sanford (Editor)
The Emerald Tablet by PJ Hoover
The Gatekeeper's Sons by Eva Pohler

Author Event Join us for a Greek and Mythology party, featuring the authors listed above! We'll have a toga / mythology themed costume contest (family friendly, please!) and Mythology Jeopardy, Pictionary and Bingo ... prizes for the winners! (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Nov
1
MBTB Recommends - Holiday Edition
Murder By The Book, Saturday, November 1 at 4:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of book recommendations!

The MBTB staff will be sharing some of their favorite reads of 2014, as well as new discoveries that will make perfect gifts for the holidays.

Bring your Victory Holiday Shopping Card, and save 20% on your purchases.

Never been to a MBTB Recommends? Each member of the staff takes turns talking about a few of the books that they've read recently and loved. We discuss older titles that we've just rediscovered as well as new and upcoming releases. We also try to represent different types of mysteries, so there's something for everyone.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
2
K.A. Tucker
Houston Book Rave, Sunday, November 2 at 01am
K.A. Tucker published her first book at the age of six with the help of her elementary school librarian and a box of crayons. Today, she remains a voracious reader, and currently resides outside of Toronto with her husband, two beautiful girls, and an exhausting brood of four-legged creatures. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Nov
2
K.A. Robinson
Houston Book Rave, Sunday, November 2 at 08am
K.A. Robinson is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels: Torn and Twisted. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and their son. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Nov
2
Bestselling Crime Thriller Author Rebecca Jean Downey
Author Signing Rebecca is an award-winning author with a journalism degree from Indiana University and lifelong interest in criminal justice. She and her husband now live in El Paso, TX, where she works as assistant director of institutional advancement at UT El Paso. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Nov
3
T. Jefferson Parker
Murder By The Book, Monday, November 3 at 6:30pm
T. Jefferson Parker will sign and discuss Full Measure (St Martin's; $25.99)

T. Jefferson Parker is the bestselling author of fifteen previous novels, includingThe Border Lords, Iron River, L.A. Outlaws and Storm Runners. Along with Dick Francis and James Lee Burke, he is one of only three two-time recipients of the Edgar Award for Best Novel. Parker lives with his family in Southern California.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
3
Edward Baptist - THE HALF HAS NEVER BEEN TOLD
Brazos Bookstore, Monday, November 3 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
3
Alexandra Bracken
Blue Willow Bookshop, Monday, November 3 at 7pm
What: Alexandra Bracken will discuss and sign In the Afterlight, the finale in the DARKEST MINDS series for young adults. When: Monday, November 3, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Alexandra Bracken, please purchase IN THE AFTERLIFE from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Alexandra Bracken is the New York Times bestselling author of THE DARKEST MINDS and NEVER FADE. Born and raised in Arizona, she moved east to study history and English at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. Alex now lives in New York City, where you can find her hard at work on her next novel in a charming little apartment that's perpetually overflowing with books. Visit her online at www.alexandrabracken.com and on Twitter @alexbracken. Book: Ruby can't look back. Having suffered an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Ruby tries to keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check, but with Clancy Gray, there's no guarantee you're fully in control, and everything comes with a price. When the Children's League disbands, Ruby becomes a leader and forms an unlikely allegiance with Liam's brother, Cole, who has a volatile secret of his own. There are still thousands of other Psi kids suffering in government "rehabilitation camps" all over the country. Freeing them--revealing the government’s unspeakable abuses in the process--is the mission Ruby has claimed since her own escape from Thurmond, the worst camp in the country. But not everyone is supportive of the plan Ruby and Cole craft to free the camps. As tensions rise, competing ideals threaten the mission to uncover the cause of IANN, the disease that killed most of America's children and left Ruby and others with powers the government will kill to keep contained. With the fate of a generation in their hands, there is no room for error. One wrong move could be the spark that sets the world on fire. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Alexandra’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours Attachment Size Alexandra_Bracken_thumb.jpg 19.6 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
4
Peter Turchi - A MUSE AND A MAZE
Brazos Bookstore, Tuesday, November 4 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
4
The Roadside YA Tour
Blue Willow Bookshop, Tuesday, November 4 at 7pm
What: The Roadside YA tour hits Houston when authors Tessa Gratton, Julie Murphy and Natalie Parker discuss and sign their newest novels for young adults. When: Tuesday, November 4, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Tessa Gratton, Julie Murphy and Natalie Parker, please purchase one of their new books from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Authors: Tessa Gratton has wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. She was too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, and is still searching for someone to teach her magic. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in gender studies, and then settled down in Kansas with her partner, her cats, and her mutant dog. Julie Murphy lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cats who tolerate her. When she's not writing or trying to catch stray animals, Julie can be found in a library smelling old books and manning the reference desk. NATALIE C. PARKER grew up in a Navy family in which having adventures was as common as reading fairy tales. Though the roots of her family are buried deep in southern Mississippi, she currently lives in Kansas with her partner in a house of monsters. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Tessa’s, Julie’s and Natalie’s books will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of one of their books, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours.

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
5
Richard Kadrey will be promoting Dead Set
Murder By The Book, Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30pm
Richard Kadrey will be promoting Dead Set (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
5
Sheana Ochoa - STELLA! MOTHER OF MODERN ACTING
Brazos Bookstore, Wednesday, November 5 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
5
Robin LaFevers
Blue Willow Bookshop, Wednesday, November 5 at 7pm
What: Robin LaFevers will discuss and sign Mortal Heart, the conclusion to her His Fair Assassin series for young adults. When: Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Robin LaFevers, please purchase Mortal Heart from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Raised on a steady diet of fairy tales, Bulfinch’s Mythology, and nineteenth-century poetry, Robin LaFevers is the author of the His Fair Assassin trilogy as well as two additional series: Theodosia Throckmorton and Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist. She lives with her husband on a ranch in Southern California. Visit her website at www.robinlafevers.com. Book: In the powerful conclusion to Robin LaFever's New York Times bestselling His Fair Assassins trilogy, Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St. Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever sequestered in the rock and stone womb of the convent. Feeling sorely betrayed, Annith decides to strike out on her own. She has spent her whole life training to be an assassin. Just because the convent has changed its mind, doesn't mean she has. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Robin’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size lefevers_thumb.jpg 18.69 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
6
OUR SECRET LIFE IN THE MOVIES at the Grand Prize Bar
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, November 6 at 6pm
What movies help define your life?

OUR SECRET LIFE IN THE MOVIES understands the power of cinema to make us who we are. In this whip-smart fiction debut, authors Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree riff on a wide range of films, creating a powerful coming-of-age portrait of life in the 1980s. This is a book that focuses on not only the Cold War and Reaganomics, but also BLADE RUNNER and Dungeons & Dragons.

OUR SECRET LIFE IN THE MOVIES is the third release from A Strange Object, Austin’s acclaimed indie publisher of short fiction. At Brazos, we love A Strange Object’s books, including Kelly Luce’s THREE SCENARIOS IN WHICH HANA SASAKI GROWS A TAIL and Nicholas Grider’s MISADVENUTRE (reviewed by Annalia here and by Ben here .

To show our love, we’ve decided to throw a Houston release party for OUR SECRET LIFE IN THE MOVIES—a party that will also celebrate A Strange Object as a whole, giving the Houston literary scene an opportunity to get to know this exciting new Texas publisher.

This event will happen Thursday, November 6, from 6pm to 7pm, at the historic Grand Prize Bar, located between Montrose and the Museum District. The event will feature readings from Michael McGriff (co-author of OUR SECRET LIFE IN THE MOVIES) and Kelly Luce (author of THREE SCENARIOS IN WHICH HANA SASAKI GROWS A TAIL), and it will give you the chance to meet the editors of A Strange Object.

Of course, there will also be movies.

Please join us in this celebration of Texas, literature, and film.

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
6
Michael Connelly
Murder By The Book, Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm
Michael Connelly will sign and discuss The Burning Room (Little, Brown and Company $28).

Michael Connelly is the bestselling author of the Harry Bosch series of novels as well as The Poet, Blood Work, Void Moon, Chasing the Dime, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Lincoln Lawyer. He is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He spends his time in California and Florida.

Connelly will sign copies of The Burning Room and 3 older titles per person. Due to the size of the crowd, there will be no second round.

The Burning Room goes on sale November 3rd. Line Numbers will be available starting that day. A copy of The Burning Room must be purchased from MBTB in order to obtain a line number and get anything signed. Seating and parking are first come, first served. Please note that Connelly draws one of our biggest crowds every year. Chairs will be put out at 5 pm on the day of the signing. If you can't make it to the signing but would like a signed or personalized copy of the book, you can order one and we are happy to ship it to you.

(photo credit: Philippe Matsas)

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
8
Cyndy Severson
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, November 8 at 00am
Cyndy Severson (Hill Country Houses) (added from Random House)
Nov
8
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, November 8 at 10:30am
Come enjoy two storybooks and a delicious snack with Kids Specialist, Mary-Catherine!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
8
Paddington Storytime
Paddington (B&N Edition) by Michael Bond

Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event Customers attending Paddington Storytime can receive a special, free Paddington movie ticket, powered by Fandango. While supplies last (*up to an $8 total value). (added from Barnes & Noble)
Nov
8
Martha Wells
Murder By The Book, Saturday, November 8 at 1pm
Martha Wells will sign and discuss Stories of Raksura (Nightshade; $15.99). Martha Wells was born in 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Anthropology. She is the author of eleven novels, including the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer, as well as a number of short stories and nonfiction articles. Her books have been published in seven languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
8
Rebecca Deurlein
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, November 8 at 2pm
What: Rebecca Deurlein will discuss and sign TEENAGERS 101. When: Saturday, November 8, 2:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Rebecca Deurlein, please purchase TEENAGERS 101 from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Rebecca Deurlein has taught in school systems around the country. She has a doctoral degree in educational leadership and has raised two children of her own. Book: As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty, and accept or deflect responsibility. Teachers are our eyes and ears--and there's a lot they wish we knew. In TEENAGERS 101 veteran high school teacher Rebecca Deurlein examines how we can support our teens as they cope with the challenges of the modern world. In an age of instant gratification, how do they learn to work hard? How do they become self-reliant when Mom and Dad are quick to step in? How do they make the transition from kids to adults? Speaking as an educator and a parent, Deurlein offers practical strategies for getting teens to be self-motivated, take responsibility for learning, puzzle through problems, beecome their own advocates, present themselves well, and more. Packed with engaging anecdotes and backed by years of experience, TEENAGERS 101 is a crash course on the skills teenagers everywhere need to thrive in college and beyond. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Rebecca’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours.

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
8
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Foreplay
Houston Book Rave, Saturday, November 8 at unknown time
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Foreplay (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
10
Shannon Messenger
Blue Willow Bookshop, Monday, November 10 at 5pm
Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned—among other things—that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She’s studied art, screenwriting, and television production, but realized her real passion was writing for kids and teens. She is the author of the middle grade Keeper of the Lost Citiesseriesand the young adult novels Let the Sky Fall and Let the Storms Break. She is also one of the founders and organizers of WriteOnCon, a free online Writer’s Conference for kidlit writers held annually in August. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at ShannonMessenger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
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