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The Doylestown Bookshop

16 South Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

United States

215-230-7610; doylestownbooksaol.com

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Web site: http://www.doylestownbookshop.com

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Sep
1
Storytime w/Miss Larissa (Monday, September 1 at 10am)
Come and join the fun with Miss Larissa every Monday at 10:00 am for our popular children's story time featuring music, books, crafts and more. No sign-ups necesssary.

The recommended age group for this story hour is 2-4 and we do ask that you stay with your children throughtout the story time. Lolly Hopwood & the Let's Play Today Bunch Available now: An Adventurous Day This is Lolly & YoYo's second album. It features 16 songs PLUS a 16 page fit tip booklet so you and your kids can play along at home. It's always a great day to play! Go! Go! Go! This album will be great to get your own kids up and moving or to use in classes or daycare.

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Sep
3
Senior Discount Day (Wednesday, September 3 at 00am)
Every Wednesday is Senior Discount Day Seniors 65+ will receive 10% off their purchase AND can enjoy FREE coffee or tea from 9-10AM.

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Sep
4
Android's Dream Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Book Club (Thursday, September 4 at 6:30pm)
Android's Dream

Androids Dream August 2014 Selection

Join us for a discussion of all things sci-fi, fantasy and horror at the Android's Dream Book Club. This book club meets on the first Thursday of every month, is free to join with no registration necessary. Hope to see you there.

Next Meeting: Thursday, September 4th @ 6:30pm

Discussing: The Princess Bride by William Golding Book Description:

William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests—for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love—that's thrilling and timeless.

Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with anything other than the sweet, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, but the film is only a fraction of the ingenious storytelling you'll find in these pages. Rich in character and satire, the novel is set in 1941 and framed cleverly as an “abridged” retelling of a centuries-old tale set in the fabled country of Florin that's home to “Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions.”

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Sep
5
Creative Reading Book Club (Friday, September 5 at 1pm)
The Creative Reading Book Club September 5th @ 1:00 pm There will be a discussion revolving around informative fiction and non-fiction. Although the group consists mainly of "matured" adults, folks of all ages are welcome. Meetings will be on the second or first Friday of every month.

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Sep
5
Get the Led Out! How Led Zeppelin Became the Biggest Band - Signing w/Denny Somach (Friday, September 5 at 7pm)
HOW LED ZEPPELIN BECAME THE BIGGEST BAND IN THE WORLD! GET THE LED OUT BOOK SIGNING WITH DENNY SOMACH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH @ 7:00PM

"Get the Led Out" is the ultimate book for the ultimate fan of the ultimate band--Led Zeppelin. This lushly illustrated volume begins with a unique day-by-day timeline based on Carol Miller's radio show of the same name, and it provides a behind-the-scenes view, revealing quirky details, achievements, and adventures big and small. Twenty-seven rare, unguarded interviews feature the band members themselves, as well as other musicians and insiders who witnessed it all, including Jason Bonham, Chris Squire (Yes), Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Alice Cooper, and music industry legends Danny Goldberg and Ron Nevinson. The book ends with a comprehensive discography.

About the Author

Denny Somach is an author and Grammy® Award-winning producer through his company Denny Somach Productions--one of the most successful independent producers of syndicated and network radio programming in the country. DSP's landmark programming includes Legends of Rock, Live From the Hard Rock Cafe for NBC; Rolling Stone Magazine's Continuous History of Rock and Roll for ABC; and Scott Muni's Ticket to Ride. Somach is considered to be an originator of the Classic Rock format and has created some of the most memorable programs in rock radio. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including the Today show, Larry King Live, the Early Show, Dateline NBC, and CNN's Moneyline. He lives in Philadelphia, PA. All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com

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Sep
6
Booksigning w/Stephanie Feldman (Saturday, September 6 at 12pm)
The Angel of Losses Reading and Signing with Stephanie Feldman Saturday, September 6th 12:00 pm The Tiger's Wife meets A History of Love in this inventive, lushly imagined debut novel that explores the intersections of family secrets, Jewish myths, the legacy of war and history, and the bonds between sisters. When Eli Burke dies, he leaves behind a mysterious notebook full of stories about a magical figure named The White Rebbe, a miracle worker in league with the enigmatic Angel of Losses, protector of things gone astray, and guardian of the lost letter of the alphabet, which completes the secret name of God. When his granddaughter, Marjorie, discovers Eli's notebook, everything she thought she knew about her grandfather--and her family--comes undone. To find the truth about Eli's origins and unlock the secrets he kept, she embarks on an odyssey that takes her deep into the past, from 18th century Europe to Nazi-occupied Lithuania, and back to the present, to New York City and her estranged sister Holly, whom she must save from the consequences of Eli's past. Interweaving history, theology, and both real and imagined Jewish folktales, The Angel of Losses is a family story of what lasts, and of what we can--and cannot--escape. Advance Praise "Stephanie Feldman is one of the smartest and most original young writers at work today. Here she re-imagines the eternally exiled Wandering Jew as a wonderworker, a frightened boy in the Vilna ghetto, a feminist scholar in Coney Island. With a deft understanding of the irreducibility of human relationships, Stephanie leads us through love and loss and back to love again. Watch out for her. She is here to stay." —Sheri Holman, author of Witches on the Road Tonight and The Dress Lodger “This book was amazing. The protagonist, a grad student in literature, uncovers a story scribbled down by her grandfather, and everything starts to unravel. Jewish folklore. Family secrets. Hidden identities. Hidden notebooks. Bitter estrangements. The past–pasts–roaring up to meet the present… It’s beautifully constructed and just plain beautiful. Mark your calendars now, people. Mark them now. ” —BOOKRIOT Named as one of the “Essential Books Coming in 2014” by io9 About the Author I grew up in Philadelphia and studied writing at the University of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, and Barnard College. I lived in New York City for 10 years before returning to the Philadelphia area with my husband and daughter. The Angel of Losses is my first novel. You can follow me on Twitter and a few other places, and write to me at sbf@stephaniefeldman.com. For more infortmation please visit: http://stephaniefeldman.com/ All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. If you can't come to an event and still want an autographed copy of the book, you may purchase titles in advance either in the store, over the phone (215.230.7610), or through our website. When buying online, simply use the checkout comments field to indicate that you would like us to request the author's signature at our event before shipping it to you. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com Digg Facebook Google Technorati del.icio.us

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Sep
8
Storytime w/Miss Larissa (Monday, September 8 at 10am)
Come and join the fun with Miss Larissa every Monday at 10:00 am for our popular children's story time featuring music, books, crafts and more. No sign-ups necesssary.

The recommended age group for this story hour is 2-4 and we do ask that you stay with your children throughtout the story time. Lolly Hopwood & the Let's Play Today Bunch Available now: An Adventurous Day This is Lolly & YoYo's second album. It features 16 songs PLUS a 16 page fit tip booklet so you and your kids can play along at home. It's always a great day to play! Go! Go! Go! This album will be great to get your own kids up and moving or to use in classes or daycare.

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Sep
9
Food For Thought Book Club (Tuesday, September 9 at 6:15pm)
Food for Thought: A Book Club with the Doylestown Food Co-Op

Tuesday, September 9th @ 6:15 PM September's book selection, Prodigal Summer: Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives amid the mountains and farms of southern Appalachia. Over the course of one humid summer, this novel's intriguing protagonists face disparate predicaments but find connections to one another and to the flora and fauna with which they necessarily share a place. Digg Facebook Google Technorati del.icio.us

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Sep
10
Senior Discount Day (Wednesday, September 10 at 00am)
Every Wednesday is Senior Discount Day Seniors 65+ will receive 10% off their purchase AND can enjoy FREE coffee or tea from 9-10AM.

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Sep
10
Infinite Possibilities Book Club (Wednesday, September 10 at 6:30pm)
Currently Reading Meeting Wednesday September 10th @ 6:30pm “Infinite Possibilities Book Club" Facilitated by The Possibility Coaches, Chris Pattay & Jon Satin and hosted by The Doylestown Bookshop. This Book Club meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. 6:30PM - 8:00 PM. Free event. Refreshments served. This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and enjoy lively discussion. The books selected each month will be specifically related to the personal growth and development genres. Come and share your wisdom as well as receive new insights. Already have the book? Please join us.

Don’t have the book? That’s okay. Pre-purchase it by contacting The Doylestown Bookshop 215-230-7610. Join anytime. Open to everyone. Bio: The Possibility Coaches Jon Satin and Chris Pattay are known as “The Positive Change Experts.” They are Life, Relationship and Business Coaches. Chris and Jon assist people to live their lives authentically to the core of their being. Their focus is creating positive results for individuals over 40 with life’s challenges and transitions. Since founding Possibility Coaches in 2002, they have been actively exploring the human experience and condition, and empowering individuals and business owners worldwide to live a life of meaning, passion and purpose. Jon and Chris are the authors of "Living an Inspired, Empowered and Joy-filled Life: 365 Daily Tips to Get You There!" To learn more about them, visit: www.PossibilityCoaches.com Join Jon and Chris for fun and refreshments! www.PossibilityCoaches.com or call 215-794-0135.

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Sep
11
Book Signing w/Stephanie Perkins (Thursday, September 11 at 6:30pm)
Book Signing with

Stephanie Perkins

in conversation with Jon Skovron

(Author of Misfit, Struts & Frets & Man Made Boy)

Thursday, September 11th @ 6:30pm

Order Isla and the happily ever after

Due to time constraints only books purchased through the Doylestown bookshop will be signed by the author.

All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com

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Sep
12
Will It Waffle? (Friday, September 12 at 6:30pm)
WILL IT WAFFLE? Friday, September 12th @ 6:30pm Join us Friday, September 12th at 6:30PM as we explore the burning question on everyone’s mind, Will. It. Waffle.? We are inviting the citizens of Doylestown to help us find out. We will be demonstrating seemingly impossible recipes using a waffle iron including but not limited to Waffled Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Zucchini-Parmesan Flattened Fritters and more. Will It Waffle? How many great ideas begin with a nagging thought in the middle of the night that should disappear by morning, but doesn t? For Daniel Shumski, it was: "Will it waffle?" Hundreds of hours, countless messes, and 53 perfected recipes later, that answer is a resounding: Yes, it will Steak? Yes Pizza? Yes Apple pie? Emphatically yes. And that s the beauty of being a waffle iron chef waffling food other than waffles is not just a novelty but an innovation that leads to a great end product, all while giving the cook the bonus pleasure of doing something cool, fun, and vaguely nerdy (or giving a reluctant eater your child, say a great reason to dig in). Waffled bacon reaches perfect crispness without burned edges, cooks super fast in the two-sided heat source, and leaves behind just the right amount of fat to waffle some eggs. Waffled Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Pressed Potato and Cheese Pierogi, and Waffled Meatballs all end up with dimples just right for trapping their delicious sauces. A waffle iron turns leftover mac n cheese into Revitalized Macaroni and Cheese, which is like a decadent version of a grilled cheese sandwich with its golden, buttery, slightly crisp exterior and soft, melty, cheesy interior." For more information about Will It Waffle please visit: http://www.willitwaffle.com/ All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com

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Sep
13
Doylestown Arts Fest (Saturday, September 13 at 12pm)
Doylestown Arts Fest 2014

Don't miss the largest outdoor, juried arts and crafts show in the Doylestown area! Hosted by the Doylestown Alliance and sponsored by The Thompson Organization, the Doylestown Arts Festival is a weekend of original arts and crafts, live entertainment and diverse food. Mark your calendars now for this FREE unique Bucks County celebration in beautiful, historic downtown.

Events at the Doylestown Bookshop: Saturday, September 13th Meet these Authors: Jennifer Hansen Rolli

12:00 pm Jennifer Hansen ran her own design firm for many years before returning to her first love: oil painting. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with her family. She (usually) gets a kick out of her own children pushing for “Just One More” until the occasional crash! boom! bang! and the realization that she has let them express a little too much independence! Just One More is her first book for children.

Jon McGoran 12:00 pm Jon McGoran has written about food and sustainability for twenty years, as communication director at Weavers Way Co-op in Philadelphia, and now as editor at Grid magazine. During that time he has also been an advocate for urban agriculture, cooperative development and labeling of genetically engineered foods. He is a founding member of the Philadelphia Liars Club, a group of published authors dedicated to promotion, networking, and service work.

Dennis Tafoya 12:00 pm Dennis Tafoya is from Philadelphia and is the author of two novels, Dope Thief and The Wolves of Fairmount Park, as well as numerous short stories appearing in collections such as Philadelphia Noir, from Akashic Books. His third novel, The Poor Boy's Game, was just released by Minotaur Books in April, 2014. Julie Saab & David Gothard 2:00 pm Julie Saab and David Gothard live with their two young children, two cats, and two fish in a busy house in Pennsylvania. It was David's silly painting of a dancing cat that inspired Julie to write about Little Lola, a fun-loving city cat who goes on big adventures. David has been illustrating for newspapers, magazines, and books since graduating from Pratt Institute, where he now teaches drawing classes. Julie studied literature at Villanova University and the University of Edinburgh and has taught high school English for many years. Julie and David happily divide their time between changing diapers and dreaming up bigger and bigger adventures for Little Lola. For more information please visit: www.doylestownartsfestival.com

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Sep
14
Middle Grade Book Club (Sunday, September 14 at 2pm)
Middle Grade Book Club

Middle grade usually refers to grades 4-6, but we are not strict about this. Anyone who enjoys these stories is welcome to come. There are no sign-ups necessary, but we'd love to gauge everyone's interest. Send us an email if you'd like! Doylestownbooks@aol.com

Feel free to stop by for any of the books that interest you. We'll meet on the 2nd Sunday of every month! See you there! Next Meeting: September 14h at 2:00pm

Discussing: The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson Book Description:

For fans of Frozen, The City of Ember, and The School of Good and Evil, The Mark of the Dragonfly is a fast-paced adventure story about a mysterious girl and a fearless boy, set in a magical world that is both exciting and dangerous. Piper has never seen The Mark of the Dragonfly until she finds the girl amid the wreckage of a caravan in the Meteor Fields. The girl doesn't remember a thing about her life, but the intricate tattoo on her arm is proof that she's from the Dragonfly Territories and that she's protected by the king. Which means a reward for Piper if she can get the girl home. The one sure way to the Territories is the 401, a great old beauty of a train. But a ticket costs more coin than Piper could make in a year. And stowing away is a difficult prospect--everyone knows that getting past the peculiar green-eyed boy who stands guard is nearly impossible.

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Sep
15
Storytime w/Miss Larissa (Monday, September 15 at 10am)
Come and join the fun with Miss Larissa every Monday at 10:00 am for our popular children's story time featuring music, books, crafts and more. No sign-ups necesssary.

The recommended age group for this story hour is 2-4 and we do ask that you stay with your children throughtout the story time. Lolly Hopwood & the Let's Play Today Bunch Available now: An Adventurous Day This is Lolly & YoYo's second album. It features 16 songs PLUS a 16 page fit tip booklet so you and your kids can play along at home. It's always a great day to play! Go! Go! Go! This album will be great to get your own kids up and moving or to use in classes or daycare.

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Sep
17
Senior Discount Day (Wednesday, September 17 at 00am)
Every Wednesday is Senior Discount Day Seniors 65+ will receive 10% off their purchase AND can enjoy FREE coffee or tea from 9-10AM.

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Sep
18
Poetry Night w/Barbara Crooker (Thursday, September 18 at 6:30pm)
Poetry Night Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month for Poetry night! There will be specifically chosen poets scheduled to read at the start, followed by an opportunity to bring your own poetry for an open-mic setting.

Thursday, September 18th 6:30 PM Please join us & experience the poetry of Barbara Crooker, followed by an Open Mic! Poets, lift your voices!

Bio of Barbara Crooker Barbara Crooker’s fourth poetry collection is Gold (Cascade Books). Awards include the 2009 Paterson Award for Literary Excellence, the 2007 Pen and Brush Poetry Prize, the 2006 Ekphrastic Poetry Award from Rosebud, 2006 Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist, the 2005 Word Press First Book Award, the 2004 WB Yeats Society of New York Award, the 2004 Pennsylvania Center for the Book Poetry in Public Places Poster Competition, the 2003 Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, the 2003 "April Is the Cruelest Month" Award from Poets & Writers, the 2000 New Millenium Writing's Y2K competition, the 1997 Karamu Poetry Award, and three Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships. She lives and writes in rural northeastern Pennsylvania, where she occasionally leads writing workshops. Writing Sample MONOPOLY: 1955 We start by fanning out the money, colored like Necco wafers: pink, yellow, mint green, gold. From the first roll of the dice, differences widen: the royal blues of Boardwalk and Park Place look down their noses at the grapey immigrants from Baltic and Mediterranean Avenues. My grandparents coming from Italy in steerage measured their gold in olive oil, not bank notes and deeds. The man in the top hat and tuxedo always holds the good cards. The rest of us hope we can pay the Electric Company. We know there is no such thing as Free Parking, and Bank Errors are never in our favor. In the background, Johnny Mathis croons Chances Are from the cracked vinyl radio. We played for hours, in those years before television, on the formica table, while my mother coaxed a chicken cooking all day on the back burner to multiply itself into many meals. The fat rose to the surface, a roiling ocean of molten gold. ALL SAINTS It’s one day past the day of the Dead, and this has been a bad year, six funerals already and not done yet. But on this blue day of perfect weather, I can’t muster sadness, for the trees are radiant, the air thick as Karo syrup warmed in a pan. I have my friend’s last book spread on the table and a cup of coffee in a white china mug. All the leaves are ringing, like the tiny bells of God. My mother, too, is ready to leave. All she wants now is sugar: penuche fudge, tapioca pudding, pumpkin roll. She wants to sit in the sun, pull it around her shoulders like an Orlon sweater, and listen to the birds in the far-off trees. I want this sweetness to linger on her tongue, because the days are growing shorter now, and night comes on, so quickly.

For more information please email: Melanie Monterey Eyth danceofmyhands@aol.com

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19
Book Launch & Signing w/Janice Gable Bashman (Friday, September 19 at 7pm)
Book Launch & Signing with Author Janice Gable Bashman Friday, September 19th @ 7:00pm Pre-order your copy here! The hunt is on! Sixteen-year-old Bree Sunderland must inject herself with an untested version of her father’s gene therapy to become a werewolf in order to stop a corrupt group of mercenaries from creating a team of unstoppable lycanthrope soldiers. When Bree went with her scientist father to Ireland, she thought it would be a vacation to study bog bodies. She never expected to fall in love with a mysterious young Irishman and certainly never expected to become the kind of monster her father said only existed in nightmares. Dr. Sunderland discovers that lycanthropy was not a supernatural curse but rather a genetic mutation. When they return home, her dad continues his research, but the military wants to turn that research into a bio weapons program and rogue soldiers want to steal the research to turn themselves into unstoppable killing machines. Bree’s boyfriend Liam surprises her with a visit to the United States, but there are darker surprises in store for both of them. As evil forces hunt those she loves, Bree must become an even more dangerous hunter to save them all. Predator gives the werewolf legend a couple of new spins by introducing the Benandanti (an actual folkloric belief that certain families of Italy and Livonia were werewolves who fought against evil), as well as a modern scientific approach to mutation and the science of transgenics. Pre-order your copy here! Praise for Predator: “Predator is a fast-paced, creepy page-turner! Bashman had me at the opening sentence and she’s still got me. I want more!” — New York Times Bestselling Author Nancy Holder “I thought I had read all there was about werewolves, until I read Ms. Bashman’s novel. WOW.” — Kimberly S. Mason “If you like Teen Wolf, you should read Predator.” — Nick Rosenburg “Cool book. Love the cover and the vibe. Will definitely read her next book in the series.” — Vanessa C. “Thanks for letting me read Predator by Janice Gable Bashman. Not what I expected at all. Really loved the different take on werewolves.” — Anna Brand About the Author

Janice Gable Bashman is the Bram Stoker nominated author of PREDATOR (Young adult novel, coming September 16th, 2014, Month9Books) and WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE (w/NEW YORK TIMES bestseller Jonathan Maberry) (Citadel Press 2010). She is editor of THE BIG THRILL (International Thriller Writers’ magazine). Her short fiction has been published in various anthologies and magazines.

Janice has written for NOVEL & SHORT STORY WRITER’S MARKET, THE WRITER, WRITER’S DIGEST, WILD RIVER REVIEW, and many other publications. She is a speaker and workshop leader at writers conferences, including ThrillerFest, Backspace, Pennwriters, The Write Stuff, Stoker weekend, and others. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Mystery Writers of America, Horror Writers Association, and the International Thriller Writers, where she serves on the board of directors as Vice President, Technology. For more information please visit: http://www.janicegablebashman.com/ All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com Digg Facebook Google Technorati del.icio.us

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20
National Wildlife Foundation World of Birds w/Kim Kurki (Saturday, September 20 at 1pm)
A Presentation and Book Signing with Author Kim Kurki Saturday, September 20th @ 1:00 pm

National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds introduces kids ages 7 through 12 to more than 120 different species of birds in their native environments, with detailed illustrations and exciting, memorable information from Kim Kurki and the experts at the National Wildlife Federation. From the National Wildlife Federation, publishers of Ranger Rick, the popular nature magazine for kids, comes this exciting, dynamic, and wonderfully illustrated guide for young naturalists. National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds is arranged by habitat and identifies more than 100 birds. Kim Kurki s engaging and highly accurate illustrations give kids a true and close-up appreciation of each bird species, such as its size, shape, color, and markings, as well as its habitat, call, and behavior. Kids will learn to recognize the birds by their individual characteristics, such as the male cardinal s distinctive crest, the kestrel s helicopter hover, and the goldfinch s enchanting song. You ll also discover what makes each bird amazing, including which is the fastest flier, which lays the biggest egg, and which spends years of its life in the water, never touching land. The excellent illustrations, nontechnical language, and fascinating facts throughout make this an ideal guide for beginner bird-watchers of any age " About the Author

Kim Kurki has been working as an illustrator since graduation from Kutztown University in May 1980, BFA, magna cum laude. From 1980 to 1984, Ms. Kurki held full-time art department positions at a stationery/gift company and then a screenprinting company. Freelancing since 1985, her work has been published and distributed world-wide on fine art prints, decorative tins, greeting cards, packaging, and various paper products. A partial client list includes Schiftan, Inc., The Scafa/Modernart Group, Keller-Charles of Philadelphia, CLEO Inc., CR Gibson Co., Marcel Schurman Co., Paramount Cards, and Current Inc. Recent work includes commissioned fine art illustrations for Merck & Co. Inc. and illustrations for several publications produced by Yankee Publishing, including The Old Farmer's Almanac. For over 8 years, she wrote and illustrated for National Wildlife Federation's Your Big Backyard magazine creating a monthly column which features birds, animals and plants that children can find in "their own backyards".

For more information please visit: http://kurkiillustration.webs.com/

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Sep
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Banned Books Week (Sunday, September 21 at 00am)
Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. The 2014 celebration will be held September 21-27. Literary Flash Mob! Celebrate on Friday, Sept 26 from 5:00-8:00 pm Readers will travel in small groups to various participating stores throughout the evening. They will enter a store or appear on the sidewalk outside and all suddenly start reading! They will carry sidewalk signs to explain that they are reading for Banned Books Week. Event with staff from Judith’s Reading Room Friday, Sept 26 in the bookshop Scott Leiber, co-founder of Judith’s Reading Room, and cousin of Judith F. Krug, founder of Banned Books Week, will talk about how Banned Books Week originated and explain the programs offered by Judith’s Reading Room. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982 according to the American Library Association. There were 307 challenges reported to the Office of Intellectual Freedom in 2013, and many more go unreported.

By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. Check out the frequently challenged books section to explore the issues and controversies around book challenges and book banning. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. While books have been and continue to be banned, part of the Banned Books Week celebration is the fact that, in a majority of cases, the books have remained available. This happens only thanks to the efforts of librarians, teachers, students, and community members who stand up and speak out for the freedom to read. For more information on getting involved with Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, please visit the new Banned Books Week site. This year’s Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27, will shine a light on this still misunderstood form of storytelling and will celebrate the value of graphic novels to readers from all walks of life through the work performed by Banned Books Week sponsors and individual librarians, retailers and readers from all over the world. “This year we spotlight graphic novels because, despite their serious literary merit and popularity as a genre, they are often subject to censorship,” said Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week National Committee. Recently, the acclaimed memoir Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, has been the flashpoint in a university funding controversy in South Carolina, while last year Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, faced an attempted ban in the Chicago Public Schools. Graphic novels continually show up on the American Library Association’s (ALA) Top 10 list of Frequently Challenged Books. The ALA released its current list in April and includes Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants at the top spot and Jeff Smith’s series Bone arriving at #10.

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Sep
22
Storytime w/Miss Larissa (Monday, September 22 at 10am)
Come and join the fun with Miss Larissa every Monday at 10:00 am for our popular children's story time featuring music, books, crafts and more. No sign-ups necesssary.

The recommended age group for this story hour is 2-4 and we do ask that you stay with your children throughtout the story time. Lolly Hopwood & the Let's Play Today Bunch Available now: An Adventurous Day This is Lolly & YoYo's second album. It features 16 songs PLUS a 16 page fit tip booklet so you and your kids can play along at home. It's always a great day to play! Go! Go! Go! This album will be great to get your own kids up and moving or to use in classes or daycare.

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Sep
24
Senior Discount Day (Wednesday, September 24 at 00am)
Every Wednesday is Senior Discount Day Seniors 65+ will receive 10% off their purchase AND can enjoy FREE coffee or tea from 9-10AM.

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Sep
27
Local Author Spotlight (Saturday, September 27 at 00am)
Local Author Spotlight Saturday, September 27th J. F. Althouse 12:00 pm Jordan Wright, former Navy Seal turned architect, has made the discovery of a lifetime. An ancient carving on a sea cliff in Peru points the way to Egypt, where a buried chamber may be hidden beneath the Pyramids of Giza. Legend claims the chamber contains the priceless artifacts and history of mankind dating back to the dawn of time. Joined by a team of archeologists and funded by a mysterious benefactor, Jordan travels to Egypt, where he discovers more than he bargained for: a portal to a long forgotten time. He is marooned in the Second Age of Man - the Age of Atlantis. Hailed as a prophet, he is thrown into the midst of a brutal war of epic proportions. There he must not only fight for the lives of his companions, but quite possibly the survival of the human race. About the Author Jack grew up in Central Bucks Country, graduated from Central Bucks West Highschool. He is a practicing architect with an active firm in Northern Montgomery County serving clients nationwide and in other countries. He has traveled extensively and twice with George Erikson (In Search of Atlantis Discovery Channel and National Geographic). His contributions to archeology include theories on the location of the ancient library of Egypt, underwater exploration of ancient sites in the British Virgin Islands, and an analysis of universal pyramid architecture and the possibility they were built to provide safe shelter and higher ground during frequent tidal waves, earthquake, and fallout impacts from distant meteorite strikes. He continues work on his seven book series. Second Sight and Second Birth are the first two novels in the series. Jack speaks fluent German and has been invited to the Nurmburger Museum to discuss his discovery of advanced knowledge of Antartica on an early globe in the museum, depicting the continent 250 years before it was discovered and accurately showing it ice free as it looked 8000 years ago. For more information pleae visit: http://jfalthouse.com/ Karen Polis 12:00pm Ten miracles tell the story of a Polish Jewish boy who survived the horror of the Holocaust and went on to create a life for himself in America. Arthur Neigut was a normal, happy 13-year-old boy living in Kraków Poland in 1939 when Nazi soldiers herded him onto a truck with the rest of his family and sent him to a Jewish ghetto. For the next six years, Arthur lived inside a nightmare. While building airplanes for the Nazis, he endured the life of a concentration camp inmate. This is his story, not just of his miraculous survival, but also of how he was left after the war with a surprisingly happy and optimistic outlook on life that is with him to this day. About the Author Karen Polis has been writing since childhood, but this is her first full-length published work. Karen is Arthur Neigut’s niece. For more information please visit http://moseswaswatchingoverme.com/ Nicole Maddalo Dixon 2:00pm Precocious, spirited, bored, and outspoken, sixteen year old Elucia (Lucy) Grey Alexis Howard, is both out-of-place in and a prisoner of her wealthy life amongst the highest of New York's social elite and her father's ambitious pursuit of greater prosperity. Sent out west in 1877 to Lincoln County, New Mexico, to marry her pre-contracted fiance, John H. Tunstall, Lucy is inconsolable at the prospect of a loveless marriage when she meets and falls in love with pistoleer, Billy Bonney, a young, vivacious firebrand hired by John to work his land and provide protection from the dangers posed by John's nefarious competitor, J. J. Dolan and the entire Santa Fe Ring. When John pays the ultimate price and is murdered, refusing to succumb to the opposition and intimidation of his rivals, Lucy's own life is then in jeopardy. As a result of John's death, Billy and the other men working in John's employment are deputized to combat the tyranny of Dolan and the Ring. Fearing for Lucy, the newly deputized Lincoln County Regulators take her into their protective guard and into the hellfire of what becomes known as the Lincoln County War, the catalyst that inspires Lucy to wage her own personal war for freedom from her oppressive life and a desperate attempt to stay close to the man she loves, the boy about to become known to history as the incendiary notorious outlaw, Billy the Kid. Includes Readers Guide. About the Author Nicole was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and now lives with her husband in Bucks County, PA. For more information please visit www.nicolemdixonauthor.com Michael-Patrick Harrington 2:00pm Welcome to Mondauk County, where the past is never truly past. Sweater Girl and Other Tales of Mondauk County is a collection of novellas and stories that explore the condition of morbid nostalgia: being so bound to the past that it poisons the present and chokes the future. In the novella “Sweater Girl,” a man combs through the ashes of a teenage party that took place forty years ago, looking for clues to what had transpired, including arson, an amputation, and the death of his father, while obsessing on the party’s catalyst, an enthralling young sweater girl. Plus…a retired romance novelist faces her fears of intimacy in a most radical fashion…a cult member becomes consumed with an underage girl…a loner signs up for a spelling bee to impress a popular girl on the eve of an assault on the school…as a weary detective hunts the Red Ribbon Killer, a grandmother confronts the secret in her shed…an ex-boxer squares off against a mob capo when his wife disappears…a man finds a radio broadcasting from his past in the abandoned Divine Lorraine Hotel…and after his hand gets stuck to a girl’s hair with paste, a giant of a boy is hunted by a vengeful mob. About the Author My childhood was fraught with terror, being forced to play outside by my mother ("sun's out, you're out"), made to stay up way past bed time to watch old movies by my grandmother, and being told to "eat it or wear it" by my Aunt El at dinnertime. My mother lessened the blows by buying me my first 45 records—and giving me a typewriter. I wrote my first short story in 2nd grade, got a black eye from my sister in 3rd grade, grew peach fuzz on my upper lip in 5th grade, kissed a girl in 10th grade, but never broke any bones. I was hijacked in grade school by Twain and Tolkien, and in college I was knocked out by Woolf, Hemingway, and Faulkner. I never recovered. I have multiple sclerosis, and although the disease has enabled me to appreciate the very color of the sky and the sound of Chuck Berry's guitar and the way a good book smells, I'm not really happy about the whole thing. For more information please visit http://www.michaelpatrickharrington.com/ All our in-store events are free and open to the public. There is parking available in the lot behind the store and in the surrounding neighborhood.Click here for parking information http://www.doylestownborough.net/visitors/parking. If you can't come to an event and still want an autographed copy of the book, you may purchase titles in advance either in the store, over the phone (215.230.7610), or through our website. When buying online, simply use the checkout comments field to indicate that you would like us to request the author's signature at our event before shipping it to you. All event-related inquiries can be sent to our Director of Programming/Publicist, Krisy Paredes, at krisyparedes@gmail.com Digg Facebook Google Technorati del.icio.us

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27
Cradles To Crayons Donation Drive 2014 (Saturday, September 27 at 12pm)
Cradles to Crayons Donation Drive Saturday, September 27th 12:00-3:00pm Now in its seventh year, Shire’s BIG GIVE is a massive collection drive that benefits Cradles to Crayons, a non-profit organization in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania that connects communities that have with communities that need. Shire’s BIG GIVE on September 26 and 27 is a wide-spread regional effort with coordinated collection drives in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. The generosity and support of both Shire employees and our community residents make successful drives possible. Who – You and other caring folks: families, friends, schools, sports teams, businesses, community groups – all are invited. Spread the word! What – Bring new and nearly new children’s books, clothing, coats, shoes, toys, baby equipment, batteries, and school supplies for children aged 0-12. Where – Donations will be collected across the Greater Philadelphia region at convenient drop off locations near you – see the collection sites listed below. How - You bring the donations. We collect, sort, and distribute these basic essentials, free of charge, to thousands of area kids who need them most. Cradles to Crayons is dedicated to serving poor and/or low-income children with essential items they need to thrive. Since its inception in 2008, the BIG GIVE has collected enough items to help 27,000 children in need through Cradles to Crayons. “We definitely see the need growing in the suburbs,” said Michal Smith, Executive Director of Cradles to Crayons. “Poverty among children is the highest it has been in 50 years. In the suburbs, poverty is increasing twice as fast as it is in Philadelphia.” Shire’s special goal this year is to collect children’s picture and literature books to give 3,000 children the pride of having a book of their own and hopefully instill a love of reading in these youngsters for whom books are a luxury. The collection is especially targeting books suitable for children age 3 and younger or between ages 9 and 12, two age groups in which the need is especially high. “We rely on Shire’s BIG GIVE to provide us with much-needed items in our high-demand fall and winter months, and this year, we expect the results to be bigger and better than ever,” says Smith. “This is a fantastic opportunity to show what can happen when an entire region comes together for a great cause.” BIG GIVE Collection Sites across Greater Philadelphia Main Collection Center – Friday 12-7pm and Saturday 10-4pm Wayne, Chester County: Wilson Farm Park (Chesterbrook exit off Rt. 202) Sites collecting on Saturday: West Chester, Chester County: Chester County Government Service Building Lot (601 Westtown Road, Westtown, PA 19382) Ft. Washington, Montgomery County: St. Thomas of White Marsh Church (610 Church Rd., Fort Washington, PA 19034) Swarthmore, Delaware County: Swarthmore Community Center (715 Harvard Ave., Swarthmore, PA 19081) Doylestown, Bucks County: Doylestown Book Store (16 South Main St., Doylestown, PA 18901) Old City, Philadelphia County: Silicon Gallery (139 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106) For more information please visit: http://www.shire.com Digg Facebook Google Technorati del.icio.us

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Sep
29
Storytime w/Miss Larissa (Monday, September 29 at 10am)
Come and join the fun with Miss Larissa every Monday at 10:00 am for our popular children's story time featuring music, books, crafts and more. No sign-ups necesssary.

The recommended age group for this story hour is 2-4 and we do ask that you stay with your children throughtout the story time. Lolly Hopwood & the Let's Play Today Bunch Available now: An Adventurous Day This is Lolly & YoYo's second album. It features 16 songs PLUS a 16 page fit tip booklet so you and your kids can play along at home. It's always a great day to play! Go! Go! Go! This album will be great to get your own kids up and moving or to use in classes or daycare.

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