Sinister schemes, scandal and murder!

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

We welcome Agatha award nominee L.A. Chandlar, Agatha Award winner Dianne Freeman and New York Times Best-selling author C.M. Gleason to discuss the sinister schemes, scandal and murder that take place in their Historical Mystery novels. Won't you join us for tea?

L.A. Chandlar, The Pearl Dagger

As the Great Depression loosens its grip on New York City, Mayor La Guardia and his team meet their greatest foe in the fight against organized crime...

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Summer Lovin’ – Local Romance Author Panel

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

The first ever Bookstore Romance Day arrives Saturday, August 17 and we'll be celebrating with a panel and book signing of five Michigan authors. Bookstore Romance Day is a day designed to give independent bookstores an opportunity to celebrate Romance fiction—its books, readers, and writers—and to strengthen the relationships between bookstores and the Romance community.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

An Afternoon with Master of the Genre, Robert Crais

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Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with the beloved, bestselling, and award-winning Master of the Genre, Robert Crais, as he shares his brilliant new crime novel and Joe Pike’s most perilous case to date, A Dangerous Man. This is Robert’s only stop in Michigan!

A Dangerous Man (An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel #18) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525535683
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 6th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Where's Waldo Ann Arbor

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Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, July 26, 2019 - 9:00pm

Waldo, the iconic children’s book character, is coming to Ann Arbor this July to spread the “Buy Local” message! This July, our bookstore will be hosting an exciting month-long scavenger hunt to find Waldo in participating local businesses. Stop into any of the participating businesses listed below starting July 1 to pick-up your passport, visit all five and turn in your full passport at the book store. The first 125 participants win an $1 Off coupon and all participants will be entered in a drawing for a summer reading gift pack and other prizes!

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

We Found Waldo Celebration!

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Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 11:00am

Join us for a fun afternoon to celebrate finding Waldo! We will wrap-up our Where’s Waldo Adventure with a Where’s Waldo event. The event will include an in-store scavenger and a Where’s Waldo activity station! Come dressed as your favorite Where’s Waldo character and receive a prize – extra points for including accessories in your costume.

 

11am – Where’s Waldo? Activity station

11:30am – Scavenger Hunt

Noon – Costume Contest

 

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Night Time Story Time with Special Guest Emmy Kastner

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a Night Time Story Time to meet author-illustrator Emmy Kastner as she shares Nerdy Babies: Space. Cookies and milk will be served to all—and don’t forget to wear your pajamas!

 

About the Book

 

Nerdy Babies: Ocean Cover Image
By Emmy Kastner, Emmy Kastner (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250312167
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 7th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Story Time - Explore Outer Space!

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:00am

 

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Blast on over to help us celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! We will have a themed story, craft and be showing a clip from the moon landing in 1969.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Story TIme - Explore Art!

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am

Theme: Explore Art!

One of our super readers will read great books for great kids and guide your preschooler in a small art project or related make-and-take activity.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Courtyard Chalk Party with David Zinn

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Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

David Zinn has been creating original artwork in and around Ann Arbor, Michigan since 1987. For more than twenty years, he freelanced for a wide variety of commercial clients while simultaneously sneaking “pointless” art into the world at large. He is joining us in the courtyard for the afternoon for some community fun! We will have chalk for you to create your own masterpiece.

About the Artist

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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