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Where's Waldo in St. Joseph?

July 1 - July 29

Pick up your passport at the store, find 15 Waldo figures throughout downtown St. Joseph and get a coupon for $1 off a

Where’s Waldo? book and a coupon for $2 off a book in the store.

Party Wednesday, July 29, 6:30-7: Games, treats, and everyone gets a free book (advanced publisher edition)

 

August Newsletter
Here's what's happening at Forever Books...
Meet Peter Ferry, author of
Old Heart
Speaking and Signing
Monday, August 17th 6:30 PM
Reservations requested but not required.
 
Tom Johnson has turned 85 and has suffered a few events, although he knows his mind is sharp. His two children want to move him out of the homestead lake house and into a retirement home in town. What Tom wants to do is to find the only woman he ever loved. And so he slips away, deftly covers his tracks, and begins his search for her. 


Peter Ferry's stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Fiction, OR, Chicago Quarterly Review and StoryQuarterly; he is the winner of an Illinois Arts Council Award for Short Fiction. He is a frequent contributor to the travel pages of The Chicago Tribune and to WorldHum.  He has written two novels,
Travel Writing, which was published in 2008, and Old Heart, which appeared in June of 2015.  He lives in Evanston, Illinois and Van Buren County, Michigan with his wife Carolyn.

 
Back to School with Crayons!
Tuesday, August 18 at 10:30 AM
 
The crayons quit but now they've come home! Bestselling picture book, The Day the Crayons Quit, has a follow-up book! Join us in celebrating
The Day the Crayons Came Home with a special storytime event at 10:30 on its release date with fun and games. A longer, more complex book, best for ages 4-8. Special 20% off the book for all attendees.
Children's Storytime
Thursday August 20th at 10:45 AM
 
Rude Cakes! by Rowboat Watkins. Hear a story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a giant cyclops who is polite. (Cupcakes served!) Best for little ones up to 6, but everyone welcome. Special 20% off for all attendees.
 
Go Set a Watchman
Book Discussion
Tuesday, August 25 at 6:30 PM
 

Join us for a Go Set a Watchman book discussion, including To Kill a Mockingbird, led by Donna Dumke. A former English teacher at St. Joseph High School, Donna has advised the school's student book club for many years, including the last five years since her retirement. To Kill a Mockingbird remains a constant on her list of all time favorites since she first read the novel.

Reservations Requested

 

 

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