We are celebrating Children's Book Week with a super special story time featuring Ward Jenkins and his book Rocket Shoes! This story time event will take place on Saturday, May 5, from 10am-11am at our Five Points location. This reading is free and open to the public, and we encourage you to purchase a copy of the featured book and get it signed by the author.
Avid presents children's author Abby Hanlon for her newest book, Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 6, from 6pm to 7pm at our Prince Ave. location, and will be free and open to the public. We encourage you to buy a copy of this title at the event and get it signed by the author!
Avid Bookshop presents illustrator Ward Jenkins for his new book Salam Alikum: A Message of Peace. This event will take place Saturday, March 3, from 10am to 11am at our Five Points location. It is free and open to the public, and we encourage you to purchase a copy of the featured book!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
From “the Muslim Justin Bieber” (NPR) Harris J comes a picture book that celebrates spreading peace, love, and happiness throughout the world, using the lyrics of his international YouTube hit of the same name.
Avid Bookshop and the Athens-Clarke County Library are delighted to present author Matt de la Peña and illustrator Loren Long for their new picture book Love. This event will be hosted at the Athens-Clarke County Library on Tuesday, January 30, from 6:30-7:30pm. This event is free and open to the public, though we encourage you to buy a copy of Love at the event, from an Avid Bookshop location, or from our website.
Avid Bookshop and the Athens-Clarke County Library present an Elf Training Day. Local author Caleb Zane Huett will read from his middle-grade novel Top Elf. This event will include carols, special elf training stations, and lots of holiday cheer!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Ollie and Celia think they know what the life of an elf is supposed to be like: Make toys. Help Santa. Make more toys. Help Santa. Try out a new ice-cream flavor. Help Santa.
Avid Bookshop presents a special story time event with author Ruth Spiro and illustrator Irene Chan for their books Baby Loves Thermodynamics! and Baby Loves Quantum Physics!. This reading will take place on Thursday, October 19, at 10:30a.m. at our Prince Ave. location. The story time will be free and open to the public.
In celebration of Children's Book Week, Avid Bookshop presents local author Lynyetta G. Willis in honor of her book My Forgotten Self on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 10am to 10:45am. This event will take place at the Five Points bookshop and there is no admission charge.