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October 2018

Literary Pumpkin Contest!

October 1 - October 31

Looking for a way to celebrate Fall, get creative, and share your love of books? The Novel Neighbor invites you to decorate a pumpkin (or gourd!) as your favorite literary character and bring in to show us! Your pumpkins will be displayed throughout our store and all customers are invited to vote on their favorites! Decorated* pumpkins will be accepted October 1st through October 21st and voting will last until October 30th. Pumpkins will be on display in our store until October 31st,…

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Fashion Climbing: 4-Week Study

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

At the intersection of fashion, literature, and learning. This four-week study of Fashion Climbing by Bill Cunningham is led by fashion historian, Ashley Hasty of Hasty Book List. After receiving her PhD from the University of Missouri, Ashley taught collegiate classes for the School of Art, Architecture, and Design at Indiana University before moving to St. Louis. She is now offering condensed courses centered around the latest in fashion literature. First up: Fashion Climbing by Bill Cunningham. Cost includes all four…

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In Conversation: Tillie Walden and Ann Leckie

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join us for a special evening featuring two bestselling and award winning authors – comic book author Tillie Walden (Spinning) and science fiction author Ann Leckie (Ancillary Justice). Ms. Walden will be discussing her newest book, Sunbeam. Doors open at 6pm. About Sunbeam: An epic graphic novel about a girl who travels to the ends of the universe to find a long lost love. Throughout the deepest reaches of space, a crew rebuilds beautiful and broken-down structures, painstakingly putting the…

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Children’s Author Laurie Keller – “Potato Pants”

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Potato is excited. He’s excited because today–for one day only–Lance Vance’s Fancy Pants store is selling POTATO PANTS! Potato rushes over early, and just as he’s about to walk in, who does he see inside? Mean, pushy eggplant who was rude to him the other day. Now potato is in a pickle. Can he stand up to eggplant in order to get his new stripey pants? Can these vegetable rivals make peace in the name of fashion? Find out in…

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YA Author Laini Taylor – “Muse of Nightmares”

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Author of the bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, Laini Taylor presents the highly anticipated, thrilling sequel to her hit young adult novel “Strange the Dreamer.” Love and hate, revenge and redemption, destruction and salvation all clash in this gorgeous fantasy thriller. Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old. She believed she knew every horror. She was wrong. In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a…

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Socrates Salon

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

We are so excited to partner with Dr. Dave Hilditch of the St. Louis Philosophical Cafe! Socrates Salon is a free-form, open-ended philosophical conversation about what matters most in our lives. Topics include questions such as “Does life have a purpose?” and “How do we balance security and liberty?” Dave Hilditch, Ph.D. a professional philosopher and trained group facilitator, moderates the group exchange. Dave ensures that everyone can participate, and creates a hospitable space for respectful, thoughtful interaction. Socrates Salon…

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Kid’s Sewing Class

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A sewing class geared towards the little hands and creative minds of kiddos! Come learn the basics and bring home some great handmade projects! No supplies or prior experience needed. Instructor: Sarah Hassing (The College School) Powered by Eventbrite

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Children’s Author Andrea Beaty: “Rosie Revere and The Raucous Riveters”

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The College School, 7825 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, 63119 United States

The beloved author of Ada Twist, Scientist; Rosie Revere, Engineer;and Iggy Peck, Architect has new adventures in store for Rosie and her friends! The Novel Neighbor and The College School are excited to partner in bringing the New York Times bestselling author to families in St. Louis! Join us on Saturday, October 6, from 10 AM – 12 PM, at The College School, where you can meet Ms. Beaty and hear all about her new series, “The Questioneers.” She will be discussing…

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JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd

October 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd SATURDAY, OCT.6 to OCT.20 (3:30-4:30pm each week) THREE WEEK COURSE AGES: 6-7 – $30 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Do you want your child to be able to focus their creativity into something more productive than scribbling on your furniture? Then this course is for you! This THREE WEEK workshop for 6-7 year olds will teach them the basic of basics in comic creation. Facial expressions, speech bubbles, character creation, one panel comics…

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Children’s Author Ryan Higgins – “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates”

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

It’s the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can’t wait to meet her classmates. But it’s hard to make human friends when they’re so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins. Author presentation will be followed by book signing.…

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