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August 2019

Parker Inheritance

Tween Book Club – “The Parker Inheritance” by Varian Johnson

August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Every month we invite your tween readers to join us for a book club tailored just for them! Book club is held the second Friday of each month at 4:30 pm and no registration is required! The next book club will be held on August 9th and the book selection is “The Parker Inheritance” by Varian Johnson. Summary A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner! “Powerful…. Johnson writes about the long shadows of…

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Whisper Network by Chandler Baker

August Novel Neighbor Book Club

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MO United States

The Novel Neighbor Book Club meets on the second Monday of every month at 7 pm – and everyone is welcome! This month’s title is Whisper Network by Chandler Baker. Summary “Honest, timely, and completely thrilling.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) “Part page-turning thriller, part smart examination of the #MeToo movement, part feminist rallying cry…Whisper Network is the satisfying “beach read” we’ve earned.” —The Daily Beast Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for…

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Dav Pilkey – “For Whom The Ball Rolls” Tour

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States

We are INCREDIBLY excited to be bringing Dav Pilkey back to St. Louis in 2019, this time for even MORE fun! Dav Pilkey is the sensationally popular author of the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series. Join us for an epic family fun event featuring a presentation and live drawing by Dav Pilkey followed by a meet & greet with Dav. Enjoy fun activities, exclusive giveaways, and photo opportunities with Dog Man and Captain Underpants. Doors open at 1pm, seating…

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Fiona Davis – Chelsea Girls – St. Louis County Library HQ

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Author of the hit historical novels “The Address” and “The Masterpiece,” Fiona Davis presents a dramatic new novel set in 1950s New York and the wild scene at the iconic Chelsea Hotel. From the dramatic redbrick facade to the sweeping staircase dripping with art, the Chelsea Hotel has long been New York City’s creative oasis—a scene playwright Hazel Riley and actress Maxine Mead are determined to use to their advantage. Yet they soon discover that the greatest obstacle to putting…

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Author Bryn Greenwood – “The Reckless Oath We Made”

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bryn Greenwood, the New York Times bestselling author of “All the Ugly and Wonderful Things,” will be visiting our store to discuss her new book (already a staff favorite for 2019), “The Reckless Oath We Made.” Hardscrabble day-to-day life in the American Heartland, a prison break, and an autistic young man who truly believes he is a Knight of the Realm hardly seem the elements for a powerful and offbeat modern love story, but in the singular hands of New…

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September 2019


September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

HOW TO DRAW CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS with Mr. Todd (NEW CLASS!) SUNDAY, SEPT.8 (1-2pm) AGES: 6-9 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Does your child obsess with drawing egg shaped characters who also happen to be superheroes? If so, then this class is for you! Mr. Todd will teach step by step instruction in how to draw two characters from the CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS series! Characters Taught: TBD Limited seating, sign up ASAP! Registration OPENS 8/11/19 REGISTER NOW (external site) NOTE:…

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Kassandra Montag - After the Flood

Author Luncheon with Kassandra Montag

September 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Please join us for a luncheon with award-winning poet and fiction writer, Kassandra Montag to discuss her incredible new novel, “After The Flood.” Ticket includes lunch, author discussion, and signed hardcover of “After The Flood.” Book signing will follow lunch and presentation. About the book: An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent. A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly…

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Special Storytime: The Journey of Emotion Belly Books

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Author Tracy Schlepphorst will guide children on an interactive journey with Emotion Belly Books. She will share author secrets and take children from light bulb moment to finished product. She will stress the importance of listening to your Happy and share tips for making yourHappy grow. Each child will create their own Eden or Henry paper doll to take home. For Ages: 5-10 Cost: $15.00 (includes a copy of the child’s choice Eden and Her Happy, Henry and His Manners,…

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September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

HOW TO DRAW MINECRAFT with Mr. Todd SUNDAY, SEPT.22 (1-2pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Is your child obsessed with the video game, MINECRAFT? Do you find them drawing characters from the game and then blowing them up because one of them happened to be a Creeper? What is a Creeper, anyway? Well you’re in luck! This class will give step by step instruction so your child can learn two characters from the game. Characters taught…

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October 2019


October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ADVANCED KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd WEDNESDAY, OCT.2 to NOV.6 (6-7pm each week) AGES: 12+ -or- have taken Beginner KCW 6 week course* SIX WEEK CLASS $80 PER CHILD – ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED This Advanced Comic Workshop is aimed for older kids and goes even deeper in the comic making process. They will learn in depth character design, script writing, drawing techniques, shading, professional level speech bubbles, shot composition, panel layout and flow, thumbnailing, and a six page comic…

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