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May 2019

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Children’s Storytime

Friday, May 24   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Babies. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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CANCELLED: Lisa Wingate, Before We Were Yours

Saturday, May 25   |   11:00 am

Sadly this event has been cancelled.



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Andy Parker, For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father’s Fight for Gun Safety

Saturday, May 25   |   11:00 am

On August 26, 2015, Emmy Award–winning twenty-four-year-old reporter Alison Parker was murdered on live television, along with her colleague, photojournalist Adam Ward. Their interviewee was also shot, but survived. People watching at home heard the gunshots, and the gunman’s video of the murder, which he uploaded to Facebook, would spread over the internet like wildfire. In the wake of his daughter’s murder, Andy Parker became a national advocate for commonsense gun safety legislation. The night of the murder, with his…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, May 28   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Vroom! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, May 31   |   10:30 am

Special Storytime with Bea Birdsong: I Will Be Fierce! We welcome author Bea Birdsong to share her marvelous new picture book,  I Will Be Fierce! It’s a brand new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest. This is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and…



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June 2019

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Peter Guzzardi, Emeralds of Oz

Saturday, June 1   |   11:00 am

In the bestselling tradition of Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, a wise and inspiring collection of life lessons drawn from one of the most beloved movies of all time: The Wizard of Oz After a lifetime in book publishing, Peter Guzzardi had edited a remarkable group of diverse authors, from Stephen Hawking to Deepak Chopra, from Carol Burnett to Douglas Adams, from Byron Katie to Geneen Roth. Yet everything he’d learned from working with them felt…



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Gillian McDunn, Caterpillar Summer

Saturday, June 1   |   2:00 pm

Author Gillian McDunn joins us to kick-off summer reading and celebrate her new acclaimed (and McIntyre’s favorite!) middle grade novel, Caterpillar Summer. Cat and her brother Chicken have always had a very special bond–Cat is one of the few people who can keep Chicken happy. When he has a “meltdown” she’s the one who scratches his back and reads his favorite story. She’s the one who knows what Chicken needs. Since their mom has had to work double-hard to keep…



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Children’s Storytime:

Tuesday, June 4   |   10:30 am

Today’s Theme: One World: Many Animals Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Free Office Hours with Writing Coaches in Big Comfy Chairs: Steve Peha and Margot Lester

Wednesday, June 5   |   2:00 pm - 5:00 pm   |   Free

Want some feedback on your writing? Got something you need to finish up? Something for work? Something for school? An idea for a novel you’d love to get started on? A work in progress you’d like to make more progress on? Join Steve Peha and Margot Carmichael Lester, professional writers and writing coaches, and co-authors of the 9-time award-winning book, Be a Better Writer, from 2PM-5PM, and the first Wednesday of every month. They’ll be here in the Literature room…



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