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Independent Bookstore Day, Children’s Book Week and more

Dear Gentle Reader,

This Saturday is, as proclaimed by Governor Roy Cooper, Independent Bookstore Day in North Carolina. Show us some love and show off your independence by visiting your local bookstore. We at McIntyre’s are marking the day with a blow out sale. 50% off select titles and gift items, Also around the Village this Saturday, a trunk show at Dovecote with Lisette L and Brian Moyer is playing music at Roost.

Coming up soon, our literary luncheon with Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun. Her newest novel, Love and Ruin, revisits the life of stand out journalist Martha Gellhorn (and Hemingway wife #3). Tickets are $75 for a three course luncheon with Ms. McLain and a signed copy of Love and Ruin. For tickets click here or call McIntyre’s 919.542.3030.

Also we are over the moon with the upcoming visit from David Sedaris. Tickets are $29.89 for a signed hardcover of Calypso, his first collection of essays in five years. Limited spots for his reading in the Barn are available. Online tickets are available here or by calling McIntyre’s 919.542.3030.

And mark your calendars for Friday, May 18th at 6:30pm as National Book Award finalist Kevin Powers comes to share from his latest novel, A Shout in the Ruins.

Friday, April 27th at 10:30am
Friday Storytime
Today’s theme: We Speak for the Trees

Saturday, April 28th
Can you say SALE?!? Fun day with the bookstore crew and great values…

Sunday, April 29th at 2pm
North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Barbara Presnell, Patricia Hooper, and DeDe Wilson

April 30 – May 6
Children’s Book Week
We will be participating in Children’s Book Week this year and have some special story times and of course – May the 4th Be With You Star Wars Celebration.

Mark your calendars for Children’s Book Week 2018, April 30 – May 6!

This year’s theme is One World Many Stories. McIntyre’s will be sharing stories from around the world at story times on Tuesday, May 1st at 10:30 and Friday, May 4 at 10:30.

In addition, we will be celebrating Star Wars Day with a special storytime and crafts. Check out the details below!

Tuesday, May 1st at 10:30am
Storytime with Miss Sarah
Today’s theme: One World Many Stories

Friday, May 4th at 10:30am
Friday Storytime with Johanna Banana
Today’s theme: One World Many Stories

Friday, May 4th from 6-7pm
May the 4th Be With You
In addition, we will be celebrating Star Wars Day with a special storytime and crafts that are out of this galaxy! Join us on Friday, May 4th from 6-7pm. Costume contest for kids and adults! Fun for the whole family, but aimed at Padawans ages 3-8.

All the best from the usual suspects:

Pete, Sarah, Mouse, Billy, Johanna, Anna, Kelley, Hazel and Keebe