June is another eventful month at Word Bookstore. With awesome programming like this, how can you not support your local independent bookstore?
Sunday, June 1, 11 a.m.
Make your own instant book with artist and author Esther Smith. From zines to journals, How to make Books is sure to be a great time for anyone interested in book art. Open to all ages.
Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 p.m.
Discussion about the craft of memoir writing with authors Brando Skyhorse (Take This Man) and Susannah Calahan (Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness).
Thursday, June 5, 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the The Fault in Our Stars with fellow fans by crafting and performing passages from the book and trivia, for a chance to win prizes.
Friday, June 6, 8 p.m.
Listening party based on the 33 â…“ series. Hear songs from albums featured in the series, play some music trivia and geek out with fellow music lovers.
Sunday, June 8, 7:30 p.m.
First installment of WORD Game Night. End your weekend the right way, with Bananagrams and coffee.
Tuesday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
Go see France’s most read author Marc Levy do a special reading in honor of his recently released thriller, Replay, about an investigative reporter sent back in time, sixty days before his own murder where he must find who’s out to kill him and stop it from happening.
Wednesday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.
Geoff Dyer will be doing a reading, discussing his work and signing books in honor of his two new books, Another Great Day at Sea and The Colour of Memory
Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m.
Refine your coffee pallette by sampling coffees of different varieties and from different regions, which make up Stumptown’s signature Hair Bender blend.
Sunday, June 22, 11 a.m.
Storytime that incorporates the importance of dental hygiene, local pediatric dentist will be reading from his favorite “toothy picture books” as well as doing a Q&A and sign-along.
Tuesday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.
Learn how to revise your manuscript from author Stuart Horwitz (Blueprint Your Bestseller).
Sunday, June 29, 2:30 p.m.
Crafting with Project Kid
Amanda Kingloff, author of Project Kid and former lifestyle editor, presents a craft class for all ages. Materials will be provided for.