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Talks & Readings: Children
Preschool Storytime
Join us every Friday at 10:30 for a story followed by a coloring activity.
Barnes & Noble at Southpoint
Durham, NC

Fri 4/28/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 5/5/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 5/12/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 5/19/17 at 10:30am-11am
Fri 5/26/17 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Ted Kemp - 'The Ragged Edge' on Iraq War
The Ragged Edge: A US Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion. U.S. Marine Michael Zacchea arrived in Iraq eager to train Iraqi troops, but found a lack of materiel, language and cultural misunderstandings, and ragged men. How he immerse...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Fri 4/28/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Anne Barnhill - 'The Beautician's Notebook'
One of our Independent Bookstore Day highlights is our program with NC author Anne Barnhill. Anne's best known for her historical fiction (and amazing costumes). With The Beautician's Notebook, she steps into current day. Willa Jo is the go-to beautician...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Camille Andros - 'Charlotte the Scientist is Squished'
Camille Andros shares her new debut picture book, Charlotte the Scientist is Squished. Charlotte is a true proponent of the scientific method. Being a rabbit, she's also in tight quarters with her many siblings. How can she experiment without a little spa...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Greens and Glory: How to Grow a Successful Food Business
Do you dream of being a food entrepreneur? Do you want to make that favorite family recipe a source of income? Do you have a young food business that you want to expand? Learn how to plan for your success from an expert who has done just that, Dr. I...
Wake Tech Community College – Public Safety Education Campus
Raleigh, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 8:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
National Independent Bookstore Day
Join McIntyre’s for National Independent Bookstore Day! We are celebrating independent bookstores across the country and their impact on local communities. We will be celebrating all day with author readings in all of our rooms with Carla Buckley, Michael ...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-6pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Saturday Storytime
Join us every Saturday for a story followed by an activity.
Barnes & Noble at Southpoint
Durham, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 5/6/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 5/13/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 5/20/17 at 11am-11:30am
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Storytime with Elephant and Piggie - Costumed Characters
Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie are arguably two of the best-loved picture book characters around. We're delighted the dynamic duo is joining us for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29. They'll be here for a special Saturday Storytime, to gre...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Donna Miller – Mad Random: Claiming Life Out of Chaos
Mad Random chronicles one family’s struggle to find normalcy while raising a son with severe emotional disabilities. Brutally honest, yet laugh out loud funny, this book shines a light on the anxiety, heartbreak and rage experienced by thousands of familie...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Be Connected: Highlighting Fatherhood in our Community
On Monday May 1, Beyu Caffe’s Be Connected will host a special panel discussion highlighting the Family Resource Center South Atlantic’s (FRCSA) 2017 NC Fatherhood Conference on June 10, 2017.
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Mon 5/1/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Be Connected: The Southern Documentary Fund Presents Docs For Us / By Us
The Southern Documentary Fund presents Docs For Us / By Us: a new 3-part series in partnership with Beyu Caffe Black documentary filmmakers from Durham present works-in-progress, reaching out for community support, resources and ideas as their stories tak...
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Children’s Story Time
Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for story time with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer?With 30 years of experience sel...
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC

Tue 5/2/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Classroom Open Hours
Welcome, unschoolers and homeschoolers alike, to an open-ended exploration in our learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore our nature museum and teaching library. Or just play in the “squishy corner” speciall...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 5/2/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 5/9/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 5/16/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 5/23/17 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 5/30/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Stephan Pastis - 'Pearls Hogs the Road' (ticketed event
Stephan returns for his new Pearls collection, Pearls Hogs the Road. Catch up on the latest from Rat, Pig, Goat and more. Receive two tickets for admission to the program and the after-program signing line (while tickets last) with QRB purchase of Pearls ...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Kelly Sokol discusses her debut novel The Unprotected
A compelling debut novel exploring postpartum depression—for readers of suspenseful women’s fiction and fans of Lionel Shriver’s We Need to Talk About Kevin. As a driven advertising executive, Lara James has always put her career before any plans for a ...
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Wed 5/3/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Family/Child (Books)
Lauren Wolk - 'Beyond the Bright Sea'
Her Wolf Hollow was named a Newbery Honor book this year. Now Lauren Wolk visits us with her new novel, Beyond the Bright Sea, CIndy says, "I adored Wolk's Wolf Hollow, and thought it would be very difficult for her to write another story with the same dep...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Wed 5/3/17 at 4pm-4:45pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Gardening Open Hours
Join us in our hands-on outdoor learning space! Each week a staff member will guide families through an exploration of all things connected with growing plants, including digging, using tools, planting, watering, weeding, managing pests, harvesting, tastin...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/4/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Storytime
Enjoy the outdoors with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk. Suggested for children ages 3-5. Dates offered: Thursdays from March 2 to June 8. Location: Please meet in the Charlo...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/4/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/11/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/18/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/25/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 6/1/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Children, Gardening, Nature
Nature Storytime Duke Gardens
Enjoy the outdoors with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk.
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/4/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/11/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/18/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 5/25/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 6/1/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Photography
Photography Stroll: An Insider's Guide to the Gardens
Stroll Duke Gardens with two experienced photographers and learn more about “how to look” for those unique views and unknown spots. The Gardens photographers have spent a great deal of time in the Gardens taking photographs, many of which you have seen in ...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/4/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
    

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