Sat., Nov. 25, 11 AM–6 PM Small Business Saturday
Kick off the holiday giving season at City Books with author signings, food, & music. Enjoy an expanded selection of literary candles, jewelry, soaps, & t-shirts. Create a custom gift bag or Blind Date with a Book. 10% of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the Northside Food Pantry. New this year: Holiday Happy Hours!
Mon., Dec. 4, 5-8 PM Food for Thought: Holiday Style
Enjoy classic holiday stories re-imagined as food! Nibble on hors d’oeuvres inspired by Dr. Seuss and Charles Dickens while you mingle with other booklovers to find the perfect gift. Special feature tonight: Cookbooks. Food by Michael Barnhouse of LOLA Bistro.
Mon., Dec. 11, 5-8 PM Louie Prior Jewelry Trunk Show
Browse the shelves & take advantage of one-stop-shopping with a trunk show by Sarah March of Louie Prior, an elegant fashion jewelry line that upcycles fine quality vintage components into contemporary designs. Bring a friend! Music & refreshments.
Mon., Dec. 18, 5-8 PM Ugly Holiday Sweater Night
Invite friends & colleagues to the store for a bookish holiday party without the hassle of planning your own. Create a custom gift bag or Blind Date with a Book. Make paper chains & cut-out snowflakes from upcycled book pages. Music & refreshments.
Sat., Dec. 23, 4:30 PM The Night Before Christmas Reading
Before the store closes for the Christmas Eve/Christmas Day break, local playwright & storyteller T. Scott Frank will read Clement Clarke Moore’s The Night Before Christmas. Suitable for families & children of all ages. Music & refreshments.
Business hours through December 31, 2017:
Tues – Fri 11 AM – 6 PM, Sat & Sun 12 – 5 PM, Mon 5 – 8 PM
Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day,
New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day