Book Angels

Book Angel wreathCelebrating 20 years of the Book Angel program!

This is where you get to polish your halo and share the joy of reading...

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Special Holiday Hours

Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving - closed
OPEN SUNDAYS noon - 5 pm
11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve - OPEN 9 am - 3 pm
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day - closed
Tuesday, December 26, Boxing Day - closed
Sunday, December 31, New Year's Eve - closed
Monday, January 1, 2018, New Year's Day - OPEN noon - 5 pm ("We Don't Want to Count it Sale!")
Tuesday, January 2, Inventory - closed
Returning to regular hours on Wednesday, January 3.

Upcoming events

  • 11/25/2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

    tomie depMeet beloved children's author and illustrator Tomie dePaola as he signs copies of his books during this annual Thanksgiving weekend bookstore event.

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  • 11/28/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    beer & bookJoin Lisa Cadow and Lisa Christie of The Book Jam blog, and three other avid readers, for a fun - and fundraising - evening at the Norwich Inn.  Proceeds benefit the Norwich Public Library.

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  • 11/30/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

    reading teensBook Buzz is a fun event designed by The Book Jam to encourage kids to read more, provide an opportunity for kids to be the experts and present their favorite books, raise money for school reading programs, and bring customers to their local independent bookstore. 

    The Norwich Bookstore donates 20% of book sales that evening to the Marion Cross reading programs. Come with holiday gifting in mind...

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Book List for Osher Courses

The reading lists for Winter 17/18 classes are now available. Click HERE for details!

 

A Bookseller's Blotter


 

la la laNovember seems an appropriate time to focus on giving back to our community.

The Book Angel Program is one of the most heartwarming projects we tackle and I am moved by the stories people share when they donate books. Children might pick a favorite story for a reader their own age. Adults often choose a book that meant a lot to them, or a new title that addresses a cultural issue. They reflect on how grateful they are that someone gave them a special book or that they were read to when young. Books play a unique role in our world.

Pages in the Pub, the Library’s popular fundraiser created by Lisa Christie and Lisa Cadow of The Book Jam, has been reimagined for younger readers as Book Buzz. This season there will be two school events in the Upper Valley, at Crossroads Academy and Marion Cross. The concept is fairly simple, yet powerful: the gatherings strengthen ties within our community while raising funds to support those who may be struggling. And the events are great for discovering the perfect gift for all the readers on your list!

We are deeply grateful for the support we receive from you throughout the year and are happy to have these opportunities to reciprocate by donating a percentage of sales. ~ Liza

P.S. Save the date: Join us Thursday, December 7th, for our annual Holiday Festivities! ~ Liza

(Illustration from Kate DiCamillo's new picture book, La La La: A Story of Hope.)