Barnes & Noble October Events

Barnes & Noble October Events

October 2017

Tuesday, October 10

The Mermaid by Jan Brett

Storytime
Tuesday October 10, 2017 10:00 AM Vibrant, intricate scenes of an underwater paradise transport this classic fairy tale to a magical setting inspired by the seas off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Chock full of fish and fauna and adventure, Kiniro’s story will enchant readers of all ages.

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Thursday, October 12

Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells

Storytime
Thursday October 12, 2017 10:00 AM It’s Grandma’s birthday, and Max wants to make her an icky, worm-infested cake. But Ruby says, “No, Max. We are going to make Grandma an angel surprise cake, with raspberry-fluff icing.” Will Max let his bossy older sister keep him out of the kitchen? Or will they both become bunnies who bake?

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Saturday, October 14

After the Fall Storytime

Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 14, 2017 11:00 AM Humpty Dumpty is an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall — that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can no longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

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Tuesday, October 17

Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin

Storytime
Tuesday October 17, 2017 10:00 AM How does Racoon love pizza? Oh, let him count the ways. But someone is always chasing poor Raccoon away from his favorite food with a broom! What’s a hungry raccoon to do? Plan an elaborate secret pizza party, of course!

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Thursday, October 19

That is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

Storytime
Thursday October 19, 2017 10:00 AM Inspired by the evil villains and innocent damsels of silent movies, Willems tells the tale of a hungry fox who invites a plump goose to dinner. As with the beloved Pigeon books, kids will be calling out the signature refrain and begging for repeated readings.

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Saturday, October 21

Good Day, Good Night Storytime

Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00 AM In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children’s book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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Tuesday, October 24

Raybot and Weebot by Adam Watkins

Storytime
Tuesday October 24, 2017 10:00 AM Watch out, Raybot, there’s a new robot in the junkyard! Weebot is cute, precocious, and looking for trouble.

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Thursday, October 26

We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio

Storytime
Thursday October 26, 2017 10:00 AM We’re All Wonders may be Auggie’s story, but it taps into every child’s longing to belong and to be seen for who they truly are. It’s the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children

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Saturday, October 28

Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear! Storytime

Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 AM Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story featuring a fearless anti-heroine that will have kids and their parents cheering. Then, in Creepy Pair of Underwear!, Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown team up for a hilarious and creepy story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

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Tuesday, October 31

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll

Storytime
Tuesday October 31, 2017 10:00 AM A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a child’s love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a child’s imagination.

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