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Sidewalk Sale and Summerfest

SUMMERFEST IS CANCELLED- BUT THE "SIDEWALK SALE" IS INDOORS!

Join us on Saturday July 20th for a big ALL DAY sale and lots of specials!

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We have in-store sigings all day long at the store!

 

DUE TO THE EXTREME WEATHER, THE AUTHORS ARE MOVED INDOORS FOR THE SIGNINGS
 

We will have authors in the store signing and talking up their books on Saturday. The schedule (subject to change) is as follows:
11:00am: Lauren Baratz-Logsted will sign "I Love You Michael Collins"
12:00pm: Donna Marie Merritt will sign her poetry and children's books, including: "Her House and Other Poems" and Teensy Meensy Mice"
1:00pm: National Book Award nominee Vesper Stamper will sign "What the Night Sings"
1:00pm: Jack Sheedy will sign "Gandy Dancing"
2:00pm: Bethel's Poet Laureate Cortney Davis will sign her poetry and "Learning to Heal"
2:00pm: Rob McWilliams will sign "The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain"

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Address: 
178 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801

Bookmark Contest -now through May 31st

Every year during the month of May we have a summer bookmark contest. Kids and adults design a bookmark of a book they love. We have guest judges choose a winner and runner-up in each of five categories/age groups - then we print 100 each of the winning bookmarks.

The five winners get a $25 gift certificate to Byrd's Books and 25 of their bookmark to give away. We keep the rest. Honorable mentions get a $10 gift certificate.

We use our copies of the bookmarks to give out all summer long!

We are going to start the contest now and go through the month of May, so you have plenty of time. There is one submission per person, and teachers may use them with students, we just need the completed entries by May 31st. Instructions for submitting them are on the entry form. We cannot wait to see your favorite books in art!

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