Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Page After Page Bookstore Monthly Update

News from the Page After Page Bookstore -

Hi all ! Lots going on this month to support Literacy !!

April is National Poetry Month -

Calling all Poets !!

Drop off your poem to be entered in:

"Page After Page's National Poetry Month Competition"

Two categories - adult & teen- Winner announced at the Poetry month BASH !!

Poetry Month Bash - April 26th 1-3 pm - Come read your poems, celebrate poetry with readings from local poets - and our winner will be announced !!!

Back by popular demand - Poet and you don't know it?? Come in recite a poem - yours or someone elses - and win a free book !!

All Poetry books are 20% off - ALL MONTH LONG!!! Ahh Keats, browning, longfellow ...... to name a few .... Monroe, Lisowski, Ngwainmbi - a few local more....... (consignment titles excluded from sale)

April 13th - 19th is National Library Week - to celebrate we will be reading at the ECSU library Tuesday April 15th at 10am and will have a both setup from 10-2pm to support literacy.

Store Events:

AUTHOR SIGNING - Saturday April 4th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Bill Ferguson will discuss and sign his book, Laughter on the Rivers of Death - humorous look at experiences in the war in Vietnam - come meet the author!!
AMERICAN GIRL PARTY !! - Saturday April 19th 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Join us for the newest American Girl event - create cards that sparkle, play party games, and make a mini American Girl Magazine !! Learn about the latest character MIA. Age 7 and up - Call the store to register seating is limited- 252-335-PAGE (7243).
Nancy Drew Mystery Mixer - Friday May 2nd 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Calling all mystery fans !! Make new friends, unlock clues and solve the mystery !!! Girls Ages 8-12 are invited to attend !! Pre-registration is required. 252-335-PAGE (7243).
AUTHOR SIGNING - Saturday May 3rd 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Connie Smithson will discuss and sign her new book, Quiet Moments: The Pastor's Wife - this story was featured on A&E's Cold Case Files. Come meet the author and discuss her experiences.
SMASH CRASH EVENT !! - Saturday May 10th 11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Welcome to Trucktown !! Rev your engines and meet Jack Truck, his best friend Dump Truck Dan and the whole Trucktown gang on their first ride of many in Jon Scieszka's SMASH!CRASH! book !! Ages 3-8yrs are invited to attend !! Pre-registration is required. 252-335-PAGE(7243).

Store Groups:

Knitting Group - Tuesday April 1st & April 15th at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The knitting group (name soon to be announced) has decided to meet the first and 3rd Tuesdays of each month - We are having quite the group of needle knockers!!! Come join the fun and learn/continue your knitting projects !! Call the store to register - 252-335-PAGE (7243)

Suggested names: Elizabeth City Needle Knockers, EC Stitch, Btch, & Knitters - send in your name suggestion

Writers Group - Tuesday April 8th at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reading Group - Thursday April 24th at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The reading group decided to met again on March 27th, to discuss the book Birth of Venus - by Sarah Dunant - What an interesting read - The comments were that it was a very interesting factual artsy historical fiction - well written - It has inspired some to plan trips to Italy.

The book we have chosen for the next read is: A NEW EARTH by Eckhart Tolle - wanting to get back to the inner searching mode. Our next meeting will be Thursday April 24th 6-8pm. We have plenty of books in stock call to reserve your copy - its a bestseller so that means 20% disc!!! Come join us on the latest awakening journey - You can also go to to join the online class. Thursday April 24th 6-8pm, Hope to see you then !!

Check out this link - it takes about 15-20 minutes to view - but it is quite interesting -

For more information on Page After Page Bookstore and their events please call 252-335-PAGE (7243) or check out their website or check out their myspace page.

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