Events

Upcoming Events

  • Join us to learn about the 1982 Alpine Meadows avalanche with Jennifer Woodlief!

    Woodlief wrote the local favorite, Wall of Whitewhich catalogs the lives and experiences of those who were there for the catastrophic avalanche.

    As this winter shapes up, it is a good time to thank ski patrol and remember the danger our friends and neighbors put themselves in to keep us all safe and skiing!

    This event is FREE and open to ALL ages!

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    Event Date:
    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • We all know this winter has FELT historic, but will it make it into the Sierra Nevada's Top Ten?

    Local historian, winter expert, and author of Snowbound, Mark McLaughlin, will be in the store to give us the details on how this winter stacks up to the deepest recorded winters in Tahoe.

    We have copies of Snowbound in the store, so come grab one!

    This is a FREE event and open to ALL ages.

    Event starts at 6 p.m.! Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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    Event Date:
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • The next meet-up of the Kids Chapter of the Young Readers Society Book Club will be held on Friday, April 5th, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. 

    Young Readers Society Members get 20% OFF monthly Book Club selections using Coupon Code YRS20, plus other surprise special offers.

    The February book selection is Tuck Everlastingby Natalie Babbitt.

    Summary of Tuck Everlasting:

    The classic novel about a young girl who stumbles upon a family's stunning secret

    What if you could live forever?

    Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family’s property whose waters grant immortality. Members of the Tuck family, having drunk from the spring, tell Winnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older.

    But then Winnie must decide whether or not to keep the Tucks’ secret—and whether or not to join them on their never-ending journey.


    Recommended age range: 8 to 12

    Event Date:
    Friday, April 5, 2019 - 5:30pm
  • Join us for a night of writing at Word After Word Books!

    Writing sessions are held in the store every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise specified), from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

    Sessions will incorporate general writing practice with timed prompts and reading out loud (always voluntary), as well as at least one writing exercise every session, varying based on the theme. Themes include character building, description, grammar, word play, short stories, memoir, etc. We'll do something new each week!

    Pick a session to attend for $15, or sign up for a 4-pack, which gains you access to any four sessions of your choice for just $50. 

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    Event Date:
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:00pm