Hello there, ever faithful followers! We have a stupendously exciting and jam packed month ahead of us! Throughout July we will be hosting a number of events, signings and activities.
To kick off the month, we'll be having a Grand Opening starting July 4th running through July 11th. That will take place at our store the whole week. 232 Walnut St.
The entire week will be packed with events to celebrate our Grand Opening! Listed Below are all the great things to see and do here this week! Thanks to all of you for your support of your downtown local bookstore!
Event: Mary Anne Winkowski signs When Ghosts Speak
Date: July 5
Time: 12 pm
Place: Old Firehouse Books
Meet Mary Ann Winkowski, paranormal investigator. Over the course of work a paranormal investigator, Mary Ann's reputation has spread. She is a consultant to the CBS hit television show Ghost Whisperer, has appeared on numerous TV and radio news programs, and spoken at countless lectures.
Event: Screening of Paperback Dreams
Date: July 6
Time: 6:00 pm
PAPERBACK DREAMS is the story of two landmark independent bookstores and their struggle to survive. The film follows Andy Ross, owner of Cody's Books, and Clark Kepler, owner of Kepler's Books, over the course of two tumultuous years in the book business. Join us to see this wonderful film and have a chat about the importance of independent bookstores.
Event: Old Town Writers Group gets "HOT AND BOTHERED"!
Date: July 7
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm
Watch Laura Resau and her writers group get "hot and bothered" with funny, racy readings! Just the thing to take your mind off the heat.
Event: Downtown Days Sidewalk Sale
Dates: July 9 - July 11
Place: Old Firehouse Books (a.k.a. Here!)
Some of our hottest books have been discounted for the sidewalk sale and our Grand Opening
Though the first half of July will definitely be busiest, we will also have a few things happening during the second half.
Event: Open Book Group
Date: July 16
Time: 6:30 pm
This month, our book group will be choosing its next selections. Bring two or three ideas for a book you'd like to discuss, or just come to vote on the selections of our group members. New people are always welcome!
Event: Brown Bag Lunch signing with Laura Pritchett
Date: July 21
Time: 12 pm
Bring your lunch and meet Laura Pritchett, a Fort Collins author. Laura will be signing and discussing Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers. In a time where recycling is becoming ever more important for both financial and environmental reasons, this book brims with practical and creative new ways to go green.