Friday, August 21, 2009

September Events at Old Firehouse Books

Hello again, faithful followers! Do you know what's going to be happening here in September? Probably not, which is why we're bringing the info to your digital doorstep. It seems like, anymore, all of our months are big months. But hey, that's the way we like it, and we're pretty sure you do too!
Without further mishigas, here's the scoop

Event: Student Appreciation Day

Date: September 5

Place: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St.

Bring your student ID, be it CSU, FRCC, or high school, and get 20% off any new books! Remember, reading goes beyond the required!

Event: Open Book Club

Date: September 6

Time: 1 pm

Place: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St.

Have you been looking for a book club? Come join us as we discuss Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. This book club is open to anyone who loves books and talking about them. Get 20% off Jane Eyre before the club meets.

Event: Brown Bag Lunch with Margaret Coel

Date: September 8

Time: 12 pm to 1 pm

Place: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St

Bring your lunch and meet Margaret Coel, award-winning Colorado mystery author, as she discusses and signs her new book, The Silent Spirit. Margaret’s books regularly make the national bestseller lists. She has been nominated for the Spur Award and the Willa Cather Award. Recently she won the Colorado Book Award. This is a great opportunity to learn more about one of Colorado’s most famous writers.

Event: Strange Worlds Science Fiction Book Club

Date: September 10

Time: 7 pm

Place: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St.

This month, we will be discussing Friday by Robert Heinlein. Heinlein was one of the great science fiction Golden Age writers. This book was nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. It’s a wild ride through a near-future world featuring genetically altered humans and star-faring ships with one of Heinlein’s best-loved heroines. Get 20% off Friday before the club meets.

Event: National Talk Like a Pirate Day

Date: September 19

Time: All day!

Place: Everywhere!

Now, we realize that this is more of a general holiday-type-thing than a specific store event, but we felt it necessary to spread awareness of this fun holiday! Not only that, but we here at the store will do our best to talk, and maybe even dress, like pirates as much as we can! Feel free to come in your own Pirate garb and show us your Pirate Patriotism! Yarr!!

Event: Echo in the Bone release party

Date: September 21

Time: 9 pm to midnight

Place: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St.

Diana Gabaldon’s long-awaited next installment in the Outlander series hits the streets on September 22! Our final review group will be held on September 21, after which there will be a party celebrating the new release. Refreshments, bagpipe music, and games will all be part of the fun. At midnight, pick up your new copy of An Echo in the Bone! Then prepare to read far into the night and call in sick the next day so you can finish your book. RSVP to (970) 484-7898 or

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