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Hours of Operation

Mondays
10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Tuesdays–Thursdays
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Fridays & Saturdays
10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Sundays
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Annie's Book Stop Of Worcester

65 James Street, Worcester MA 01603

     Your friendly neighborhood full-service bookstore!           

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

 


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19TH AT 7PM

MONTHLY DOCTOR WHO DISCUSSION NIGHT

Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a discussion group about the world's long-running science fiction serial.

Kid-friendly and adult-friendly conversation welcome.

This month's topic:
Haunted Places

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH AT 7PM

ASTRONOMY NIGHT AT ANNIE'S!
A presentation by Jim Zebrowski of The Aldrich Astronomical Society

Join local astronomer Jim Zebrowski in talking about backyard stargazing and starhopping techniques. Jim will also bring hands-on materials like planispheres, meteorites, tektites and artifacts from the Apollo missions, the shuttle missions, and the ISS era of human spaceflight.

[WEATHER PERMITTING] View any planets or objects that are visible that night using a large telescope in our parking lot.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page

 

 


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22ND AT 1PM

BOOK TALK AND SIGNING WITH MORGAN SYLVIA

Celebrate the spookiest time of year with us as we welcome horror poet and debut novelist Morgan Sylvia!

Morgan will be reading from and signing copies of ABODE, a truly creepy haunted house tale. A former obituarist, she is now a full-time freelance writer. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in several anthologies, including Forgotten Realms, Wicked Witches, Northern Frights and Twice Upon An Apocalypse. Her first poetry collection, Whispers From The Apocalypse, was released in 2014.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page

 

 


MONDAY, OCTOBER 23RD AT 7PM

FREE PEOPLES ARTISTS WORKSHOP
Sponsored by The Worcester County Poetry Association

Please join us every last Monday of the Month for this group open to all creative people: writers, painters, dancers, musicians, potters, craftsmen, composers and more.

Bring your works in progress for valuable feedback from the group members. Helpful comments and suggestions from other knowledgeable artists. Everyone interested in the arts is welcome to sit in.

Group facilitated by Sid Solomon and Sam Lalos.

 

 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH ALL DAY

SPOOOOOKY STORYTIME

Join us in celebrating all things Halloween with our annual Spooooky Storytime event. ABSW staff and friends will be reading classic and beloved Halloween tales from 11AM to 9PM, with possibly a few surprises from local authors and actors. We are reading favorite stories every hour on the hour!

We'll be following a schedule of earlier morning readings meant for children ages 3 to 7, mid-day readings suitable for children 8 to 12, and evening readings for teens and adults. Join us for a frighteningly good time!

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31ST ALL DAY

TRICK OR TREAT AT ANNIE'S!

On Halloween during business hours - 10am to 8pm - come into the store in costume and trick-or-treat for a special gift! One treat per costume. Join us for a frighteningly good time!

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH AT 1PM

BOOK SIGNING AND MOVIE TRIVIA
WITH ELLEN WITTLINGER

Middle grade and young adult author Ellen Wittlinger, Lambda Literary Award and Printz Award Winner, joins us to sign her newest novel SATURDAYS WITH HITCHCOCK.

We'll be hosting a classic movie trivia contest to go along with this event, with prizes going to some lucky winners!

Please RSVP on our Facebook page

 

 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH AT 7PM

MONTHLY DOCTOR WHO DISCUSSION NIGHT

Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a discussion group about the world's long-running science fiction serial.

Kid-friendly and adult-friendly conversation welcome.

This month's topic:
Gifts and Giving

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH

ALL DAY

OUR ANNUAL DOCTOR WHO EXTRAVAGANZA

Just in time for the winter holidays, join us in commemorating the world's longest-running science fiction serial, DOCTOR WHO!

Featuring special sales, highlights from episodes, door prizes, TWO trivia contests and a costume contest.

More details can be found on our Facebook page. RSVPs highly recommended.

 

 


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH AT 3PM

BOOK CLUB MEETING:
RAINBOW READERS OF MASSACHUSETTS

SPECIAL DAY AND TIME

Local activist Sarah Slocum hosts a monthly book club dedicated to reading all things queer and LGBTQIA, with the intention of exploring in literature all sexualities and identities in both fiction, nonfiction and all the subgenres in between.

RRM's goal is to come together in a safe and intimate setting to discuss books and our love for the genre.

This month's selection is SOLDIER'S SCOUNDREL by Cat Sebastian, and is available for purchase in person or via mail order at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Please RSVP on the Rainbow Readers Facebook page.

 

 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH

12NOON to 5PM

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Come in to shop at your neighborhood bookstore and show your support for independent businesses! Joining us will be numerous local writers, artists and creators. Guests to be announced.

Signed and personalized books make wonderful holiday gifts.

More details can be found on our Facebook page. RSVPs highly recommended.

 

 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH AT 7PM

FREE PEOPLES ARTISTS WORKSHOP
Sponsored by The Worcester County Poetry Association

Please join us every last Monday of the Month for this group open to all creative people: writers, painters, dancers, musicians, potters, craftsmen, composers and more.

Bring your works in progress for valuable feedback from the group members. Helpful comments and suggestions from other knowledgeable artists. Everyone interested in the arts is welcome to sit in.

Group facilitated by Sid Solomon and Sam Lalos.

 

 


MONDAY, DECEMBER 4TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.

 

 


MONDAY, DECEMBER 11TH AT 7PM

SPINNING YARNS!

Bring your textile craft or other work in progress [sketchbook, laptop, etc.] and listen to audiobooks and audio dramas with us. A start-of-the-week social where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.