meet clay chapman!

clay chapman, author of the “tribe” series, will be at bbgb on tuesday, april 21st @ 4:30 to read from his series for the 10+s. clay may just be the best reader we’ve heard, and his whip-smart writing means you will enjoy this book as much as your middle schooler. don’t miss him!

Book Art

Learn how to turn discarded books into book art during this free workshop by local artist Sandhya Kiran. Use simple folding techniques to transform an old book into an amazing sculpture. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided.

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Glitter and Glue with Kelly Corrigan

Jill’s Blanket’s is a nonprofit that makes handmade polar fleece blankets. Their mission is is to love and care for those undergoing chemotherapy treatment by making and delivering polar fleece blankets to as many patients as possible. Enjoy an evening with New York Times best-selling author Kelly Corrigan including a lively author presentation, Q&A, cookies and […]

Meet Obert Skye at bbgb books

we tip off on tuesday, march 10th with author obert skye in the shop @ 5. his creature from my closet series is a shop favorite in the clever cartoon book genre and his latest, the witherwood reform school, is the oh-so-compelling start of a new eerie series. we can’t wait to meet the mind […]

Book Hedgehog

Make a cute hedgehog out of an old book. Then get creative by dressing him up in a costume of your own design, and take him home to keep you company! Registration is required and begins Feb. 7.

Family Book Swap

Swap a gently-used book for one you haven’t read. There’s no limit to the number of books and we’ll have hundreds to choose from. See how libraries use the Dewey Decimal system to keep books organized.

meet jean reagan at bbgb books!

jean reagan is coming to the shop to promote her new book, “how to surprise a dad.” she is the new york times best-selling author of the picture books “how to babysit a grandma” and “how to babysit a grandpa.” don’t miss your chance to hear her speak and get your books signed. the event […]

meet stuart gibbs at bbgb books!

the best-selling author of “space case” and “belly up” is coming to the shop! he’ll be here to speak, sign books, and promote the next book in his spy school series, “evil spy school.” we’re excited about this fun addition to the series! the event is free, but you must buy (at least) one of […]

meet obert skye at bbgb books!

we’re thrilled to host obert skye and celbrate his new book, “witherwood reform school.” obert is the best-selling author of the pillage trilogy, the creature from my closet series, and the leven thumps series. during his visit, he will discuss his writing, answer your questions, and sign books. the event is free, but you must […]