meeting-house

October “Poetry & Readings Volume 1” Saturday October 8th at 5:00pm

Byrd's Books is so happy to welcome back Marilyn Nelson, Amy Nawrocki and Eric Lehman for the first of two evenings of poetry and readings in October. Please see the details of  "Volume 1" below! Light refreshments will be served. "Poetry & Readings Volume 1" is on Saturday October 8th at 5:00 p.m. and we will follow with "Poetry & Readings Volume 2" on October 21st at 7:00pm. In The Meeting House, Marilyn Nelson has focused not … [Read More...]

meeting-house

October “Poetry & Readings Volume 1” Saturday October 8th at 5:00pm

Byrd's Books is so happy to welcome back Marilyn Nelson, Amy Nawrocki and Eric Lehman for the first of two evenings of poetry and readings in October. Please see the details of  "Volume 1" below! Light refreshments will be served. "Poetry & Readings Volume 1" is on Saturday October 8th at 5:00 p.m. and we will follow with "Poetry & Readings Volume 2" on October 21st at 7:00pm. In The Meeting House, Marilyn Nelson has focused not … [Read More...]

Millers Valley

Miller’s Valley

By Anna Quindlan (signed copies) Coming of age in a dwindling 1960s farming community in eastern Pennsylvania, Mimi struggles with profound family secrets and the pain of falling in love with the wrong person against a backdrop of dynamic historical periods. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Object Lessons. … [Read More...]

Hundred percent

Join the celebration of Karen Romano Young’s new book, “Hundred Percent”

Join us for a very special afternoon on Saturday August 27th at 4:00pm as we celebrate the release of Karen Romano Young's newest book, "Hundred Percent". We will celebrate with readings from her book performed by middle schoolers. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome! About the book: The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this utterly honest, equal parts funny and crushing, novel perfect for boys and … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

Byrd’s Books brings “The Pollan Family Table” to the Bethel Public Library on October 13th

Byrd's Books welcomes Corky, Lori and Dana Pollan to the Bethel Public Library on Thursday October 13th at 6:30 as they discuss their new book, "The Pollan Family Table". About the book: In "The Pollan Family Table," Corky, Lori, Dana, and … [Read More...]

October “Poetry & Readings Volume 2” Friday October 21st at 7:00pm

Byrd's Books continues our two-night series with "Poetry & Readings Volume 2" with Gail Carson Levine, Judith Marks-White and Lisa Schwartz on Friday October 21st at 7:00pm. About Gail Carson Levine's new book: The poems in Transient will … [Read More...]

“Buzzed: Beers, Booze, & Coffee Brews” with Erik Ofgang on October 29th at 4pm

Join us at Byrd's Books as we host Erik Ofgang as he discusses his latest book, "Buzzed: Beers, Booze, & Coffee Brews" on Saturday October 29th at 4:p.m. About the book: Buzzed taps into New England’s burgeoning craft beer industry, … [Read More...]

The Poet’s Dog

By Sarah MacLachlan. A dog with unusual communication talents loses his poet owner before rescuing two children trapped in a snowstorm and leading them to the shelter of the poet's cabin, where the children explore the memories that the poet has left behind. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall. … [Read More...]

Ghosts

By Raina Telgemeier. The multiple Eisner Award-winning creator of Drama presents the graphically illustrated story of Catrina, who moves to coastal Northern California in the hope that the climate will be better for her sick little sister and who learns that her new community is haunted. … [Read More...]

Tales of the Peculiar

By Millard Nullings. A lavishly illustrated edition of the fantastical book featured in the best-selling Miss Peregrine series includes unusual fairy tales about wealthy cannibals, a fork-tongued princess, the origins of the first ymbryne, and more. Publishing to coincide with the film release of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children in September 2016. … [Read More...]

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World

By Peter Wohlleben. Draws on up-to-date research and engaging forester stories to reveal how trees nurture each other and communicate, outlining the life cycles of "tree families" that support mutual growth, share nutrients and contribute to a resilient ecosystem. Illustrations. … [Read More...]

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

By Margot Lee Sheerly. An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes. … [Read More...]

Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

By Craig Nelson. An account based on years of research and new information illuminates less-understood aspects of how and why Japan targeted America, sharing additional details about the experiences of survivors. By the award-winning author of Rocket Men. … [Read More...]

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