CIDER Monday

hot_apple_ciderAs an alternative to ordering online all day (Cyber Monday), come into the bookstore and spend some time with some real, live people! We will have hot cider and goodies all throughout the day- our first Monday open of the holiday season.
Sure, we will have specials- come in and see!!





France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child

By Alex Prud’Homme and Katie Pratt. From the co-author of My Life in France comes a revealing collection of photographs taken by Paul Child that document his and Julia Child’s years in France.


By John Hodgman. The best-selling author of That Is All presents a memoir of his cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife transformation from an idealistic youth to an eccentric family man and his observations on such subjects as the horror of freshwater clams and the evolutionary purpose of the mustache.

The Nutcracker Mice

By Kristin Kladstrup. A talented ballerina mouse resolves to save her production of The Nutcracker in time for the holidays at the same time a 9-year-old girl struggles to protect the tiny mouse dancers her custodian father has been ordered to exterminate. By the author of The Gingerbread Pirates and the illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Byrd’s and Buzzed at PourMe!

Byrd’s Books brings author Erik Ofgang to PourMe in downtown Danbury on Friday December 1st at 7:00pm. With his book, Buzzed: Beers, Booze and Coffee Brews: Where to Enjoy the Best Craft Beverages in New England. Erik takes us on a journey throughout New England’s favorite beverage haunts. Join us for an evening of great dining, beverage samples and a book talk. Your $40.00 fee covers a copy of the book, lite fare from PourMe, tax and tip. Cash bar.

There will be limited space, so be sure to register early! HERE

(This event is rescheduled from a previous date)

PourMe is located at 274 Main Street in downtown Danbury.





The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage

By Philip Pullman. A highly anticipated latest series set in the parallel world of His Dark Materials begins 10 years before the events of The Golden Compass and centers on the early childhood of Lyra, her daemon Pantalaimon, and the struggle between totalitarians and supporters of free speech.

Stress Reduction for the Holidaze

Join Irene Mardal on Wednesday December 6th at 7:00pm, original owner of Take Time Relaxation Center for an evening of simple techniques for reducing stress to help you enjoy the the holiday season.  $10.00 per person.

Irene – Licensed Massage Therapist since 1994, certified in:   Lymphatic drainage & comlete decongestive therapy, Post-secondary instructor , Tai Chi Easy, Infant Massage, and a Reiki Master.
Irene brings the science of anatomy and physiology to understand the importance of mindfulness in a fun, interactive workshop.  Her experience from massage through labor,
infants to Hospice care, Hospital to sports has created a unique look at life and our perception of stress.  Isn’t it time for you to Take Time?
T0 learn more and register, click here.



By Theodore Gray. In a follow-up to The Elements and Molecules, a internationally best-selling author and app creator demonstrates how the focus of his first two books combine to create chemical reactions including combustion, photosynthesis, respiration and oxidation.

Seven Days of Us

By Francesca Hornak. Looking forward to a Christmas family reunion, the Birch family is upended by the news that their physician daughter has been exposed to a virus that forces the entire family into quarantine for a week.

Malala’s Magic Pencil

By Malala Yousafzai. The author presents her story and life philosophy, describing how she wished for a magic pencil that she would use to fix the world’s problems, and how she realized that even if she never found the pencil, she could still have a positive impact.