Sharon Struth will be signing her new book, Saving Anna, at Winterfest

As part of our Winterfest celebration, Bethel's Sharon Struth will sign copies of her new book, Saving Anna, on Friday November 23rd at 2:00pm. About the book: Warming people's hearts with true accounts of kindness is what columnist Anna Kelly does best. But no one knows the private misery she endures in her abusive marriage. Still, leaving is difficult--until a deeply personal bequest from a beloved elderly neighbor compels Anna to travel … [Read More...]

Sharon Struth will be signing her new book, Saving Anna, at Winterfest

As part of our Winterfest celebration, Bethel's Sharon Struth will sign copies of her new book, Saving Anna, on Friday November 23rd at 2:00pm. About the book: Warming people's hearts with true accounts of kindness is what columnist Anna Kelly does best. But no one knows the private misery she endures in her abusive marriage. Still, leaving is difficult--until a deeply personal bequest from a beloved elderly neighbor compels Anna to travel … [Read More...]

Summer Reading Lists 2018

As we get the Summer reading lists from the various schools we will post those from Bethel here, and try to link to the other towns as they are provided to us. We are looking forward to helping you find that perfect summer read! NOTE: if the link does not work, it means the school has not posted the list- just check back in! Bethel High School: click HERE for the online flyer. BHS Reads: click HERE for the online flyer Bethel … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

An Interactive Evening of Cards with Melanie

Have you ever wondered what it is to read cards for yourself or others? Do you want to learn more about it? Melanie Barnum joins us Thursday November 29th at 7:00pm to teach you how to interpret and discover the messages that cards can bring to … [Read More...]

Terranexus with David K. Leff

Join us Friday November 30th at 7:00pm for an evening that reminds us how important spending time with nature is for all of us on Earth. David returns to Byrd's Books and will read from and discuss his latest book, Terranexus: Connection and Meaning … [Read More...]

Our Holiday Baking Event with Rose Beranbaum!

Please join us for an afternoon of birthday fun on Sunday December 9th at 2:00pm. as we celebrate Byrd’s Books 7th birthday! Author Rose Levy Beranbaum (The Baking Bible, The Cake Bible) will join us to discuss her book, Rose's Baking Basics: 100 … [Read More...]

Featured Children’s Books

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

By Dylan Thuras / Rosemary Mosco. The team behind the #1 bestselling Atlas Obscura presents a kid's illustrated guide to 100 of the world's most mesmerizing and mysterious wonders, both natural and manmade, in 47 countries and on every continent on earth. Travel the world through common points of interest, from sacred skeletons (Trunyan Tree cemetery in Indonesia leads you to India's Skeleton Lake, for example) to wild waterfalls (while in Zambia visit the Devil's Swimming Pool--and then move on … [Read More...]

Bridge of Clay

By Markus Zusak. Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption.   BUY … [Read More...]

Louisiana’s Way Home

By Kate DiCamillo. Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night and tells her they need to leave home immediately, and this time Granny intends for them never to return. … [Read More...]

Popular Non-Fiction

Churchill: Walking With Destiny

By Andrew Roberts. The best-selling author of The Storm of War draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to war cabinet meetings, in a revisionist portrait of the iconic war leader that discusses Churchill's motivations and unwavering faith in the British Empire. BUY … [Read More...]

The Fifth Risk

By Michael Lewis. The best-selling author of Liar's Poker presents a narrative account of the post-2016 election chaos that took over Washington to reveal how a small number of uninformed Trump appointees are triggering devastating world consequences. … [Read More...]

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

By Maxwell King. Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions about the world seriously. … [Read More...]

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