Byrd’s Books welcomes Bethel’s First Poet Laureate

Please join us for a celebration on Saturday November 10th at 6:30pm honoring Bethel’s first Poet Laureate, Corney Davis. We will hear from the finalists in an informal evening of poetry.
The evening is early enough to go out to dinner in Bethel, should you choose to do so.
Light refreshments will be served and Cortney’s books will be available for sale.

Marilyn Nelson has a new book, “My Seneca Village”

My Seneca VillageWe had the pleasure of hearing Marilyn Nelson as she read from her latest book, “My Seneca Village”. The book takes us back to a place we now call Central Park in New York City. It was once a village.

From the publisher:
“Poetry illustrated in the poet’s own words–with brief prose descriptions of what she sees inside her work–this … collection takes readers back in time and deep into the mind’s eye of Marilyn Nelson … [who] draws upon history, and her … imagination, to revive the long lost community of Seneca Village”
About the author:Marilyn_Nelson
Marilyn Nelson is the author of “Carver: A Life in Poems” and “Fields of Praise”. She has won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, a Newbery Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor. Marilyn lives in Storrs, Connecticut, where she is a professor of English at the University of Connecticut.

Small Business Saturday at Byrd’s Books- November 26th

DigitalBannerDon’t just Shop Small for our books, gifts & greeting cards. Shop Small for your community. When you Shop Small this Nov 26th you help Bethel’s downtown thrive!

Byrd’s Books will have authors in the store throughout the day. They will be here to discuss and sign their books.
The schedule, so far:
10am-12pm: David K. Leff (Canoeing Maine’s Legendary Allagash: Thoreau, Romance, and Survival of the Wild)

12 noon -2pm: Karen Romano Young (Hundred Percent, Sea Turtle Rescue) Karen will be making bookmarks with children and families)

2pm-4pm: Jack Stetson (The Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair) and Erik Ofgang (Buzzed: Beers, Booze, & Coffee Brews).

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DAWS will wrap your purchases for tips from 11-4pm

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday coupons here

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