Coming Events

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Save the Date! Bookmarks presents David Sedaris Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30pm. 
Tickets for this event will go on sale Tuesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. by phone (1-800-838-3006) or online at https://bpt.me/3406078Please note that tickets will not be available at Bookmarks. 

Tickets will be $31.86 each, which includes a copy of his new collection of essays, Calypso, plus tax and service fees. Additional books may be purchased at the event by ticket holders; any extra books will be available at Bookmarks starting Thursday, May 31.

 


  


Community Discussion for Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer's
Sunday, April 22 3 p.m.

Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Wake Forest Baptist Health Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention will be hosting two community conversations at Bookmarks (634 W. 4th Street) to discuss two books whose authors will be coming to speak at the Aging ReImagined Symposium on May 3-4th. This event will discuss Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help and Acceptance In Our Fight Against Alzheimer's by Dan Gasby. All are welcome.


Bookmarks' Book Club, 84, Charing Cross Road
Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m.  

Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC  

Lively discussions are held each month at the Bookmarks' Book Club. Please let us know you will join us: jamie@bookmarksnc.org 


4 on 4th Local Author Event 
Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC  

In a special collaboration between Bookmarks and Winston-Salem Writers, 4 local authors on the 4th Wednesday of every month will read, followed by a booksigning at Bookmarks' home on 4th Street. April's event will feature Steve Cushman (How Birds Fly), Terri Kirby Erickson (Becoming the Blue Heron), Robert Moyer (Late Bite), and Alana Dagenhart Sherrill (Blood). 


Readings by SilverArts Literary Competition Winners 
Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC

Join us to hear readings from the newly-awarded 2018 Silver Arts Literary Competition Winners.


Book Trivia
Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC

Come on your own and join a team or bring a team with you to compete at Book Trivia Night! Questions about general and classic book knowledge will be asked such as name that author or famous quotation. Guaranteed to bring lots of laughter and stress-free fun!


Elementary and Middle School Book Clubs 
Sunday, April 29 at 2 p.m.

Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

The Elementary Book Club will meet to dicuss Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. The Middle School Book Club will discuss Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. Discussion will be facilitated by Bookmarks' staff and volunteers. Please RSVP to rachel@bookmarksnc.org.    


Teen Book Club
Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m.

Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

The Teen Book Club will discuss The Siren by Kiera Cass -- and will have a special Skype session with the author! Seating is limited; please email readYA@bookmarksnc.org to RSVP.


Book Launch with Stacy McAnulty (ages 8 +) Book Cover - The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. 

Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Engineer-turned-author Stacy McAnulty will speak about her newest book The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl. Lucy Callahan’s life was changed forever with a strike of lightning! Lucy’s new superpowered brain is no match for middle school, where Lucy must navigate new experiences and make new friends. 



Denise Kiernan, author of The Last Castle Book Cover, The Last Castle by Denise Kiernan
Wednesday, May 2 at 2 p.m. 
Central Library Auditorium, 660 W 5th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 

New York Times bestselling author Denise Kiernan will speak about her newest book, The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home, the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore. The Last Castle is the unique American story of how the largest house in America flourished, faltered, and ultimately endured to this day. Bookmarks will provide books for sale; a booksigning will follow. 



Steve Mitchell Cloud Diary Book Talk and Music Event 

Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Steve Mitchell will read from his novel, Cloud Diary, from C&R Press. Kendra Harding and Dean Wilcox will provide music from the Cloud Diary Music Project with poetry from Joe Mills. Cloud Diary is a story about the shattering, transformative nature of intimacy; in considering the ways our histories can be scar and rescue us, it reminds us that the past is never simply the past. 


Community Book Talk for Strength in What Remains  
Thursday, May 3 at 6 p.m. 
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC  

Wake Forest Baptist Health Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention will be hosting two community conversations at Bookmarks (634 W. 4th Street) to discuss two books whose authors will be coming to speak at the Aging ReImagined Symposium on May 3-4th. This event will discuss Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder. All are welcome.  


May the Fourth Battle of the Books Celebration  
Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. 
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Join us for a celebration of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Elementary and Middle School Battle of the Books teams from the 2017-2018 season. If your child participated this year in an EBOB or MBOB team, we want to celebrate their accomplishments at a special "May the Fourth Be With You" party. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to participate in this program and we're proud of all the teams. We will celebrate with snacks and sneak peek at next year's books.  


WFDD Book Club  
Saturday, May 5 at 5 p.m. 
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 
 
The WFDD Book Club will meet to discuss The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben. For more information visit https://www.wfdd.org/bookclub


Constance Lombardo & Rebecca Petruck Book Talk 
Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m.  
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Join us for a book talk with authors Contance Lombardo and Rebecca Petruck! Lombardo is the author of the Mr. Puffball series; her newest book, Mr. Puffball: Escape from Castaway Island is the final book of the trilogy about everyone's favorite Hollywood cat, who lands a lead role on a reality tv show. Petruck's new book, Boy Bites Bug, explores questions of loyalty, honor, and friendship when Will eats a stink bug to distract a bully and winds up eating crickets, earthworms, and more! Recommended for ages 8+ 

 


National Teacher Day 
Tuesday, May 8 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 
 
In appreciation of the hard work and dedication of the teachers in our community, educators will save 20% off purchases* today with their school ID.  *Does not apply to gift cards and tickets. 


Bookmarks Presents Mary Kay Andrews
Wednesday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m.
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC
Registration RequiredBook Cover - The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews

Andrews will be on tour and is visiting Bookmarks! Join us for lunch and a reading! Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of 24 novels including The Weekenders, Beach Town, Ladies' Night, Summer Rental, Deep Dish, and Hissy Fit. The High Tide Club is a delightful new novel about new love, old secrets, and the kind of friendship that transcends generations.This is Mary Kay Andrews at her Queen of the Beach Reads best: a story shrouded in mystery, Spanish moss, verandah cocktails, 1940s dinner dances, love lost, and possibly…love found. 

Several ticket options are available - including registering to attend (no cost) or registering for a fun lunch from Footnote and a copy of the new book! Click here for more information and to register.


Teen Advisory Council 
Wednesday, May 9 at 6 p.m.  
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC  

Calling all Teens! We want your help as we decide what authors to invite to Bookmarks and much more. Please let us know you will join us: info@bookmarksnc.org 


Book Launch for Valley Girls by Sarah Nicole Lemon, in conversation with Renée AhdiehBook Cover, Valley Girls by Sarah Nicole Lemon
Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. 
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. #110, Winston-Salem, NC 

Appalachian native Sarah Nicole Lemon will discuss her newest book, Valley Girls, a young adult novel about the adventure of growing up. In a journey of self-discovery, Rilla leaves her partying ways behind and finds joy in rock climbing and experiences her first love. Ultimately, Rilla must decide what her future will hold and what kind of person she wants to be.


 

Not My Genre Book Club 
Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. 
Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC  

Join us as we discuss graphic novels! Bookmarks bookseller Teresa will lead a discussion of Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi. Please let us know you will join us: caleb@bookmarksnc.org  

 


Looking for information about previous Bookmarks events? View our archived calendars here:
January 2018 - February 2018 - March 2018 - April 2018

December 2017 - November 2017 - October 2017
September 2017 - August 2017 - July 2017


Bookmarks hosts events throughout the year. These events are held at public libraries, colleges, theatres, restaurants, galleries, and other arts facilities. Some events are ticketed as fundraisers and some are free and open to the public. Bookmarks works with more than 75 organizations and community groups each year on their fundraisers and events. We can supply books for sale at your event with a percentage given back to non-profits. Contact us more information on how we can help; email info@bookmarksnc.org.


Author Isabel Allende being interviewed on stage     Author Lemony Snickett speaking to an auditorium of children

 

 

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