Happy February, friends! Below, check out a round-up of our upcoming events in the Kid Lit world! We hope to see you around the store this month, whether it’s for storytime, a book signing, or to decorate cookies! Don’t miss a beat: subscribe to our Kids e-newsletter and follow us on Twitter & Instagram for updates.
Author Guest Storytime with Nikkolas Smith – Sat 2/9 @ 10:30 AM
We LOVE when author-illustrators visit storytime– especially when they’re Texas authors! So come give a Texas-sized welcome to Nikkolas Smith, the creative brains behind the adorable and inspiring My Hair is Poofy and that’s Okay, which celebrates hair in all of its glorious shapes, sizes, and textures! We heard Nikkolas also has fun activities for y’all! See you then!
Decorate cookies with Bake Austin! – Sun 2/10 @ 2 PM
What better way to prepare for Valentine’s Day than with a delicious treat? Come decorate cookies with BookKids and Pascal Simon, the mind behind local school Bake Austin! We’ll be on the second floor with Valentine’s books and baked goods ready for ya!
Drag Storytime! – Tues 2/12 @ 10:30 AM
We invite you to a special Valentine’s Day celebration! Join us in welcoming today’s special guests, Drag King Papi Churro, Sylvia Purchase, and Miss Anne! They will read a few of their favorite books about love, pride, and friendship and give out some fun goodies.
Lindsay Leslie – Sat 2/23 @ 2 PM
Please join us in welcoming and congratulating local children’s author Lindsay Leslie on her debut, This Book is Spineless, perfect for fans of Hervé Tullet and The Monster at the End of this Book. We’ll be celebrating this grand occasion on our second floor– see y’all at 2 PM!