BookKids: What is a Modern First Library?

Our Kids buyer Meghan G. kicks off the 2018 Modern First Library series. Over the next few months, we'll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Learn more about the initiative below. Four years ago, I got a query from Chris Barton, wondering if there was a … Continue reading BookKids: What is a Modern First Library?

Austin Events for the Literati – August

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  Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  ArmadilloCon August 3rd-5th, Omni Hotel South Park Austin's Convention for SFF Readers … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

We’re hiring: full time book fair position & part time barista

  FULL TIME BOOKFAIR LOGISTICS AND DELIVERY POSITION  BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting applications for a full time logistics and delivery position in our growing school bookfair department. Ideal applicant should be organized, have a basic understanding of lifting with their legs and not their back, and be able to work autonomously.    We are looking for … Continue reading We’re hiring: full time book fair position & part time barista

BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action

BookPeople is proud to host a book club for kids ages 8-12 along with local volunteer group Austin Allies. We meet every third Saturday of the month at 12:30 PM. Today we're giving you an inside look at our last meeting, where we discussed Flora and Ulysses by Newbery medalist Kate DiCamillo! What do squirrels … Continue reading BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action

Teen Thursday!

AT BOOKPEOPLE TONIGHT  Thursday, July 12 ~ 7 PM  Author CARRIE FOUNTAIN speaking & signing I'm Not Missing "Carrie Fountain's YA novel is part plot-twisty thriller, part sweet romance, and perfect for summer reading "—Bustle, Best YA Book of July It's senior year, and Miranda Black's best friend, Syd, has run away—suddenly and inexplicably, leaving behind … Continue reading Teen Thursday!