Children's Events


There's a stinky stench in the fridge--and our favorite foodie friends must solve a smelly mystery! Inspector Croissant begs Sir French Toast and Lady Pancake for help in finding the source of the foul odor. Could it be the devious Baron Von Waffle? A fetid fish in Corn Chowder Lake? Featuring delectable rhymes and wordplay--there's even an actual red herring--and delicious art, this tasty tale is a treat for kids!

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By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781454919605
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

Where's Waldo Party

The culmination of the annual Where's Waldo hide-and-seek game is here again. Throughout the month of July, shop local and help find Waldo on the square. On Monday, July 31st, Square Books, Jr. will host a grand-prize party for contestants.  Waldo and Wenda will be visiting us.

Anne of Green Gables giveaway

On May 13th, the Saturday before Mother’s Day, Netflix is partnering with Independent Bookstores around the country to invite moms, daughters and kindred spirits of all sorts to celebrate the launch of Netflix’s series adaptation of ANNE WITH AN E. The celebration will be a gift bag giveaway that will bring the beloved character Anne Shirley and her world to life for book fans old and new.

Children's Book Week: Make Your Own Little Golden Book

As the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 650 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host Children's Book Week events between May 1-7 from coast to coast in all 50 states. The theme for the 98th annual Children's Book Week celebration is "One World, Many Stories."

We're hosting a "Make Your Own Little Golden Book" event on Saturday May, 6th as a part of our usual Storytime.



More Sparkle to love! Here's a new picture book starring Sparkle and Lucy about what happens when your best friend makes a new pal.

In A Unicorn Named Sparkle, Lucy found out that the unicorn she thought she didn't want was the exact right unicorn for her. In this new story, Lucy makes a new friend and Sparkle is worried that means she doesn't care about him anymore. What happens when two's company but three's a crowd?

About the Author

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ISBN: 9780374305536
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 27th, 2017

Linda Williams Jackson with MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON

It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation.

Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. When Till’s murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change . . . and that she should be part of the movement.

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ISBN: 9780544785106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 3rd, 2017