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November 2019

Meet the Author: Katherine Arden

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Bridgeside Books in welcoming author Katherine Arden for an evening of discussion, book signing, nibbles and libations. Katherine has recently moved to the area and we look forward to welcoming her to this amazing community! Katherine has written several books, including: The Winternight Trilogy (The Bear and the Nightingale, The Girl in the Tower, and The Winter of the Witch), Small Spaces, and Dead Voices.  Small Spaces and Dead Voices are deliciously spooky books for middle readers, and Small…

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‘China in Another Time’ A Personal Story by Claire Lintilhac

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us as we bring China in Another Time to Bridgeside Books. China in Another Time is a book for educators, students, and everyone who would like to understand better how traditional China became the nation it is today. Vermont author Doug Wilhelm has brought this amazing story to life and will be presenting. About the Book Claire Lintilhac (1899-1984) was born in rural China, the daughter of a Canadian physician. She became a traveling nurse, then later began a…

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Giving Tree Kick Off

November 22 @ 9:30 am - December 24 @ 4:00 pm

Join Bridgeside Books as we kick off our annual Giving Tree on Friday, November 22nd. Each year we gather children's books for donation to the Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Through the amazing generosity of this community, we were able to donate 504 books last year. This year we have set a goal of donating another 500 books to this amazing organization! From November 22nd through December 24th, Bridgeside Books will offer 20% off any children's books purchased for donation to…

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Thanksgiving Family Story Time

November 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us in welcoming THANKSGIVING with Family Story Time! Enjoy stories + an easy, hands-on craft for little ones. Free + Open to all!

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday with Bridgeside Books!

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Join Bridgeside Books as we celebrate Small Business Saturday 2019! 11:00 AM--We look forward to welcoming local author Wilson Ring with his book Catching Murphy. The story of Murphy captivated our community for 559 days, and had the happiest possible outcome! Join us to learn the whole story from AP correspondent, Wilson Ring. *Enter (with a purchase) our raffle for $100.00 worth of kids books to be donated in your name to our annual Giving Tree! Our goal is to…

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Catching Murphy with Wilson Ring

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The story of Murphy captivated our community for 559 days, and had the happiest possible outcome! Join us to learn the whole story from AP correspondent, Wilson Ring. About the book: For more than a year, over two brutal Northeast winters, the whole of Vermont was captivated by the hunt for a runaway golden retriever named Murphy. He was more than a missing dog—he was a target for capture, and journalistic obsession. Murphy’s disappearance would unite the dog’s increasingly anxious…

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December 2019

Annual Holiday Open House

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House! This is our 11th Open House, and we are so excited to celebrate with our friends + family, guests + customers, and this amazing community! Join us at 2:30 pm for a Winter Magic Party featuring middle grade authors Adi Rule (Hearts of Ice) and Erin E. Moulton (Flutter)! Come for magical books, edible wand creations, and make-your-own pendants! Recommended for ages 7-13. Books and signing will be available throughout. Our annual…

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Winter Magic Party with tween book authors Erin Moulton + Adi Rule

December 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a Winter Magic Party featuring middle grade authors Adi Rule (Hearts of Ice) and Erin E. Moulton (Flutter)! Come for magical books, edible wand creations, and make-your-own pendants! This party recommended for ages 7-13. Books and signing will be available throughout the party! About Hearts of Ice and Adi Rule: A dazzling adventure full of magic, snow . . . and sisters! Evangeline has been lonely her whole life. Her mother rarely lets her play outside .…

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Enjoy A Taste of the Season: Wine, Cheese(cake) + Music, Books, Home + Tea

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy A Taste of the Season with Bridgeside Books! Join us for an evening of Wine, Cheese (cake) + Music, Books, Home + Teas! We will be sippin' wine, nibblin' local cheeses, and sampling delicious cheeseCAKE from Waterbury's own Jeffs Cheesecakes, along with live music. Jeffs Cheesecakes will be sampling their delicious cheesecakes--discover these yummy cakes! Perfect for the season! Work on your gift giving for everyone on your list with our wide selection of Books, Home + Teas! Start…

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Holiday Family Story Time

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us in celebrating the holiday season with Family Story Time! Enjoy stories + an easy, hands-on craft for little ones. Free + Open to all!

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