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Our favorite books (new and old), fun new products, upcoming store events, Waupaca activities, author visits, Waupaca school district events and more. Comments, share, and visit often!

Gordon Korman speaking

Did you see Gordon Korman in Waupaca?

 Gordon Korman is Awesome      Gordon Korman visited schools all day, when he was here on March 1. Late in the afternoon he had dinner with SLAG in the library’s teen department and ended the day with an evening presentation and book signing at the library. Before the final event, he asked if we expected [...]

Read More » | May 26, 2016 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews | Comments: none


One of My Favorite Authors is Coming!

GORDON KORMAN  WAUPACA PUBLIC LIBRARY  6:00 PM Tuesday, March 1, 2016    That’s right! – the author of the Swindle series, also Masterminds, The Hypnotists, the Titanic trilogy, and dozens more. He gives a great presentation (I’ve seen him once before) and I guarantee that it will be a blast. He will be with students [...]

Read More » | February 10, 2016 | Category: Activities, Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, News | Comments: none | Tags: ,


Where’s Waldo Waupaca

July is Where’s Waldo Waupaca month! Stop in at Dragonwings, your Where’s Waldo Waupaca headquarters, to get your Waldo Passport which lists the 25 local businesses where Waldo is hiding. When you spot Waldo at any one of the businesses listed on your passport, get it signed or stamped. There are three prize levels depending [...]

Read More » | June 30, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Esme's Fairy Garden 2

Fairy Garden Workshops

Our fairy garden workshops at Turner’s Market are back! Design and decorate your own miniature fairy garden! Plant a charming mini garden with tiny fairy plants, add a little fairy house made of moss and bark. This is a popular workshop, so register early! Choose one date:  June 3, June 11, or June 18, 10-11am. [...]

Read More » | May 12, 2015 | Category: News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


Hot Rod Hamster Hide and Seek Game

The Waupaca BookFest is holding a search & find game in downtown Waupaca during the two weeks leading up to the festival. From April 1-16, families are invited to look for the children’s book character Hot Rod Hamster, who is hidden in downtown businesses. To start the game, players pick up a Hot Rod Hamster [...]

Read More » | March 30, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


Mike Mullin at BookFest

Mike Mullin, author of the Ashfall trilogy (ages 14 and up), will be presenting at the Waupaca BookFest on Saturday, April 18 at the Waupaca Public Library from 2:00-3:00. For more information about Mike Mullin, visit his website

Read More » | March 28, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


S.J. Kincaid at BookFest

S.J. Kincaid, author of the Insignia trilogy (ages 10 – 15) will be presenting at BookFest on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00-2:00 at the Waupaca Public Library. For more information about S.J. Kincaid, visit her website

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Derek Anderson at BookFest

Children’s book author and illustrator, Derek Anderson, who illustrated Hot Rod Hamster and Little Quack, is coming to the Waupaca BookFest on Saturday, April 18. See him present at the Waupaca Public Library for free from 10:00-11:00. For more information on Derek Anderson, visit his website

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Waupaca BookFest

BookFest 2015

Come meet some great authors at Waupaca BookFest Saturday, April 18 at the Waupaca Public Library! Dragonwings is especially excited about youth authors/illustrators Derek Anderson, S.J. Kincaid, and Mike Mullin. Derek Anderson, author and illustrator of children’s books such as Little Quack and Hot Rod Hamster (ages 2-9), will be presenting from 10:00-11:00. For more [...]

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New Books

It’s awfully cold out there, which makes it a great time to curl up with a new book! An uplifting novel about a girl’s struggle with dyslexia and the teacher who helps her realize how bright and creative she really is.                             [...]

Read More » | February 19, 2015 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, book-reviews, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none