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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!

Circle Waldo


Where’s Waldo Waupaca is back this July, and Dragonwings Bookstore, now located at 110 S. Main St. in Waupaca,  is your Waldo  Headquarters! Waldo is hiding in 25 local businesses around Waupaca, King and The Chain. Get a Waldo Passport with instructions and a list of participating businesses at Dragonwings to start your search and [...]

Read More » | June 30, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Esme's Fairy Garden 2


Plant a charming miniature garden with tiny fairy plants from Turner’s Market. Add a little fairy house made of moss and bark. A popular workshop – register early! Choose one date: July 2, Wed. 10:00am, July 18, Fri. 10:00am, July 30, Wed. 10:00am Workshop fee: $25/per garden. Includes five fairy plants, containers, materials for fairy [...]

Read More » | June 24, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


Don’t Miss Our Moving Sale!

There are only a couple of weeks left before Dragonwings moves to the lower level of The Bookcellar at 110 S. Main St on June 1. That means only a couple more weeks of our amazing moving sale! Most of our books are 30% off, along with science kits, toys, dress-up costumes, arts and crafts [...]

Read More » | May 16, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


Easter Treats

For parents who are looking for something other than candy to put in your kids’ Easter Baskets, Dragonwings has lots of great Easter treats!

Read More » | April 11, 2014 | Category: Blog, Fun Photos, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none


World Book Night 2014

Dragonwings Bookstore is one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night 2014. On April 23 – Shakespeare’s birthday – 25,000 volunteers from Kodiak to Key West will give away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities across America. Dragonwings Bookstore serves as a community base for [...]

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Dragonwings is moving! On June 1, Dragonwings will move to the lower level of The Book Cellar, the used book and music store owned by John Ryan. Located at 110 S. Main St, The Book Cellar is only a block from our current location. Our workshops and events will be held there, including our annual [...]

Read More » | April 4, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


American Girl Event Celebrating Kaya

On Saturday, March 29 from 3:00-4:00 pm, Dragonwings will host an American Girl Event celebrating Kaya, a nine-year-old Nez Perce girl growing up in 1764. Learn about her life and the culture of the Nez Perce through stories, puzzles, and a craft project. And we will be offering an American Girl book special: buy two, [...]

Read More » | March 14, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none


Valentine’s Day Story Time

Dragonwings will host a Valentine’s Day Story Time on Friday, February 14 at 10:30 am. We will be reading Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool and a selection of Valentine’s day poems, then we will make our own Valentines! Ages 3-5. No registration fee.

Read More » | February 1, 2014 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

fly guy

Fly Guy and the Frankenfly by Tedd Arnold

After a day of making crafts with his best friend Fly Guy, Buzz goes to sleep and dreams about Frankenfly created by Fly Guy in his dream. Fortunately Buzz wakes up to a much more pleasant surprise as he finds a sweet message of friendship from Fly Guy.

Read More » | November 2, 2013 | Category: Blog, book-reviews, News | Comments: none


Rainbow Magic Special Edition Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy by Daisy Meadows

Kirsty and Rachel are looking forward to fall. The apple picking, pumpkin carving, and hayrides are on their list of favorites. But this fall, everything is going all wrong — because Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy’s magic is missing! Can the girls help her outsmart Jack Frost and his goblins, and make sure that fall [...]

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