EASTER BASKET TREATS AND BOOKS! Every Easter we look for little basket treats, which we think that kids will enjoy as much as candy. Really, for most kids, a little candy goes a long way, and activities are a great addition to chocolate and jellybeans. (We do have Jelly Bellies in Star Wars and [...]
Mar 2017EASTER BASKET TREATS!
Nov 2016Waupaca Welcomes Jan Brett – Sunday, December 4
You are invited to join the Waupaca Public Library and Dragonwings Bookstore in welcoming author/illustrator Jan Brett to Waupaca! Her tour bus arrives at the Waupaca Middle School on Sunday, December 4th at 4:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to take family photos with the bus before Jan speaks at 5:00 pm. Following her presentation, she [...]
Jul 2016New Harry Potter!
The New Harry Potter story: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will be 25% Off at Dragonwings Bookstore starting on August 1! With your book purchase, we will also be giving away fun Harry Potter activity bundles that include a Harry Potter poster, book marks, a coloring page, and temporary tattoo! Supplies are limited, so [...]
Jul 2016Where’s Waldo Waupaca 2016
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 [...]
May 2016Fairy Garden Workshops (see what’s new for 2016!)
FAIRY GARDENS (with Sweet, New Houses) Fairy Garden Workshops are our favorites. Using natural materials to create the little scenes is fun and feels familiar, friendly and easy. And are they ever beautiful and varied when they are done! Everyone chooses from the same materials, but no two gardens are ever alike. It’s almost magical. [...]
Feb 2016One 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 [...]
May 2015Fairy 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. [...]
Mar 2015Hot 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 [...]
Mar 2015Mike 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 http://mikemullinauthor.com/
Mar 2015S.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 http://sjkincaid.com/
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