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One Shoe Blues Event

It’s a BYOS (bring your own sock) Event at Dragonwings Bookstore on Saturday, November 21 at 3:00 PM. You’ll get to see a music video with B.B. King himself singing the blues about his missing shoe, while he gets advice from Momsock and a chorus of sock puppets. See the post below for a “making [...]

Fancy Nancy Party August 12

It’s time to dig through your closet, or better yet your mother’s closet, to find the perfect items for an over-the-top fancy outfit to wear to Dragonwings Fancy Nancy Party. At the party we will create fancy crafts, play Fancy Nancy games, and have a fancy snack. We’ll read a few pages from Fancy Nancy’s [...]

World Records Quiz Game

Challenge yourself with this week’s summer game at Dragonwings Bookstore – the World Records Quiz Game. This is a stop-in-and-play-anytime all week game. Pick up a game card at the front desk, search for the quiz questions, guess the answers, and report back for prizes. The quiz questions come from one of our favorite books: [...]

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Free Fun for No TV Week

Yikes! No TV for a WEEK? Don’t worry – Dragonwings, your public library, and even your teachers are making plans to help you get through this endless week. What will you do without TV? Well, you could spend your extra free time getting ahead on your homework and chores, or you could come to Dragonwings [...]

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Art Activities at Dragonwings

Dragonwings Bookstore will be offering free art activities for kids all day Saturday August 16 during the Arts on the Square event. Families are invited to stop in and try some quick projects, which are self-directed and not too messy. Work tables will be set up with supplies and directions for Hand Art, Crayon Rubbings, [...]

I Spy Treasure Hunt at Dragonwings

I Spy Treasure HuntSaturday May 24Free Event – Open all day On Saturday May 24 Dragonwings Bookstore will host an I Spy Treasure Hunt. Look for I Spy games throughout the store, some of the games will be easy to find, like the big I Spy posters, others will be more hidden. Part of the [...]

Corduroy Bear 40th Anniversary Event

Dragonwings Bookstore is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic children’s book Corduroy by Don Freeman with a Corduroy Bear Event and a Button Guessing Contest on April 26. Written during 1967 and published in 1968, Corduroy, and the sequel A Pocket for Corduroy, became so popular that they inspired over two dozen related board [...]

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

Bonjour, Nancy! Dragonwings Bookstore will host a Fancy Nancy Tea Party on Saturday, April 12 to celebrate Bonjour Butterfly, the new release in the best-selling Fancy Nancy series. In her latest story Nancy and her family are invited to a very posh affair – her grandparents’ fiftieth wedding anniversary party. Nancy should be over the [...]

Chicken Socks Art Class

Dragonwings Bookstore will hold a Chicken Socks Art Class for children on Thursday, March 27 at 3:00 PM. Designed for children ages 4 to 10, the featured projects will be made with crayon rubbings using glitter crayons and rainbow brick crayons to create designs with humorous textures. Children will also experiment with rubbings from nature [...]

Curious George is Coming! Meet Curious George on August 18 at Dragonwings Bookstore. Curious George Picnic Partyat Dragonwings Bookstore Children are invited to a Picnic Party with the famous, mischievous monkey Curious George at Dragonwings Bookstore on Saturday, August 18. Activities will include games, crafts, and reading aloud from Curious George Flies a Kite. Following [...]