The Book Tavern

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OCTOBER at The Book Tavern

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ArtZilla Auction
First Friday, October 4th
Come see the result of ArtZilla 2013. All ten artists will have their canvas on display along with the cooperative canvas. Those who bid on the paintings during ArtZilla will be able to participate in one final round of live bidding.

Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Blount, Jr.
October 6th at 5p.m.
Before Roy speaks at the Imperial Theatre for the Westobou Festival, he’ll drop by the store to sign copies of his books. We’ll have copies of Long Time Leaving: Dispatches From Up South and a few other titles on hand to purchase.

 

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The Re-Inklings Book Club
October 10th at 7pm
A new stimulating gathering for those who wish to explore Christian culture, theology and myth. The group will meet the second Thursday of every month examining life through the lens of the works encountered, written or inspired by The Inklings. The first conversation will center around The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.

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The Augusta Ghost Trolley
Numerous Dates Throughout October
The Ghost Trolley has various tours, but we are particularly excited about the Gravely Mistaken Tours, which are nearly sold out! There are still some tickets for the 11th. Visit their website for details on how to participate:  www.augustaghosttrolley.com

UPDATE ON OUR MOVING SALE DISCOUNTS!

Thursday, March 7th
Open 10AM – 8PM
25% OFF EVERYTHING*

Friday, March 8th
Open 10AM – 8PM
30% OFF EVERYTHING*

Saturday, March 9th
Open 10AM – THE LAST MAN DOWN
40% OFF NEW BOOKS
50% OFF USED BOOKS
35% OFF Rare Books!
Bargain Books are BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!
Books with a red half price sticker are an additional 50% off!

*as always, consignment & special order items are excluded.

COOKIES!
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We are having cookies and coffee all day Saturday. Please come enjoy our last day before we move to the J.B. White’s Building. Then, in a month, you can join us for HELLO CAKE at 936 Broad Street. We don’t have a firm opening date yet, but keep watching your in-box and Facebook for updates on our progress and an invite to our new digs. Thank you all for supporting us this past decade. We look forward to doing even more to make the Book Tavern the best place to shop for books!

WE ARE MOVING!

If you haven’t already heard, we are moving to the J.B. White’s Building in a couple of weeks. We’ll be shut for a few weeks. Sign up for our email list to get all the details, follow us on facebook, or check back here.

Small Business Saturday
Local Author Schedule

Shop Small

Charmain Zimmerman Brackett noon – 4p.m.
The Key of Elyon & Elyon’s Cipher
An ancient book, a cryptic key and a mysterious king lead Stephen and his grandfather on the adventure of a lifetime.

Nathaniel Perry & KJ Eldridge noon – 4p.m.
Two Contributors to Studio Fizzy’s Freshmen

Debi Toporroff noon – 4p.m.
Roscoe Possum Series for Children

Lincoln Crisler noon – 4p.m.
Numerous horror and fantasy contributions including an entry in Zombies vs Robots: This Means War!

Sam Beasley noon – 4p.m.
Free Your Self: A Self Awareness Handbook

David H. Hanks noon – 4p.m.
The Disappearance & Black Waters

Gene Jennings 2p.m. – 4p.m.
The God Robbers & Laughing With Sarah

Bill Baab 2p.m. – 4p.m.
Remembering George Perry & Augusta on Glass

Where’s Waldo in Augusta!

 

Where’s Waldo? In Augusta, of course.

He’s 25 this year and, to celebrate, the famous fellow in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 20 different local businesses all through the month of July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, books, and more.

Anyone who wishes to participate can pick up a “Find Waldo in Augusta! search list with the names of all the businesses, and collect an “I Found Waldo at ___________” card for each Waldo they spot. Collecting cards in 15 or more businesses and turning them in at The Book Tavern at 1026 Broad St. will win a Waldo button and an entry for other, larger prizes to be drawn at a Waldo party on July 31. The Grand Prize is a complete six-volume set of Waldo books. People who prefer a shorter version of the hunt can collect the cards from eight businesses and pick up a Waldo button at The Book Tavern.

In celebration of Waldo’s longevity and popularity, his American publisher, Candlewick Press, is teaming up with the American Booksellers Association and 250 independent bookstores all across the country, including The Book Tavern here in Augusta, to have fun and encourage people to visit local businesses. There is no charge to participate, and the game lasts for the entire month of July.

To download the Where’s Waldo in Augusta search list,  please click on the thumbnail…

Where's Waldo Search List

 


 

Although the Word is common, the many live as if they had a private understanding. - Heraclitus

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Fun stuff to do at the Tavern

The Re-Inklings
2nd Thursday of every month at 7pm to discuss works by The Inklings.

The Stalwart Storytellers' Union
2nd Friday of every month at 7pm where writers and storytellers come to share and sharpen one another.

The Graphic Novel Syndicate of Augusta
3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm to analyze, appreciate and discuss story, art, and theme as it pertains to the graphic novel art form.

Sketch Party
Come on the 3rd Friday of every month and sketch your hearts out. Some materials provided.

Tavernacle Poetry
Play Poetry Games, read poetry aloud (yours and others works) and learn about the oldest literary tradition on the Fourth Friday of every month.

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Downtown Augusta
706.826.1940

 

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Thursday - Saturday
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    Literacy Resources

    GRU Augusta Literacy Center
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