Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come celebrate with Astoria Bookshop for the launch of THE SHORTEST WAY HOME with debut author Miriam Parker. Miriam will be joined by Beth Parker, as well as a few adorable pups (yes, this is a dog-friendly event)! Many of us, no matter how happy or lucky we may be, have two lives: the life
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Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
At this event, Kevin Allison, host of the RISK! podcast and editor of the new RISK! book, will be joined by RISK! book storytellers Walter Zimmerman, Ames Beckerman, and Tracey Segarra to read incredible true stories from the book and talk about how the book came together. This is a free event, and no tickets
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12:00 am
Astoria Bookshop is turning FIVE YEARS OLD! To celebrate, the bookshop is having an all-day carnival-themed party. Come join this special birthday storytime in the morning, balloon twisting in the afternoon, snacks and happy hour in the evening, plus games, prizes, and activities throughout the day.
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Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, August 23rd with New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik as she discusses her new book, Spinning Silver! A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted, which was hailed as “a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic” by The
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7:00 pm
Join Heidi Mastrogiovanni for Lala Pettinbone: Standing Room Only, the sequel to Lala Pettinbone’s Act Two! When life gives you lemons, run away to Paris. Heidi will be joined by August McLaughlin, host and creator of Girl Boner® and Girl Boner Radio. HEIDI MASTROGIOVANNI is a graduate of Wesleyan University and was chosen as one
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1:00 pm
Join in a workshop on Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution, lead by author, assistant advocacy director of the ACLU of New York and Autostraddle Staff Writer, KaeLyn Rich. An empowering and accessible resource for teen girls and young women looking for smart, actionable advice and guidance, Girls Resist! is
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12:00 am
Join in on Monday, September 10th, for an evening with Jennifer Baker, editor of Everyday People: The Color of Life. Jennifer will be joined by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and Glendaliz Camacho who are both contributors to the anthology. In the tradition of Best American Short Stories comes Everyday People: The Color of Life, a dazzling
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Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join Queens local Suzi Siegel for Tiny New York: The Smallest Things in the Biggest City. While New York may be famous for its towering skyscrapers and colossal neon billboards, it turns out it’s actually the little things that tell the real New York story. Suzi Siegel, who is little, grew up in a little
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