BOOKS AROUND THE CORNER 11/16/18 NEWSLETTER
A community bookshop and event space located in historic downtown Gresham.
Get your holiday orders in now! We will have plenty of books at affordable prices and gifts for this holiday season. We order to our shop for FREE! We’ll also remodeled our shop already to add more books and seating!
HUGE SALE NOVEMBER 23-25!! SELECT HARDCOVERS AND
PAPERBACKS HALF OFF!!!!
FRIDAY November 16th TONIGHT | Pajama Party with the #STEPHANIES
6:30pm – 6:55pm
Join Books Around the Corner owner, Stephanie Rose, and local author, Stephanie Solomon for a super fun all ages pajama party!
She will be sharing her new story book, #knowyourworth. The book is inspired by her Russian tortoise, Penelope, who will also be making an appearance!
Books Around the Corner will be donating 10% of sales to Stephanie’s cause and a portion of the proceeds from every book sold will go towards breast cancer research and education in honor of the author’s loved one.
This is a pajama party so all are encouraged to wear pajamas. Best pajama outfit will win a #knowyourworth prize of choice and a children’s book from Books Around the Corner!
MONDAY November 19th | Wine Painting Class by Le Painted Grape
6:30 – 8:00pm
Come join us for this fun and creative Wine Glass Painting Class held at BOOKS AROUND THE CORNER, 40 NW 2ND ST, GRESHAM OR!
This month’s design: SANTA BABY. In this 1.5 hour class, you will hand paint a design on a wine glass guided by an instructor from Le Painted Grape. All painting supplies and wine glass included. Come see the new bookstore in Gresham We teach you STEP BY STEP so no exp. necessary. Sign up with your friends!
NOVEMBER 24th | Shop Small Saturday
10 – 8pm
Join us for Shop Small Saturday and celebrate Local Businesses for a fun-filled day!
ALL DAY Join Books Around the Corner this holiday season for an I Spy Christmas Game Scavenger Hunt! Receive a sheet with holiday themed questions and items, find and answer them all, and receive a festive prize!
Stop in anytime through the day and enter our raffle to win a copy of A Night Before Christmas!
4-6pm: Purchase a Cocoa Crawl Mug at the Spirit of Christmas event and stop in the shop for some delicious Christmas cookies! All proceeds from the mugs goes towards Gresham Barlow Education Foundation.
50% off select items!
TUESDAY DECEMBER 18th | Local Author Reading
Jason Arias & Samuel Snoek-Brown
6:00 – 7:00pm
Jason Arias will be reading from the short story collection Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion. This book tells stories of life and death, identity and race, change and resistance to change.
Jason Arias’ lives and works in Portland, OR. His writing has appeared in multiple magazines, anthologies, and Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Misfit’s Manifesto. His debut short story collection Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion was released October 1st by Black Bomb Books.
Sam Snoek-Brown will be reading from his story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. It’s an eerie, mesmerizing collection of short stories set in Mexico and Texas. Each of the collection’s nine stories are woven together with themes of violence, mysticism and failures in the pursuit of love.
Samuel Snoek-Brown is the author of two chapbooks (Box Cutters and Where There is Ruin), the recipient of a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship for his novel Hagridden, and is currently touring with his new short story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. He teaches writing and literature at Pierce College. RSVP HERE
DID YOU KNOW?
Books Around the Corner has received over 500 used/new books in the past two weeks!
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Books Around the Corner
40 NW 2nd St
Gresham, OR 97030
HOURS THROUGH THANKSGIVING
Sun: 12-5 (Storytime at 11:30)
HOURS AFTER THANKSGIVING
Sun: 12-5 (Storytime at 11:30)