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May 2018
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Friday Storytime

Friday, May 25   |   10:30 am

Join us for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Animal Jam. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030



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NCPS Reading Series

Sunday, May 27   |   2:00 pm

North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Valerie Macon, Patty Cole , Ricki Garni. Stay tuned for more details!



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, May 29   |   10:30 am

Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Mermaids. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…



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June 2018
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Children’s Storytime

Friday, June 1   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Summer’s Here! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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David Sedaris – Calypso

Friday, June 1   |   6:30 pm   |   $30

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. If you’ve ever laughed your way through David Sedaris’s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you’re getting with Calypso. You’d be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly…



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Stacy McAnulty – The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

Saturday, June 2   |   11:00 am

Stacy McAnulty visits to discuss her critically acclaimed middle grade novel! It’s a staff favorite! Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn’t remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled. Now, at 12 years old, she’s technically ready for college. She just has to pass 1 more test–middle school! Lucy’s grandma insists: Go to middle school for 1 year. Make 1 friend. Join 1 activity.…



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Middle Grade Book Club – Gertie’s Leap to Greatness

Sunday, June 3   |   2:00 pm

Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: Gertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley Gertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when…



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Andrew Lawler – The Secret Token

Saturday, June 9   |   2:00 pm

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke is a sweeping account of America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today. In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement in the New World. But when the new colony’s leader returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his…



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Virginia Willis – Secrets of the Southern Table

Sunday, June 10   |   2:00 pm

In Secrets of the Southern Table, award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis takes you on a tour of today’s South – a region rich in history and cultural diversity. With her signature charm and wit, Virginia shares many well-known Southern recipes like Pimento Cheese Tomato Herb Pie and “Cathead” Biscuits, but also some surprising revelations drawn from the area’s many global influences, like Catfish Tacos with Avocado Crema, Mississippi-Style Char Siu Pork Tenderloin, and Greek Okra and Tomatoes. In addition…



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McIntyre’s Summer Writing Workshop For Kids – Day 1

Friday, June 22   |   10:00 am - 12:30 pm

How to Build a Story – A Writing Workshop for Young Writers with Frances O’Roark Dowell In this five-hour workshop, we’ll learn how to write a story from beginning to end. We’ll start by generating ideas and then explore the best ways to get a story rolling. We’ll talk about how to develop compelling characters and construct a plot that will keep readers turning the pages. This will be a writing-intensive workshop where participants will learn not only how stories…



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