Around Town

Book Drives

Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

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Celebrate the spirit of Thanksgiving by donating to one of our book drives.

 With our book drives, donate any book(s) off an organization's wish list and we'll cover 20% of the cost.  So give the gift of literature today — to classrooms, local communities, or beyond.

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Jackson Bliss at Woodmere Library

Monday, August 15, 2022.

Jackson Bliss

Jackson Bliss grew up in Traverse City, and has since traveled the world and become an acclaimed author.  Now he's coming back to town for a reading of his new memoir Dream Pop Origami.

Jackson will be at the Traverse City Library this Friday, August 19th from 4:30-5:45 pm

Join him to say hello and get a peak into Dream Pop Origami, his "choose-your-own-adventure memoir" about growing up in Traverse City, traveling the world, and finding himself.

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Books On Film

Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

Books on movies

Dive into film history and learn the intriguing stories behind some of the most famous movies of all time.

10 Books On Film

Come in to the store to browse our full Books on Film collection, including the stories that inspired iconic films & a selection of titles to accompany this year's Film Festival lineup!


Rainbow Story Time

Thursday, June 9, 2022.

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This Saturday, Up North Pride is coming together with Wild + Wonder, Mindful + Musical, Dharamsala TC Yoga & Wellness Studio, and Brilliant Books to present Rainbow Story Time!

Come by the event to enjoy a morning of storybook reading for young readers, complete with craft time.  Don't miss our inclusive book sale at the event—10% of each purchase benefits Up North Pride!

We hope to see you there!

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