New Year’s Eve – a time to ring out the old year and celebrate the new. Make sure you check out our list of family fun events that happen all day and into the night! The Ball on the Square — Oakley Time: 8pm – 1 a.m. Cost: Free Information for 2013 has not yet… [read more]
Would You Like to Start a Book Club?
I love it when I am reading the same book as a friend and we can talk about it. I have a lot of friends who enjoy reading and many times we are reading the same book. Often we get excited when a particular book is released and we talk about the authors like we know them personally. … [read more]
Family Fun for New Year’s Eve 2012
New Year’s Eve – a time to ring out the old year and celebrate the new. My husband and I love to spend our last night of the year with our kids doing something crazy fun. The definition of “crazy fun” sure has changed in the past 10 years of parenthood, but we’re okay with… [read more]
Summer Reading List for the Whole Family!
I love to read. When I find an author I like, I end up reading everything they’ve written. Then I go into withdrawal because I need another good book. It’s summer reading program time and vacation season, which means it’s time for a good book! How do you find a good read? Our writers have… [read more]
Guest Post: What’s the best gift for young kids?
I’m thrilled to welcome Dr. John S. Hutton, owner of my family’s favorite bookstore – blue manatee. Aside from having the best selection of children’s books in the city, what I adore about manatee is knowing what a labor of love the store is. Everyone who works there is passionate about kids, reading, art and… [read more]
Book Bums: A Great Little Place for Readers
Tucked in the heart of “Ye Olde West Chester” (as I affectionately refer to the little historic stretch of West Chester), there’s a lovely stone building filled with cool books, warm smiles and hot cups of coffee. Book Bums, the sign reads out front. What is that? I used to wonder as I drove by.… [read more]
Lois Lowry comes to The Blue Manatee
P is a little young for her books, but I can’t wait til she can jump into Lois Lowry’s amazing collection! The illustrations are just lovely, aren’t they? LOIS LOWRY ****************** blue manatee children’s bookstore & decafe Monday May 17th, 2010 7pm-9pm Check their website for more details.