Lots of things are happening at Kirkland’s only independent new and gently used bookstore! Hope to see YOU soon!
We now have Loyalty Cards. For every $20 you spend on new books, you’ll receive a stamp. Fill up the card and receive $25 off your next purchase of a new book. Come into the store soon to start earning your rewards. Details in the store.
Signed and Collectible
We recently acquired several signed collectible books by authors like Ivan Doig, Terry Brooks, Tony Hillerman, I.F. Stone and many more. Be sure to check them out on your next visit.
Here’s some confirmed upcoming events to share with you:
Saturday May 20th - Ann Tweedy and Scot Siegel lead a free writing workshop 4:30 to 6 p.m. Followed by a reading and open mic6:15 to 8 p.m. Features: Scot Siegel & Ann Tweedy Facebook Event Page
Tuesday May 30th – 7 p.m. Our Reading Circle in-store book club meets to discuss Turning Homeward (a superbly written narrative non-fiction set in the NorthWest) and author Adrienne Ross Scanlan WILL be joining us to discuss her remarkable book. Pick up a copy at BookTree soon and join us! Facebook Event Page
Don't forget we have StoryTime Wednesdays at 11 am! (pre-schoolers and above are welcome)
June 3rd offsite events at the Kirkland and Bothell Library! Meet Mary Ann Gwinn & Toni Yuly! Summer Reading For All Ages KICK OFF recommended books for Preschoolers, Kids, Teens and Adults. The Seattle Times Lit-Life columnist and book editor Mary Ann Gwinn will share stories about books, authors and her career in reading (at 11 am in Kirkland& 3 p.m. in Bothell). The acclaimed illustrator and author, Toni Yuly will read from her popular picture books for children and share creative ideas (at 11 a.m. in Bothell and at 3 p.m. in Kirland!) Books will be available for purchase from BOOKTREE! You can also sign up for Summer Reading, Take the 10 to Try reading challenge and much more. Website Here Kirkland Library at 308 Kirkland Avenue Kirkland Wa 98033425-822-4259 // Bothell Library at 8215 98th Avenue NE Bothell, Wa 98011425-486-7811.
June 10th Bloomsday 11 to 2 : James Joyce - The 6th Annual Kirkland Bloomsday 2017 - join us for scintillating discussions and learning. UW Prof Gary Handwerk - "Joycing Around and the Anxiety of Irish Influence", readings from Ulysses and conversation, along with Irish stew, soda bread, and libations. Event Page Here
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June 17th – Award winning writer/poet/teacher Judith Skillman leads our workshop 4:30 to 6 p.m. Reading with Judith Skillman and Brendan McBreen as features follows with open mic 6:15 to 8 p.m. Don’t Miss It!
June 24th – Linnea Westerlind author of Discovering Seattle Parks will do a Q & A, talk and sign books!
UPDATE June 25th - The Tik Tik Tik Type-In is being re-schedule to July.... Don't worry it will happen soon. If you remember this from April, come join the fun and type something on classic manual typewriters dating from the turn of the century through the 1970s. We had so much fun last time, we certainly had to do it again! It’s for the whole family – so bring the kids too!
July 2nd - Author of the just published Union Jack (about John F Kennedy’s special relationship with Great Britain), Christopher Sandford will be at BookTree discussing and signing his book at 3:30 P.M.
July 18th – 7 P.M. Kirkland favorite…. Dave Boling (Guernica) will be talking about and signing his new book; Lost History of the Stars. This is an offsite event and will require advance reservations… details soon. Mark the date!
WE WILL BE OPEN ON MEMORIAL DAY NOON TO 5 P.M. is the plan.
COMING SOON NEW BOOKTREE HOURS !!!!!
New BookTree Hours beginning week of June 4th, 2017
Sundays: 12 to 5 p.m. (same)
Mondays: 12 to 7 p.m. (NEW)
Tuesdays – Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Same)
Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (NEW)
Note: Events held at the store sometimes extend our hours.