In Store Event

Dog Days of Summer Dog-Friendly Event

Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer at River Bend Bookshop

Glastonbury, we know you love your dog - and your local bookstore - so why not bring the two together for a fun afternoon out on the lawn?!?  We're hosting a dog-friendly event outside with some of our favorite canine reads.  River Bend staff will be handing out dog treats all day, and we're happy to offer pet sitting while you run inside to check out the bookshop!

The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061537967
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 22nd, 2018

A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780765330345
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Forge Books - May 24th, 2011

Making Dogs Happy: A Guide to How They Think, What They Do (and Don’t) Want, and Getting to “Good Dog!” Behavior Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781615195657
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The Experiment - April 2nd, 2019

I'm My Own Dog Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763661397
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - August 5th, 2014

Pig the Pug Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338112450
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

Can I Be Your Dog? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399554520
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

Writers' Accountability Group

Writers Accountability Groups at River Bend Bookshop

Candlelight Writers' Workshops is hosting a monthly Writers' Accountability Group at the bookshop.  The next meeting - our inaugural meeting - is 6:30 p.m. Tues., July 23. It's free and open to all writers to share a few paragraphs of ongoing work.

WHERE'S WALDO GLASTONBURY SCAVENGER HUNT!

The scavenger hunt is a community-wide activity in which kids, parents, and Waldo-lovers of all ages are invited to participate.

Where's Waldo? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you've never seen them before! Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780763697266
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 14th, 2017

Where's Waldo?: Deluxe Edition Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763645250
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - August 14th, 2012

Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763695798
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - May 16th, 2017

Where's Waldo? The Spectacular Spotlight Search Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536201765
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - October 2nd, 2018

Writing the Personal Essay Workshop (Registration Required)

Writing the Personal Essay

Learn to write a compelling personal essay

If you have something you need to say but are unsure how to say it, the Candlelight Writing Workshops is offering a two-part beginning essay-writing workshop on consecutive Thursdays, June 13 and June 20, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the River Bend Bookshop, 2217 Main St., Glastonbury.

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