Events - Children

Jean Trawick with Spooklin (Oct 28)

Akron author Jean Trawick will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, October 28th, with her children's book, "Spooklin". She wrote the book in 1956 while attending a Children's Literature class at Heidelberg College, using fabric and other materials to illustrate the story.  Many years later, the book was published with the author's illustrations. 

Spooklin Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781504378642
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balboa Press - May 9th, 2017

Story Time: Donna Marie Przybojewski (Oct 8)

Donna Marie Przybojewski is an 8th grade language arts teacher at St. Benedict Catholic School in Garfield Heights and Thoreau Society Ambassador for the Bicentennial of Thoreau's birth this year. She designed a year-long celebration of the author for the 2016-2017 school year, with lessons crossing the curriculum throughout the year. Each month the school focused on a new Thoreau topic of a specific discipline. 

Betsy Snyder with Haiku Night (Sep 17)

Children's author Betsy Snyder will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, September 17th, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., for story time with her new book "Haiku Night". This is a delightful tabbed board book for children, a follow-up to her book "Haiku Baby".  Her other titles will also be available to purchase. 

Betsy is an award winning children's book author and illustrator who loves to create smile-inspiring art for kids and the young at heart. 

Haiku Night Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375843976
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 11th, 2017

Story Time: Pirates (Sep 24)

Calling all pirates and landlubbers alike! Come to The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, September 24th, at 2 p.m. for our pirate story time. We'll read "How I Became a Pirate", "Are Pirates Polite?" and "Ned the Knitting Pirate" and have fun activities and a snack. Dress like a pirate if you like! All are welcome. 

Please call 330-653-2252 no later than Thursday, September 21st,to let us know you are coming so that we can be sure to have plenty of supplies and refreshments. 

How I Became a Pirate Cover Image
By Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780152018481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harcourt Children's Books - September 1st, 2003

Are Pirates Polite? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545628747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - November 29th, 2016

Ned the Knitting Pirate Cover Image
By Diana Murray, Leslie Lammle (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596438903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 23rd, 2016

Cancelled!! Pirate Story Time at the Learned Owl (Aug 20)

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.  We will reschedule in Sept.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Calling all pirates and landlubbers alike! Come to The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, August 20th, at 2 p.m. for our pirate story time. We'll read "How I Became a Pirate" and have fun activities and a snack. Dress like a pirate if you like! All are welcome. 

How I Became a Pirate Cover Image
By Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780152018481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harcourt Children's Books - September 1st, 2003

Donna Przybojewski at the Learned Owl (Aug 19)

Donna Marie Przybojewski is an 8th grade language arts teacher at St. Benedict Catholic School in Garfield Heights and Thoreau Society Ambassador for the Bicentennial of Thoreau's birth this year. She designed a year long celebration of the author for the 2016-2017 school year, with lessons crossing the curriculum throughout the year. Each month the school focused on a new Thoreau topic of a specific discipline. 

Imagination Seuss-a-bration 2pm (July 9)

In celebration of Dr. Seuss's amazing imagination, we are having an Imagination Seuss-a-bration. 

We will read some Seuss stories, scribble some Seuss pictures, and do some imagining of our own. And, since using our imaginations can make us very thirsty and hungry, we will have suitable Seuss snacks!

Please call 330-653-2252 to let us know that you plan to intend so we know how many imaginations to expect!

Green Eggs and Ham Cover Image
By Seuss
$9.99
ISBN: 9780394800165
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Children's Books - August 12th, 1960

The Scholastic Bus Tour at the First and Main Valet Parking Lot, 11am (July 15)

In celebration of reading in general and the joy of summer reading in particular, the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV will visit Hudson on July 15th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The celebration will be held in the First and Main valet parking lot, which is on Village Way Drive, just south of the library. 

Let's Do a Thing! Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545932295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 30th, 2017

Let's Pretend This Never Happened (Dear Dumb Diary #1) Cover Image
By Jim Benton, Jim Benton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780439629041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 1st, 2004

Rise of the Balloon Goons Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545493239
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Branches - June 25th, 2013

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The Learned Owl's Wise Readers Club

One of the things we at The Learned Owl Book Shop enjoy most is recommending books to our customers and talking with them about books they have enjoyed. We are always happy to direct them to bestsellers and highly-anticipated new releases, as well as the classics and much-loved children's books. In keeping with this favorite activity and just in time for the start of your holiday shopping, The Learned Owl Book Shop proudly introduces our Wise Readers Clubs!

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