Winnie the Pooh Party!
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Winnie the Pooh Party!

Let the festivities begin! South Main Book Company will host a Winnie the Pooh Party on Saturday, May 18, from 2 — 3 pm. This event will be held the same Saturday as Salisbury’s Cheerwine Festival.

Enjoy games, treats, and fun — as well as a free book! This party is designed for ages six to 12.

Cost is $12 per child. Space is limited, so call 704-630-9788 to prepay and reserve your child’s spot!

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Bloody Mary Books & Bites with Kristy Woodson Harvey
May
11
11:00 AM11:00

Bloody Mary Books & Bites with Kristy Woodson Harvey

This special author event featuring Kristy Woodson Harvey will be held Saturday, May 11, from 11 am to 1 pm at South Main Book Company! Harvey's latest Peachtree Bluff novel, _The Southern Side of Paradise_, will be released May 7. Save the Date for "Bloody Mary Books & Bites" today!

Call 704-630-9788 to pre-order. Books for signing must be purchased at SMBC.

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Salisbury Night Out: Event for Sudan Rowan & Walk for Wisdom
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Salisbury Night Out: Event for Sudan Rowan & Walk for Wisdom

This event will be held in SMBC's downstairs event area and will include a photography display by a Lost Boy of Sudan, a book drawing, and beads for sale to go towards the Walk for Wisdom project to fund a well in a village in South Sudan. There will be an art contest and a writing contest based on the theme of “refugees” for the Rowan-Salisbury Schools in addition to the photography display. The artwork will be displayed. Additional local school groups will also be sharing information. Refreshments will be served.

Learn more about the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Art and Writing competition at tinyurl.com/RSSArtWriting and the upcoming Walk for Wisdom event at tinyurl.com/RSSW4W.

Sudan Rowan is a Rowan-based coalition that joins hands with South Sudanese and U.S. partners in efforts to achieve peace and education in South Sudan.

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Three Authors and Live Music
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Three Authors and Live Music

Join us on Friday, Dec 3, from 6-8 pm, as we celebrate First Friday in Downtown Salisbury! We are hosting three fantastic authors, ready to meet you and sign your books:

  • Kate Forrest (The Crusader’s Heart)

  • Nicole Gray (The Winter in Lilly)

  • Jess B Moore (The Guilt of a Sparrow, Fierce Grace)

Bluegrass band One Fret Over will be playing on the mezzanine. A festive time will be had by all!

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FREE FOR THE FAMILY: Not-So-Scary Stories with Mr. Robert
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

FREE FOR THE FAMILY: Not-So-Scary Stories with Mr. Robert

Mr. Robert, Children’s Librarian at Rowan Co Public Library, is back for"Not-So-Scary Stories," an engaging Halloween storytelling event on Fri 10/26, 7 to 8 PM. Costumes encouraged. Mr. Robert is a treat for the whole family--he's simply the BEST children's librarian we've ever met! See you Friday at 7pm for family fun!

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Nov
24
6:00 PM18:00

David Freeze Book Signing

David Freeze has been busy riding that bike! He'll be here on our Holiday Night Out to sign copies of his latest book, Cycling the Northwest. Join us from 6-6:30 as he discusses that trip and his most recent ride through the Outerbanks of North Carolina. He will be signing from 6:30-9:00

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Alan Gratz Signing
Sep
10
3:00 PM15:00

Alan Gratz Signing

We're opening for special business hours to host Alan Gratz on Sunday, September 10th from 3 -5 pm for a signing of his new book, Refugee Don't miss the chance to meet Gratz and spend some extra time at your favorite bookstore!

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Authors Signing
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

Authors Signing

Join us for a multi-author signing event with J.C. Sasser, author of Gradle Bird, and Brian Jabas Smith, author of Spent Saints & other stories. J.C. Sasser will read from Gradle Bird, which was a shortlist finalist in the 2015 William Faulkner-William Wisdom novel competition. Sasser will be followed by a reading of Spent Saints by Brian Jabas Smith and a short film presentation by Maggie Harstad.

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First Thursday Book Club
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

First Thursday Book Club

Join us June 1st for a lively discussion of "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee. I guarantee the lively part as this is a group of incredibly intelligent and funny women who do not hold back! 

This was my favorite book of 2016~ Ten years in the making, Pachinko is an incredible tale of a four generation Korean family in Japan. Min Jin Lee deserves every excellent review she is getting for this book and the prizes that it is sure to be awarded.

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Alice's Tea Party
May
20
1:00 PM13:00

Alice's Tea Party

Children ages 5+ are invited to join us for an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party! The fee is $10 per child and includes admission to the event and a copy of the story. Anna Jordan will host the event and has planned fun activities. We encourage children to come dressed up as anything their imaginations can dream up!

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Phillip Lewis Signing
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

Phillip Lewis Signing

Join us Friday night for Phillip's signing of The Barrowfields. Phillip is an attorney from Charlotte and his new book is getting a lot of notice (Ron Rash gave it a great review!) and we are excited to welcome him to South Main Book Company.

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