May 16th – Upcoming Events Email!

Salut Prince George!

Stunning local songstress Dawn Boudreau is slated to grace the Café Voltaire stage this Friday (May 20th) at 8pm!  You know her, you love her, you must come down to the store and support our jazz/pop maestro!  As you know, this show is completely free of charge!

Another fabulous author will be making an appearance at Books & Co. on Thursday May 26th at 7pm!  UNBC alumnus, local poet and winner of the inaugural Barry McKinnon Chapbook Prize in 2006 Richard Krueger will be visiting Books & Co. to debut his new book The Monotony of Fatal Accidents!  Mark your calendars and we’ll see you there!

Books & Co.’s author month continues on Saturday May 28th when Dianna Holden visits with her book Daughter’s Choice!  Come down to the shop from 1-3pm to chat with Dianna about her passion and the subject of her book, “changing the Foster Care System as a whole. [Daughter’s Choice] tells the story of Holden’s childhood as one of Canada’s foster children and how she was victimized by her caregivers.”  This is an event you won’t want to miss – pencil Dianna in, folks!

Modern Celtic rock band out of the exquisite Okanagan Valley Cod Gone Wild will also be visiting on May 28th!  Come up to Artspace at 8pm and BE PREPARED to flip, flop, skip and jump . . . like a Cod Gone Wild!  Tickets are $20 each and available at the bookstore!

Are you confused about the delicate intricacies of Microsoft Office programs?  Are you dying to know what a hashtag is (and how to use one)?  Does it just kill you to know that you have no idea which wine pairs properly with which entrée?  If you have answered yes to any (or all) of these questions, or have your own personal curiosities that are eating away at you then May is your month!  May is “Dummies Month” and when you visit Books & Co. this month you will get your Dummies Guide books at 20% off!  This is the time to learn!

Now.  (Perhaps most importantly!)  Did you know that Books & Co. offers a children’s story time every Saturday morning at 10am?  We do!  Our lovely and amazing bookster Asia invites your wee gaffers into fantastic new worlds and teaches them about manners, how to hunt bears (swishy, swashy through long wavy grass) and the gastrointestinal problems faced by contemporary canines with the use of our favourite children’s books!  Bring the family in, and leave the kids in Asia’s care while you enjoy a coffee and a browse around the bookshop!

That’s it for this week, folks!  Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook (we love your feedback), Twitter and on our fantastic homepage!

Have an outstanding week!

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