Children's Events

Story Time

Our last story time in February . . . we will have a snack, a story, and a nap . . . wait, no nap, the answer is ACTIVITY! We will have a fun activity which is sure to involve a craft that may (or may not) make us messy, but give us great joy.

Activity is geared toward ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome. We will see you here.

 

The Butt Book Cover Image
By Artie Bennett, Mike Lester (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781599903118
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 1st, 2010

Forever Young Cover Image
By Bob Dylan, Paul Rogers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781416958086
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2008

Valentine Day Story Time

Join us for a day before Valentines Day Story Time . . . when we plan something definitely Valentinesy.

Our activity is geared toward ages 4-7. A snack is provided and of course everything is free. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!

Valentines Are for Saying I Love You Cover Image
By Margaret Sutherland, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448447025
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - December 27th, 2007

All the Things I Love About You Cover Image
By LeUyen Pham, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$14.99
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ISBN: 9780061990298
Published: Balzer + Bray - November 23rd, 2010

Story Time

Join Main Street Books as we celebrate Valentines Day . . . We might have a surprise planned for the day before Valentines day.  Maybe play a game? With Prizes? Yeah! You will have to come by and check it out.

The event is free and is geared toward ages 4-7 but all children are welcome..

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375835278
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2010

A Sick Day for Amos McGee Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596434028
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 25th, 2010

The Secret River Cover Image
By Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416911791
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2011

Story Time

Join Main Street Books as we salute Valentines Day . . . a great time of year to make a candy necklace, read a book about LOVE and eat cupcakes.

The event is free and is geared toward ages 4-7 but all children are welcome..

 

Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George!: With Fold-Out Flaps! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547131078
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Published: Clarion Books - January 3rd, 2011

Valentines Are for Saying I Love You Cover Image
By Margaret Sutherland, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448447025
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - December 27th, 2007

Decorate Your Own Valentines Day Cupcakes

Join Main Street Books as we open up our Cupcake Bar for Valentines Day from 2 to 4pm. We supply the cupcakes and all the toppings. All you have to do is bring your sweet tooth, your sweeties and your creative spirit.

We promise lots of great toppings . . . from gummi bears to candy hearts! So, whether you are the perfectionist cupcake decorator or the slop it all together and slurp it all down baker, we will have what you need to create (in your mind, anyway) the perfect Valentine Treat.

Dear Valentine Letters Mad Libs: Stationery to Fill Out and Send! Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780843120882
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Published: Mad Libs - December 28th, 2006

Snuggle Puppy! (Boynton on Board) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780761130673
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 22nd, 2003

Cupcakes!: From the Cake Mix Doctor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761135487
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 4th, 2005

Story Time With Celia

Join us for Story Time Every SUNDAY with Celia.

Story time features a wonderful story, a seasonally appropriate themed activity and a snack. Yummy!

All activities are geared for ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome.

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon and to not only make new friends but to stay in touch with old ones.

We will see you here!

Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061929571
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 28th, 2010

City Dog, Country Frog Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423103004
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - June 8th, 2010

Story Time With Celia

Join us for Story Time Every SUNDAY with Celia.

Story time features a wonderful story, a seasonally appropriate themed activity and a snack. Yummy!

All activities are geared for ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome.

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon and to not only make new friends but to stay in touch with old ones.

We will see you here!

Love You Forever Cover Image
By Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780920668368
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Published: Firefly Books - September 1st, 1995

Story Time With Celia

Join us for story time EVERY SUNDAY with Celia.

Story time features a story (of course), an activity and a snack. We try to have a healthy snack but somehow those cookies keep sneaking into the menu.

Anyway, story time last about 45 minutes, is geared for ages 4-7 (although all ages are welcome)  and is a great way to meet other parents and for your children to get out of the house and enjoy some creative time with the arts, literature and each other.

See you there.

Snuggle Puppy! (Boynton on Board) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780761130673
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 22nd, 2003

Story Time With Celia

Join us for story time EVERY SUNDAY with Celia.

Story time features a story (of course), an activity and a snack. We try to have a healthy snack but somehow those cookies keep sneaking into the menu.

Anyway, story time last about 45 minutes, is geared for ages 4-7 (although all ages are welcome)  and is a great way to meet other parents and for your children to get out of the house and enjoy some creative time with the arts, literature and each other.

See you there.

How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545143141
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The Blue Sky Press - October 6th, 2009

National Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

 

Join us as we participate in the historical and inaugural "TAKE YOUR CHILD TO A BOOKSTORE DAY!" (And if you think we made this day up -- go ahead and google it).

We will be celebrating between the hours of 11 am to 3pm with a new guest reader every half hour, gift card giveaway drawing between guests, free books, face painting, coloring activities, Christmas ornament activity, and a final grand prize drawing for a kid's Christmas Gift Basket.

And the best part is that 10% of all children's book sales during the event will go toward the YWCA -- one of our favorite local organizations.

Special Guest Readers Include 

 

11:30 am Police CHIEF JEFF BALLANTYNE 

12:30 KXMC's SHAUN SIPMA

1 pm MSU Professor DUANE HALVORSEN

2pm  Our Favorite Weather guy TOM SCHROEDER

2:30 pm KXMC's KATHERINE ROSS

Also reading will be one of our favorite, if not the bubbliest school librarian in Minot ELAINE CARLSON

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