New, Improved Storytime!

If you’ve been to a Blue Baboon Books storytime, you know how amazing and awesome they are! Ms. Amy really brings it with songs, dances, finger play, and FUN! Our stories are both classic and new releases and filled with interactive engagement to really bring our audience into the story.  You’ve probably also noticed that things can get a little cramped in our cozy little

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How to Raise a Reader

Reading can open so many doors and windows for children. Not only does it help them excel academically, but research shows that it also improves their self-esteem, widens their worldview, increases empathy, offers stress relief, improves memory, helps with vocabulary and language skills, teaches self-sufficiency, and regular readers also sleep better. Here are some tips for helping kids climb the

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Harry Potter Day Camp (June 28)

Potterheads rejoice! We’ll be spending the entire afternoon with Harry Potter trivia, crafts, storytelling, snacking, and more!

This camp is for children ages 8 to 12 years old. It’s designed for parents to drop off kids at Blue Baboon Books, so please let us know if your child has any special needs, allergies, or any other considerations. Once your spot is purchased, it is nonrefundable. However, you may transfer your spot to another week or another person — subject to availability. Cost for this event is $30 and is limited to 10 participants.

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Superstar Teacher Storytimes

Blue Baboon Books celebrates our teachers during our Superstar Storytimes! Teachers are invited to schedule a date to come into the bookstore to read a favorite story (either one of your own or one of ours). We promote the storytime to all our audience through social media. On the day of the event, the honored teacher gets a coffee from

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Fabulous Fabric Flip-Flops!

11 a.m. Saturday, March 26

We’re going to put a lovely and stylish touch on standard summer flip-flops! All the materials and instruction for this workshop will be provided. Please indicate in the comments at check-out what size shoe the participant wears.

This workshop is appropriate for ages 8 and older.

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book POP pairing party!

Think of it like a wine-pairing party, but without the wine. This one is kid-friendly and full of sweet story fun! Purchase Tickets! We’ve carefully created flavorful drink recipes pair with some of Blue Baboon Books’ best books! Kids will be using Italian soda syrups, whipped cream, and candies to match the perfect beverage with the perfect book! Some menu

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book POP pairing party

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 29

 

Think of it like a wine-pairing party, but without the wine. This one is kid-friendly and full of sweet story fun!

 

We’ve carefully created flavorful drink recipes pair with some of Blue Baboon Books’ best books! Kids will be using Italian soda syrups, whipped cream, and candies to match the perfect beverage with the perfect book!

 

Some menu items include Whipped Kiwi Wimpy Kid, Chocolate Frog Fudge, Jurassic Juice, Star Wars Starburst, Unicorn Mist, Pinkalicious, and Minecraft Creeper Kiwi. Kids will follow the recipes we’ve created, or they can create their own!

 

There are three level options for our guests:

  • 5 cups for $7.99
  • 10 cups for $9.99
  • Unlimited all-you-can-drink for $14.99

 

All paired books will be on sale during the party for 20%. Party-goers can also get a 10% on all other regularly priced items throughout the store.

 

Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be transferred to another person.

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National BFF Day: Bestie Bags (Ladies’ Night Out)

Did you know that June 8 is National Best Friends Day? Well, now you do! Bring your bestie to Blue Baboon Books at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, and you can make each other bestie tote bags! We’ll have paint, stencils, and everything you need to inspire you to create a totes-adorbs tote for your bestie! And when you pay for your spot in this workshop, your BFF is FREE!

 

This is a ladies’ night event at Blue Baboon Books. You must be 21 or older, and you are welcome to bring a bottle of wine (or whatev) for yourself or to share!

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National BFF Day: Friendship Bracelets

June 8 is National Best Friends Day! And Blue Baboon Books wants to celebrate you and your best friend with a special craft. Bring your best friend, and we’re going to show you how to make friendship bracelets! The cost of this workshop includes all the supplies and instruction necessary make the best BFF bracelet EVER! When you purchase your spot in this workshop, your BFF is free!

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91-Story Treehouse Release Party & Craft

Just when you think it couldn’t get bigger, Andy and Terry added another 13 stories to their imaginative, monstrous, humongous, grandiose, stupendous, and otherwise amazing treehouse! Good thing there’s so many fun things to do in the treehouse, because Andy and Terry get stuck babysitting Mr. Big Nose’s three grandchildren for the day. After all, how much trouble could they possibly get into in just one day?

 

Readers of this fantastic illustrated novel series will definitely not want to miss this release party at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 at Blue Baboon Books! Not only will they get the book they’ve been waiting for ever-so-patiently, but we’re also going to munch on some snacks and create our own imaginative treehouses to take home! The cost of $18 includes the craft, the book, and the snacks!

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