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Some Upcoming Events to Put On Your Calendar!
An Inspiring Chapter of Local History!
Saturday April 28 | 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us as author Jennifer Chambers discusses the dynamic partnership of Abigail Scott Duniway and Susan B. Anthony as they toured Oregon and Washington fighting for women's rights, changing the Northwest and the country forever.

In the early 1870's, Abigail Duniway was already a well-known writer and journalist in Portland, and prominent orator Susan B. Anthony was touring the nation speaking out for women's suffrage.  When Anthony accepted Duniway's invitation to speak in the Northwest, a tale of two remarkable women was sparked.  This is the story of that decades-long friendship and their battle for the right to vote, and an inspirational, little-known chapter of Northwest history.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Independent Bookstore Day
Saturday April 28 | 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at

Vintage Books on Saturday, April 28

 

Join over 500 independent bookstores in 48 states for

parties, author readings, in-store events, and

exclusive day-of merchandise.

Independent Bookstore Day marks its fourth year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 28th, with literary parties around the country.

Vintage Books will be celebrating with a Magical Beings theme from 10-1 and will include story times on each hour for the children, and oracle card readings and teachings for the adults. Everyone who shows up in a magical costume will receive 10% off their entire purchase between 10 am and 1 pm.

At 2 pm Jennifer Chambers will be here for her book "Abigail Scott Duniway and Susan B. Anthony in Oregon: Hesitate No Longer". Jennifer Chambers will discuss the dynamic partnership of Abigail Scott Duniway and Susan B. Anthony as they toured Oregon and Washington fighting for women's rights, changing the Northwest and the country forever.  Those who show up in period costume (1850's- 1920's), between 2pm to 5 pm, will receive 10% off their entire purchase.

There will also be giveaways available through the day for all ages.

Vintage Books will also offer exclusive "day-of" merchandise created especially for Independent Bookstore Day by major publishers and authors. Since its inception in 2014, more than 200 authors have demonstrated their support for independent bookstores by donating work for Bookstore Day.

The 2018 Bookstore Day Exclusives:
Independent Bookstore Day is proud to announce a selection of exclusive books for Bookstore Day 2018. These limited edition, unique items will be available only at participating IBD bookstores, on April 28. Not before. Not online. And not in chain stores.  This will also include free items, available to first come, first serve as there is very limited availability with many of the items.
 
 
 
Children's Book Week
Monday April 30 @ 10:00AM - Sunday May 06 @ 05:00PM

Vintage Books invites readers to join us for Children's Book Week April 30th- May 6th! 

This week will include story times (listed below) and will end with a fantastic author event with three amazing authors on May 5th. 

At 1pm on May 5th authors Laurel Gale, Sheryl Scarborough and Gretchen McLellan will be here! 

Laurel Gale is the author of two middle grade books, Dead Boy and Monster, Human, Other; Sheryl Scarborough is the author of two young adult mystery books called To Catch a Killer and To Right the Wrongs and Gretchen McLellan is the author of a picture book called Mrs. McBee Leaves Room 3. 

They will read from their books and answer questions from the audience. 

Bring your kids and teens to meet these famous authors and get signed copies! 

Monday, Tuesday and Friday we will have story times and crafts with themes (to be announced) at 11 am each day. All are welcome!
 
 
Green Burial Guidebook Talk & Signing
Saturday May 26 | 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Mark your calendar to hear author Elizabeth Fournier speaking on Green Burial: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial

Funeral expenses in the U. S. average more than $10,000. And every year conventional funerals bury millions of tons of wood, concrete, and metals, as well as millions of gallons of carcinogenic embalming fluid. There is a better way, and Elizabeth Fournier, affectionately dubbed the “Green Reaper,” walks you through it step-by-step. She provides comprehensive and compassionate guidance, covering everything from green burial planning and home funeral basics to legal guidelines and outside-the-box options, such as burials at sea. Fournier points the way to green burial practices that consider both the environmental well-being of the planet and the economic well-being of loved ones.

This event is co-sponsored by the Clark County Green Neighbors Program & Vintage Books
   

 

 

 

Vintage Books invites you to join us for The Sunday Sessions May 6th at 3pm at author Margaret Pinard discusses Money & Writing: Supporting Your Dream and Making it Pay.

This is perfect for published and not-yet published authors who would like to make a living writing. Margaret is coming with many different options and ideas and will be able to assist you in recognizing some options that may be perfect for you. Every writer would love to make money from writing, right? This is the place to discover some ways how to make it pay!

MARGARET PINARD has spent her first few decades traveling the globe in search of adventures to incorporate into her writing, including living in the lands of the Celts, the cities of European fashion, and several dolce far niente Mediterranean cultures. She loves research and will use any excuse to learn about Celtic cultures and the 19th century.

She is a keen and omnivorous reader, a traveller who loves to plan, and a lover of song and dance in many forms.

Her novels include The Keening and The Grasping Root, part of the historical drama series, Remnants; Memory's Hostage, a historical mystery; and Dulci's Legacy, a YA mystery/fantasy hybrid. She resides in Portland, OR.
 

This event is free and open to the public. Be sure to come with a pen and paper to take notes!
 
For a list of past sessions, check
https://www.vintage-books.net/?q=p.sunday_sessions
 
Any questions about attending can be directed to vbwritersgroup@gmail.com

 

 
 
 
Who Picked this Book? Book Club will discuss
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
April 15th at 3pm



April
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

May
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Gulp by Mary Roach

June
The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin

July
Gulp by Mary Roach
TBA

August

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

September
Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn

 


 

Young at Heart Book Club will discuss:
 

Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian - May 6th at 1pm


Dumplin' by Julie Murphy - June 10th at 1pm