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Dear used book sellers, we currently have more used books than we can handle, so sadly we will not be accepting more until later in the summer. Thank you for understanding!

UPCOMING EVENTS

open micWEDNESDAY, JULY 27

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

SATURDAY, JULY 30

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

Sam BaroneArlene Eisenbise2 pm Joe DiBuduoLocal Authors Joe DiBuduo, Arlene Eisenbise & Sam Barone • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Three local authors will be at the Peregrine to discuss their books. A Wisconsin native, Arlene Eisenbise, will read from her recent historical novel, Big War Little Wars. Joe DiBuduo will talk about his memoir, Crime A Day. Sam Barone is an American historical novelist with novels centered on early antiquity. He is the author of the Eskkar Saga. Read more »

SUNDAY, JULY 31

HP And The Cursed ChildALL DAY • Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! • Celebrating the Release of Harry Potter and The Cursed ChildIn honor of the release of the 8th Harry Potter story, The Cursed Child, we will be celebrating Harry’s birthday all day long, with treats, movies, activities, and surprises! Harry Potter and The Cursed Child goes on sale at 10 am on the dot. Help Harry blow out the candles on his cake at 1pm, but don’t be late to Potions at 1:20! Wear your best Hogwarts attire and bring your wand! Read more »

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5board game night

5-9 pm • Board Game Night • Calling all gamers! It's Game Night at the Peregrine! Peregrine Book Company will be hosting an open game night for enthusiasts of all ages and origin stories. All table top, card, and board games are allowed. Refreshments included! Read more »

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

mural detail boy with book11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

Death Cafe5:30 pm • Death Cafe • Hosted by Dani LaVoire • At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is "to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives." A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not intended to be a grief support or counselling session. Read more »

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

The Tom Mix Cord10:15-Noon • Bob White • The Tom Mix Cord: Saga of a Western Film Star's Classic Motorcar • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Tom Mix Cord includes the ownership history of the car (with some surprises), the additions made to the car by Mix, a history of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Company, a history of Tom Mix’s other endeavors such as owning a circus featuring Wild West Shows, and a detail of the restoration of the Cord to its current show quality state. Join author Bob White for a presentation that will be sure to appeal to Western enthusiasts and classic car collectors alike! Read more »Zen Doodle Coloring Book

5-8 pm • Special Coloring Book Night • Fun Activity • Refreshments • Join us for a fun, relaxing Coloring Book Night at the Peregrine — in the spirit of National Coloring Book Day! Materials for the event will be furnished by the Peregrine. All coloring books and materials have a 20% discount for participants. Refreshments will be provided. Read more »

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Peregrine Bird11 am • Zoo Day! • Live Animals from the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary • Family Activity • Bring the Kids! It's Zoo Day at the Peregrine! Staff members from the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary will bring live animals for the audience to see up close. Please Note: Due to this special event, we will not have our regular Children's Story Time today. Read more »

Please Enjoy Your HappinessPaul Brinkley-Rogers2 pm • Pulitzer Prize Winner Paul Brinkley-Rogers • Please Enjoy Your Happiness • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • An evocative memoir. A beautiful journey to half a century and half a world away. An ageless love story. Paul Brinkley‑Rogers has lived an adventurous life all over the world. But there is one story he cannot forget: that of his haunting love affair with a mysterious older Japanese woman in 1959. Join journalist and veteran war correspondent Paul Brinkley-Rogers as he discusses his celebrated memoir. Read more »

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

The Darkest Side of SaturnTony Taylor2 pm • Tony Taylor: Counters, & The Darkest Side of Saturn • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Sedona author Tony Taylor has two reasons to celebrate. Both novels, Counters and The Darkest Side of Saturn, recently won awards in the prestigious international 2016 Eric Hoffer Book Award contest. The Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of small publishers. The Darkest Side of Saturn went on to win First Place for the Commercial Fiction category, while Counters won Honorable Mention for the Legacy Fiction category (published prior to 2014). The Peregrine is very fortunate to have former air force pilot and author Tony Taylor share his latest books. This event is not to be missed! Read more »open mic poetry

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Artist Dani Fisher5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Dani Fisher Featured Artist • Please join us at the Peregrine for Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walk — Dani Fisher will be our featured artist! On the evening of the 4th Friday of every month, Prescott’s Art Galleries and shops invite everyone to a night out to mingle with local artists, share food and libations and purchase new artworks. Read more »

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27Mural butterfly

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS Storytime

SATURDAYS – 11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, and a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.
MONDAYS – 5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Book Group • Discussions of books on esoteric truth. Newcomers and drop-ins welcome. Please note: the group will not meet in August 2016.  We will resume in September.
MONTHLY: OPEN MIC – 5:30 pm • Check our calendar for Open Mic Poetry on the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of every month. Experience the power of live poetry! Hosted by local poet, Dan Seaman.
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