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Upcoming Events

Find Waldo in Mystic and Westerly!

07/01/2017 - 8:00AM to 07/31/2017 - 9:00PM

Where’s Waldo? In Mystic and Westerly/Pawcatuck, of course! The iconic children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting fifty local businesses throughout our communities this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in our community, including these partners: Mystic Knotworks, Mystic Pet Shop, Mystical Toys, Maize n' Manna, Mel's Downtown...

Gift Card Week (Discounts & Prizes)

- Monday, October 12, 2015 - 10:00AM

Do you have unused Bank Square Books gift cards lying around? Dig them up and head to the store from October 12 to 18 and get 15% off your entire order, plus be entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card! (To qualify to enter the drawing, you must use up the entire card.)    

MOHEGAN SUN: Delicious Discussions with Allegra Goodman (The Chalk Artist)

07/25/2017 - 12:00PM

Otis Library in Norwich and Bank Square Books present a Delicious Discussions luncheon with Allegra Goodman (The Chalk Artist). Tickets for this event are $45 and include an author talk and signing, a copy of the book and a buffet lunch at Michael Jordan's Steak House at Mohegan Sun. This event will take place at noon on June 27 and requires pre-registration.  Delicious Discussion Author Series is a partnership between Otis Library, Bank Square Books and Michael Jordan's Steak...

SAVOY: John Pielmeier (Hook's Tale) Author Talk and Book Signing

07/26/2017 - 7:00PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and book signing with playwright and screenwriter John Pielmeier, the author of Hook's Tale: Being the Account of an Unjustly Villainized Pirate Written by Himself. This event is free and open to the public; no RSVP is required. About the Book A rollicking debut novel from award-winning playwright and screenwriter John Pielmeier reimagines the childhood of the much maligned Captain Hook: his quest for buried treasure, his friendship...

Savoy Story Hour

07/29/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour Featuring Jill Austin (Where Did All the Rs Go?)

07/29/2017 - 11:00AM


SAVOY: Book Signing with Tim Jones (Aesop Takes Ominous For a Walk)

07/29/2017 - 3:00PM

Join Savoy Bookshop & Café for an open house book signing for Tim Jones' new Sour Grapes coloring book: Aesop Takes Ominous for a Walk. This event is free and open to the public. 

SAVOY: Find Waldo Local Party

07/30/2017 - 3:00PM

Join Savoy Bookshop & Cafe for a celebration concluding the month-long Find Waldo Local scavenger hunt! Following Waldo themed games and activities, participants who submitted their completed Waldo passports will be entered into a prize giveaway. The grand prize is a six-volume deluxe set of Waldo books.  This event is free and open to the public.   

BSB: Find Waldo Local Party

07/30/2017 - 1:00PM

Join Bank Square Books for a celebration concluding the month-long Find Waldo Local scavenger hunt! Following Waldo themed games and activities, participants who submitted their completed Waldo passports will be entered into a prize giveaway. The grand prize is a six-volume deluxe set of Waldo books.  This event is free and open to the public.   

WESTERLY LIBRARY: Lisa Fiedler + Gabriel Gale (Ages of Oz: A Fiery Friendship) Kids' Event

08/02/2017 - 5:00PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café and the Westerly Library present an afternoon with kids' author Lisa Fiedler and Gabriel Gale in celebration of their new book Ages of Oz: A Fiery Friendship. These books are geared toward ages 8-12, but kids and adults of all ages are welcome to this free event. Books will be available for purchase that evening through Savoy. About the Book Lions, and tigers, and bears, not quite! Travel down the red brick road with the world’s most iconic Good Witch,...

BSB: Danya Kukafka (Girl in Snow) Author Talk and Signing

08/03/2017 - 6:00PM

Join Bank Square Books for an author talk and signing with Danya Kukafka for her book, Girl in Snow, on August 3 at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book When a beloved high schooler named Lucinda Hayes is found murdered, no one in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched—not the boy who loved her too much; not the girl who wanted her perfect life; not the officer assigned to investigate her murder. In the aftermath of the tragedy, these three indelible characters—...

Savoy Story Hour

08/05/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour with Anne Sawain (What Can Your Grandmother Do?)

08/05/2017 - 11:00AM

Next week there’s a talent show for grandparents at school. Some grandmas are excellent cooks, one grandpa is a painter, others are very good dancers. But Jeremy’s grandma doesn’t have any special talent. Or does she? A cheerful story about grandparents, talents and basketball. For grandmas, grandpas and their proud grandchildren.

SAVOY: Lisa Feldman Barrett (How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain) Talk & Signing

08/08/2017 - 7:00PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and book signing with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, the author of How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, the legal system, and our understanding of the human mind Emotions feel automatic, like uncontrollable reactions to things we think and experience. Scientists have...

BSB: Suzanne Palmieri (The Witch House of Persimmon Point) and Alice Kaltman (Staggerwing)

08/09/2017 - 6:00PM

Join Bank Square Books for a reading and book signing with Connecticut author Suzanne Palmieri (The Witch House of Persimmon Point) and Alice Kaltman (Staggerwing) on August 9 at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book When Byrd Whalen returns to her family’s ancestral home to uncover secrets threatening to destroy a legacy she holds dear, she gets more than she bargained for. Over the course of one harrowing weekend, the dark haunted histories of the Amore women...

BSB: Rick Campbell (Blackmail) and Liz Michalski (Evenfall) Author Talk and Book Signing

08/10/2017 - 6:30PM

Bank Square Books welcomes Rick Campbell (Blackmail) and Liz Michalski (Evenfall) on August 10 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for an author talk, signing and FREE wine and beer! This event is free and open to the public. About the Books The U.S. aircraft carrier patrolling the Western Pacific Ocean is severely damaged by a surprise salvo of cruise missiles. While the Russian government officially apologizes, claiming it was the result of fire control accident during a training exercise, it was...

Savoy Story Hour with Joanna Meyers (The Legend of Objee)

08/12/2017 - 11:00AM

Meet the author and one of the last real bear keepers! In The Legend of Objee, an Admiral Grandfather recounts his unforgettable bear keeping memories to his grandchildren in a bedtime story.  He weaves together true tales of past and present, and in doing so, passes the torch to future keepers of the legend of Objee. Illustrator Robert VanKeirsbilck brings the mischievous bear to life on each page of the book and from one Objee antic to the next. From 1926 to 1984, thirty-one...

Savoy Story Hour

08/12/2017 - 11:00AM


SAVOY: Book Signing with James Conroy (The Coyote Hunter of Aquidneck Island)

08/12/2017 - 3:00PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an open house book signing with local author James Conroy for his new book The Coyote Hunter of Aquidneck Island. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book Only when he meets a professional hunter does Micah LaVeck learn the most precious lessons about living. His town on Aquidneck Island is beset with a flourishing coyote population. Residents are divided on how to cope. The mayor of Middletown offers a compromise: a lone professional...

MOHEGAN SUN: Delicious Discussions with Meg Mitchell Moore (The Captain's Daughter)

08/15/2017 - 12:00PM

Otis Library in Norwich and Bank Square Books present a Delicious Discussions luncheon with Meg Mitchell Moore (The Captain's Daughter). Tickets for this event are $45 and include an author talk and signing, a copy of the book and a buffet lunch at Michael Jordan's Steak House at Mohegan Sun. This event will take place at noon on August 15 and requires pre-registration.  Delicious Discussion Author Series is a partnership between Otis Library, Bank Square Books and...

BSB: Poets' Choice Poetry Reading with Richard Harteis and Laura Brylawski-Miller

08/16/2017 - 6:30PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents a poetry reading and book signing with Richard Harteis (Reunion) and Laura Brylawski-Miller (First, Do No Harm). Richard, who lives in Uncasville, is the president of the William Meredith Foundation and the founder of Poets' Choice. Laura is an author and poet whose new book First, Do No Harm, was published by Poets' Choice. About the Poets Richard Harteis lives at Riverrun on Thames in Uncasville, CT. and in West Palm Beach with his dog Sydney. He...

Savoy Story Hour

08/19/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy: Book Signing with Mason Adams and Benny HV Andersson (BLESS: A Book of Visionary Art & Reverent Poetry)

08/19/2017 - 3:00PM

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an open house book signing with local author Mason Adams and illustrator Benny H.V. Andersson for their new book, BLESS: A Book of Visionary Art & Reverent Poetry. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book BLESS: A Book of Visionary Art & Reverent Poetry is a collaborative project featuring the poetry of Mason Adams and the visual art of Benny H.V. Andersson. You can look at a preview of BLESS here.

BSB: Book Signing with David Cleveland (Time's Betrayal)

08/20/2017 - 1:00PM

Bank Square Books presents an open house book signing with author David Cleveland for his new book, Time's Betrayal. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book Time s Betrayal is an epic multigenerational family saga covering the years from the battle of Antietam to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Touching on elements in John le Carré's A Perfect Spy and John Knowles's A Separate Peace, the novel chronicles a son s search for a larger-than-life father, a CIA...

Savoy General Book Club: Faith

08/21/2017 - 6:00PM


Mystic Museum of Art: Camille Aubray (Cooking for Picasso)

08/22/2017 - 6:30PM

About the Book COOKING FOR PICASSO is a novel inspired by a little-known interlude in the artist’s life. The French Riviera, spring 1936: It’s off-season in the lovely seaside village of Juan-les-Pins, where seventeen-year-old Ondine cooks with her mother in the kitchen of their family-owned Café Paradis. A mysterious new patron who’s slipped out of Paris and is traveling under a different name has made an unusual request—to have his lunch served to him at the nearby villa he’s secretly...

BSB: Self-Improvement Series with Richard Pfau (Your Behavior: Understanding and Changing the Things You Do)

08/23/2017 - 6:00PM

Bank Square Books presents the next workshop in our Self-Improvement Series with Richard H. Pfau, author of Your Behavior: Understanding and Changing The Things You Do. About the Book This book will help you to: (1) analyze your own behavior based on a comprehensive understanding of why you do the things you do, (2) change your behavior if you want to, and (3) better understand why others behave as they do. Based on an approach that will take you beyond the outdated thinking that...

BSB: Alex Gilvarry (Eastman Was Here) Author Talk and Signing

08/24/2017 - 6:00PM

Savoy Bookshop and Cafe welcomes Alex Gilvarry for a talk and book signing of his most recent novel Eastman Was Here. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book The year is 1973, and Alan Eastman, a public intellectual, accidental cultural critic, washed-up war journalist, husband, and philanderer; finds himself alone on the floor of his study in an existential crisis. His wife has taken their kids and left him to live with her mother in New Jersey, and his best work...

Savoy Story Hour

08/26/2017 - 11:00AM


BSB: Book Signing with Tony Renzoni (Connecticut Rock ‘n’ Roll: A History)

08/26/2017 - 1:00PM

Bank Square Books will host a book signing to celebrate the release of Connecticut Rock 'n' Roll: A History, by Tony Renzoni. This event is free and open to the public.  About the Book Long neglected in the annals of American music, the Nutmeg State’s influence on the history of rock’n’roll deserves recognition. Connecticut’s musical highlights include the beautiful harmonies of New Haven’s Five Satins, Gene Pitney’s rise to fame, Stamford’s the Fifth Estate and notable rockers such as...

MOHEGAN SUN: Elin Hilderbrand (The Identicals) Talk and Signing

08/27/2017 - 2:00PM

New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand is at her "page-turning best" with her new release and she’s ready to share it with fans at Mohegan Sun during an exclusive Winning Authors event on Sunday, August 27th. Join Elin for a free live Q&A followed by an autograph signing of her new book The Identicals, a must-read for the summer season. Bank Square Books will provide all book sales for this free event. 2:00pm: Live Discussion 3:00pm: Book Signing...

SAVOY: Sheldon Whitehouse + Gara LaMarche

08/28/2017 - 7:00PM


BSB: Self-Improvement Series with Kerri Richardson (What Your Clutter Is Trying To Tell You)

08/29/2017 - 6:30PM

Bank Square Books presents the next workshop in our Self-Improvement Series with Kerri Richardson and her book What Your Clutter Is Trying To Tell You. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book Anything that gets in the way of you living the life of your dreams is clutter. Piles of stuff that drains your energy, negative inner chatter that tells you your goals are just pie-in-the-sky thinking, toxic relationships, weight — whatever it is, it has a lot to tell...

BSB: Walter Perrie and Adam Giannelli

08/31/2017 - 6:30PM


Savoy Story Hour

09/02/2017 - 11:00AM


MOHEGAN SUN: James & Susan Patterson Talk and Signing

09/09/2017 - 2:00PM

Mohegan Sun and Bank Square Books set the stage for an exclusive Winning Authors event featuring world-renowned bestseller James Patterson and his wife Susan as they showcase their children’s book, Big Words For Little Geniuses. Mr. Patterson will also be signing copies of his latest thriller,The Store, a suspenseful tale of a retailer that can anticipate your desires. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get a glimpse into one of the literary world’s finest writers...

Savoy Story Hour

09/09/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour

09/16/2017 - 11:00AM


SAVOY: General Interest Book Club (The Long Way Home, by Louise Penny)

09/18/2017 - 6:00PM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (Barkskins, by Annie Proulx)

09/21/2017 - 5:00PM


Savoy Story Hour

09/23/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour

09/30/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour

10/07/2017 - 11:00AM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (Dead Wake, by Erik Larson)

10/12/2017 - 5:00PM


Savoy Story Hour

10/14/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour

10/21/2017 - 11:00AM


Savoy Story Hour

10/28/2017 - 11:00AM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (The Last Painting of Sara De Vos, by Dominic Smith)

11/09/2017 - 5:00PM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (The Curve of Time, by M. Wylie Blanchet)

12/14/2017 - 5:00PM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (Waking Lions, by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen)

01/11/2018 - 5:00PM


BSB: Circle at the Square Book Club (Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee)

02/08/2018 - 5:00PM


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