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Summer Reading Contest

Raspberry Beret Summer Reading

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

We are excited to present our first-ever Raspberry Beret Reading Challenge! Developed by one of customers, Donna Jo, this summer...

Special Event

Central Iowa Democratic Socialists of America | Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

On Sunday, July 21 @ 6:00 pm, Beaverdale Books will host the reading group of the Central Iowa Democratic Socialists of America.  The selection is Climate Change as Class War, by Matthew T. Huber. 

Meet the Author

Paul Kix | You Have To Be Prepared To Die Before You Can Begin To Live

@ Central Presbyterian Church

– 3829 Grand Avenue

Central Presbyterian Church 3829 Grand Ave, Des Moines, United States

Author and journalist Paul Kix’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, GQ, ESPN, The Wall Street Journal and more.

Meet the Poets

Abraham Smith | Insomniac Sentinel

Steve Timm | Rule of Composition

 

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Meet poets Abraham Smith and Steve Timm who will share their poetry and music. Cohosted by Poetry Palooza!

Meet the Author

Wini Moranville | Love Is My Favorite Flavor: A Midwestern Dining Critic Tells All

@ Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Wini Moranville's hands-on experiences weave a vivid tapestry of the American restaurant landscape in the 1970s and 1980s.

Meet the Author

Sierra Club presents Austin Frerick | Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Industry 

@Northwest Community Center – 5110 Franklin Avenue

Northwest Community Center 5110 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, United States

Austin Frerick will speak about his book, Barons:  Money, Power, and the Corruption of America's Food Industry.  The first barons in the book are local hog barons, Iowa Select Farms.

Meet the Authors

Local Author Fair | Heather Brown – Abby Jacobson- LoraKim Joyner – Susie Kundrat – Jeanne Martz – Lindsay Meleshko

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Join in the fun of our August Local Author Fair as we feature SIX local authors and their latest books.  Enjoy refreshments and mingle with writers--who live right here in our community!  

Meet the Illustrator

Claire Sedovic | Pony The Moose

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Bring the kids to Join Tabitha Ruth and Pony the Moose in this laugh-out-loud tale of friendship, imagination, and a little bit of farmyard magic.

Meet the Author

 David Claassen | Growing Older Gracefully

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Growing Older Gracefully is a month’s worth of short chapters on how to successfully navigate the senior years. Stories and illustrations bring to life each chapter’s focus. Insightful quotes give clarity to each subject.

Bookstore Romance Day

Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day 

@ Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Join in the fun as we celebrate the wonderful genre of romance. If you love to read or write romance books, be sure to stop by!

Mix and mingle with fellow romance readers.
Check out the display of our newest, spicy romance novels!
FREE chocolates
10% DISCOUNT on most romance novels.

Meet the Author

Daniel Henderson | The Spiritual Journey to Antiracism: A Travel Guide for White People

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

The book The Spiritual Journey to Antiracism: A Travel Guide for White People results from Henderson’s life journey and learning. It is a compassionate but no-holds-barred conversation about the invisible script of white supremacy that infects every white person in the United States.

Meet the Author

Erin Danielle Russell | Seoul Food

@Beaverdale Books

Beaverdale Books 2629 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

A young biracial girl joyfully celebrates both her Black and Korean cultures the best way she knows how—with the irresistible power of food!