Reading Bug Adventures – A new children’s podcast from The Reading Bug!

We've been working on something special and are thrilled to share it with you! After a lot of work on this labor of love, it's finally out, available, and getting great feedback.  You can take a listen (and I hope you will!) here: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1339010925?mt=2&ls=1 Learn all about Reading Bug Adventures at thereadingbug.com/adventures, and listen and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher or Google Play, so …

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A Visit from Eric Litwin, the Original Pete the Cat Author!

Get ready to dance and sing! Check out footage from our event with the original Pete the Cat Author, Eric Litwin! We had a great turn out to hear him sing songs from Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Groovy Joe, and more. Take a look at the video here...

Judy Schachner Visits The Reading Bug!

One of our very favorite author/illustrators, Judy Schachner, stopped by The Reading Bug this week to visit customers and local schools.  Judy is the author and illustrator of the hilarious Skippyjon Jones books, Dewey Bob, and more, and she recently released Sarabella's Thinking Cap, a beautifully illustrated, heartwarming tale.  She spent some time with Lauren …

Duck & Goose Let’s Dance! The Making of a song…

When we opened The Reading Bug in 2009 I began performing songs along with reading books at our daily storytimes and we haven't stopped since.  The idea of reading a book and then singing a song is not only fun but also captures the attention of kids and grown-ups for the whole 30 minutes each morning …

Look! We started a subscription box service!

Grandparents Subscription Box

It all started with a crazy idea - that we could (and should!) extend the reach of our small, successful, independent bookstore to the rest of the country, and to the growing number of communities that no longer have a local bookstore to turn to for inspiration, recommendations and exploration. Every day, we're inspired by watching the …

Legendary musician Peter Yarrow at The Bug!

While nearly 500 people waited outside The Reading Bug on a beautiful Monday morning, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary was seated in our event space working away on his next project on his laptop. With 5 minutes to spare before his performance, the 73 year old singer closed his computer, walked over to …