Little Shop of Stories

Call: (404) 373-6300 or visit www.littleshopofstories.com
An independent bookstore with items for both children and adults and lots of events, including storytimes, readings, and author signings.
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Malcolm Mitchell "The Magician's Hat" signing

Thursday March 1, 2018 05:00 pm EST
Malcolm Mitchell, wide receiver for the New England Patriots and star player for the Georgia Bulldogs, will be at Little Shop of Stories signing copies of his brand new children's book, "The Magician's Hat." Attendees will need to purchase a copy of "The Magician's Hat" to meet Malcolm Mitchell.  
Cost: Free

Book Launch Event — Busted by Gina Ciocca & The Taxonomy of Love by Rachael Allen

Saturday January 13, 2018 06:00 pm EST
Categories: Books

Join Gina Ciocca, author of Busted, and Rachael Allen, author of A Taxonomy of Love, for a joint event at Little Shop of Stories on January 13! Little Shop's Not So YA Book Club to follow at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Harry Potter Yule Ball for Grown Ups

Friday December 8, 2017 09:00 pm EST
Little Shop is hosting a 21 and up YULE BALL for all the grown up witches and wizards who are too old for Camp Hogwarts but still full of magic! $35 will earn each guest three complimentary drinks, snacks, crafts (including a pre-made, self-selected wand), trivia, dancing, and general magical fun. We will keep the registers OPEN, so you can also get some holiday shopping done AFTER HOURS! We are looking forward to a truly special night and hope that you can join us. Costumes and/or very fancy attire encouraged! IDs will be checked at the door. Sign ups begin on November 6. Come in or call (404-373-6300) to reserve your place!
Cost: $35

John Driskell Hopkins to Appear at Little Shop of Books for Special Song & Story Hour

Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00 am EST
Categories: Books & Music On Saturday, November 18th  11 a.m.  at the Little Shop of Stories at 133A East Court Square in Decatur (30030) there will be a special event featuring a performance involving a children's songbook benefiting the nonprofit Enduring Hearts (www.enduringhearts.org).  Singer, songwriter, and storyteller John Driskell Hopkins, as well as a founding member of The Zac Brown Band, will be on hand to perform as he lends his voice as a narrator and singer in the songbook entitled "The Moose & the Golden Spike." The first 25 families in attendance will receive free songbooks.   Enduring Hearts raises money for pediatric heart transplant research and to help and support the children receiving heart transplant recipients as well as their families in their lives post transplant.
Cost: Free

ASL Halloween Storytime

Sunday October 29, 2017 05:00 pm EDT
This inclusive Halloween storytime will feature ASL translators from Georgia State University and Georgia Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Costumes are encouraged!
Cost: Free

'Dear Martin' Signing and Discussion at Little Shop of Stories

Tuesday October 24, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Debut author and Georgia native Nic Stone is sharing her new novel about modern African American struggle and triumph. Dear Martin follows  accomplished high schooler Justyce McAllister, who finds himself unjustly entangled in a case involving a white police officer. Seeking answers, McAllister writes letters to Martin Luther King Jr. as he contemplates what advice the late civil rights icon would have to offer. Details.
Cost: Free

YA book swap

Friday September 29, 2017 04:30 pm EDT
Gather and trade lit with other young adult fiction readers. Little Shop will provide snacks and galleys. Pick up a book you've been meaning to read, or bring along a favorite to pass onto someone else. After the swap, hang out with YA authors Kerri Maniscalco (Hunting Prince Dracula) and Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls).
Cost: Free

Deaf/Hard of Hearing story time

Sunday September 24, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Little Shop of Stories is teaming up with the Georgia Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Georgia State University for storytime. All children are welcome, and a sign language expert will be there so that more people can enjoy the story. Details
Cost: Free

Scholastic Summer Reading Celebration

Friday July 21, 2017 04:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Scholastic Summer Reading Celebration

Friday July 21, 2017 04:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Andrea D. Lewis: Valerie's New Friends

Friday June 2, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Support local author, Andrea D. Lewis, in the reading and signing of her new book, Valerie's New Friends. Based on her experiences in Southern New Jersey, the book celebrates diversity and differences among friends of all backgrounds. https://www.facebook.com/events/438223486554911
Cost: Free
133 East Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-6300
Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM