September 7, 2018

october 2018 events

Haints and Saints Halloween Parade!

Saturday, October 27th – 5 pm

Maybe its the best parade ever.

It’s got costumes!

It’s got music!

It’s got fun!

The parade rolls down Ponce from the post office, makes its way down Church Street to Trinity, and winds up on the Square for even more music!


Chelsea Clinton Author Signing!

Monday, October 29th – starting at 6 pm

Please Note: This event has sold out.

Little Shop is thrilled to welcome Chelsea Clinton back to Decatur for her newest book, Start Now! You Can Make a Difference. Aimed at readers ages 7-10, Start Now features facts, stories and tips on how to change the world. With information on problems both large and small, Chelsea Clinton breaks down the concepts of health, hunger, climate change, endangered species and bullying, so that readers can understand the world around them, and how they can make a difference in their own lives, as well as in their communities and the world at large. With comic drawings to illustrate Clinton’s words, photographs of real live kids who are making a difference today, and lists of ways to get involved, this book is the perfect introduction to young activists who want to make the world a better place.

Ticket purchase includes one copy of Start Now! and admittance for up to 4 people, including children. Chelsea will sign additional books purchased at Little Shop of Stories. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, September 15 at 8:00am.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Signing will begin promptly at 6pm with first come, first signed.

We are thrilled to add that Chelsea Clinton will be presenting to the 4th and 5th graders at Fifth Avenue that same day!


Things That Happened Earlier This Month!


Fierce Reads Tour Come to Little Shop!

Monday, October 1st – 7 pm at the Decatur Library

featuring Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone), Alex London (Black Wings Beating), April Genevieve Tucholke (Boneless Mercies), and Ngozi Ukazu (Check, Please)! T


Megan Shepherd with Beth Revis Author Author Event!

Wednesday, October 3rd  – 6:30 pm


Lisa McMann Author Event!

Thursday, October 4th – 6 pm


The Reluctant Dragon Movie Screening!

Saturday, October 6th – 6 pm


Ransom Riggs Author Event!

Sunday, October 7th  – 4 pm at the Decatur Library


Daniel Salmieri Author & Illustrator Event!

Monday, October 8th  – 5:30 pm


Nic Stone Author Event and Book Launch!

Tuesday, October 9th – 7 pm at the Auburn Avenue Research Library


Ibtihaj Muhammad Author Event!

Sunday, October 14th  – 4 pm


Jordan Matter Author Event!

Tuesday, October 16th  – 7 pm at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center


Kidtoberfest!

Friday, October 19th  – 5 to 7 pm on the Square


Decatur Craft Beer Festival!

Saturday, October 20th  – 12 to 5


Decatur Day of Reading!

Wednesday, October 24th

Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett has issued a proclamation and declared today the 2018 Decatur Day of Reading in honor of On The Same Page! To celebrate, we challenge everyone to spend 30 minutes reading Kenny & the Dragon or any other book!


Bethan Woollvin Author and Illustrator Event!

Wednesday, October 24th – 5 pm


Author / Awesomator Karma Wilson is Coming to Circle Time!

Thursday, October 25th – 11 am