Author Archives: Our Town Books

About Our Town Books

New and Good-Quality Used Books

New Owners

Dear friends of Our Town Books, At the beginning of May 2015, Our Town Books will celebrate four years of being in business. And at the end of May, we will turn Jacksonville’s bookstore over to its new owners, Andy … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Sleep-over

Teddy Bear Sleep-over on Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. Children can bring a stuffed animal to this special evening story time with Miss Mallory. They’ll hear stories and tuck their stuffed animals in for the night before leaving. When … Continue reading

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Our Town Books Reviews: El Deafo

This book review originally appeared in the Jacksonville newspaper, The Source. El Deafo By Cece Bell 248 pp. Amulet Books. $10.95. (For Middle Grade-Schoolers) When Cece starts first grade in the 1970s, she not only faces meeting new kids in … Continue reading

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Burns’ Night in Photos

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Celebrate Burns Night

Bagpipes. Whiskey-tasting. Men in kilts. Haggis and other Scottish refreshments. Plus a program of Robert Burns’ poetry and song! Free. Friday, January 23. Begins at 7 p.m. at Our Town Books and continues at The Playhouse on the Square. Dinnae … Continue reading

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