Aaron’s Books announces a return to personal activities; that’s what happens in june | Entertainment
After two years of hosting only virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aaron’s Books in Lithium turns the page and returns live and personal encounters.
“We have been very careful about bringing together groups of people, but now we have decided that it is time to once again serve as a gathering place for the community,” a store spokesman wrote in a press release.
The bookstore has announced 10 personal and virtual events starting May 31 and continuing throughout June. These include author presentations and book signings, interactive workshops and demonstrations, book club events and role-playing sessions. Tickets for some events need to be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at aaronsbooks.com.
Here’s what will happen:
May 31: BlackOut Poetry Evening
Learn how to create poems by removing words from the page. Participants will learn the intricacies of eclipse poetry – a poetic form that focuses on removing words from the pages of books until the rest of the words make up a poem – and then be able to create their own poems. The event includes wine and dessert.
More information: The event runs from 7pm to 9pm. Tickets cost $ 15. Tickets required.
June 3: Signing of the book “Food – Love”.
“Food is Love” Jennifer Napper takes readers on a trip to Lancaster County to meet chefs, entrepreneurs and other members of the local culinary scene who use food to unite people. Knepper was inspired by her experience, which she grew up with an Italian grandmother and a Dutch grandmother from Pennsylvania, as well as time spent with her father in his bakery. This book signing is part of the “Taste of Litis” event.
More information: The event takes place from 18.00 to 20.00. Copies of “Food is Love” are available for $ 21 at Aaron’s Books, and only copies purchased in history will be signed during the event.
June 4: Discussion of the book “Swadhya” on Yoga “Black Cat” in Lititsa
Aaron’s Books Studio and Black Cat Yoga at Litica are teaming up for a monthly discussion on svadhyaya books (Sanskrit “self-learning”) at Black Cat Yoga Studio, located at 796 Lititz Pike. Meetings take place on the first Saturday of each month in the yoga studio to discuss the book and mediate. This month’s book is Aloc Wade-Menon’s Beyond Gender Binary.
More information: The event starts at 16:00. No shopping required. Options for personal and virtual visits are available. Donations to the Black Cat Yoga Community Foundation are appreciated.
June 8: Introduction to Tarot
Interested in tarot cards? Attend classes in a small group and learn to read Tarot cards, basic terminology and how to use and apply cards in everyday life.
More information: The event starts at 18:00. Tickets cost $ 25 and include resource materials and a new Tarot deck. Tickets required.
June 14: book circle “Cozy Secret”.
A monthly meeting for fans of the mystery. This month’s book – “Finley Donavan Kills It” by El Casimano.
More information: This is a free event. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. All books purchased at the store are at a 15% discount during the event. Find a schedule of upcoming book discussions at aaronsbooks.com.
June 16: Learn to play Dungeons & Dragons
Todd Dickinson, co-owner of Aaron’s Books, will explain the basics of iconic role-playing and these crazy dice, will walk you through the fifth edition of the official guide to the game “Dungeons & Dragons” and take you on short adventures during the session. Snacks, pre-generated character and other game materials will be provided.
More information: The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $ 10 and must be purchased in advance.
June 18: Carrie Blackinger, author’s appearance
Kerry Blackinger, a native of Lancaster, wrote about her experience in the fight against drug addiction and the prison system in her memoir, Ink Corrections. Blackinger, now an investigative journalist at the Marshall Project, writes about prisons and jails. Her work has been published in VICE, the New York Daily News and the Washington Post. She will discuss her work and sign copies of the “Ink Correction” purchased from Aaron’s Books.
More information: The event starts at 18.00. Register for the event and order books at aaronsbooks.com. “Ink Fixes” costs $ 28.99. A portion of each copy of the Ink Fixes sold at Aaron’s Books for the event will be donated to the Women’s Prison Book project.
June 20: Books are not banned discussion group.
The discussion series “Books that are not banned” is dedicated to middle and young adults who are on the banned lists created by parents and political groups throughout the county. This month, the debate revolves around Alex Gin’s Melissa, a story about a young transgender girl. “The discussion will often include complex topics that will be discussed openly, with kindness and compassion for all,” a spokeswoman for the store wrote in a press release. “Aaron’s Books is a hospitable, community-oriented store. There will be no tolerance for hate speech and bullying. “
More information: The event starts at 18:00. This is a virtual event, and pre-registration is required.
June 25: Time of storytelling with a local author
Local author Janine Miller and illustrator Susan Benigni-Landis will share their new picture book “Goodbye, Yellow House”. Miller will also read his first book, Three Wishes for Wilbur.
More information: The event takes place from 14.00 to 15.00. This is a free event.
June 30: Workshop on mastering games
Learn how to run a role-playing game from co-owner and master of Aaron’s Books Sam Drock-Dickinson. Participants will take turns leading an adventure game.
More information: The event starts at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are required and cost $ 20. Tickets include snacks, game materials and a copy of the “World Building Guide from the Ultimate RPG Game Wizard”.