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Complete Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2022

UPDATE: Our author visits now take many forms: live in-store; virtual; and hybrid. Virtual adult events -- Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!" -- will be broadcast via CrowdCast.io  and virtual children's events -- Zoom for Kids -- will be presented via Zoom.us. Thanks for your support of these vibrant and worthwhile literary conversations. Although we make every effort to ensure that the information below is accurate, occasionally dates and times may change. We always recommend calling ahead to confirm. Our phone number is (925) 837-7337.

May 2022

05/03 - We are hosting Sana Rafi at Las Lomitas Elementary School in honor of her newest picture book, Little Seeds of Promise, on Tuesday, 3 May. Details here.

05/12 - We are hosting Sana Rafi at Live Oak Elementary in honor of her newest picture book, Little Seeds of Promise, on Thursday, 12 May. Details here.

05/13 - We are hosting Lauren Wolk at The Dorris-Eaton School and Tassajara Hills Elementary in honor of the sequel to Wolf Hollow, My Own Lightning, on Friday, 13 May. Details here.

05/16 - We are hosting Kristi Yamaguchi at Live Oak Elementary. She will be speaking about her picture books, Dream Big, Little Pig! and It's A Big World, Little Pig!, on Monday, 16 May. Details here.

05/16 - We are hosting Kate McCarroll Moore at Live Oak Elementary. She will be speaking about her novel, Elinormal, on Monday, 16 May. Details here.

05/18 - We are excited to present an in-store event with Julia Glass. She will be presenting her newest novel, Vigil Harbor, on Wednesday, 18 May at 6 PM (PST). This is a free event, reservations requested. Details here.

05/20 - We are hosting Wendelin Van Draanen at Charlotte Wood Middle School and St. Isidore School in honor of her newest book, The Peach Rebellion, on Friday, 20 May. She will also be signing stock at Rakestraw Books from 3:30PM to 4:30PM (PST). Details here.

05/24 & 05/25 - Our 12th Annual Book Group Festival will be held on Tuesday, 24 May at 7 PM (PST) and again on Wednesday, 25 May at 11 AM (PST) in-store. Details here.

July 2022

For the month of July, we are back to hosting the Where's Waldo Scavanger Hunt in Danville! Details to follow.