Complete Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2024

UPDATE: Our author visits take many forms: live in-store; at venues around the community; virtual; and hybrid. Virtual events -- Rakestraw Books "Live at Home" --  and virtual children's events will be presented via Zoom. 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.

We also present a dynamic mix of book groups -- eight at last count! For more information about those groups, click here.

January 2024

1/19 - Jen de Oliveira brings Reggie: Kid Penguin to Green Valley Elementary students.

1/24 - Novelist Kemper Donovan visits Rakestraw Books on Wednesday, 24 January 2024 at 7 PM as we celebrate the publication of his new book, The Busy Body. Details HERE.

1/25 - Jen de Oliveira brings Reggie: Kid Penguin to Dublin's John Green Elementary school.

1/26 - Lucky local students meet Veera Hiranandani as she introduces her new middle grade book, Amil & The After. Details HERE.

February 2024

2/21 - Legendary journalist Calvin Trillin returns to Rakestraw Books -- it's been 14 years since his last visit! -- on Wednesday, 21 February 2024 at 7 PM as we celebrate the publication of his new book, The Lede: Dispatches from a Life in the Press. Tickets required. Details HERE.

2/23 - Come meet bestselling mystery novelist A. J. Finn on Friday, 23 February 2024 at 7 PM as we celebrate his new book, End of Story. Tickets required. Details HERE.

 

April 2024

4/6 - Beloved children's author Andy Griffiths visits on Tuesday, 2 April 2024 at 6 PM to share the conclusion to his bestselling series, The 169-Story Treehouse in a special party at the shop. More details are HERE.

View our schedule of upcoming events as a monthly calendar by clicking HERE.