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Charter Books

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8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
4012368678 https://www.charterbookstore.com/

June 2022

Chris van Dusen Storytime and Book Signing

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Free

Beloved New England children's author/illustrator Chris van Dusen joins us for storytime and a signing of his new book BIG TRUCK LITTLE ISLAND. Kids of all ages welcome! **** That big truck is stuck! How will the island residents get where they’re going? A tale of community and ingenuity from the celebrated Chris Van Dusen, inspired by a true story. When a big truck and its big load get stuck on a narrow road, traffic on the little island comes…

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Ann Hood signs FLY GIRL at Charter Books

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Join us as we welcome bestselling author Ann Hood of Providence for FLY GIRL, a memoir of Ann's career as a TWA flight attendant in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In this new book, Ann offers a unique, personal view of a much-stereotyped career over some of the most tumultuous years in the airline industry. While this event is free and open to all, we ask that you RSVP on the event page on our website so that we…

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Alyssa Maxwell signs THE GILDED NEWPORT MYSTERIES

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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In this afternoon event, the author of the wildly popular Gilded Newport Mysteries signs copies of her series of books set at Newport mansions, including her latest release Murder at Wakehurst. Pre-order a signed copy of Murder at Beacon Rock, out August 30th! *** In the autumnal chill of Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, journalist Emma Cross discovers an instance of cold-blooded murder on the grounds of a mansion... Following the death of her uncle,…

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Bob Walsh signs ENTITLED TO NOTHING

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Providence College Men's Basketball Director of Player Development Bob Walsh joins us on June 20 at 6pm for a special signing of his book Entitled to Nothing, an inside look at championship culture based on Bob's triumphant run as head basketball coach at Rhode Island College. Bob lives in Newport and he's an avid supporter of our store, so we're excited to host him for this evening event. While this event is free and open to all, we kindly ask…

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BREAKING BREAD: New England Writers on Food, Hunger, and Family

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Two renowned New England authors - Stephanie Cotsirilos and Bill Roorbach - gather round the table to talk food and how it sustains us, mind, body, and soul. They'll be joined by a representative of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center. Proceeds from all sales of Breaking Bread will benefit the MLK Center and its mission to nourish, educate, and support Newport County residents to improve their economic, social, and physical well-being. *** A collection of essays by top…

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Phillip James Dodd signs AN AMERICAN RENAISSANCE

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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We are delighted to welcome to our store Phillip Dodd, one of the world's foremost experts on classical architecture and interiors. On June 30 at 6pm, Phillip will be presenting his monumental new book An American Renaissance: Beaux-Arts Architecture in New York City. Featuring the work of architects familiar to all visitors of the Newport mansions, this is a must-have for all admirers of the Gilded Age and its magnificently impressive opulence and craftsmanship. While this event is free and…

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