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Small Business Saturday

It's the annual national celebration of small businesses all over the country! Join us for our 3rd annual Small Business Saturday, where we will have authors, illustrators, contests, and prizes galore. You can see the books for our Christmas Book Advent and participate in our Pajama Project donation. This day is the kick-off to our Christmas season--let it be the day you kick off your holiday shopping by shopping local and supporting the independent businesses in Orange County that you love!

Schedule: 11:00 Paul Paolilli--Nightlights--picture book with multiethnic family enjoying all of the lights of the nighttime

11:00 Danielle Davis--Zinnia & the Bees--middle grade realistic fantasy about a girl who loves to knit. She's awfully surprised when a hive of bees come to live in her hair!

1:00 Lorri Horn--Dewey Fairchild--It's Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle in reverse! In this middle grade novel, Dewey Fairchild is a sharp kid who gives parenting advice to desperate parents.

2:00 Brian the Pekinese Pop-up Shop--Brian the Pekinese is a darling pup. You'll love his stories, and the shop has matching jammies to go with their stories! Come by with your kids'/grandkids' sizes to get them the compfiest jammies around!

Note: *Once Upon a Storybook & Brian the Pekinese will be cosponsoring our Llama Llama Pajama Donation during Small Business Saturday. Donate a new pair of pj's for a child in need. We will ship the donations to Penguin Random House for their Llama Llama Pajama Donation Project.

Pajama Program provides new pajamas and new books to children in need, many of whom are waiting and hoping to be adopted. These children live in various situations, including group homes, shelters, and temporary housing and are shuffled often from one place to another. Most of these children have never enjoyed the simple compfort of having a mother or father tuck them in at bedtime with warm, clean pajamas and a bedtime story. For every pair of pajamas donated, Penguin Young Readers will donate a book to the Pajama Program!

Earlier Event: November 18
The Santa Thief Signing & Santa Visit
Later Event: December 1
Miracle Storytime & Signing