Save the date for Independent Bookstore Day:
 Saturday, May 2, 2015!

400 bookstores.  16 exclusive books and art pieces.  One day only.  Join the party! 

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Thu, 26 March | 6:30PM

MNBAJoin Red Balloon for an outstanding night of literature with the 2015 Minnesota Book Award finalists in Children’s and Young People’s Literature categories! Enjoy fascinating conversation with five exceptional authors and illustrators about their books and relevant issues in the kidlit community. Confirmed authors include: William Alexander (Ambassador), Kelly Barnhill (The Witch’s Boy), Michael...

Fri, 27 March | 6:30PM

Newbery Honor-winning author Margi Preus (Heart of a Samurai) shares her new novel for Young Adults, Enchantment Lake: A Northwoods Mystery.  

It’s always the right time of year to read about time spent relaxing up north--especially when there’s a dash of mystery involved.  Celebrated author Margi Preus (West of the Moon, Heart of a...

Tue, 31 March | 7:00PM

Legendary, beloved, best-selling, and award winning author Jane Yolen will present and sign at Red Balloon.  Jane is the author of more than 280 books for readers young and old.  She’s written about dragons, moonlit owls, intergalactic frogs, dinosaurs and more!  Come and meet this beloved children’s author as she discusses her impressive body of work, answers questions, and signs books!  

We are pleased to announce that local author and illustrator ...

Sat, 4 April | 10:30AM

Peter Pan CTCTake the second star to the right to become pirates, mermaids, fairies and lost boys at our "Peter Pan Storytime". Led by Children’s Theatre Company’s professional Teaching Artists, come explore Neverland with your actor’s tools - your body, voice and imagination.

Tickets are on sale now for Peter Pan: The Musical, on stage April 21-June 21 at Children's...

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