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Beach Books has a series of Saturday events

Published on November 15, 2017 9:41AM

Last changed on November 22, 2017 12:04PM

“Skavenger’s Hunt,” by Mike Rich.

Courtesy Beach Books

“Skavenger’s Hunt,” by Mike Rich.

Author and screenwriter Mike Rich.

Courtesy Beach Books

Author and screenwriter Mike Rich.

Beach Books celebrates Small Business Saturday on Saturday, Nov. 25, with a reading by Portland author and screenwriter Mike Rich. The screenwriter of “Finding Forrester,” “Cars 3” and “Secretariat,” Rich will read from his middle grade novel, “Skavenger’s Hunt” at 2 p.m. in the Loft at Beach Books. The event is free.

“Skavenger’s Hunt” is Rich’s first middle-grade fiction.

On Saturday, Dec. 2. Beach Books and Dough Dough Bakery host Cheryl Wakerhauser, owner of Pix Patisserie in Portland, and the author of the “Modern French Bakery Cookbook.”

On Saturday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m., Beach Books book representatives will provide gift-giving suggestions to customers, along with holiday drinks, light bites, tea-tastings, and discounts. RSVP to 503-738-3500 by Dec. 5.

On Saturday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m., Beach Books and Dough Dough Bakery and Fermentation Station host a cookie and story-time celebration for kids of all ages.

Beach Books will have their wishing tree festooned with book requests from the four school libraries in the Seaside School District. Customers who donate receive a 20 percent discount on books for the library and also on a book for themselves.


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