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Kids Events

Jeff Mack Storytime in person

Join us for a special storytime on Saturday, November 18 at 11 AM as Jeff Mack shares his new picture book, Scaredy Cats.

Scaredy Cats By Jeff Mack Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823452071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - October 10th, 2023

Celebrating Kids Lit!

Join us on Saturday, November 4, as many of our WONDERFUL local children's authors will be with us to sign their recent books.

Here's the schedule:

  • 10:00-11:00 Lisa Rogers: author of Beautiful Noise: The Music of John Cage: signing and beautiful noise making

  • 11:00-1:00: Jane Dyer, illustrator of Time for Bed and Teaflet & Roog Make a Mess: signing

  • 11:00-12;00 Ed Popielarczyk Balloon Animals

Where's Waldo 2023

Waldo is back and is hiding in 25 local businesses around the Pioneer Valley!

  • When you spot Waldo at any of the 25 businesses on your stampcard collect a store stamp (or signature).
  • When you find Waldo and his glasses at the Odyssey Bookshop collect a store stamp (or signature).
  • When you’ve collected at least ten different store stamps/signatures, take them to the Odyssey Bookshop to claim a Waldo temporary tattoo and a coupon for $1 off (limited to the first 125 Waldo-spotters).

Summer Entertainment Series: Trevor the Gamesman

TREVOR "The Games Man" is a multiple award-winning entertainer. He is a trained and certified New Games Leader, Cooperative Play Specialist, Professional Stiltwalker, and Cooperative Play Educator, with different shows designed specifically for adults, teens, and/or kids

Summer Entertainment Series; Tom Ricardi

Tom Ricardi is a licensed rehabilitator and wildlife biologist. He runs Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway MA and is now retired after 40 years of service as a Massachusetts Environmental  Conservation Police Officer.

Summer Entertainment Series: Roger Tincknell

Roger is a two-time Parents' Choice Award-winning recording artist with numerous albums for children and adults. His extensive repertoire includes original, traditional and contemporary songs presented in a variety of musical styles.

Please remember to bring your own blankets or chairs!

Alessandra Requena Special Storytime

Join us at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, June 7 for a special storytime with Alessandra Requeno. She will be reading her new book, The Boy Who Cried Poop!

The Boy Who Cried Poop! By Alessandra Requena, Guilherme Karsten (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780711288294
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 6th, 2023

Corinne Demas Storytime in Person

Join us on Saturday, November 26 at 2 PM as Corinne Demas reads and signs her book, The Perfect Tree. There will be a craft for children after the storytime.

The Perfect Tree By Corinne Demas, Penelope Dullaghan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corinne Demas, Penelope Dullaghan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781951836429
Availability: Not in Stock - Backordered
Published: Cameron Kids - October 4th, 2022

Dhonielle Clayton in person with Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Join us in person on Wednesday, October 5 at 6 PM as Dhonielle Clayton talks about her new book, The Marvellers, with authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

The Marvellers (The Conjureverse #1) By Dhonielle Clayton, Khadijah Khatib (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250174949
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Ed Popielarczyk

Ed Popielarczyk is a professional magician, balloon sculptor, and entertainer. He has been entertaining children and family audiences for over thirty-five years. Ed takes a lot of pride in bringing smiles to his friends' faces. Whether he is performing a magic show or making a balloon creation, he is always entertaining. 


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