Activities for Babies, Kids, & Teens

Summer is coming and Once Upon A Time has fun activities for all ages!

Deadline to sign up is June 15th.  

Thank you for your interest in our summer program for kids! Please check our calendar for author signings, our Harry Potter Party, amd more or sign up for our newsletter here to be notified about all our fun events. 

If you have any questions, please call us at (818) 248-9668 and ask for Jessica or email her at Jessica@onceupona.com

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Click on the image to print the flyer from a PDF and share with friends or schools! 

Summer Activities for Babies, Kids, and Teens at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Calling all young inquisitive minds!

Little Scientist Camp at Once Upon A Time Bookstore with story time, activities, and snacks

Little Scientist Camp

Meets: Tuesday @ 10:30 am, 45 mins.

6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, No meeting 7/3

Spark curiosity as we explore our amazing world through books. Each week will feature a book and may include a local author or expert sharing their passion about dinosaurs, numbers, gardening or animals with a fun interactive activity and snack. The price includes an autographed copy of each weeks’ featured book.

$100 for 4 sessions or $30 per session.

Best for ages 4-7.

RSVP required.

Reserve your spot!

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Weeknight fun with books!

PJ Storytime

Meets: Thursdays @ 7:00 pm, 30 mins.

6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Our most popular story time is ready to delight and dazzle with enthusiastic troubadour, Maddi! Come in your PJs and be ready to laugh! 

Free to attend.

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Adventure is waiting inside every book!

Passport to Adventure Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore with Magic Tree House

Sold Out - Passport to Adventure Book Club

Meets: Thursday @ 4:00 pm, 45 mins.

6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Adventure awaits in these fun early chapter books! Featuring the Magic Tree House series among others & perfect for readers who are just starting chapter books.

$125 includes books, crafts, “passports,” snacks, and t-shirt.

Best for ages 6-9.

Find book list here

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Fantastical books with magical animals!

Magical Menagerie Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Sold Out - Magical Menagerie Book Club

Meets: Tuesday @ 6:00 pm, 45 mins.

6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, No meeting 6/19

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, and the imaginative to the classic we will go on a quest in search of all magical creatures that fill the fantasy genre. 

$150 includes books, crafts, and snacks.

Best for ages 10-13.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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Humor! Adventure! Magic! Graphic novels have it all!

Graphic Novel Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Sold Out - Graphic Novel Book Club

Meets: Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm, 45 mins.

6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, No meeting 7/4

This summer join Isabel and Jack in the long-awaited…Graphic Novel Book Club! Together we explore identity, mystery, magic, and the amazing world we live in. We will also get the chance to create our own stories through a mix of words and pictures. 

$150 includes books, crafts, and snacks.

Best for ages 10-13.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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$100.00
SKU: ScientistFull
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

$30.00
SKU: ScientistSingle
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

$125.00
SKU: PassportRSVP
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

$150.00
SKU: MenagerieRSVP
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

$150.00
SKU: GraphicRSVP
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

Books that go BOO!

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Small Spaces Cover Image
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt) Cover Image
Creepy Pair of Underwear! Cover Image
Ask the Dark Cover Image
Minnie and Moo: The Night of the Living Bed (I Can Read Level 3) Cover Image

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl is a book that changes the way you will see the world. The characters of the book perfectly and are kind, energetic, and well created. With a main character that is a secret genius you will always want to know what she is going to do next in this fast paced and exciting book. The challenges faced by all in McAnulty's new book are incredible and the way they are reacted to is magical and all around The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl is wonderful. - Kaitlyn, customer age 13