Activities for Babies, Kids, & Teens

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

Deadline to sign up is Sunday, June 9th.  

Thank you for your interest in our summer program for kids! Please check our calendar for author signings, our Pippi Birthday Party, Here's Harry in Montrose scavenger hunt, and more or sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all our fun events. 

Sign-up is required!

Limited space. All book clubs & camps require RSVP/sign-up. No drop-ins.

All book club students will receive a cool t-shirt.

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

Quick links:

NO MORE RSVPS for clubs.

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

Summer 2019 Activities for Babies, Kids, and Teens at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Can't make it to any of our clubs?

Consider different ways to keep your whole family reading this summer!

 

Weeknight fun with books!

Maddi Summer PJ Storytime

PJ Storytime

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

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

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

Free to attend. 

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Imagination abounds for new readers! 

Magical Reads Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Magical Reads Book Club

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

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

Imagination abounds in these fun early chapter books! Mystical beings, enchanting travel, and spellbinding worlds are perfect for readers who are just starting chapter books.

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

Best for ages 6-9.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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Adventure is waiting inside every book!

RAD Action/Adventure Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

RAD Action/Adventure Book Club

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

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

Action and adventure galore awaits the middle grade reader who likes stories that move!

Best for ages 9-12.

$150 includes books, journal, t-shirt, and snacks.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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Discover our magical world!

Everyday Magic Book Club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Everyday Magic Book Club

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

6/18, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, No meeting 6/25

Magic is everywhere! Discover secrets, stories, creatures, and more hiding in our world. 

Best for ages 10-13.

$150 includes books, crafts, t-shirt, and snacks.

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

Graphic Novel Book Club

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

6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24

This summer join Isabel and Jack in our popular…Graphic Novel Book Club! Together we explore the woods, space, and our imagination. We will also get the chance to create our own stories through a mix of words and pictures. Special guest author on 7/24.

Best for ages 10-13. 

$150 includes books, crafts, t-shirt, and snacks.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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Teen Book Creators Wanted!

Teen Book Creators wanted for summer book club at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Teen Book Club

Meets: Mondays @ 5:00 pm, 45 mins.

6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22

Teens will alternate between reading, writing, and book-making over the course of the club. Plus get two copies of not-yet-published books!

Best for ages 13 and up. 

$100 includes books, journal, art supplies, t-shirt, and snacks.

Find book list here

Reserve your spot!

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$125.00
SKU: MagicalRSVP
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Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation
Please select size of shirt

$150.00
SKU: AdventureRSVP
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Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation
Please select size of shirt

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

$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
Please select size of shirt

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

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Staff Picks

Debut novelist J.J. Gesher tells an intimate, grief-filled story about Jacob Fischer - a sometimes wayward, sometimes obedient Brooklyn Orthodox Jew who breaks down after a devastating loss. Slowly rebuilding and rediscovering himself in a small-town Alabama town, Jacob has support from a cast of well-drawn characters - who also have their own demons to deal with. I loved learning more about the Orthodox Jew and the rich history of its sometimes stifling traditions, butting heads with modern sensibilities and realities. This highly readable title, right down to the very last sentence, is a natural pick for book clubs. A strong debut from the writing pair of J.J. Gesher. - Maureen