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January 2021

Booksigning: Children’s Book Author Peter Cotton

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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We're thrilled to have award-winning children's book author Peter Cotton visiting with us LIVE at Main Street Reads on Saturday, January 23 at 10:30 a.m. Come hear the latest in the popular "Fred the Snake" series! Weather permitting, we'll do a reading out on the square. Refreshments served... see you then!

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March 2021

Booksigning: Local Author Matt Loveland with The Artist: Faith, Science and the Rest of Us

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us for a fascinating chat and Meet the Author event with local author Matt Loveland, and get a signed copy of his new release: The Artist: Faith, Science, and the Rest of Us. About the Book: You matter because you were made.Created, on purpose, in the very image of God. And that’s not just a slogan. That’s something author Matt Loveland set out to prove.You believe the world was created. At least, statistically you do. According to a 2018-2019…

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Author and Speaker Chris Singleton Returns with His New Release: Your Life Matters

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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We're so excited to announce that speaker Chris Singleton, author of the already wildly popular Different, will be at Main Street Reads on March 20th to celebrate and discuss his newest book releasing in March, Your Life Matters. Empowering and validating, Your Life Matters teaches children of all races about Black History and reassures black children everywhere that no matter what they hear no matter what they experience, no matter what they're told, their lives matter. Written by national speaker Chris…

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April 2021

Book Signing w/Beverly Bowers Jennings’ Shrimp Tales: Small Bites of History

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us Saturday, April 3rd for a special book signing, perfect for a wonderful personalized Easter gift: Shrimp Tales: Small Bites of History with author Beverly Bowers Jennings! This book portrays the history of the people, places, and boats of the commercial shrimping industry in the southern United States. 320 pages with more than 800 photos and illustrations - a gorgeous keepsake! Before the invention of refrigerated boxcars in 1875, the US shrimping industry virtually didn't exist. People ate what…

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Independent Bookstore Day: Book Festival on Hutchinson Square!

April 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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One day. Hundreds of bookstores. Fifty states. Join the celebration! Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in addition to authors, contests, and other fun stuff, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Nowhere else. At Main Street Reads we'll…

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May 2021

C. Hope Clark Returns with Reunion on Edisto!

May 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Get ready for the amazing C. Hope Clark to return to her hometown of Summerville (she graduated from SHS) when she visits Main Street Reads to celebrate the launch of her newest book, Reunion on Edisto (Book 7 of the Edisto Island Mysteries, April 2021 release). We'll also have plenty of Hope's other popular books on hand, or order them from our Bookshop page HERE. Hope is known for writing award-winning mysteries steeped in South Carolina humidity and personalities. The…

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Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith Charleston Renaissance Artist – SPECIAL EVENT at Public Works Art Center!

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Public Works Arts Center, 135 West Richardson Avenue
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Just in time for the perfect Mother's Day gift! ALICE: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Charleston Renaissance Artist, has come to Main Street Reads and folks, it is GORGEOUS! A collaboration between authors Dwight McInvall, Caroline Palmer and Anne Tinker, along with Middleton Place Foundation and Evening Post Books, we're proud to carry this valuable piece of women's and Lowcountry history in our store AND at Public Works Art Center, right around the corner! Prouder still, we're collaborating on an event…

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Meet the Author: Eileen Harrison Sanchez with Freedom Lessons

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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We're thrilled to host award-winning author Eileen Harrison Sanchez at Main Street Reads May 15th, to discuss her novel, Freedom Lessons. Told alternately, by Colleen, an idealistic young white teacher; Frank, a black high school football player; and Evelyn, an experienced black teacher, Freedom Lessons is the story of how the lives of these three very different people intersect in a rural Louisiana town in 1969. Colleen enters into the culture of the rural Louisiana town with little knowledge of…

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Booksigning: Science Night by Julie Packett

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Come meet local author Julie Packett and grab a signed copy of her middle grade novel, first in a series! Science Night: New year, new teacher, new classroom duty! Ms. Clarke says new experiences can be rewarding, but her fifth graders need more convincing. Julie, a shy girl, feels a downpour of emotions when assigned her role as classroom weather reporter. Does she weather the storm or do stormy days persist? Robbie, an outspoken newcomer, fears his new assignment won't…

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June 2021

An Adventurous Third Thursday and Booksigning!

June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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We're looking forward to an outstanding Third Thursday this month. Not only will we have Mike Kaltofen on hand, and not only will the town square be sporting an Adventure theme (complete with zip line!), but we'll be hosting an adventure of our own: the authors of the debut memoir 100 Days in Vietnam. will join us for an adventurous book launch! Don't miss this chance to meet co-authors Joseph and Matthew Tallon and get a personally signed copy of…

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