Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Embrace Your Southern, Sugar with Julia Fowler

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us Thursday, November 12th for some giggles with Julia Fowler, celebrating the release of Embrace Your Southern, Sugar! More irresistible stories and sayings from the creator of YouTube’s Southern Women Channel. Ms. Julia Fowler is back, and this time she’s goin’ to talk her lipstick off about even more things Southern. If you’re not from the South, we hope to learn ya a thing or two that you can tote back into your own culture. If you are from…

Find out more »

Living Large Bookclub: November Pick – Caste

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us November 17th live or via Zoom (details below) when our "Living Large" book club discusses the best-selling book Caste. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD - "An instant American classic."--Dwight Garner, The New…

Find out more »

Third Thursday: Music and Fun for All!

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy partying out on the square, sales and treats at Main Street Reads, and singer/ songwriter/guitarist Mike Kaltofen keeping it all festive as we enjoy our downtown community and have a little pre-Thanksgiving merriment. Hint: It'll be the perfect time to get a jump on holiday shopping, maybe grab a signed book from our special selection... See you on Main Street!

Find out more »

Booksigning: Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Trouble the Water

November 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 24th when Rebecca Dwight Bruff will be signing American Fiction award-winning Trouble the Water. Stick around for a discussion of the book afterwards as the featured Pulpwood Queen book club read this month! Deeply moving and illuminating, TROUBLE THE WATER reveals the little-known real-life story of Robert Smalls. Born enslaved before the Civil War, Smalls witnesses great privilege and immense suffering alongside his owner's daughter and the dangerous son of a firebrand secessionist.…

Find out more »

Pulpwood Queens 4th Tuesday This Month: Trouble the Water

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us live or via Zoom for an engaging discussion about the historical fiction hit Trouble the Water by Rebecca Dwight Bruff! "Before this decisive night, I'd not fully appreciated the subtle line between inspiration and insanity. But now, with all our lives at risk, I found myself navigating that most perilous edge..." Inspired by the life of an unsung American hero and slave, Trouble the Water navigates the rich tributaries of courage, betrayal, and redemption. In his inspiring journey,…

Find out more »

Children’s Book Signing: Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Stars of Wonder

November 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us Wednesday morning, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. when Rebecca Dwight Bruff joins us for story time and a booksigning following for her new highly praised children's book: Stars of Wonder. Storyteller Colleen Rackleff will read the book for story time and Rebecca will be on hand for Q&A and signing afterwards (hint: makes the perfect Christmas gift!) In Stars of Wonder, five brave and curious children follow a star, and discover more than they ever imagined: strength, trust, love,…

Find out more »

Main Street Writes

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

For the inner writer in all of us, our regular Monday evening writers group that's growing every week! Come on out any/every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and bring a few pages with you to share with fellow scribes, or just listen in and learn! Anyone wanting to join in via Zoom instead, use the following credentials: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83115591753?pwd=bGwyNlJITDZvNUcxdU9kckNDSE1Zdz09 Meeting ID: 831 1559 1753 Passcode: 29483 If you'd prefer to send your pages in advance (no more than 2 single-spaced or 4…

Find out more »

December 2020

Old Time Summerville Christmas Celebration!

December 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the 2020 Old Time Summerville Christmas Celebration event on Tuesday, December 1 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. This event will be a modified version of the Town’s traditional tree lighting ceremony. We'll have treats at Main Street Reads of course, as will many of our neighbors: In an effort to provide a safe event that does not promote gathering the town will forego the ceremony and countdown of the tree lighting. This year the tree will be…

Find out more »

Wednesday Stories on the Square

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
+ Google Map

Join us every WEDNESDAY morning at 9:30 a.m. for "Stories on the Square, our outdoor storytime adventure with reading by Colleen Rackleff - kids of all ages welcome! Treats served and student discounts to ALL attendees! Colleen's Storytime at Main Street Reads has become one of our featured events, held outside to ensure proper social distancing. We have lots of chairs for younger listeners, hoola-hoops for distancing and plenty of juice boxes and fruit snacks to munch while they listen.…

Find out more »

Reader Meet Writer: Ingram presents #BlackVoices Sponsored by HarperCollins!

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CLICK HERE register for this special event, including these authors and books: An electrifying first novel from a riveting new voice in American fiction (George Saunders): A young woman returns to her childhood home in the American South and uncovers secrets about her father's life and death Billie James' inheritance isn't much: a little money and a shack in the Mississippi Delta. The house once belonged to her father, a renowned black poet who died unexpectedly when Billie was four…

Find out more »
+ Export Events