Third Thursday Tonight: Love is In the Square!

Love is in the Square at Third Thursday tonight: free kisses (Hershey’s kisses, that is) and take a photo with a loved one at our kissing booth. There’ll be bands on the square, food trucks, and lots more as downtown Summerville celebrates our monthly block party. Stop in and share the book love…


SATURDAY Book Signing: One Acorn’s Journey – The Legend of the Angel Oak with Rhonda Edwards

February 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC + Google Map Join us for this special book signing with Rhonda S. Edwards, author of One Acorn’s Journey: The Legend of the Angel Oak as well as The Secret of Atalaya: a Carolina Cousin’s Mystery. Both copies will be available to be signed and personalized by the author! Rhonda S. Edwards earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the College of Charleston, Charleston South Carolina; received national board certification as a middle childhood generalist; and completed a master’s degree in English from a…Find out more »

NEXT WEEK: Living Large Bookclub: The Violin Conspiracy

February 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC + Google Map This month’s Living Large Bookclub will take place on the 4th Tuesday of the month and feature a chat around the new incredible debut novel, The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Grab it from Main Street Reads or our online shop HERE… Growing up Black in rural North Carolina, Ray McMillian’s life is already mapped out. If he’s lucky, he’ll get a job at the hospital cafeteria. If he’s extra lucky, he’ll earn more than minimum wage. But Ray has…Find out more »

March 2022

It’s Our Third Anniversary: Celebrate Mardis Gras Style!

March 1 @ 10:00 am6:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 United States + Google Map Here’s a happy coincidence – our official 3rd birthday is March 1st…. and that’s Fat Tuesday aka Mardis Gras this year, so we’ll be celebrating Tuesday through Sunday with days of revelry… Lots of freebies and fun to be had all week long, beginning March 1st!Find out more »

Dolly Parton & James Patterson Virtual Book Launch for Run Rose Run

March 6 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 United States + Google Map
The perfect capper to our third birthday week: Join Dolly Parton and James Patterson for the exclusive Run, Rose, Run Virtual Book Launch on Sun, March 6 at 7:30 ET live on YouTube. ABOUT THE EVENT Join America’s most beloved superstar, Dolly Parton, and its greatest storyteller, James Patterson, in a virtual conversation about their novel, Run Rose Run, a thriller about a young singer-songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to…
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Reading Across the Nation

Join the state-by-state reading fun with Main Street Reads all year long! Throughout the year we’re “traveling” from state to state with a curated book list each week, suggesting books from the featured “State of the Week.” Each list includes both fiction and non-fiction, with adult and young reader titles so families can join the fun together! Check out all our State by State selections to date on the page we’ve built just for them HERE.

Partnering with Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

We’re so proud to be partnering with the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry with their new Representation Project. You can grab any of the books on the list we’re adding to daily HERE and have them shipped direct to you or order for store pickup. We’re offering discounts on ALL these books, PLUS a percentage will be gifted to the CML. AND, ff you prefer to buy a book for CML (see below), you can order through us and we’ll be happy to deliver it for you.