Sunday, August 25, 2013

Upcoming Events

I'm so excited!
Thursday, August 29th, 5:00 -7:00 pm -  Ladies Craft Night at the bookshop. This month we're making the cutest SECRET BOOK. Seating is limited to 15 so shoot me an email ( or stop in the shop to save your space......$10.00.
Tuesday, September 3, 10 am - noon - It's Senior Day!  Come and enjoy some lively conversation, lemonade/coffee/cookies on the deck and use your $1.00 coupon to find that perfect book.
Wednesday, September 11th, 9:00 am. Friends of Boerne Public Library monthly meeting. All are welcome.
Wednesday, September 11th, 10:30 - Little Listener Storytime at the bookshop. Last year the petting zoo was so much fun we decided to do it again. We'll have a pony and a little bull along with Wilma the pig and many more! Come and snap that perfect picture! Everyone is welcome.
Saturday, October 19th, Noon - 2:00 pm - Texas Rangers Joaquin Jackson, Ray Martinez and Mike Cox will be at the shop for a book signing. Details to follow, but save the date. It's going to be big!
Let's get to it!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Life and Writings of Thomas Paine

What's new in the shop?
TEN VOLUME SET --- 1908 INDEPENDENCE EDITION OF THE CENTENARY ISSUE --- Limited to 500 numbered copies. This is set #66/500.
Signed by the editor, Daniel Edwin Wheeler, in designated space in Volume I.
Bound in gray cloth with gold spine lettering and top edge gilt. Beautiful tipped- in portrait of Paine. Outside; good condition. Inside; clean and unmarked.
We're open Friday and Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You might wanna check 'em out! They're awesome.


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

We've got it going on!! Check it out!

Your book donations are on the road again! This time our volunteer Al, who also volunteers at the First United Methodist Church in Boerne, takes our Bookshop recyclable books to patients at University Hospital, Fort Sam Houston and The Wounded Warrior clinic in San Antonio. Oh la la.  Thanks Al!

Monday, August 12, 2013

FOBPL Bits n' Pieces

The volunteer information session last Friday was packed!
Sessions are held on the 2nd Friday of the month at 9:00 a.m. 
Give back to the community and support your library in the cozy atmosphere of the Bookshop Under the Windmill. 
Come join us!   Sign up at the shop or email for more information. The next Volunteer Information Session will be on  September 13th 9:00 a.m.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Bookshop Under the Windmill Events!
Monthly FOBPL meeting: Wednesday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.  (Note the meeting has been changed to the 2nd Wednesday of the month).
Ladies Craft night The Secret Book. Thursday, August 29th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Cost: $10.00.  Bring your friends!
Check out our facebook page for Bookshop Biblio Bargains!   Please tell your friends that we're here and feel free to share our Facebook page! 


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Time-Life Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were: Creatures, Places and People.
Michael Page and Robert Ingpen
Published by Time-Life Books, 1985
Flying carpets, check! Wendigos, Brownies, and Kelpies, triple check!
An encyclopedia of magical and mythical creatures complete with gorgeous illustrations. A real gem of a book for that hard to buy for bookworm. This book will keep a mythology, history, or literature lovers occupied for hours. Stretch your imagination!
Table top size, 240 pp, hardcover, DJ, very good+ condition. $10.00
All sales in the shop. Thank you.