Booked at Mocatinas – Book Club Meeting

Mocatinas 3 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

Please join us for our book club meeting, where we'll discuss our February book, The Good Son. Arrive a little early, treat yourself to a drink and treat at the counter, and head upstairs to Mocatinas' beautiful event space.

First Friday Author Event with Elizabeth Leon

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

Join us as Elizabeth Leon , author of Let Yourself Be Loved, shares the story of her son, John Paul Raphael, and the fierce beauty and purpose she found in only 28 hours and 10 minutes of her son’s life. It's a story of freedom for every person who has ever walked through uncertainty or [...]

Run, Rose, Run – Indie Launch Event

Online

Don't miss this one-night virtual event with legendary music icon Dolly Parton and the world's number one bestselling author James Patterson to celebrate the publication of Run Rose Run (on-sale March 7, 2022).   Your ticket includes admission to the exclusive event and a hardcover copy of Run, Rose, Run!   Visit this eventbrite link [...]

Author Event with Jeni McFarland

Online

Join us for a conversation with Jeni McFarland, author of The House of Deep Water, who was named one of USA Today‘s 100 Black Novelists and Fiction Writers You Should Read. The event is free but limited to 50 participants. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvcu2prT8iHtV6ocXit0dnfEAk1-ebHKG0  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about [...]

Wanderful Thoughts – Journaling Group Meeting

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

You're invited to join our journaling group! Participation is free. This month's special guest is Jessie Kanzer, author of Don't Just Sit There, Do Nothing.  Regular meetings are held the second Saturdays monthly, 11am-12:30pm. Space is limited. Please email bespokebooksandarchives@gmail.com to reserve your space.

Inquiring Minds Nonfiction Bookclub

Virtual

Welcome to our nonfiction book club! Participation is free and meetings are held via Zoom. We'll be discussing this month's book selection, A Walk Around the Block by Spike Carlsen. You can purchase the book in the store on online at here. Regular meetings are held the third Thursday the month. Zoom Info: Topic: Inquiring Minds Nonfiction [...]

Book Repair Mini Workshop – SOLD OUT

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

with Jill from Cat Tail Run Hand Book Binding  Shabby books need not be relegated to the dustbin! This mini-session teaches two introductory techniques useful for anyone interested in basic book repair. Students will first learn to stabilize and improve damaged corners on books. Next students will embark on a simple yet effective technique for [...]

$30

Art Journaling Workshop

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

She's back by popular demand! Come join us and Trina from Jubilee Flea for an art journaling workshop. ⁠ We'll tap into our inner creativity and Trina will teach us a variety of ways to create fun backgrounds for journaling.⁠ ⁠ The $12 per-person fee includes ephemera and supplies, and more will be available for [...]

$12

Wanderful Thoughts – Journaling Group Meeting

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

You're invited to join our journaling group! In this session, Carol Pearson, author of 10 Little Rules for a Blissy Life, will join us via Zoom and lead us through thoughtful journaling prompts with goal of finding our bliss. Participation in the group is free. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkde-prTkuH9CtF4krEUvUgUUVmm7dYH5S  After registering, you will [...]

Author Event with Alison Ragsdale

Online

Local author Alison Ragsdale will discuss her most recent novel, Someone Else's Child, a totally unforgettable, emotional, and beautiful novel that will break your heart into a million pieces and put it back together again. Our discussion will be in bookclub fashion, so we encourage you to purchase your copy in advance and read ahead. [...]

Independent Bookstore Day!

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

Stay tuned for a ton of fun activities and surprises starting Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30

Book Repair Mini Workshop with Jill from Cat Tail Run Hand Book Binding

Bespoke Books and Archives 7 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA

Learn how to care for and make minor repairs to your cherished books at this one-of-a-kind hands-on workshop. A $30 per person fee includes the cost of materials. Space is limited, so snag your spot now! Click here