12419 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
(216) 791-2665

Store Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm

Thursday and Friday, 10 am – 8 pm

Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm

Sunday and Monday, closed

 

info@appletree-books.com

Events

Poetry Reading with Mark Irwin

Thursday, October 5th, 6-8 pm

Poet Mark Irwin will read from and sign copies of his new book, A Passion According to Green (New Issues)

YA Book Group: Fairy Tales Reimagined

Saturday, October 7th, 2-4 pm

Ellie Piszel and Erica Steinweg will lead a discussion of Bound by Donna Jo Napoli and “Cinderella” by Charles Perrault.

You can register here, and if you register for this session, you will get a 10% discount when you purchase the book in the store!

Story Time: Favoirites from Our Shelves

Thursday, October 12th, 11 am – 12 pm

Spiders & Snakes & Bats! Oh, my!

Little sprouts grow into readers at Appletree! Bring your toddlers and pre-schoolers as we look, listen, and have fun with picture books. Appletree staff member Sharlene Warner will share some favorites from our shelves.

No registration necessary – just drop in!

Nancy Christie

Thursday, October 12th, 6:30 – 8 pm

Nancy Christie will discuss the “5Cs of Being a Writer” and sign copies of her forthcoming book Rut-Busting Book for Writers.

Meet the Artist Reception - Gene Epstein

Friday, October 13th, 6-8 pm

Join us for a reception to meet our artist of the month Gene Epstein. A native Clevelander, Gene is a visual artist, book conservator and jazz musician, having received training in music and art at Oberlin College, painting at Kent State, and book repair at Strong Bindery.

Books In A Bar: Vive la France!

Monday, October 16th, 7-9 pm at Nighttown

Join Kristina Eisenhower and Ed Alix for a discussion of When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 by Ronald Rossbottom.

You can register here, and if you register for this session, you will get a 10% discount when you purchase the book in the store!

OctavoFest Celebration: Book Restoration Roadshow with Karen Esper

Friday, October 20th, 6-8 pm

As part of OctavFest, Karen Esper, of Esper Bindery, will lead a Book Restoration Roadshow: What’s Involved and Is Restoration Worthwhile?

Attendees are encouraged to bring a book they are considering restoring, and Karen will discuss what’s involved and whether restoration is financially viable.

Just drop in – no registration required!

More information on OctavoFest can be found here.

Octavofest: Altered Book Workshop with Gene Epstein

Saturday, October 21st, 2-4 pm

Making Art with Discarded Books Workshop with artist Gene Epstein

We will look at Gene’s book on display in the store and discuss various ways to alter books. Each participant will choose a book, view a demonstration, and then transform their book into a 3-dimensional folded book sculpture.

Registration required by Thursday, October 19.

Fee: $20 for instruction and materials.

Stop in the store, email us at info@appletreebooks.com, or call us at 216.791.2665 to register.

Cedar Farimount Fall Festival

Sunday, October 22nd, 12-5 pm

Appletree will be open this Sunday as part of the Cedar Fairmount Fall Festival.

Appletree will be Superhero Headquarters!

Kids of all ages are encouraged to try their hand at Bowling for Avengers in our back “bowling alley” to win a superhero temporary tattoo. Browse our superhero books and have some fun with our low-tech photo booth. Pose for a picture with our superhero visitors from 2:30-3:30 pm.

Local Cheese & Cracker Tasting

Enjoy a sampling of Le Cracker’s fall line-up of wholegrain sourdough crackers (handmade in Cleveland Heights) as well as a seasonal selection of Ohio artisan cheeses.

Octavofest: Ben Sapp on Children's Literature

Tuesday, October 31st, 6-8 pm

Ben Sapp, Director of the Mazza Museum in Findlay, Ohio, will discuss the history of this museum of children’s book illustrators and the importance and history of children’s literature.

The Mazza Museum is the most diverse collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world. The museum’s goal is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of picture books.

 

Story Time: Favoirites from Our Shelves

Thursday, November 9th, 11 am – 12 pm

Little sprouts grow into readers at Appletree! Bring your toddlers and pre-schoolers as we look, listen, and have fun with picture books. Appletree staff member Sharlene Warner will share some favorites from our shelves.

No registration necessary – just drop in!

Books In A Bar: Vive la France!

Monday, November 13th, 7-9 pm at Nighttown

Kristina Eisenhower and Ed Alix will lead a discussion of Hunting and Gathering (Riverhead Books) by Ann Gavalda.

You can register here, and if you register for this session, you will get a 10% discount when you purchase the book in the store!

Writers Round-Up

Friday, November 17th, 5-8 pm

Appletree will be hosting an evening to meet local authors and illustrators and affording the opportunity to “meet and greet local talent.

Story Time: Favoirites from Our Shelves

Thursday, December 14th, 11 am – 12 pm

Little sprouts grow into readers at Appletree! Bring your toddlers and pre-schoolers as we look, listen, and have fun with picture books. Appletree staff member Sharlene Warner will share some favorites from our shelves.

No registration necessary – just drop in!

Floral Workshop with Tammie Currier

Friday, December 15th, 10:30 am – 12pm

Where autumn is all about color, winter is about the absence thereof. Leafless trees silhouetted against clouded skies,evergreens bowing beneath the weight of fresh snow, and birds chittering from berried branches are just a few of the images that jump to mind’s eye. Utilizing a selection of greens, textures, berries, and faux birds, mini ornaments, moss, & more, we’ll create a holiday-inspired winter wonderland perfect for your holiday table or for gift-giving.

Register by Wednesday, December 6th;

Stop in the store, call us at (216) 791-2665,
or email us at info@appletree-books.com.

Fee: $50 for instruction and materials.