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

Meet the Artist: Reception for Karin Dijkstra

Friday, August 4th, 6-8 pm

Appletree will host a reception for our August Artist Karin Marlin Dijkstra.  Karin lives in Cleveland Heights and is a painter, illustrator, and designer. Her work seeks to capture the intensity of a child’s way of experiencing the world and how that echoes into adulthood. Join us for prosecco and cheese!

Cedar Fairmount SID Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, August 8th, 9-10:30 am at Nighttown

Monthly meeting of the Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District. Flaherty & Collins Properties, developers for the Top of the Hill Project will be on hand for a meet-and-greet and to answer questions.  Open to members of the community. Wonderful opportunity to hear about the this important project and hear about other news in our neighborhood.

More information can be found here: Cead Fairmount SID

 

Botanical Jewelry Workshop

Wednesday, August 9th, 2-4 pm (note the time change!)

Botanical jewelry artist, Catherine Miller will lead a Botanical Jewelry Workshop.

Registration is required.

Cost is $15, payable at registration.

Call, email us, or stop in the store!

Author Reception for efy

Thursday, August 10th, 6:30-8 pm

Appletree will host a reception for  efy, the author of “Healing Through Divine Light: A Journey In Photos”. efy is a Contemplative Photographer and published author. She has traveled the country speaking on the Transformative Journey.

Story Time

Thursday, August 10th, 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!

Reception for Dunham Tavern

Friday, August 11th, 6-8 pm

Appletree will host a prosecco and cheese reception for Dunham Tavern.

Books in a Bar: Literary Road Trips

Monday, August 14th, 7-9 pm at Nighttown

Join Appletree for a discussion of “Mosquitoland” by David Arnold (Speak).

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!

Poet Reception: Lee Chilcote

Friday, August 18th, 6:30-8 pm

Appletree will host a reception for local poet Lee Chilcote who will read and discuss his new book of poems “The Shape of Home” (Finishing Line Press). Jen O’Leary will provide musical accompaniment.

Chilcote is a journalist, essayist and poet. His articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt, Planning, Land and People and numerous other publications. His poetry and creative nonfiction have been published by Great Lakes ReviewPacific ReviewOyez Review and others. His essays have appeared in the books Rust Belt Chic: A Cleveland Anthology, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, and A Race Anthology. 

He serves as executive director of the nonprofit Literary Cleveland, whose mission is to help writers develop their craft, create a strong network of writers, and connect writers to the community

Author Reception: Laura DeMarco

Thursday, August24th, 6-8 pm

Appletree will host a reception for local author Laura DeMarco  who will discuss and sign copies of her new book “Lost Cleveland” (Pavilion). Her new book explores the rise and the fall and the spirit of a gritty city that clawed its way back. Laura will read from and sign copies of her new book!

Laura is an arts and culture reporter for the Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland. Her multi-media Lost Cleveland features are some of the most popular on Cleveland.com. A third generation Clevelander, she lectures at Cleveland schools, colleges and historical societies.

 

Friday Night Date Night - Blind Date with a Book

Friday, August 25th, 6-8 pm

Who? You + An Exceptional Author!

What? Kick Off for a Blind Date with a Book!

Where? Appletree Books!

Are you intrigued? Take a chance with a surprise book on a theme you enjoy! Stop in, meet “your date” and join us for a glass of prosecco and cheese and find your next great read!

New Day Cleveland Appearance on FOX 8

Wednesday, August 30th, 10 am on FOX8

Lynn will be discussing several new book ideas on Fox 8’s New Day Cleveland show. Set your DVRs!

Artist Reception - Students of Sarah Knoblauch

Thursday, September 7th, 6-8 pm

Join us for a reception for the artists whose work is on display in the store for the month of September. Sarah Knoblauch, a resident of Cleveland Heights, is  a watercolor artist and an art teacher.  Art works from her students will be displayed in the store during September.

 

Heights Music Hop

Friday, September 8th, 6:30 – 9 PM

Appletree will host musicians as part of the 2017 Heights Music Hop.  The Music Hop kicks off on Thursday, September 7th in Coventry Village, comes to Cedar Fairmount on Friday, September 8th, and concludes on Saturday, September 9th in the Cedar Lee neighborhood. Appletree will host two performances on Friday: Cuyuga at 6:30 PM and Classical Revolution Cleveland at 8 PM.

Cleveland Book Week at the Cleveland Flea

Saturday, September 9th, 9am-4pm, at the Cleveland Flea, 2615 Superior Avenue, Cleveland

Visit Appletree and other vendors at the concluding event for the 2017 Cleveland Book Week!

Books in a Bar: Literary Road Trips

Tuesday, September 12th, 7-9 pm at Nighttown

Join Appletree for a discussion of “Utopia Drive: A Road Trip Through America’s Most Radial Idea” by Erik Reece.

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! Copies of the book will be available in mid-August.

Story Time: Favorites from our Shelves

Thursday, September 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!

Meet the Authors

Friday, September 15th, 6:30-7:30 pm

Appletree will host the contributors of the new anthology “Home Away From Home: A Collection of Writing by Cleveland Teens” (Lake Erie Ink). This is Lake Erie Ink’s first published book. Consisting of 8 local teens, the Teen Editorial Board met regularly during the 2016-17 school year to create this book. The creative work of 48 teens is featured in this publication.

Author Reception: Dr. Edward Olszewski

Friday,  September 22nd, 6-8 pm

Join for an evening with Dr. Edward Olszewski author of “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Cleveland’s Free Stamp” (Ohio Univerity Press) and “Parmigianino’s Madonna of the Long Neck: A Grace Beyond the Reach of Art” (American Philosophical Society). C-sponsored with the CWRU Friends of Art.

Murder in the Evening

Thursday, September 28th, 6-8 pm

Join area mystery writers for an evening of murder most foul. Casey Daniels, Amanda Flower, John Keyse-Walker, Nelle Lewis, and Julie Anne Lindsey will discuss mysery writing and sign copies of their newest books. Kim Hammond of CrimeSceneSisters will sell her mystery-themed jewelry. Co-sponsored with the Northeast Ohio Chaper of Sisters and Crime.

Story Time: Favoirites from Our Shelves

Thursday, October 12th, 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!

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!

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!