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

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.

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!

Floral Workshop with Tammy Currier

Friday, October 20th, 10:30 am -12pm

Autumn is all about color, sound, smell, & texture. Think nodding sunflower seed heads, silvery pods, dried leaves, and  lengths of vine, like bittersweet, bathed in amber light.

Utilizing a hollowed antique gourd (not pictured here) as our base, we’ll create a texture-inspired composition & preserve it by topping it with a Victorian-inpsired bell jar or cloche.

Register by Wednesday, October 11:
Stop in the store, call us at (216) 791-2665,
or email us at info@appletree-books.com.
Fee: $75 for instruction and materials

OctavoFest Celebration

Friday, October 20th, 6-8 pm

As part of OctavFest, Karen Esper, of Esper Bindery, will talk about book conservation and hold a mini books restoration roadshow. More information on OctavoFest can be found here.

Altered Book Workshop

Saturday, October 21st, 2-4 pm

Cleveland artist, Gene Epstein, will lead a workshop on altered book art.

Cedar Farimount Fall Festival

Sunday, October 22nd, 12-5 pm

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

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.