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, 12 – 5 pm, eff thru 12/24/17

Monday, closed




Young Adult Book Group: Fairy Tales Reimagined

Saturday, November 4th, 2-4 pm

Ellie Piszel and Erica Steinweg lead a discussion of Tiger Lily ( Harper Teen) by Jody Lynn Anderson and Peter Pan (Henry Holt) by J.M. Barrie.

Meets in the store. Customers who register in advance are eligible for a 10% discount on the purchase price of the books being discussed.

To register, stop in the store, email us at info@appletree-books.com or here on the website, or call us at 216.791.2665.


Author Reception: Bobbie Schwartz

Wednesday, November 8th, 7-8 pm

Bobbie Schwartz will discuss and sign copies of her new book Garden Renovation: Transform Your yard into the Garden of Your Dreams (Timber Press)

Appletree will be open till 8 on Wednesday, November 8th!

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!

Artist Reception: Hazel Brown

Thursday, November 9th, 6-8 pm

Appletree will host a reception for local Cleveland artist, Hazel Brown, our artist for November.

Performance: No Exit New Music Ensemble

Friday, November 10th, 7 pm

Appletree will host a performance by Cleveland’s No Exit New Music Ensemble.  They will present their latest installment of “3” which will focus the spotlight on violinist Cara Tweed, clarinetist Gunnar Owen Hirthe, and percussionist Luke Rinderknecht. They will also perform solor and trio works to excite and enthrall.

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

We’ve “rounded up” a showcase of independent Cleveland-area writers for the evening. Come and meet them and discover a new book! We think you will find something for everyone: books for children, books for adults; fiction, poetry, photographs, inspiration, and more!

The following authors are scheduled to attend:

Keith Allen, Monica Babcock, John Bruening, Gwen Dyer, Jake Hatmacher, Lori Rochat, Judith D. Sagan, Richard Silverman, Siobhan Sudberry, and Ladosha Wright.

CheeseScaping 101 with Kari Moore

Saturday, November 18th, 2-3:30 pm

Kari Moore, owner of LeCracker, will host a workshop on making a fall cheese board.

Registration Required! Stop by the store, email info@appletree-books.com, or call us at 216.791.2665.

Fee: $55

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25th, 10 am – 6 pm

Appletree will have a series of special events in the store to celebrate Small Business Saturday!

Appletree will donate 10% of all sales from Small Business Saturday to LINK, a literacy group in the Cleveland Area.

The following will be in the store:

Rev. Sharon Seyfarth Garner, author of “Mandalas, Candles, and Prayer”

Better Bit of Butter – delicious homemade cookies

MeGo Crafts – cards, prints, and hand-painted glass

3-19 Coffee – fair trade coffee with a Cleveland flair


Book Signing and Reception: Marcia Hansen Kraus

Friday, December 1st 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Appletree will host local author, musician and composer, Marcia Hansen Kraus for a book signing and reception.  Marcia is the author of “George Szell’s Reign, Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra” (University of Illinois Press)

Holiday Pop-Up

Thursday, December 7th, 5-8 pm

Appletree Books, Luna Bakery Cafe, Pavilion Home & Floral, and Reflections Interior Design will be hosting Holiday Pop Up Shops.

Find unique gifts from the following artists at Appletree: LeCracker, Cottage Chocolates, BJ Fallon, GG Handknits, Heights Floral Designs, Artifacets, PKretst Designs, Small Batch Jams, and Script One Four.

Come and spend an evening in the Cedar Fairmount neighborhood.

Holiday CheeseScaping Workshop

Saturday, December 9th, 2-3:30 pm

Kari Moore, of LeCracker, will conduct a workshop on creating a holiday cheese boards that are as visually stunning as they are delicious.

Advance registration is required. Workshop fee is $55 which covers the cost of a cheeseboard, cheeses, and other items used in the workshop. The fee is payable in advance via credit card. Stop by the store, or call for more information!

Artist Reception: Roxboro Elementary School

Tuesday, December 12th, 4-6 pm

Appletree will host a reception for the artists who created the display in our store windows for December.  Come and meet talented local artists, their teacher, and families from Roxboro Elementary School.

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.