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

Our store hours are:

Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm

Thursday and Friday, 10 am – 8 pm

Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm

Closed Sunday and Monday

info@appletree-books.com

Events

Artist Meet and Greet

Friday, July 5th, 6:30-8 PM

Join us for a reception to meet our artist of the month, Fran Kovac.

Fran Kovac is a student and teacher of bookbinding and uses all the curiosity of both in her private practice in Cleveland, Ohio. A student of the history of bookbinding, Fran has recreated historic bindings and uses many historic techniques and sewings in making contemporary decorated bindings. Since 2009, she has taught at the Morgan Conservatory, Hollander’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and for San Diego Book Arts. Her bookbinding studies have included classes with book historians Julia Miller, Pam Spitzmueller and Jim Croft, among others.

Storytime with Lindsay Ward

Thursday, July 11th, 11 AM

Author and illustrator, Linday Ward will be our quest reader this week! Lindsay will read from her picture books and introduce us to her newest book Let’s Go: A Flip-and-Find-Out Book (Harper Festival).

Workshop: Ayurveda and the 6 Tastes

Rescheduled Date: Thursday, July 11th, 6-7:30 pm

A workshop hosted by the Cleveland Ayurveda will introduce you to identifying the 6 tastes in this workshop, and you’ll learn why spicing your food correctly will help your digestion and your mood! You will then be guided through some mind/body exercises to round out our evening together.
We look forward to sharing this wisdom with you!

Silent Book Club

Sunday, July 14th, 4 – 6 pm at Parnell’s Pub

Grab your book, a drink or a pint and join Jane Rothstein and your fellow readers to relax and read.

A Silent Book Club is a book club without homework. It’s a chance to take some time out of your schedule to relax and read.

Parnell’s is located at 12425 Cedar Rd. in Cleveland Heights.

Books In A Bar - Chemistry by Weike Wang

Monday, July 15th, 7-9 PM at Nighttown

Grab a glass of wine, have dinner or a dessert and join the discussion!

Our book this month is Chemistry (Vintage) by Weike Wang.

Storytime with CH Police Chief Annette Mecklenberg

Thursday, July 18th, 11 AM

CH Police Chief Annette Mecklenberg is our guest reader for this week! She will show off her police cruiser, talk about her work, and read some of her favorite tales!

Chief Annette Mecklenburg joined the Cleveland Heights police force on October 1, 1990, and rose through the ranks, becoming Police Chief on February 2, 2016.  A resident of Cleveland Heights,
she has a Bachelor’s Degree from Bowling Green and a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.

NoExit New Music - 88bit

Friday, July 19th, 7-8 pm

No Exit presents the virtuosic, astounding and utterly enchanting music of 88bit (the alter ego of Cleveland-based pianist Rob Kovacs) as he performs electrifying piano covers of NES (Nintendo) soundtracks from classic video games such as Castlevania and Mega Man 2 as well as unearthing music from lesser-known titles, bringing new life to some of the earliest examples of chiptune music. Much of this music was never thought possible to be played by a human being… until now.

Storytime with Jenn Harney

Thursday, July 25th, 11 AM

Author and illustrator Jenn Harney is our guest reader this week.

Jenn will read from her books How To Become A Knight (Sterling), Never Trumpet With A Crumpet (Boyds Mill Press) and her latest book Underwear (Disney-Hyperion)!

Jenn is an illustrator and toy designer whose work has been featured in Highlights for Children magazine. Jenn lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, her daughter, a dog named Steve, and a fish with nine lives. She is the author of the Hazy Bloom series, including Hazy Bloom and The Tomorrow Power and Hazy Bloom and The Pet Project.

Mystery Authors Panel

Friday, July 26th, 6:30 PM

t was a dark and stormy night…

Six local and regional mystery authors will be our guests for a panel discussion on plot and character development. Join Annie Hogsett, D.M. Pulley, Vivien Chien, Amanda Flower, John Keyse-Walker, and Andrew Welsh-Huggin in a discussion of their writing methods and techniques. Their mysteries will be available.

Take advantage and meet the authors who invite you into the secrets of old buildings, the British Virgin Islands, Chinese restaurants, the ongoing consequences of winning a super lottery, the Ohio Amish Country, and on- and off-campus misdeeds in Columbus, Ohio.
To find out what other treats our authors offer, make sure this event is on your calendar!

 

Never Judege a Book By Its Movie - Coraline

Saturday, July 27th, 7-9 pm

Never Judge a Book by Its Movie: series for literate movie lovers. Read Neal Gaiman’s Coraline and then join us for a screening of the 2009 film version and discussion of the two.

Film screening starts at 7 pm after the store has closed.

Advance registration is required and limited to 10 people.

Please email the store or call 216.791.2665 to register.

Storytime with CH Fire Chief Dave Freeman

Thursday, August 1st, 11 AM

CH Fire Chief Dave Freeman is our guest reader for this week! He will talk about his work, introduce us to his favorite fire fighting equipment and read several of his favorite stories!

Poet Meet and Greet with Marion Boyer

Friday, August 2nd, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Poet Marion Boyer will discuss her new collection of poetry, The Sea Was Never Far (Main Street Rag) in conversation with Karen Schubert, Executive Director of Lit Youngstown.

Storytime

Thursday, August 8th 11 AM

Join us for stories taken from books found on our shelves!

If you are interested in volunteering to be a reader for Storytime, please contact Lori Novak at 216.791.2665 or via email at lori@appletree-books.com.

 

 

Muisical Performance: Bridgetown Junction

Friday, August 9th, 6:30 – 9 PM

Bridgetown Junction will return to Appletree for an evening of music and discussion.

 

Cedar Fairmount Summer Festival

Saturday, August 10th, 12-6 pm

As part of the Cedar Fairmount Summer Festival, Appletree will feature local authors in our Writers Roundup, glass artist Betsy Fallon, Culinary Occasions by Bob Sferra, Recycled Reflections by Barb Early, and live jazz by Hip To That.

Silent Book Club

Sunday, August 11th, 4 – 6 pm at Parnell’s Pub

Grab your book, a drink or a pint and join Jane Rothstein and your fellow readers to relax and read.

A Silent Book Club is a book club without homework. It’s a chance to take some time out of your schedule to relax and read.

Parnell’s is located at 12425 Cedar Rd. in Cleveland Heights.

Books In A Bar: Miss Burma

Monday, August 12th, 7-9 PM at Nighttown

Grab a glass of wine, have dinner or a dessert and join the discussion!

Our book this month is Miss Burma (Grove Press) by Charmaine Craig.

Storytime

Thursday, August 15th, 11 AM

Join us for stories taken from books found on our shelves!

If you are interested in volunteering to be a reader for Storytime, please contact Lori Novak at 216.791.2665 or via email at lori@appletree-books.com.

NoExit New Music Performance: Chester Englander

Friday, August 16th, 7-8:30 PM

No Exit is pleased to present acclaimed new music cimbalom artist, Chester Englander (The Cleveland Orchestra, The L.A. Philharmonic), for a truly unique evening of captivating music. Chester will be joined by his wife, violinist Rachel Englander (The Cleveland Chamber Symphony), to play as a duo for this breathtaking performance.

 

Storytime

Thursday, August 22nd, 11 AM

Join us for stories taken from books found on our shelves!

If you are interested in volunteering to be a reader for Storytime, please contact Lori Novak at 216.791.2665 or via email at lori@appletree-books.com.

Author Meet and Greet: Brad Ricca

Friday, August 23rd, 6:30 – 8 PM

Brad Ricca brings back the Golden Age of science fiction, as he reads from and discusses his recent edited volume, The Artificial Man and Other Stories (Belt Publishing), a collection of stories from the 1920s and ’30s, by “forgotten,” Cleveland-based writer Claire Winger Harris.

Never Judge a Book by Its Movie: Do Andorids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Saturday, August 24th, 7-9 PM

Read Philip K. Dick‘s 1968 classic, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Del Rey), then join Appletree staff member Julia Biars for a screening of Ridley Scott‘s 1982 adaptation, Blade Runner, and a discussion of the two.  Registration with Appletree required.  Screening limited to 10 people.

Storytime

Thursday, August 29th, 11 AM

Join us for stories taken from books found on our shelves!

If you are interested in volunteering to be a reader for Storytime, please contact Lori Novak at 216.791.2665 or via email at lori@appletree-books.com.