UPCOMING EVENT SCHEDULE
Our second-floor event space is a very important part of our ambition to create a powerful and popular “Third Place” in our community.
Consistent with our River Bookshop our values are to educate, inspire, engage and entertain.
We are open for in-store shopping starting June 11th.
Monday through Thursday 10-6pm
Friday & Saturday 10-8pm
***Starting September 22nd, the River Bookshop will, in an effort to keep staff, presenters and our guests safe and well, be following government guidelines and will be requiring attendees to our events to show a paper or digital receipt of vaccination along with a form of government-issued identification, such as a driver’s licence, birth certificate or health card.***
OPEN AIR AMHERSTBURG
June 11, 2021 at 3:00pm and running throughout the summer!
The River Bookshop is happy to participate in Open Air Amherstburg starting the weekend of June 11. The streets of beautiful, downtown Amherstburg will closed to traffic and open to people. Come down and enjoy the River Bookshop inside and out, browse, read and relax with some book specials and our Sunday Storytimes at 1:00pm *weather permitting*. Due to Covid restrictions attendance is limited so register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 226-906-8311 to reserve your spot for our outdoor activities!
Watch for special guests at our outside pop up shop!
June 13, 2021 at 1pm and running every Sunday throughout Open Streets
Bring a chair or a blanket and join us out in front of the River Bookshop for some fun read aloud time. Please register by email at email@example.com or by phone 226-906-8311 to secure your spot.
RIVER BOOKSHOP BOOK CLUB
September 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Our books choice this month is My Own Blood by Ashley Bristowe
Register at firstname.lastname@example.org to join us in a lively and interesting discussion of a different book each month!
Didn't get to finish the book? No worries - we'll also discuss all the other great books we've read or loved lately.
WSO BRASS QUINTET MUSIC IN THE PARK
September 19, 2021 at 4:00pm in Kings Navy Yard Park
There will also be a short "fanfare" appearance at 3:30pm at the River Bookshop prior to the concert in the park.
Downtown Amherstburg becomes the place for some uncommon fun. Dress in your best steampunk fashion, channel your inner wizard! And don't miss it as the upstairs of the River Bookshop will once again be taken over by a giant sea creature!
KORY RENAUD - ESSEX COUNTY FILED NATURALISTS
Oct. 2 at 1:30pm.
“The Wonders of Fall Bird Migration in Essex County”
AUTHOR MARTY GERVAIS
Oct. 14 6:30pm.
“Rumrunners: A Prohibition Scrapbook”
AUTHOR LISA BOWES
Oct. 17 1:30pm.
“Lucy Tries Sports” kids’ series author Lisa Bowes joins us virtually.
Oct. 23 2pm.
A very successful 10 year old artist. Perfect for littles - Max and his artist Mom, Lisa, will talk about kids developing their creative side by learning how to paint. Do you have a budding Andy Warhol?
STEPHANIE POUGET-PAPAK - CURATOR/CAO PARK HOUSE MUSEUM
Nov. 10 at 6:30pm
“How Buildings Shape Us: 250 Years of the Park House and its Cultural-Ecomomic Impact”
CHRIS EDWARDS AND ELAINE WEEKS - AUTHORS/EDITORS WALKERVILLE PUBLISHING
Nov. 23 at 6:30pm
The authors of "Windsor: Before & After" discuss their pictorial history of Windsor
RIVER BOOKSHOP CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE
Starting Nov. 25 and running each weekend until Christmas
Join us again this year as we open up the Hole in the Wall for Christmas shopping in comfort - Hot chocolate and curated gift ideas for everyone.
All events will be following Health Unit guidelines on distancing and attendance.
BE SAFE EVERYONE.