June 1st - 15th
We have so much fun planned for the summer! We will start off on First Friday with an art show.
Our own beloved bookseller, Ryan, will be showing her beautiful work and
Hickey’s Cottage Teas will be here with some tea cocktail samples! Also on board will be Beech Nut baby food providing samples.

Some other highlights this month will include a visit on Sunday the 4th from nationally known
Melissa Savage, author of the middle grade book, Lemons, our annual Midsummer Eve Celebration from 5-8 p.m. on Friday the 23rd, the Okee Dokee Brothers singing and signing their latest book
Thousand Star Hotel on the 24th,  and a Unicorn Party with Amy Young, author of
A New Friend for Sparkle, on the 27th!
Play Group Every Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm - 5pm.  Bring your little ones to our Rumpus Room for a chance to relax and let the kids play! This is a great time to meet and catch up with your friends and neighbors while the kids have fun. Some of our favorite toys will be out for the little ones and coffee and tea for parents and caregivers. As always, these weekly Play Groups are FREE and open to all!
Movement Storytime
Sunday, June 18th, and June 25th
at 10:30am
Join Katlyn for an interactive Storytime that will encourage movement with each book we read. Get your morning wiggles out, sing some songs, and join in on the fun! This event is appropriate for all ages and will occur on the 2nd and 4th Sundays going forward.

Early Bird Storytime  
from 9:30am-10:00am
Every Wednesday
For early risers and early nappers, our Early Bird Storytime is in addition to our regular 10:30 storytime. This is the perfect chance to enjoy storytime without worrying about messing up your schedule!  
We can’t wait to see you there!
If you see a book here that you love, you can now order directly from our website by clicking on the book cover!! We’re so excited to be able to offer this option to you -- and there’s FREE shipping!
Thank you in advance for supporting us!!
Baby Storytime
FRIDAY, JUNE 2nd 10:30am
This Storytime focuses on ways that parents and caregivers can interact with their littlest ones during storytime. We will give you fun ideas for things to do with your babies that encourage interaction and early literacy, and then show you how to model those interactions for them. We will read two or three short books and also have opportunities for you to read a book or two to your child. This event will feature songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and playtime at the end.   We look forward to seeing you!
First Friday
JUNE 2nd 6 - 9pm
Join Ryan as she shows her pieces at her first art show! We will also have Laura Hickey from Hickey’s Cottage Tea’s (previously Tea for Ewe) with some special teas for sampling and
Beech Nut baby foods will be here with product samples as well!
Wonder Woman Storytime
SATURDAY, JUNE 3rd 10:30am
Super Readers Assemble!! It's Superhero Storytime!! This Storytime will feature a special guest…. Wonder Woman! Bring your superhero capes and accessories or buy a cape and mask from our toy room!
Melissa Savage, author of
Lemons  Reading and Signing
SUNDAY, JUNE 4th at 3pm 
You will have the opportunity to meet this lovely author- AND you will have access to delicious treats based off the book, fun Bigfoot themed quizzes and activity sheets, as well a chance to have Melissa sign your very own copy of Lemons! Stop by and expect to have a good time!
Coffee Storytime at Tenn Street
TUESDAY, JUNE 6th at 9:30-10am
Join us again at Tenn Street Coffee for some stories and cups o’ joe! What’s better than reading some new books and enjoying a hot beverage in the morning? Meet us over at Tenn Street for a special half hour storytime and enjoy one of our favorite coffee shops in Denver!
Twilight Tea for Moms with Story Time for Kids
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7th, at 6:30pm
Fee: $7.50 (to cover the cost of teas and treats)
Stop by Second Star to the Right for Twilight Tea for Moms! Sponsored and hosted by Hickey’s Cottage Teas, join Laura Hickey for a relaxing evening just for mamas. Second Star will also host a sweet storytime to keep any little ones that come along entertained. The event will both start and end with a meditation poem. We will have two to three prepared teas for sampling, plus learn all about the health benefits of each kind of tea. Participants are encouraged to bring a friend and any hand-crafts that they’d like to work on during the event (i.e. knitting, cross-stitching, journaling, etc.) Individual tea packets will also be available for sale. Please RSVP or send any questions about the event to Kayla at kayla2ndstarbooks@gmail.com 
Storytime with Officer Robbie
THURSDAY, JUNE 8th at 10:30am
Join our neighborhood policeman in uniform for some morning stories! Officer Robbie is always lots of fun!
Baby Storytime
FRIDAY, JUNE 9th at 10:30am
Second Star Garage Sale
SATURDAY, JUNE 10th from 8am - 1pm
Check out treasures from our garages to yours! We will be bringing out some fun displays for families to buy,  gently loved store items, as well as gems from our own homes!
Stop Licking That! Storytime
SATURDAY, JUNE 10th at 10:30am
We are pleased to be hosting Karin Mitchell, author of Stop Licking That!, a humorous book of parenting tips. Karin will share about what inspired her to write this book. This event will be followed by our regular morning story time til 11:30! We hope to see you there (and really, stop licking that!!)
The Princess Who Loved Trucks
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th at 10:30am
At Second Star we are always on the lookout for books and activities that include a  wide array of interests and  ideasChristie Sears Thompson, local author of the coloring and storybook  The Princess Who Loved Trucks, will read her new book and you will have the chance to color along! 
Girls’ Afternoon Out at Second Star
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th from 2 - 5 pm
Who? Mamas, daughters, sisters - women!  FREE

Ready to enjoy a  relaxing afternoon out of the house with other wonderful women from our community? Stop by Second Star to the Right anytime between 2pm - 5pm on Sunday, for conversation in our sunny backyard and for a chance to  peruse and  shop with  local vendors!
We will have vendors representing locally made
baby productsgorgeous jewelrybeautifully hand crafted malaschildren's and women's clothingessential oils, and  more! Special guest
Hickey’s Cottage Teas will also bring a surprise beverage as well as tea products and accessories. Light refreshments, wine, and sparkling beverages are complimentary and will be served throughout the event. 
Middle Reader/YA group Advisory Board Meetings
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th at 3pm
New members are always welcome! Come meet other  avid readers, chat about your favorite book, give your valued opinion, and take home
Advanced Readers Copies (ARCs) of books that are not yet published! 
Brandon J. Scott Photography Storytime
MONDAY, JUNE 12th at 10:30am
Our local partners from  Brandon J. Scott photography will be doing their first ever Storytime here at Second Star! They will be reading stories about  cameras, the  spotlight, and some of our other favorites! Don’t forget your smile! 
The Play Crawl
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14th from 6:15 - 9PM
Join us for this annual community Play Crawl -- you travel from business to business to see a
different play in every venue! We had so much fun last year!!   Check out their SITE for
more info on how to participate!
Girls’ Afternoon Out at Second Star
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th from 2 - 5pm
Who? Mamas, daughters, sisters - women!  FREE
Ready to enjoy a relaxing afternoon out of the house with other wonderful women from our community? Stop by Second Star to the Right anytime between 2pm - 5pm on Sunday, for conversation in our sunny backyard and for a chance to peruse and shop with local vendors! We will have vendors representing locally made baby productsgorgeous jewelrybeautifully hand crafted malas, children's and women's clothingessential oils, and more! Special guest Hickey’s Cottage Teas will also bring a surprise beverage as well as tea products and accessories. Light refreshments, wine, and sparkling beverages are complimentary and will be served throughout the event. 
Check our full events calendar and stay tuned for the next newsletter to get more details about the other events we have going on this month at Second Star.  Or visit our  Website  or  Facebook  for more information! 

Second Star is proud to host a handful of fun, engaging and uniquely themed enrichment classes for all age groups this summer. Register for these workshops HERE!

Please call our store 303-455-1527 or
contact our manager at kayla2ndstarbooks@gmail.com for more information.
Register soon!

Featured Award-Winning Author - Melanie Crowder
$60.00 each or $335.00 for all 6
Ages 9 - 12 years old
Wednesdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm
JUNE 14th, 21st, 28th -  JULY 5th, 12th, 19th

$210.00 plus autographed book!
Ages 13 - 18 years old
6:00pm - 7:30pm
July 31st - August 4th

Featured Professional Illustrator - Karen Windness
$190.00 for 6 week course + $20.00 materials fee= $210.00
(includes an autographed book)
Ages 11 - 14 years old
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00am - 11:30am
JULY 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, 27th
There will also be an artist showcase the evening of JULY 29th

      Featured Professional Illustrator - Stan Yan
$45.00 each session, includes materials fee
Ages 6 - 10 years old
Monday, June 12th - 9:00am - 10:30am

Ages 8 - 12 years old
June 14th and June 16th
9:00am - 10:30am

Ages 11 - 18 years old
Wednesday, June 21st - 9:00am - 10:30am

Ages 8 - 12 years old
July 31st - August 4th
9:00am - 12:00pm

Ages 12 - 18 years old
August 7th - August 11th
9:00am - 12:00pm

Cost of each 5 day course is 235.00+ 10.00 materials fee
(includes autographed book)
If there is a book you or your child would like to share with others, come fill out a review slip or send a few sentences to our email and it may be featured in the newsletter!

Anywhere Farm
by Phyllis Root 
"Beets and zucchini,  oregano, beans,  jicama, broccoli, radishes, greens.   Tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, and peas.   On your anywhere farm, plant whatever you please."   Beautiful illustrations, rhyming text, healthy eating, casual diversity, emphasis on the impact of one person -- How can anyone not be in love with this book?!? 
By: Buffy
Fiona’s Corner
(Fio is Buffy’s 13 year old voracious reader)

Catstronauts: Mission Moon
by Drew Brockington
Catstronauts is an entertaining graphic novel for younger kids in which four cats journey to the moon to solve an energy crisis. Catstronauts has a simple and clean artistic style and the books are fast paced and filled with amusing visual gags that make it more like a cartoon than a graphic novel. I really liked Catstronauts and it was a quick and enjoyable read.
A look at some of the things we offer everyday at the book store!
We have storytime at 10:30am EVERY DAY! This is for all ages. In the colder months, it is out back in our newly renovated RUMPUS ROOM!

We take GENTLY LOVED books for store credit!

We do PRIVATE STORYTIMES. We have visited many different venues including hospitals, preschools, and mamas groups. We can read to kids and sell books there as well! Just give
Maddie a call or email her  at: 
Groups can always reserve special times at the store as well!

We have a YA and 3rd-6th GRADE ADVISORY BOARD. Let us know if you would like to participate! These groups help us choose books for the store by reading copies of books before they’re published and providing feedback.

We have WISH LISTS! Have your child come in to fill one out. They’re handy all year, not just holiday time!

FAMILY PLAY TIME every Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm - 5pm.  Bring your little ones to our Rumpus Room for a chance to relax and let the kids play! This is a great time to catch up with your
friends and neighbors and let the kids have fun. We will provide self-paced activities and toy demos for the little ones, and coffee and tea for parents and caregivers.

Want a book that you don’t see on the shelf? We can  ORDER IT FOR YOU! This usually takes just a few days to get in, even if it’s an adult book. Just let us know! There is no extra cost.

We accept needed items as well as cash for our local BIENVENIDOS FOOD BANK. $1 buys $9 worth of food! For a list of most needed items please visit HERE.

We collect children and adult items for A PRECIOUS CHILD . This organization helps kids living in poverty, and adults getting back on their feet. See a list of current needs HERE.

We provide FREE GIFT WRAPPING all year long.

If you visit Dr. Tim, Dr. Kelsey, or Dr. Naomi at TENNYSON PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, bring your toothbrush and get $1.00 off any new book! Your picture also gets added to our photo album on Facebook for you to see.

Enjoy tea, coffee, or cocoa as you read!
A look at some fun and unique things we do at Second Star. Click on the item to get more details about some of the things we offer!
( Our Birthday Parties and Special Events packages have recently been updated!)

We thank you for your continued support-it means the world to us! Remember that Neverland is Second Star to the Right and straight on ‘till morning. We can’t wait to see you again at Second Star!

Love, Dea, Marc, and the Second Star Staff

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