Airycelebrate local authorillustrators maya anderson 14 and amelia robin chaplinloebell 12. Apr 27, 2019 big blue marble bookstore 551 carpenter lane 3. It was a truly wonderful experience that included a packed house and a very interesting discussion about writing and gender among. The shop, which is open every day of the week, and regularly open during the evening for special events, also has weekly storytimes for little ones. Varley oconnor, author of the welsh fasting girl, at big. Established in 2005, big blue marble bookstore is located at 551 carpenter ln in mount airy philadelphia, pa philadelphia county and is a business specialized in photographs and restaurants. Big blue marble bookstore welcomes varley oconnor, author of the welsh fasting girl, for a reading and conversation. Airy with more than 50 food trucks and restaurants, crafters galore, as well as music to the beat of the band. Most communitycentered bookstores in philadelphia cbs philly. Find ll cultured marble in mt airy with address, phone number from yahoo us local. However, the literary scene in philly is in no way equal across the city wealthy neighborhoods have many choices, while poor neighborhoods have very little access to books or literary culture, she pointed out. Airy village well be closed for passover on wednesday april 8th and thursday april 9th big blue marble. Mount airy was the residence of chang and eng bunker 18111874, conjoined twins joined by a band of cartilage at the chest xiphopagus. Neighbor news 0811 at big blue marble the power of black womens stories.
Airy s goat hollow pubrestaurant was once as much a part of mt. Airy kids literary festival from friday, april sunday, april 15. Airy writer mark lyons, published this month by new door books of philadelphia. The first three books in my new middle grade series. This years weekendlong festival celebrates illustrators, cartoonists and animators, using visual art to bring stories to life. Rice will give a watercoloring lesson and provide pages from her adult watercoloring books for. Big blue marble blog a neighborhood bookstore blog for mt. Big blue marble bookstore is an independently owned bookstore located in the mt. The citys official seal was established in 1977, which depicts major industries that are home to mount airy including. We manufacture cultured marble bathroom vanity tops, bathtubs, whirlpool bathtubs, shower bases, bathtub walls, shower walls, and kitchen counter tops. Airy section of philadelphia that specializes in progressive and multicultural titles of interest to philadelphians in general and mt. Big blue marble is an independent bookstore in the mt airy neighborhood of philadelphia. Encyclopedia of greater philadelphia mount airy west.
Ll cultured marble has been a manufacturer of the highest quality cultured marble and cultured granite products since 1976. Mount airy west and east in march 20, the pew charitable trust named the 19119 zip code, which encompasses both east and west mount airy, the seventhwealthiest zip code in philadelphia. Airys neighborhood bookstore book haven probably the citys best used bookstore hakims bookstore philadelphias oldest africanamerican bookstore, located at 210 s. Welcome to m r stone our new fabricationshowroom facility under construction m r stone is a 20,000 square foot high tech, environmentally friendly wholesale stone and quartz manufacturing company serving the mid atlantic area. Airys big blue marble bookstore on june 26 for a free art event. Thursday night, july 26th, i had my book launch party for they, a biblical tale of secret genders adelaide books new yorklisbon. Please join big blue marble books this friday, april 4, at 7. Sold some books, talked to folks, enjoyed ourselves. Taylor greenway by the mount airy museum of regional history in partnership with kids in parkstrack trails system blue ridge parkway foundation, blue cross blue shield north carolina foundation and the north carolina humanities council. While we only did books for prek to 1st grade, hp was on the staff shelf and all the trainers, who had been elementary teachers, talked about it endlessly. This truly special home is located just about a block from the great local, independent shops and services of mt airy village including weavers way coop, high point cafe, big blue marble books. Big blue marble is exactly what you want in a local bookstore. Oct 30, 2019 novelist, film producer and former college professor nikki harmon will discuss her book, when i was your girlfriend, on sunday, nov.
The staff is great, the atmosphere is right on and i love the area its located in. But when you have a choice, it feels so good to go indie. I first found harry potter when i started working at childrens literacy initiative. Local authorfilm producer at blue marble books venue on. Ll cultured marble in mt airy ll cultured marble 1184. Ll cultured marble in mt airy ll cultured marble 1184 maple. As most of you may know, this thursday evening the food trusts night market will be delighting mt. It was a truly wonderful experience that included a packed house and a very interesting discussion about writing and gender among other things. Apr 26, 2018 however, the literary scene in philly is in no way equal across the city wealthy neighborhoods have many choices, while poor neighborhoods have very little access to books or literary culture, she pointed out. May 20, 20 most communitycentered bookstores in philadelphia. Its nestled in one of the beautiful houses the area is known for, right across the street from the campbell county ymca. Nearby businesses include big blue marble bookstore, one of mt. Airy girl press, who will discuss the critically acclaimed book on sunday, nov. Nov 02, 2019 big blue marble bookstore this independent bookstore is full of diverse books for a diverse neighborhood.
An outdoor trolley, expansive book selection and great green room make blue marble books one of the most special spots in town. Jul 16, 2017 elliott battzedek, event coordinator, big blue marble. We are an indie bookstore opened in 2005 in the mt. This is the plot of when i was your girlfriend, a compelling, brilliantly told novel by nikki harmon publisher, mt. Airy village farmers market will have plenty of that. Airy resident abigail perkiss in celebration of her new book on the history of integration in postwar philadelphia. Our shop is also just two blocks from carpenter woods for a woodsy stroll or calm spot to sit with your fiber project. This site, a part of the geocaching for history program, was researched and placed on the emily b. Airy s big blue marble bookstore on june 26 for a free art event. Learn more about how words and images come together to create picture books. Stop by, meet some new neighbors, grab a snack, and hear about malts upcoming classes. Like most independent bookstores, big blue marble is neighborhoodbased, and in mt. Big blue marble bookstore this independent bookstore is full of diverse books for a diverse neighborhood.
Elliott battzedek, event coordinator, big blue marble. Airys shop local ethic, big blue marble is a focal point for community activism and feminist, progressive debate and they sell. The women of the world book club, created in 2004, meets once monthly to discuss international and multicultural books written by women. Big blue marble bookstore since 2005 we are a proudly indie bookstore in the mt.
Sheila avelin, owner and manager of big blue marble bookstore in mount airy, strives to maintain a cozy and accessible literary space within the fastpaced technological world. The event takes place on may 19 from 10 am5 pm, and features appearances by many local authors, storytimes, games, workshops, and of course elephant and piggie from mo willems popular series. Local, independent business with lots of community spirit. The community also continued to be a haven for alternative families and progressive politics. Author events at the philadelphia free library bookstores. Airys shop local ethic, big blue marble is a focal point for community activism and feminist, progressive debate and they sell books, too. Local authorfilm producer at blue marble books venue on nov. Big blue marble bookstore 551 carpenter ln philadelphia, pa. Oh, and annwyn and the owl king is now available to purchase at big blue marble. Located at 551 carpenter lane, big blue marble is nestled in a central part of town, neighboring the weavers way coop and moving arts of mt. One might come to that conclusion after reading homing, a courageous memoir by mt.
Free parking is available on carpenter lane and greene street. Located at 551 carpenter lane, big blue marble is nestled in. Big blue marble bookstore is listed in the categories book dealers retail and book stores and offers reference, publications, collections, author readings, book clubs. Airy neighborhood of northwest philadelphia, big blue marble prides itself on our collections of diverse titles for our diverse. Big blue marble bookstore chestnut hill, pa business directory.
Airy section of northwest philadelphia because it was a neighborhood of people. We are also making home deliveries to mt airy village each weekday, except in really bad weather, and to most of nwphilly three days a week. Here we are representing big blue marble bookstore at the mt. Independent bookstore full of diverse books for diverse readers. Many of their descendants still live in the mount airy area. Theres plenty of childrens books at big blue marble bookstore on carpenter lane in mt. Sep 23, 2016 sheila avelin, owner and manager of big blue marble bookstore in mount airy, strives to maintain a cozy and accessible literary space within the fastpaced technological world.
We specialize in literary fiction, diverse childrens books, poetry. Airycelebrate local authorillustrators maya anderson. Here are some other philadelphia mostly west philly bookstores we like. Airy musers is a print only literary journal, made by kids for kids. Airy learning tree is holding an open house at their office tonight 116 from 5pm7pm. Celebrate your favorite booksand discover some new onesat this saturdays mt. Shelia avelin, owner of the big blue marble bookstore in mt. While tennis returned to history books, dipping his pen in the world of novel writing along the way a few ghost tales that didnt make haunts of virginias blue ridge highlands nagged at. Jul 06, 2015 this post was contributed by a community member.
Mount airy was settled in the 1750s as a stagecoach stop on the road between winstonsalem, north carolina and galax, virginia. Big blue marble bookstore is an independentlyowned storefront that specializes in progressive and multicultural books of interest to residents in philadelphiaparticularly in mt. Philadelphia big blue marble bookstore presents the 6th annual mt. Airy forest boasts 700 acres of reforested hardwoods, 200 acres of forested evergreens, 269 acres of. Annwyn and the owl king discussion, news and events about. Airy village for its diverse residents who value education. Airy to host eight saturdays of harry potter events join big blue marble bookstores countdown to harry potter and the cursed child script release. The big blue marble bookstore, located at 551 carpenter lane in west mount airy, is the place where a group of women meet monthly to discuss books about women. Furniture industry mount airy museum of regional history. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. In 2005, with a lot of research and census tract data in her.
Shop online at big blue marble books not for every book in the world, but for. Civil rights, liberalism, and integration in postwar philadelphia examines the history of race, ethnicity, and urban identity in postwwii american cities, and focuses on. Your bookseller knows better than an algorithm al dia news. Big blue marble bookstore in mount airy book dealers retail. When they moved back to philadelphia, sheila chose the mt. We have more books and puzzles listed for sale on our website. Most communitycentered bookstores in philadelphia cbs. It is sold locally, including at the big blue marble bookstore in philadelphia, pa. They are buried at white plains baptist church about 2 miles from mt airy main street. We can special order anything you dont find on the shelves. The shop hosts readings, book clubs, workshops and weekly author visits.
Outside of school hours, parking is available in the lot behind henry school, off of greene street. Join us at the malt office from 5pm7pm this evening thursday 116 for a mt. Airy kids literary festival hosted by big blue marble bookstore. However, one thing you wont be able to find is some farm fresh produce. If you are a young author in philadelphia please consider submitting to the mt.1125 107 1481 736 1369 1492 1579 785 1513 941 1505 984 293 476 111 914 1139 1325 331 278 1546 1439 1595 505 1130 148 1204 1329 14 974 1069 747