- Story Time – Saturday mornings at 10am
Saturday mornings are exciting times at Cherry Street! Kids are invited for story time with Lee every Saturday at 10AM; it’s free and open to all. Geared for kids ages 2–5, there are always fun stories, activities and surprises.
- Sept 4 – Booksigning by author Tim Jollymore
Sunday • noon–2pm
Minnesota author Tim Jollymore is here with his mystery novel called The Advent of Elizabeth. Although the novel is set in California, it is loosely based on a murder that happened in the Cloquet High School band room many years ago.
- Sept 10 – Booksigning by author Rena Olsen
Saturday • 1:30–3pm
Next Saturday, we will host Iowa author Rena Olson. The Girl Before is her first novel and is getting great reviews! Rena will be speaking at the Library earlier in the day; let’s give her a good welcome to Alexandria and support this up-and-coming author!
- Sept 18 – Booksigning by author J. D. Radke
Sunday • 1–3pm
Author J. D. Radke. levon a is described as “a layered, beautifully wrought story told in reverse chronology” and an “ambitious debut.” It will be interesting to talk with Radke about how he constructed his novel…a fun event for a lovely September Sunday afternoon.
- Sept 24 – Booksigning by author William Kent Krueger
Saturday • 4pm
Perennially popular Minnesota writer, William Kent Krueger, will release the 15th novel in his compelling mystery series featuring detective Cork O’Connor (Manitou Canyon)on September 6th. Krueger will be here at Cherry Street Books on Saturday, September 24th beginning at 4 PM to greet readers and sign copies for you.
- Sept 24 – Booksigning by author Jess Lourey
Saturday • 4pm
Joining William Krueger will be Jess Lourey, former instructor at the ATCC now living in St. Cloud. She is gaining more and more recognition for her writing and will release a new book in early September called Salem’s Cipher. This is the beginning of a new series; fans of her quirky, humorous Murder-by-the-Month Series will be shocked at the decidedly “un-humorous” nature of this fast-paced thriller set in Minneapolis.
- Nov 11 – Booksigning by author Paul Sailer
Friday, November 11th • 11am–1pm
Paul Sailer will be here with his book I Had a Comrade. Paul is from the Wadena area and wrote an earlier and very highly praised book of military history called The Oranges Are Sweet.
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