Vero Beach Book Center hosts authors this summer

VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Book Center has announced a number of author and book events.  In addition, children will enjoy Friday Morning Story Hour with Miss Julie at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Store.

Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m.:  Karen White presents The Beach Trees

Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m.: Dianne Marcum presents Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach & Florida’s Space Coast

Wednesday, June 15 at 6 p.m.:  Kelle Groom presents I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl ~ A Memoir

Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m.: “Donuts with Dad” Father’s Day Celebration with Miss Julie and special guest author and illustrator Ethan Long presenting My Dad, My Hero in the Children’s Store.  Stories and Refreshments too!

Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m.: David Baldacci presents One Summer

Friday, June 24 at 1p.m.: Senator Bob Graham presents Keys to the Kingdom

Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.: The Great Bubble Wrap Explosion in the Children’s Store.  Celebrate the Fourth of July, Independence Day ~ Children’s Store style!

Saturday, June 25 at 1p.m.: Daniel Morton presents Eyes of the Ocean

Monday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m.: Vero Beach Bookies discuss Runaway  by Alice Munro

Saturday, July 16 at 11 a.m.: “Mad Scientist Party” with Miss Julie and other “Mad Scientists” in the Children’s Store. Come ‘dressed’ as a Mad Scientist for Science Experiment fun!

Saturday, July 16 at 3 p.m.: Andrea Cassell presents Nahima’s Hands – Unique Mediterranean Cuisine

Thursday, July 21 at 5 p.m.: “All call” to Beachcombers and Rock Collectors of all Ages!  Leslie McGuirk presents If Rocks Could Sing – A Discovered Alphabet, hosted in the Children’s Store

Monday, Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m.:  Vero Beach Bookies discuss The Plague of Doves  by Louise Erdrich

Saturday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.: “Skip Back to School” with Skippyjon  Jones in the Children’s Store.  Stories, refreshments and bring your camera for your “back to school” picture with Skippyjon  Jones!

The Vero Beach Book Center and Children’s Store is located at 2145 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach.

Information:  Call (772) 569-2050 or visit

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