• Sat
    08
    Feb
    2014

    Craig MacFarlane's Book Signing

    1:00 - 3:00pmBlack Dog Books

    Craig MacFarlane will be signing his book, Craig MacFarlane Hasn't Heard of You Either!  on Saturday, February 8th 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Black Dog Books.  In spite of being blinded by an accident when Craig was two, he went on to become one of the world's most celebrated athletes.  He has succeeded in wrestling, water skiing, downhill snow skiing, track and field and golf.  Craig has won over 100 gold medals competing against mostly sighted athletes.  He has also won national championships in the U.S. and Canada.  Currently Craig travels the world as a motivational speaker.  The forward of the book is written by George H.W. Bush.  Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sat
    15
    Mar
    2014

    Amy Sorrell's Book Launch

    2:00 - 4:00Black Dog Books

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    Author, Amy Sorrells will be launching her book, "How Sweet the Sound", a coming-of-age Christian novel that takes place in the South.  In conjunction with her book launch, we invite people to bring items for the Helping Hands Shelter.  More information about the signing and details about needed Shelter items will follow soon!

  • Thu
    24
    Apr
    2014

    Kite Story Time

    10:30 amBlack Dog Books

    In anticipation of upcoming Kite Day, we will be reading two stories about flying kites:  "KIte Day" by Will Hillenbrand and "Curious George Flies a Kite" by H.A. Rey.  

  • Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014

    Paulette Hoover's Book Signing & Story Readings

    1:00 - 3:00pmBlack Dog Books

    Join us for former teacher and children's author, Paulette Hoover's book signing and story reading event on Saturday, April 26th 1:00 - 3:00pm.  Paulette will be reading her books, Dixie the Playground Duck (a true story about a duck that returned 8 years in a row to build her nest in the school playground) and What's That Lump In Your Bed? (a whimsical story about those mysterious lumps that appear when children make their beds).  Paulette will be reading the two stories at 1:30pm.  Refreshments will be served.  Please call 733-1747 if you would like to reserve your copies.

  • Sun
    27
    Apr
    2014

    KITE DAY!

    12:00 - 3:00Mulberry Fields Park, Zionsville

    Join us for Zionsville's third annual KITE DAY!  April is National Kite Month.  KITE DAY is held every year on the last Sunday of April.  This year it will be on Sunday, Apr. 27th 12:00 - 3:00pm at Mulberry Fields Park in Zionsville (on the corner of Ford and Whitestown Roads).  Come to fly kites or to enjoy watching the kite flying as a spectator.  Picnics welcome.  Admission is $2.00 per person and $5.00 per family.  All admission proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville.  Earth Explorer Toys will be on hand selling a variety of kites.  The rain date is always one week later. (This year it'd be Sunday, May 3rd if needed).  If there is any question about the weather on KITE DAY please check Black Dog Books' Facebook page or call 919-7901 on that day.  Kite Day is brought to you by Black Dog Books.

  • Fri
    02
    May
    2014

    Savor, Sip & See

    6:00 - 9:00pmMain Street Zionsville

    Black Dog Books is participating in Zionsville's Tri Kappa Chapter Savor (food), Sip (beverages) & See (shops and galleries).  A $50 ticket includes 16 culinary locations.  Register online at www.zionsvilletrikappa.com.  Proceeds benefit Zionsvllle schools through student grants and scholarships.  Serenity will be serving stuffed mushrooms here.

     

  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014

    Molly Godby Book Signing during Brick Street Market

    11:00 - 3:00Black Dog Books

    Molly Godby will be signing the new Chicken Soup for the Soul:  Alzheimer's Edition at Black Dog Books from 11:00-3:00 during Zionsville's annual Brick Street Market Day (10-5).  Zionsville resident, Molly authored her story based on her mother.  The Indiana Alzheimer's Association will be here handing out information.  Proceeds from sales will benefit the Alzheimer's Association.  Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Fri
    06
    Jun
    2014

    Preview Evening - 1st Editions Special Collection

    7:00 - 8:30Black Dog Books

    A preview event showcasing special Indiana books and other collectible books that have value.  Most of the books are first editions.  Many are signed.  Authors:  Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, Gene Stratton Porter, Meredith Nicholson, Theodore Dreiser, Abe Martin and others.  The first book published in Indiana in 1818 by an anonymous author will be featured.  Admission of $10 is applicable to purchases made that evening.  Wine and cheese will be served.  Adam Yeager will perform classical and jazz guitar.  The owner of this great collection will be present.  Call 733-1747 to make a reservation.

  • Sat
    02
    Aug
    2014

    "Building to Excellence" CoAuthors Book Signing Event

    5:00 - 8:00PMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Coauthors, Tommy Richardson and Jack Klemeyer will be signing their book, Building to Excellence at Black Dog Books.  Building to Excellence presents a simple, step-by-step process to build an authentically successful life and business.  Richardson and Klemeyer coach and train entrepreneurs, corporate staff and executives.  They also do public speaking.  Tommy Richardson has coached Zionsville football for twenty years.  Please call (317)733-1747 to reserve your copy.  Follow us Facebook for updates.  

  • Fri
    08
    Aug
    2014

    Molly Godby Book Signing during Z'Sparkle Party & Drag Race

    7:00 - 8:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Molly Godby will be signing copies of the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul:  Alzheimer's Edition.  Molly is a local author whose essay about her mother is in the book.  She will be signing books in conjunction with the annual Z'Sparkle Party and Drag Race to end Alzheimers.  Come meet Molly between 7:00 and 8:00.  And watch the dazzling parade race on Main Street at 8:00pm.  

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014

    Barbara Shoup's Book Signing

    1:30 - 3:00Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    headshotAward winning author, Barbara Shoup will be signing her eighth young adult novel, Looking for Jack Kerouac at Black Dog Books on Saturday, September 20th from 1:30 to 3:00.  Looking for Jack Kerouac is a coming of age tale with heart about two friends who go on a road trip in 1964 on a quest for self-discovery.  They find answers in unexpected ways.                

    Three of Shoup's previous books have won American Library Association Best Book Awards.  Shoup is the executive director of the Indiana Writer's Center in Indianapolis.  In addition to her 8 fiction books, she co-authored Novel Ideas:  Contemporary Authors Share the Creative Process and Story Matters: Contemporary Short Story Writers Share the Creative Process.

    Call (317)733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Fri
    03
    Oct
    2014

    A Candle Light Reading of "The Raven!"

    8:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_3955Join us if you dare, for our annual candle light reading of The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe.  Patrick Kalahar, a poet in his own right, will perform the reading.  Refreshments of raven cookies will be served.  

  • Sat
    04
    Oct
    2014

    Deborah Dunlevy's Book Signing

    2:00 - 3:30pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_0418Deborah Dunlevy returns to Black Dog Books with her new book,          The Secret Source, third in her "Book of Sight" series which was followed by The Broken Circle. Deborah lives in Indpls. She is a full time author and mother.  More information to follow.  If you need either of the first two books in the series, you can get them at Black Dog Books.

  • Sat
    01
    Nov
    2014

    JOYCE BRINKMAN'S BOOK SIGNING

    2:00 - 3:30Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Brinkman Headshot T2IMG_4048     Joyce Brinkman, Indiana Poet Laureate 2002-2008, believes in poetry as public art.  Joyce is one of six poets whose poetry is displayed on 25-foot stained glass windows at the Indianapolis International Airport.  It also appears at the Indianapolis Public Library, and on a wall in a town square in El Salvador.  Her poetry has been published in numerous books and publications.  Last year she explored cross-species collaboration with the orangutans at the Indpls. Zoo.

    Her latest book, Seasons of Sharing is an international collaboration between six global partners in France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the U.S., who via email, created poetry exploring the richness of the seasons, writing in the ancient Japanese form of renku poetry.  Each poem is a global collaboration which reflects the seasons as well as current events from different parts of the world.  Joyce will be doing a reading at 2:30.  Please call (317)733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014

    Cheryl Soden Moreland "Kokomo Kid" Book Signing

    3:00 - 5:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Cheryl Soden Moreland is a born-and-bred Hoosier, actually growing up simultaneously in two Indiana cities - Kokomo and Indianapolis. "Kokomo Kid" is about more than just growing up in Indiana, it's about the human dynamic and how our past forms and sometimes even predicts our future, whether we like it or not. It is what we do with those feelings and memories rising from good and bad moments that defines our character. This simple and sincere book is a sentimental journey to a time of innocence, love,and lost loves, - a nostalgic, introspective, inspiring peek into the diary of the atypical childhood of a midwestern girl. Cheryl's many friendships in the book include those with Wendell Berry and Kurt Vonnegut. IMG_4084

  • Sat
    29
    Nov
    2014

    Amy Lacy's Reading of "Where is Christmas?"

    4:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

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    Amy Lacy will read her storybook,  Where is Christmas? in front of the fireplace on Saturday, Nov. 29th at 4:00pm.  Her book is a Zionsville Storybook to Color.  Amy is a Zionsville village resident.  She created this story to honor the magic of the Christmas season and the tradition of the Christmas tree on Zionsville's Main Street.

    After Amy's story, find a good spot along Main Street to view Zionsville's  Christmas Parade at 5:00pm.  It will feature Santa, live reindeer, Christmas floats, the Zionsville High School Marching band and surprise visits from favorite toy characters.  The Christmas Tree Lighting is at 6:00pm.  Santa will be in the Village until 8:00. This begins Zionsville's 2014 Chirstmas in the Village!

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014

    Ladies' Night

    5:00 - 8:00+Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_4187Donna_Monday_picBlack Dog Books joins the Village for Ladies' Night.  Local poet, Donna Monday will be signing her poetry book, Dancing in the Alley 6:30-8:00pm.  Donna's poetry is joyful and wonderful read aloud.

    We have Christmas cards, beautiful journals, photography by local photographers, natural stone bookends,  antiquarian maps and books in all subject areas, including many wonderful Christmas books.  A Book is a Gift that is Opened Over & Over Again!

  • Thu
    18
    Dec
    2014

    Men's Shopping Night

    5:00 - 8:00+Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Black Dog Books joins the Village in being open late so Dad can shop for Mom with the kids.  Dick Wolfsie will be here signing his new book The Right Fluff between 5:00 and 7:00pm.  Wolfsie is known for his humorous writing (books and newspaper columns).  Santa will be popping up at the stores throughout the evening.  We'll have refreshments and a fire to warm you up.  We believe that A Book is a Gift that is Opened Over and Over Again!