• Sat
    09
    Jan
    2016

    "THE HEALTHY CHOCOHOLIC" BOOK SIGNING WITH DAWN PARKER

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

    Do you love chocolate?  Is eating healthy important to you?  If you answer "YES" to both, come meet Dawn Parker who will be signing her new book, The Healthy Chocoholic at Black Dog Books on Saturday, January 9th, 2:00 - 3:30pm. Dawn is a Certified Health Coach who helps women, couples and families with lifestyle and nutrition to improve their health.  Dawn, is also a chocolate lover.  At 3:00pm she will speak on how to enjoy chocolate in a healthy way.  Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.  (Note, we already have copies of Dawn's book in the store for the holidays).  Event is free.  Chocolate refreshments of course!THE HEALTHY CHOCOHOLIC EBOOK COVER - FINAL

  • Sun
    17
    Jan
    2016

    KITE DAY!

    12:00 - 3:00pmBoys and Girls Club West - Zionsville (officially Whitestown)

    Join us for our 5th annual KITE DAY!  KITE DAY has a new location, THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WEST (5964 S. 700 East, Whitestown, IN) just north of Meijers.  It is the last Sunday of April, (4/24), 12:00 - 3:00pm.  Bring your families, friends, picnics and kites.  If you need a kite, Earth Explorer Toys will be selling kites.  All proceeds benefit the Zionsville Boys & Girls Clubs and the HAWK Foundation of Zionsville.  Rain date is the following Sunday, May 1st.  More information to follow.IMG_2323

  • Fri
    05
    Feb
    2016

    First Friday Story Time

    10:00 amBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Join us for "First Friday Story Time" beginning this month, Feb. 5th at 10AM.  We will be reading stories for young children.  In case of weather, please check our Facebook page.

  • Sun
    24
    Apr
    2016

    KITE DAY!

    12:00 - 3:00Boys & Girls Club West, 5964 S. 700 East, Whitestown, IN 46075

    Join us for KITE DAY!  KITE DAY has a new location - the Zionsville Boys & Girls Club West (5964 S. 700 East, which is off Oak Street/334 just before Meijers).  In conjunction with National Kite Month, Black Dog Books along with the Zionsville Boys & Girls Club and the HAWK Foundation is sponsoring the fifth annual KITE DAY on Sunday, April 24th from 12:00 to 3:00pm.  Earth Explorer Toys will be on hand selling kites.  Bring a picnic, your kites, family & friends.  All proceeds will benefit the Zionsville Boys & Girls Clubs.  Admission is $2 per person and $5 per family.  KITE DAY is always the last Sunday in April.  Rain date is always the following Sunday (May 1st this year).  If weather is questionable please check Black Dog Books' Facebook.

  • Sat
    07
    May
    2016

    KATRINA WILLIS BOOK SIGNING - "PARTING GIFTS"

    4:00 - 6:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Katrina Willis, formerly from Zionsville, now northwest, Ohio, will be back in Zionsville, at Black Dog Books, on Saturday, May 7th, 4-6pm, signing her latest book, Parting Gifts.  Katrina is an author, blogger and essayist.  Her new book illuminates one highly dysfunctional family's seeking meaning and worth when faced with incomprehensible loss. Call (317)733-1747 to reserve your copy.Katrina Willis

  • Sat
    21
    May
    2016

    FIRST SATURDAY STORY TIME with ELINOR WILLIAMS

    10:00 - NOONBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Elinor Wiliams (Longfellow's Great Grand Daughter) will be reading The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by her Great Grandfather every half hour beginning at 10:00 AM with the last reading beginning at 11:30AM.  The reading is appropriate for children as well as adults.  Elinor Williams recently moved to Indiana from California and resides in Indianapolis.IMG_4273

  • Sun
    03
    Jul
    2016

    READING OF THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF PAUL REVERE by ELINOR WILLIAMS

    10AM-11:30AMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Elinor Wiliams, Longfellow's Great Great Granddaughter will read her Great Great Grandfather's poem, The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, Sat. July 2nd, at 10AM, 10:30, 11, and 11:30AM.  "Listen my children and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere."

  • Sat
    06
    Aug
    2016

    FIRST SATURDAY STORY TIME with HEATHER CHASTEN

    10:00 - 11:00AMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Join us for FIRST SATURDAY STORY TIME featuring local Indiana author HEATHER CHASTAIN.  Heather is an Emmy award winning journalist and author of the children's book, Caroline Girls.  Caroline Girls features the daily adventures of lovable Caroline, a curly haired, blue-eyed little lady with a heart of gold and an aversion to naps.  Heather will be signing copies of her book after the story.Heather_Chastain

  • Sat
    27
    Aug
    2016

    DR. CHUCK DIETZEN - "PINT-SIZED PROPHETS" BOOK EVENT

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

    Dr. Chuck Dietzen, well-known as "Dr. Chuck" will be at Black Dog Books on Saturday, August 27th, 3 - 5pm signing his book, "Pint-Sized Prophets (The book recounts poignant, heartfelt, and humorous stories between himself and the patients he has treated around the world).

    images Chuck-head-shotDr. Chuck is Chief of Pediatric Rehab at I.U.'s Riley Hospital for Children.  He founded The Timmy Foundation to expand access to healthcare globally.  Donations will be accepted for the book.  100% of the proceeds will support Dr. Chuck's mission both locally and around the world.  Refreshments will be served.  Please call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sat
    24
    Sep
    2016

    MARIANNE DOYLE'S "BONNIE KNOLL" BOOK SIGNING

    1:00 - 3:00PMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Zionsville resident, Marianne Doyle will be signing copies of a book she published titled Bonnie Knoll The Tale of a Home that Grew, at Black Dog Books on Saturday, September 24th from 1:00 - 3:00pm.  Bonnie Knoll is the remarkable and authentic story of Marianne and Guinn Doyle's beautiful Civil War era home that sits upon a hill in the village.  The story comes from a manuscript by previous owner, Grace Monroe, who lived in the house from 1922 to 1963.  It recounts the Monroe's restoration, remodeling, interior design, farm-to-table cooking, gardening and urban homesteading while at Bonnie Knoll.  It resonates with warmth and wit.  Bonnie Knoll is a jewel about a Zionsville home that continues its history with the Doyles as its present owners.

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  • Fri
    07
    Oct
    2016

    "THE RAVEN" - A Candle Light Reading

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

    Patrick Kalahar returns to Black Dog Books evermore! to read Edgar Allan Poe's, The Raven, 8PM on Friday, October 7th.  Patrick comes each year as Edgar Allan Poe to perform the candle light reading.  After the reading he will speak about Poe and answer questions.  Raven cookies and cider will be served.  Please arrive a few minutes early.  The event is free.IMG_5488

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016

    "BOONE COUNTY" BOOK SIGNING with LOCAL AUTHOR, KASSIE RITMAN

    2:00 - 4:00PMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Kassie Ritman, local author, will be at Black Dog Books 2 - 4pm on Saturday, October 8th, with her new book Boone County (published by Arcadia Publishing).  The book has more than 200 vintage images, many of which have never been published, and chronicles the history of Boone County, Indiana, which was founded in 1830.

    Kassie is a writer who happens to love old stuff and family stories.  She enjoys leading workshops and writing her popular blog "Maybe someone should write that down...".  Refreshments will be served.  Call us at 317-733-1747 to reserve your copy.

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  • Thu
    17
    Nov
    2016

    "IRISH HEART & SPIRIT" - ROSALEEN CROWLEY

    6:30pm - 8:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Rosaleen Crowley will be reading from her new book, img_5528  Point of Connection. This book of poetry and paintings reflects her Irish culture and poetic heritage.  Rosaleen's Irish heritage inspires her love of water, trees and open spaces.  Her interest in poetry and drama influence her passion for painting.  She writes a poem for each of her paintings.  She paints in oil and acrylics.  "Painting is silent poetry and poetry is painting with a gift of speech." Simonides (556BC-468BC).

    Rosaleen experiences life through a physical and spiritual connection to Irish and American culture via her dual homes in Cork Ireland and Carmel, Indiana.  The rich focus in both communities on education and the arts makes it easy.

    She will speak on Ireland's rich culture and heritage, the two cultures coming together, and the legacy of tradition and values to the next generation.  Rosaleen will also share some stories.

    Please join us!  And feel free to call and reserve your copy of the beautiful book, Point of Connection. (317)733-1747.  Refreshments will be served.  erwqc_q8