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UPCOMING EVENTS

Join the conversation with author Zakiya Dalila Harris and Rashida Jones as the discuss Zakiya’s debut thriller, The Other Black Girl. Click here to learn more.

Date: Saturday, June 19th 2021

Time: 1pm EST

Where: Online via Zoom

Cost: RSVP

Our partner site Enderly Coffee Co. is hosting our first post-quarantine Pop-Up Bookstore. Select books will be on sale.

Date: Saturday, June 19th 2021

Time: 9am-1:30pm EST

Where: 2620 Tuckaseegee Rd. Charlotte, NC 28202

Cost: Free

PAST EVENTS

Lights up on Washington Heights with Shelves Bookstore! Click here to learn more.

Date: Tuesday, June 15th 2021

Time: 8pm EST

Where: Zoom

Cost: $40 includes 1 ticket to the event and a copy of In the Heights: Finding Home.

Our partner site Enderly Coffee Co. is hosting our first post-quarantine Pop-Up Bookstore. Select books will be on sale.

Date: Saturday, June 12th 2021

Time: 9am-1:30pm EST

Where: 2620 Tuckaseegee Rd. Charlotte, NC 28202

Cost: Free

Shelves is being hosted by Grove Park CLT Young Families for the very first time during the month of April! Food vendors: Ace of Spuds and Screamery Creamery will also be onsite that evening.

Date: Saturday, April 17th 2021

Time: 4pm-7pm EST

Where: 6801 Terry Lane “The Triangle” Charlotte, NC 28215

Cost: FREE

You’re invited to attend part 3 of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s How to Start Your Own Business panel!

During this final virtual program, attendees will have the chance to hear from Abby and entrepreneur Cathay Dawkins regarding their experiences along the path to business ownership. Following the panel discussion, attendees will be given an opportunity to ask questions of the panel, regarding their business plans and aspirations.

Date: Tuesday, March 16th 2021

Time: 6pm-7:30pm EST

Where: Online via Zoom. RSVP here.

Cost: FREE

We’re partnering with Girl Tribe for our first Pop Up Bookstore of 2021!

Date: Saturday, February 27th 2021

Time: 10am-2pm EST

Where: Girl Tribe Co. Loft

Address: 1800 Camden Dr, Suite 202 (Upstairs) Charlotte, NC 28203

Cost: FREE

Join Shelves and the WNBA Charlotte Chapter for a virtual chat with Dr. Bettye Kearse author of The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family.

Part personal quest, part testimony, part historical correction, Dr. Bettye Kearse’s book The Other Madisons is the saga of an extraordinary American family. Together with the WNBA, Abby will talk with Dr. Kearse about her book, her writing and research process plus more.

**Two lucky attendees will each win a free copy of her book!**

Date: Thursday, February 4th 2021

Time: 7pm-8:30pm EST (5pm-6:30pm MT)

Where: Online via Zoom. RSVP here.

Cost: FREE