Events

Explore a world of literary wonder at our upcoming events in the heart of our bookshop. Join us for captivating readings, engaging author discussions, and vibrant book swaps - all designed to ignite your passion for literature.

Grand Opening Event
July 6-7

🎉📚 Welcome to the Grand Opening Extravaganza of our brand-new independent bookshop, where the pages come alive with excitement and the stories dance off the shelves! 🎉📚

Step into a world of literary wonder as we fling wide our doors to book lovers of all ages, backgrounds, and tastes. Whether you're a hardcore mystery sleuth, a fantasy adventurer, a romance aficionado, or a science fiction enthusiast, we've got something special in store just for you!

🌟 Meet the Team: Say hello to the new shop on the block! Take a minute to meet the owner and staff of your new neighborhood bookshop.

🎻 Music, Magic, and Community: Browse the shelves while you listen to live local musicians, partake in a magic show, and connect with community!

🍹 Refreshments Fit for a Bookworm: Fuel your literary adventures with delicious treats and beverages, lovingly crafted to tantalize your taste buds. Sip on themed drinks, nibble on delectable snacks, and indulge in sweet delights—all while discussing the latest page-turners with fellow book enthusiasts!

🎁 Freebies and Giveaways: As if the excitement wasn't already overflowing, we're sprinkling in a dash of extra magic with freebies and giveaways throughout the event! From exclusive bookmarks to limited edition collectibles, there's a treasure trove of goodies waiting to be discovered.

So mark your calendars, gather your fellow bookworms, and join us for a grand opening celebration like no other. Let's embark on this literary journey together, where every page holds the promise of adventure, discovery, and endless possibilities! See you there! 📖✨

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, July 6

  • 10:00 AM - Books & Bubbly - Make a mimosa and shop for your next summer read.
  • 12:00 PM - Storytime Magic - Storytime and a kid’s Magic Show with local magician, Magic Nate
  • 1:00 PM - UA Firefighter Reading - Join us for a fire safety storytime and touch-a-truck event with the Upper Arlington Fire Division.

Sunday, July 7

    • 11:00 AM - Books & Blooms — Build a complimentary bouquet while browsing books with Orchard Lane Flowers!
    • 1:00 PM - Book Signing - Maggie Smith. Meet award-winning poet and author, Maggie Smith, for an intimate book signing of the paperback release for You Could Make This Place Beautiful.

    Columbus Book Festival

    Come see the Storyline Bookshop team at the 2024 Columbus Book Festival for a FREE two-day book fest in the heart of downtown Columbus!

    The event will feature a whole new lineup of 200+ national and Columbus-based authors, panel discussions author talks, book signings and more!

    The Festival Marketplace will brim with dozens of bookish retailers, community exhibitors, an entertainment lineup, local food court and the popular Indie Author Alley pavilion and Friends of the Library Big Book Sale tent.

    As always, this event is free and open to all book lovers.

    Learn more at https://www.columbusbookfestival.org/

    Book Swap

    Join us at our cozy bookshop for an upcoming book swap event, where fellow bibliophiles will gather to exchange their gently-loved novels. Bring along your own books to trade and discover hidden literary gems while enjoying refreshments and engaging conversations. Whether you're seeking a new adventure or hoping to pass along a beloved classic, our book swap promises to be an enriching experience for all who attend. Mark your calendars for an afternoon of literary delight and shared passion for the written word.

    Storytime at Storyline

    Join us for an enchanting journey through the pages of imagination at our "Storytime to Storyline" event! Gather around as our skilled storyteller brings beloved tales to life, captivating the audience with vivid descriptions and animated voices. After the story concludes, children will have the opportunity to participate in engaging activities that bring the narrative to life. With cozy seating, warm smiles, and a plethora of captivating stories, "Storytime to Storyline" promises to be an unforgettable experience for children and families alike.