Children’s Book Fundraiser

An update: this February you’ve helped How Novel raise enough money to add these 17 new books to our collection to give away to kids this summer! But the fundraising isn’t over! Make sure to come into How Novel or go online to Donate to a Child’s Summer Reading, or bring in your gently-used children’sContinue reading “Children’s Book Fundraiser”

Impromptu Banned Book Club

We took January Banned Book Club off, because we were not having anyone participate the last couple months, but some customers just inspired me to go for another round this month! So… February 2022 Banned Book Club… read something written by an African American that has been banned, and bring it in to discuss/compare/recommend. IronicallyContinue reading “Impromptu Banned Book Club”

The Story Lorry has Shelves, and more!

Thanks to Stix & Stonz Flooring here in Butte, we got a carpet remnant for our kids corner, an elevated platform for kiddos to chill out and explore books -or work gloves, as demonstrated here by J. Most of our “tiling” is down, and is waiting for a warmer day to apply polyurethane. Marlow hasContinue reading “The Story Lorry has Shelves, and more!”

Do you want to contribute to a child’s summer reading?

We want ALL kids to have new a book this summer! When How Novel goes mobile, we want all the kids we encounter during the summer to be able to have a book, on us! I know it feels a little early to be thinking about summer… we are in our coldest, snowiest months hereContinue reading “Do you want to contribute to a child’s summer reading?”

How Novel is GOING MOBILE this spring!?

What has How Novel learned in 2021? We’ve learned that, yes, people want books, but mostly after they’ve done some shopping at Farmer’s Market or Uptown’s Christmas Stroll.  We have yet to hear a patron say, “Ewe, gross, a bookstore,” –but most want their books at particular times and in particular places… which are betterContinue reading “How Novel is GOING MOBILE this spring!?”