Petunia's Place is pleased to invite you to join us for special events.
Most are offered at no charge. Check below to see if reservations are required.

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Upcoming Store Events

Saturday, April 27 @ 11 am - 5 pm

Independent Bookstore Day

Join us to support your local independent bookstore!

• 11 am : Storytime with Ms. Porter & guest author
• 1 pm: Author signings with Ana Ot, Armen Bacon, Estevan Ayon, James Williamson
• 4 pm : Book Launch - Kailani's Gift by Dorina Lazo Gilmore-Young. Also featuring Filipino dance/music performances.

For more information, call us at (559) 438-1561.

Ongoing Event

1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month

Story Time and Art Activity

Children ages 3 - 8 are invited for stories, songs, and crafts!
Join us on first and third Saturdays for fun storytime and craft activities. Afterward, find your favorite books and gifts at the store!

Call (559) 438-1561 for more information.

Recent author appearances

Max Brallier

author of Last Kids on Earth series.

Teresa Adamo

author of Indy, oh Indy.

Danielle Bellwood, Anne Biggs , Danielle Shipley , and William Stevens

featured authors from the 2018 Independent Bookstore Day.

Jan Brett

author of the book Mossy and many more.

Jean Chaffee

author of the book Nosey's Big Move.

Chris Colfer

author of the The Land of Stories series.

Margarita Engle

author of the book The Surrender Tree and many more.

Linda Garduno and Laura DeWitt

author and illustrator of the book 'Witchy Poo'

Dorina Lazo Gilmore

author of the book Cora Cooks Pancit.

Doug Hansen

author of the book Mother Goose in California.

Kathy Howell

author of the book The Perfectly Purple Sneakers

Karen Moore

author of the book Pen the Tale, Oogie.

Karlene Kay Ryan and Valerie Hill

author of the book 'Today is the First Day of the Rest of My Life'

Joan Schoettler

author of the book Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth.

Gary Soto

author of the book Lucky Luis and many more.