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.

Click here to see photos from our recent events

Upcoming Virtual Events

Every Saturday @ 11 am

Virtual Art Activity with Ms. Porter

Every Saturday at 11:00 Petunia's Place hosts a delightful craft lesson. Janice Porter shows how to make a simple craft with materials commonly found at home. The craft lesson can be found at Petunia's Place Facebook page.

Call (559) 438-1561 for more information.



In order for everyone to be safe during this time, we will not be holding any storytimes or special events at the store.

We will reschedule as soon as it is safe to do so.

Interested in a book club for teachers?

bookclub

Petunia's Place is sponsoring a book club for teachers who are interested in reading and discussing literature for young people.

Call the store at (559) 438-1561, for more information about how you can join.

Recent author appearances

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.