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Events

Due to COVID-19, most events are virtual! Though it's not quite the same as visiting our cozy shop, these events still provide a wonderful chance to experience some Spiral magick safely. Got questions? Please direct all inquiries to spiralbookcase@gmail.com. Miss an event you really wanted to see? Check out our Events Archive for video recordings!

Camfire Stories: The Dread of Winter
Saturday, January 28 at 7 PM

The Spiral Bookcase brings back that retro lockdown feel with “DREAD OF WINTER,” a frosty Zoomish eve of pleasantly terrifying Camfire Stories. Bad dreams, ghost stories, true stories, and unwholesome fables will be read by:
Ashley Nunez, Brian Walker, Christina Rosso-Schneider, Daniel DiFranco, Faye Chevalier, Jeremy Eric Tenenbaum, Kevin Travers, Matt Lake, Monica Robinson, Victoria Mier, and Warren Longmire. Free, open to all, and family friendly if you don’t particularly care for your children. RSVP & share with your friends on Facebook today for bragging rites and rituals. Click here to join on Zoom!

The Grand Bookseller Swap
Saturday, February 5 from 1-4 PM & Saturday, February 25 from 1-4 PM

The lovely booksellers of A Novel Idea & The Spiral Bookcase — Christina and Victoria, respectively — have grown a bit stir-crazy in their little shops during the winter, so they’re orchestrating a grand swap! On Saturday, February 2 from 1-4 PM, Christina will be slinging books at The Spiral Bookcase, located in Manayunk. The shop will be stocked with all of Christina’s favorites and recommendations — including her latest release, Creole Conjure.And then on Saturday, February 26 from 1-4 PM, we’ll be playing it in reverse with Victoria slinging books at A Novel Idea, located in East Passyunk. All of Victoria’s most beloved reads will be on the shelves for recommendations to fly. We hope to see you at the Grand Bookseller Swap! Click here to see details and share with your friends on Facebook.

 

The Selkie Book Club: Piranesi
Wednesday, February 9 at 7:30 PM

Join us for the first virtual gathering of Spiral’s Selkie Book Club! Focused on magical adult fiction, this book club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM EST via Zoom. Dive deep into Victoria’s selection of stranger worlds, shimmering doors, supernatural quests and mystical landscapes. For the first Selkie Book Club, we’ll be reading Susanna Clarke’s
Piranesi. To join this book club, we just ask that you purchase each month’s title through the shop! Your email will be added to the book club list with your purchase. Click here to purchase Piranesi. Already purchased this month’s title? Just email us at spiralbookcase@gmail.com and let us know you already have the book but would like to join! Click here to see details and share with your friends on Facebook.

A Very Bookish Valentine's
Saturday, February 12 & Sunday, February 13

Join The Spiral Bookcase for a very bookish Valentine’s Day! Go on a blind date with our wrapped & festively decorated books — you’ll find out if your book likes going for long walks on the beach or prefers mysterious romps through mist-ridden forests, but you won’t know exactly what title you’re taking for a spin! 
Each purchase on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13 will come with a free Valentine, as long as supplies last. The blind date books will also be available for purchase as long as supplies last. Click here to see details and share with your friends on Facebook!

Snow Moon Manifestation
Saturday, February 12 at 7 PM

Join us for a virtual version of our monthly Full Moon Salon meetings! Open to all on the path of witchcraft & the occult, this discussion-based, virtual event is a friendly place for folks to chat about witchcraft, paganism, the occult, astrology, meditation and other folklore practices. Please note this is an open, welcoming event that holds space for POC and LGBTQIA folks on the path of witchcraft. See details and share with your friends on Facebook! Click here to join the Zoom meeting!