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Events

Until we open our brick and mortar in Eau Claire, WI, we're holding a series of pop up shops. If you have a location you'd like to suggest, or would like to host an event, please email us at dottersbooks@gmail.com. 

Stay tuned for more pop up shops, and check out our Instagram and Facebook for updates. 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 2-8pm - Family Day in Downtown Eau Claire

While you're enjoying a fun-filled afternoon at Family Day, stop by Dotters Books to stock up on reads for the little bookworms in your life. We'll have plenty of books for kids of all ages: babies to teenagers. Plus, we'll have a selection of books for adults - parents have to read, too!

 

Past Events: 

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Used Book Sale & Banned Books Week 

From 9:00 - 3:00pm, come find us at 512 Garfield St. in Eau Claire. 

Dotters Books will host a new & used book sale as part of the Third Ward Thrift Sale. Browse a limited selection of new titles, used art books, at least one signed first edition novel, and our sale bin of 25 cent books! We’ll also celebrate Banned Books Week by featuring a curated selection of challenged or banned titles. 

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - Tables of Content Book Fair

From 12:00 - 4:00pm, come find us at the Oxbow Gallery, 516 Galloway St.

Dotters Books will join the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, the Local Store, Twig, Red's Mercantile, and local authors for a family-friendly book fair. This is the first time the Chippewa Valley Book Festival will host the book fair. At The Local Store & Volume One Gallery, you can browse books, meet authors during signings, and snack on some food from Bomb Tacos. Receive 15% off your purchase at The Local Store when you purchase a book from the book fair! Twig will host a zine-making table at the Oxbow Gallery, and Dotters Books will hold a pop-up at Red's Mercantile. Fun for the whole family! 

 

Small Business Saturday Pop Up with Avalon Floral

Saturday, November 25, 9am - 1pm 
506 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

For the holiday season, Dotters Books will have a carefully curated selection of new and used books for adults and children. Catch co-founders Elizabeth de Cleyre, Jill Heinke Moen, and Margaret Leonard at Avalon Floral for Small Business Saturday, November 25th from 9am - 1pm. Avalon Floral has 50% off holiday decor items, and samples of Honest Roast Coffee will be available. Purchases and special orders for gifts can be made in person, online at dottersbooks.com, or by emailing dottersbooks@gmail.com

 

Dotters Books / Northbound Supply Pop Up 

Saturday, December 9, 10am - 4pm
215 North Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI

Independent booksellers Dotters Books will have a selection of new and used books for adults and children available for purchase at Northbound Supply. Enjoy wintery drinks from the espresso bar, curl up with a book in the store’s cozy window seats, and find great reads for the book lovers in your life. Purchases and special orders for gifts can be made in person, online at dottersbooks.com, or by emailing dottersbooks@gmail.com
Dotters Books / Avalon Floral Pop Up
9am - 3pm Saturday, Dec. 16, 504 Water Street
Our Small Business Saturday pop up at Avalon Floral was so much fun we decided to do it all over again! Avalon has 50% off gifts and goodies for you and yours. December 16th is the last day to place special orders with us for guaranteed delivery before Christmas. Purchases and special orders for gifts can be made in person, online at dottersbooks.com, or by emailing dottersbooks@gmail.com.  

Dotters Books / Northbound Supply Pop Up 
Saturday, January 27, 2018 : 10am - 4pm
215 North Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI

Independent booksellers Dotters Books will have a selection of new and used books for adults and children available for purchase at Northbound Supply. Enjoy wintery drinks from the espresso bar, curl up with a book in the store’s cozy window seats, and find great reads to last you through the winter. Special orders can be made in person, online at dottersbooks.com, or by emailing dottersbooks@gmail.com

Palentine's Day Artist Market
Saturday, February 17, 2018 : 6pm - 9pm
Kgam Studio, 515 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire, WI

Hosted by Odd, Twig, and Midwest Feminist, the artist market will include love haikus and books from Dotters Books. There will be other awesome artists and vendors in attendance, as well as spoken word, food bites, a resource fair, and donation drive for Bolton Refuge. 

 

Dotters Books in Conversation with Carmen Maria Machado
Sunday, February 25, 2018 : 7pm
Pop Up Shop 12 - 4pm @ the Gallery at the Oxbow Hotel

Dotters Books will host a video conversation with National Book Award Finalist Carmen Maria Machado, author of 'Her Body and Other Parties.' Readers, writers, fans of the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, and members of the Chippewa Writers Guild are encouraged to attend.
Independent booksellers Dotters Books will have a selection of new and used books for adults and children available for purchase from 12-4pm, and after the 7pm event. Special orders can be made in person, online at dottersbooks.com, or by emailing dottersbooks@gmail.com

Independent Bookstore Day Pop-Up Shop at Shift

April 28 from 9:30am-2pm

Dotters Books is turning O N E!

We're celebrating our first anniversary and Independent Bookstore Day with a pop-up at our new favorite coffee shop! We'll be spending our day at Shift (615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire), hanging out with the ladies of Odd Brand and Twig, and selling books to book lovers of all ages. Stop down and support your local, independent bookstore! The first 15 shoppers will receive a free gift with their purchase, plus we're doing an exciting giveaway for our first birthday!

 

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Reading with Andrea Swensson, author of Got To Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound, at Kgam Studio

Andrea Swensson is an author, radio host, and music journalist. She hosts a weekly program about the Minnesota music scene, The Local Show, at Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current and contributes to the Local Current Blog. Prior to joining MPR, she was the music editor at City Pages, where she founded the AAN AltWeekly Award-winning Gimme Noise music blog.

Got To Be Something Here won the Minnesota Book Award for Minnesota Nonfiction.