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Summer Hours Begin!

Summer hours begin on June 18th We will be open: Monday-Thursday and Saturday: 9am-7pm Friday: 9am-8pm Sunday: 11am-4pm

Where's Waldo in Downtown Gaylord

It's Back!  The Great hunt for Waldo in downtown Gaylord returns in July. Fun for the whole family.   * Pick up your passport from Saturn Booksellers beginning July 1st * Find Waldo in downtown businesses all month long *After you find Waldo in at least 10 stores, bring your passport to Saturn Booksellers for a prize button (while supplies last) * Turn in passports with 20 or more stamps and enter to win prizes at the Waldo Party *Waldo Party on Saturday, July 28th from 10:...

Sidewalk Sales

Mark your calendars! Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Gaylord are August 10th and 11th.

Kath Usitalo, Amy Eckert, and Kim Schneider Sit’n’Sign

06/23/2018 - 11:30AM

Join us for a sit'n'sign with Kath Usitalo, Amy Eckert and Kim Schneider, authors of 100 Things to do on Mackinac Island Before You Die, 100 Things to do in Detroit Before You Die, and 100 Things to do in Traverse City Before you Die Saturday, June 23rd 11:30am-1:30pm This event is free and open to the public - just stop in.

An Evening with Chloe Benjamin

06/28/2018 - 6:30PM

Join us for an evening with Chloe Benjamin, author of the bestseller The Immortalists. We have a few tricks up our sleeves for this event, so to get you in the spirit, we predict that you - will order your tickets right now, - will tell your friends to get theirs, - will come ready for a fun evening, and - will leave with a big smile on your face!  Thursday, June 28th 6:30pm This is a ticketed event. Your $5 ticket may be used as $5 off any purchase the evening ...

Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

07/01/2018 - 9:00AM


Fourth of July Hours

07/04/2018 - 9:00AM

Happy Independence Day! We'll be open from 9am-5pm

Reading and Q & A with Paul Doiron

07/05/2018 - 6:30PM

Reading and Q & A with Paul Doiron Thursday, July 5th at 6:30 pm A supposed hunting accident becomes a dangerously complicated murder in this intricately-plotted new thriller featuring Maine Game Warden Mike Bowditch.   This is a ticketed event. Your $5 ticket may be used as $5 off any purchase the evening of the event.    

Random Acts of Music

07/06/2018 - 4:00PM

Come hear harpist Hannah Artfitch at Saturn at 4pm on Friday, July 6th Plan on coming to downtown Gaylord on July 5-6 to enjoy GACA’s second “Random Acts of Music” event! There will be over 35 musicians playing live music at various locations between 10 am to 5 pm each day. Weather permitting, some musicians will be playing on the sidewalks and in the City’s entertainment “pods”; while others will be located in local businesses....

Sit'n'Sign with R.J. Fox!

07/07/2018 - 11:30AM

Join us for a sit'n'sign with Michigan author R.J. Fox. Saturday, July 7th 11:30am - 1:30pm Set against the backdrop of a Devil's Night party at legendary Detroit concert venue and nightclub, Saint Andrew's Hall, Awaiting Identification details the final night on earth for five lost souls. Like the city in which it takes place, Awaiting Identification is a story of hope, identity, and above all, redemption.

An Evening with Viola Shipman!

07/19/2018 - 6:30PM

    Thursday, July 19th, 6:30 pm Come celebrate with us as we welcome the oh-so-talented Wade Rouse, writing as his grandmother, Viola Shipman. Wade will be reading from and signing his new novel, The Recipe Box. Of course, it wouldn't be a Wade event without some extra fun and shenanigans, and of course this book just begs us to eat,  so plan for a very satisfying evening! *This event requires a $5 ticket which can be redeemed toward any purchase the night of...

Where's Waldo Party

07/28/2018 - 10:00AM

Find Waldo Party July 28th  10:00 am -11:00 am Join us for games, activities, and prizes.  

Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

08/01/2018 - 9:00AM


Reading and Q & A with Howard Markel

08/02/2018 - 6:30PM

  Reading and Q & A Thursday, August 2nd at 6:30 pm Join us as we learn about the sweeping saga of two extraordinary men, whose lifelong competition and enmity toward one another changed America’s notion of health and wellness from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. They helped change the course of American medicine, nutrition, wellness, and diet.  Just imagine...one was a physician spearheading the nation's nutrition awareness, the other founded...

Reading and Q & A with Nicholas Petrie

08/14/2018 - 6:30PM

  Tuesday, August 14th at 6:30 pm Join us for a Q & A with author Nick Petrie If you follow my recommendations, you already know that Nick's first thriller, The Drifter, is a permanent staff pick.  Light it up is the third Peter Ash book and Nick will be here for its paperback debut.  I've been asking the publisher to send him our way since the very first book, and I'm thrilled to be hosting him this summer.  If you haven't read these novels, I really think...

Steve Hamilton Sit'n'Sign for Dead Man Running

08/26/2018 - 12:00PM

Sit'n'Sign with Steve Hamilton Store favorite Steve Hamilton returns to Saturn Booksellers for a Sit'n'Sign with the latest installment in his Alex McKnight series: Dead Man Running.  It's not uncommon for Steve to have a line of fans stretching out the door so you can be sure that this is one even you don't want to miss. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

09/01/2018 - 9:00AM


Presentation and Q & A with Michigan Author Robert Downes

09/20/2018 - 6:30PM

Traverse City resident Robert Downes will be here for a presentation and Q & A about his novel, Windigo Moon.  Windigo Moon takes place in the 1500s in the Great Lakes region, including modern day Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Superior. It offers a glimpse into the lives of 16th century Native Americans, through Downes' extensive research into their way of life, myths, battles and supernatural beliefs. 

Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

10/01/2018 - 9:00AM


Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

11/01/2018 - 9:00AM


Saturn Subscriptions are mailed/available

12/01/2018 - 9:00AM


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