From Saturn Booksellers
From Saturn Booksellers
Mark your calendars! Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Gaylord are August 10th and 11th.
It's Back! The Great hunt for Waldo in downtown Gaylord returns in July. Fun for the whole family. Details coming soon!
We'll be closed for Thanksgiving! See you for Black Friday sales...
Don your ugliest Christmas sweater to shop downtown! Specials, refreshments, and horrible holiday apparel all around...
Summer store hours begin on Monday, June 19th. Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday: 9am-7pm Sunday: 11am-4pm
Alpenfest Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 5pm
Memorial Day Store Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
4th of July Store Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
We're Celebrating our 25th Anniversary AND Independent Bookstore Day on April 29th and you're invited! -25th anniversary refreshments (and maybe even hats!) -storytime, crafts and games for the little guys with SkippyJon Jones from 10am until 2pm -a walk down memory lane. We're collecting memories and photos of fun times at Saturn, so if you have any to share, please email us or drop them off any time -an exclusive (and darling) onesie for sale,...
04/21/2018 - 11:30AM
Meet local children's author Pat Enders for a sit-n-sign on Saturday, April 21st. This fun filled children's book is sure to bring laughter to any family reading time. It is full of the unexpected! The underlying message of the book is that it's OK to be different. It's OK to be off the rhyme scheme of what others may think is normal. Being unexpected and random can be a great thing! Join us in support of local author Pat Enders and have your copies of...
04/28/2018 - 9:00AM
Join us on April 28th for National Independent Bookstore Day! Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. Please help us celebrate our local Independent Bookstore, Saturn Booksellers. Deborah Diesen, author of The Pout-Pout Fish books, will be joining us as a guest bookseller from 9:00am-2:00pm (and is happy to sign your copies of Pout-Pout Fish). We will have story time at 11:00, 11:30 and 12:00...
04/28/2018 - 9:00AM
Join us on April 28th for Independent Bookstore Day! Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. Please help us celebrate our local Independent Bookstore, Saturn Booksellers. Deborah Diesen, author of The Pout-Pout Fish books, will be joining us as a guest bookseller from 9:00am-2:00pm (and is happy to sign your copies of Pout-Pout Fish). We will have story time at 11:00, 11:30 and 12:00 with...
05/01/2018 - 9:00AM
05/05/2018 - 11:30AM
GIS Teacher Pat Enders has written an adorable picture book, and you're invited to the launch party at Saturn! Sat., May 5th, 11:30-1:30 Let's kick off sales of Pat's new book in style. Please join us to congratulate him on an unexpected and silly picture book that belongs on everyone's shelf. Illustrated by Gaylord native Barb Counsil, A Typically Random Extraordinary Day gently teaches that creativity doesn't always look 'normal' and that it's okay to be...
05/14/2018 - 6:30PM
Reading and Q & A, Monday, May 14th at 6:30 pm Award winning author Jenny Milchman returns for a reading and signing of her latest thriller, Wicked River. The book takes place in the six million acres of Adirondack forest and will pull you in from beginning to end. Get your tickets* now for a wicked good time! *tickets cost $5 and can be redeemed as $5 toward any purchase the evening of the event.
05/28/2018 - 10:00AM
Happy Memorial Day! We'll be open from 10am-5pm.
05/31/2018 - 6:30PM
Woohoo! I've been asking for Mary Kay Andrews to visit Saturn for years! You all read her. You all love her. You all will want to come to this event - spread the word! - jill Event details to come, but tickets are available now. Thursday, May 31st 6:30pm This event requires a $5 ticket which may be used toward any purchase the evening of the event.
06/01/2018 - 9:00AM
06/18/2018 - 6:30PM
Monday, June 18th, 6:30pm It's time again for one of our favorite events here at Saturn Booksellers - our annual Penguin Random House Night! Our friends Bridget and Laura, representatives from the country's largest publisher, Penguin Random House, will be here to discuss the latest and greatest in the publishing world. Join us for an evening of book reviews and previews, giveaways, refreshments and a special sale. Space is limited, so get your tickets soon....
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.
06/28/2018 - 6:30PM
Join us for an evening with Chloe Benjamin, author of the bestseller The Immortalists. More details to come soon! Thursday, June 28th 6:30pm This is a ticketed event. Your $5 ticket may be used as $5 off any purchase the evening of the event.
07/01/2018 - 9:00AM
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.
07/06/2018 - 5:00PM
Musicians representing many genres will perform at businesses and venues throughout downtown Gaylord. Come hear harpist Hannah Artfitch at Saturn at 5pm.
07/07/2018 - 11:30AM
Join us for a sit'n'sign with Michigan author R.J. Fox. He'll be signing his newest thriller, Awaiting Identification. Saturday, July 7th 11:30am - 1:30pm
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...
07/28/2018 - 10:00AM
Find Waldo Party July 28th 10:00 am -11:00 am Join us for games, activities, and prizes.
08/01/2018 - 9:00AM
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. This is a ticket Event. Your $5 ticket may be used as $5 off any purchase the evening of the...
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...
08/19/2018 - 11:30AM
When: Saturday, August 19th 11:30am - 1:30pm Where: Saturn Booksellers Cost: Free
09/01/2018 - 9:00AM
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.
10/01/2018 - 9:00AM
11/01/2018 - 9:00AM
12/01/2018 - 9:00AM