What's Happening at Werner Books?

Werner Books in Erie, PA is more than just your average bookstore. Reach out to us to schedule a book fair for the upcoming school year! To make sure that your schedule is met, we recommend that you let us know your ideal date and time. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Monthly Book Club Events

All clubs are accepting new members!!


The Evening Book Club will meet on Tuesday, April 15th @ 7 PM to discuss Walden on Wheels by Ken Ilgunas.

The Morning Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 25th @ 11 AM to discuss Distant Hours by Kate Morton.

The Saturday Book Club will meet on Saturday, April 14th @ 10 AM to discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

The Wednesday Evening Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 11th @ 6:30 pm to read The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherford.


Signing and Reading Event
Cat E. Amick & George Norman Lippert

When: Saturday, April 14th @ 10 AM
First Session: 10-10:45 AM | Second Session: 10:45-11:30 AM

Join us for a reading and signing of local author Cat E. Amick and illustrator George Norman Lippert's children's book Sara Sassafras and the Tiguar coming up in early April!

A young girl, Sara, spends a day at the zoo learning about all the different types of animals and big cats there are around the world. That night, her dreams take her on an imaginative adventure that is sure to help little ones remember which cat is which. A perfect mix of science, story and imagination.

Perfect for ages 2-7

Learn how to draw a tiger from renowned artist George Norman Lippert. 
Free Timbits and coffee will be provided

Win a free 2018 family membership to the Erie Zoo! 
Post a review of the book on Amazon before April 20 to be entered into the drawing.

All book purchases benefit the Erie Zoo. 
Find them on Facebook to learn more about the story behind the story!


Hooked on Books for Kids 12th Annual Spelling Bee

When: Tuesday, April 24th 5-9 PM
Come and cheer on the Werner Books team as we compete in Hooked on Books for Kids' 12th Annual Spelling Bee at Jr's Last Laugh! Every year, Hooked on Books for Kids distributes thousands of new books for free to kids throughout Erie County. The Spelling Bee will be a lot of fun for a great cause.

50/50 | Chinese Auction | Happy Hour 5-7 | Dine from Chef Adrian's Spelling Bee Specials

Call 461-0911 to reserve your seat - tickets are $10
Learn more about Hooked on Books for Kids



Featuring Ken Ilgunas

When: Wednesday, May 2nd @ 6 PM

We're looking forward to a very special event and the first in our Literature & Lattes series. On Wednesday, May 2nd, we'll be welcoming Ken Ilgunas, author of Walden on Wheels and Trespassing Across America: One Man's Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland to talk to readers and sign his books at Ember+Forge.

Ken will briefly talk about his first two books and be available to sign. His latest book, entitled This Land is Our Land: How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take it Back, received a thumbs up from Kirkus reviews.

Join us in welcoming Ken Ilgunas in May and keep watch for more on our Literature & Lattes series - Because what goes better with a good book than a good cup of coffee?



Book Lovers Bus Trip

Pack your camera, grab your book list, and call your friends!

In April we'll be returning to Cleveland to revisit some favorite locations and explore some new ones.
And if you can't make it this Spring, we're having our Summer trip in June to East Aurora to shop for books and enjoy the area.

Seats fill quickly so reserve your spot as soon as possible.


Get more details about our upcoming events. Call us today at 814-864-1565!