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Local Indie Bookstore Holds Author Conference and Book Fair Nov. 13

November 13th, 2022
Local Indie Bookstore Holds Author Conference and Book Fair Nov. 13

The Artsy Bookworm, a local independent bookstore in Rock Island that prides itself on carrying the books of more than thirty local authors, is holding its first Annual Author Conference and Book Fair on November 13. The public is invited to the Book Fair, and the event is free of charge. Authors affiliated with the store offer a wide range of genres with some having published their first book recently while others have been publishing for years. The plan for the conference grew out of what Tamara Felden, the owner of the store, recognized as a need among the writers with whom she works. “Writing... Read More

Rock Island’s Artsy Bookworm Store Donates Books To Rock Island Students

November 2nd, 2022
Rock Island's Artsy Bookworm Store Donates Books To Rock Island Students

Tamara Feldman, owner of the Artsy Bookworm book store in Rock Island started the campaign “Planting Books-Seeds 4 a Better Future”. She asked the community to step up and help out local kids. And they delivered! Through the donation campaign, Feldman was able to purchase enough books that every second-grade student would be able to walk away with a book bundle that includes three books. Books that they can take home and start their own home library with. “We want to make sure children can develop independent reading skills and gain the benefits that come with them: improved academic performance,... Read More

Illinois Business Owner Donates Books To Rock Island Students

September 20th, 2022
Illinois Business Owner Donates Books To Rock Island Students

Tamara Feldman, owner of the Artsy Bookworm book store in Rock Island started the campaign “Planting Books-Seeds 4 a Better Future”. She asked the community to step up and help out local kids. And they delivered! Through the donation campaign, Feldman was able to purchase enough books that every second-grade student would be able to walk away with a book bundle that includes three books. Books that they can take home and start their own home library with. “We want to make sure children can develop independent reading skills and gain the benefits that come with them: improved... Read More

Rock Island’s Artsy Bookworm Holding Pumpkin Decorating Contest

October 28th, 2021
Rock Island's Artsy Bookworm Holding Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The Artsy Bookworm, 1319 30th St, Rock Island, is accepting any and all community members to bring their decorated pumpkins for a contest! Community vote will determine the winners on Nov. 1, 2021. First place will win a $50 gift card to The Artsy Bookworm, second place will win a $25 gift card. Anyone can enter and entrance is free, just make sure staff know which pumpkin is yours and that we have your contact information! For more info, see: facebook.com/bookwormqc  Read More