Recent Events

Book Signing
November 21, 2015

Book signing with Father Jack Ferkel, author of Hi, God.

Book Signing
November 14, 2015

Book signing with Shirlee Roney, author of Nancy Allen and the Trail of Tears.

Book Siging
September 12, 2015

Book signing with local author Andrew Bynom, signing his inventive mystery The Executioner's Race set in 19th century Ottoman Istanbul.

Book Signing
August 29, 2015

Booksigning with Donna Hendricks, author of We're Combing the Beaches: And Doing Projects an activity book for chldren.

Book Signing
July 11, 2015

Book Signing with Carbondale native Tom Isbell, author of the dystopian YA novel The Prey, published by Harper Collins. The Maze Runner meets The Hunger Games in this heart-pounding trilogy. Orphaned teens, soon to be hunted for sport, must flee their resettlement camps in their fight for survival and a better life. For in the Republic of the True America, it's always hunting season.




Book Signing
June 16, 2015

Book signing with Alan Guebert and his daughter-editor Mary Grace Foxwell. The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey recalls Guebert's years on the land working as part of that all-consuming collaborative effort known as the family farm.

Book Signing
June 20, 2015

Book signing at The Bookworm with St. Louis author Cynthia A. Graham, author of Beneath Still Waters, a fast-paced, suspenseful mystery novel set in the dark and mysterious swamps of Cherokee Crossing, Arkansas.


Book Signing
May 30, 2015

Local poet Jacob Erin-Cilberto signed copies of his new book Demolitions and Reconstructions at The Bookworm. Signed copies of this poetry collection and others by this author currently available at The Bookworm.

Book Signing
May 9, 2015

Local photographer Richard Sitler signed copies of his book, Making Peace With the World which features photographs from his two year long journey around the world documenting the lives of Peace Corps volunteers. The Bookworm still has signed copies of Richard's books available.


Textbook Buyback Events
May 14 and 20, 2015

The Bookworm partnered with the new Evolve apartments to purchase textbooks at their convenienly located leasing office.

The Bookworm pays CASH for textbooks every day during regular business hours (10am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday). More info here.


Reading Celebration
April 27, 2015 6:00pm

The Bookworm was thrilled to partner with the Southern Illinois Reading Council's Spring Celebration to host children's author Aaron Reynolds at Carbondale Civic Center

Book Discussion and Signing
April 13, 2015

The Bookworm partnered with SIU to provide books for their event featuring David Axelrod. A key strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns, Axelrod discussed his 40 years in politics and his new book, Believer.

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Book Signing
April 4, 2015

Book signing at the Bookworm with local author Kay Rippelmeyer, author of The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois.

Book Discussion and Signing
April 9, 2015

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute presented Dr. Randall Balmer, Chair of the Department of Religion at Dartmouth College, discussing his new book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter. The Bookworm partnered with the Institute to provide books for this event.