Reading Frenzy BookShop

Where’s Waldo? He’s coming to downtown Elk River and Zimmerman, but you’ll  have to find him. The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 50 different local businesses throughout the Zimmerman and Elk River communities this July.  Those who spot him  in local businesses can win prizes and more [...]

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Reading Frenzy BookShop is hosting its  second annual pie contest at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.  23. Proceeds go towards Passing the Bread food shelf. The entry fee will be $5 per pie. There will be prizes for the winner and runner-up. Pies are requested to be brought in between 1 and 6 p.m. to Reading [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Waldo has been on the run in Zimmerman this month, and people have been out to catch sight of him in stores and shops around town. The Where’s Waldo in Zimmerman Scavenger Hunt is designed to help draw people to visit businesses during the heavy road construction on Fremont Avenue/County [...]

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Waldo is coming to Zimmerman in July to help more than 20 businesses during the extensive road construction that has disrupted downtown. Start the search for Waldo at Reading Frenzy BookShop by getting a search list for participating businesses, then visit the stores on the list and try to find the Waldo figures hidden in [...]

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Reading Frenzy BookShop’s five-day Book Festival ended June 23 after a strong run. On opening night, the shop hosted Publisher’s Preview, which provided attendees with information on books published by several publishers. Thursday evening ended with a chance to meet Minnesota authors over desserts. Friday and Saturday had writing workshops and writing contests, with 17 [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Two new races are zipping into Zimmerman for Wild West Days this year. Reading Frenzy BookShop is sponsoring turtle races in the parking lot Saturday, May 26 after the Wild West Days parade, from 3–5 p.m. “It should be a lot of fun,” Sheri Olson, owner of Reading Frenzy said. [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Elk River author Craig Yelle will come to Reading Frenzy BookShop in Zimmerman for a book release party March 31 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Known by his readers as C.S. Yelle, he will unveil his second book in the Protector of Ter Chadain series called “Black Stones of [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Reading Frenzy BookShop sponsored its second Mystery Author Dinner at Papa’s Italian restaurant in Zimmerman on Monday. It drew a full house of over 40 people who came for book signings, stories and photos, with the intent of getting to know their favorite authors better. Among the mystery authors present [...]

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The Reading Frenzy BookShop is hosting a Young Writer’s Contest with the winners to be announced at 4 p.m. Dec. 3 during the store’s Kids Winter Book Fest. The submission deadline is noon on Saturday, Dec. 3. Among writings being accepted are creative short stories, poems, recipes and songs. They are to be 1,000 words [...]

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