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The Day The Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt, Illustrator Oliver Jeffers  
IndigoKids Presents:

The Day the Crayons Came Home

Join us as we celebrate the sequel to beloved bestseller, The Day the Crayons Quit! Discover a whole new group of crayons asking for rescue during a special storytime and activity with The Day the Crayons Came Home.

Date and Locations:
All Indigo Chapters

locations across Canada

Saturday, August 29th
10:00 AM
American Girl August Crafts  
American Girl®:

AUGUST Crafts

Discover your unique personality with your very own Truly Me™ monogrammed sketchbook.

Sign-up is required. Contact the store for details.

Dates and Locations:
Chapters Rideau

Ottawa, ON

Saturday, August 29th
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Indigo Granville

Vancouver, BC

Saturday, August 29th
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Open Heart, Open Mind by Clara Hughes  
In Conversation:

Clara Hughes

Join host of TSN’s Off the Record Michael Landsberg in conversation with one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians, Clara Hughes, about her new inspiring new book. Open Heart, Open Mind is a raw, honest and ultimately life-affirming story of one woman’s struggle with depression. Book signing to follow.

Date and Location:
Tuesday, September 8th
7:00 PM
Better Than Before: Mastering The Habits Of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin  
In Person:

Gretchen Rubin

Meet Gretchen Rubin, one of the most thought-provoking and inspiring writers on habits and happiness. Chat with Gretchen while she signs her widely popular titles including The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, and her latest hit, Better Than Before.

Event Guidelines
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • Individuals must have a purchased copy of Better Than Before to be in line.
  • Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Indigospirit or Coles location.
  • Gretchen will personalize copies of Better Than Before and will sign all other books.
  • Candid photos will be permitted with the assistance of our staff. No posed photography.
Date and Location:
Thursday, September 10th
7:00 PM
Open Heart, Open Mind by Clara Hughes  
In Person:

Clara Hughes

Meet Clara Hughes, one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians, as she signs her new book, Open Heart, Open Mind. This inspiring book is a raw but life-affirming story of one woman’s struggle with depression.

Dates and Locations:
Indigo Granville

Vancouver, BC

Thursday, September 10th
7:00 PM
Friday, September 11th
7:00 PM
Monday, September 14th
7:00 PM
Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper by Jody Mitic  
In Person:

Jody Mitic

Meet Canadian elite sniper, Ottawa city councilor and finalist in 2013’s Amazing Race Canada, Jody Mitic, as he signs his memoir Unflinching that reveals his personal journey into the Canadian military and what happened after he returned home.

Date and Location:
Chapters Rideau

Ottawa, ON

Friday, September 11th
6:00 PM
Bug In A Vacuum by Melanie Watt  
IndigoKids Presents:

Mélanie Watt

Meet Mélanie Watt, the bestselling and award-winning author/illustrator of the beloved Scaredy Squirrel and Chester series, as she shares her newest adventure, Bug in a Vacuum.

Date and Location:
Chapters Queensway

Etobicoke ON

Saturday, September 12th
2:00 PM
The Copper Gauntlet: Book Two of Magisterium by Cassandra Clare, Holly Black  
In Person:

Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Join us for a magical evening with bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare as they sign copies of their highly anticipated new book, Magisterium Book Two: The Copper Gauntlet. Be prepared to be enchanted as they answer questions about this exciting second book in the riveting five-book series.

Event Guidelines:
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • Individuals must have a purchased copy of a book from the Magisterium series to be in line.
  • Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Indigospirit or Coles location.
  • Authors will personalize ONE (1) book from the Magisterium series, and if time permits, will sign all backlist. We reserve the right to revise these rules, depending on line size and time constraints.
  • NO memorabilia or additional items will be permitted for the signing including posters, clothing, posters, other books, DVDs, CDs or any other item. Book signing only.
  • Candid photos will be permitted with the assistance of our staff. No posed photography. NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY.
Date and Location:
Chapters Metrotown

Burnaby, BC

Monday, September 14th
7:00 PM
Radical: My Journey Out Of Islamist Extremism by Maajid Nawaz  
In Conversation:

Maajid Nawaz

Join Indigo’s Chief Booklover, Heather Reisman, in conversation with activist and author, Maajid Nawaz, about his journey out of extremism into a new life of liberal activism as chronicled in his gripping book, Radical. Book signing to follow.

Date and Location:
Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Wednesday, September 16th
7:00 PM
Make Ahead Meals: Over 100 Easy Time-saving Recipes  by Michael Smith  
In Person:

Michael Smith

Join us for an exciting evening with one of Canada's most successful cookbook writers and hugely popular celebrity chef, Michael Smith. Meet Michael as he signs copies of his new cookbook, Make Ahead Meals, packed with over 100 easy and time-saving recipes to take the stress out of cooking.

Event Guidelines
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first serve basis
  • Individuals must have a purchased copy of his new cookbook, Make Ahead Meals, to be in line
  • Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Indigospirit or Coles location
  • Author will personalize copies of Make Ahead Meals and will autograph all other books if time permits
  • Memorabilia or additional items will be permitted for the signing including aprons, posters, etc. if time permits
  • Posed photos will be permitted with the assistance of our staff
Date and Location:
Indigo Signal Hill

Calgary, AB

Friday, September 18th
7:00 PM
Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth About Our Food by Sonia Faruqi  
In Person:

Sonia Faruqi

From working at an investment farm to volunteering on a dairy farm, Sonia Faruqi has undergone a transformational journey and striven to become one of the most important voices in food issues today. Meet Sonia as she signs her new book, Project Animal Farm, an in-depth look at her investigation of animal farms around the world.

Date and Location:
Chapters Brampton

Brampton, ON

Saturday, September 19th
1:00 PM
The Illegal by Lawrence Hill  
In Person:

Lawrence Hill

Canadian novelist, essayist and memoirist Lawrence Hill will be joining us to discuss one of the most anticipated books of the 2015, The Illegal: a fast moving and compelling story that casts a satirical eye on people who have turned their backs on undocumented refugees struggling to survive in a nation that does not want them.

Event Guidelines
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Individuals must have a purchased copy of The Illegal to be in line for all signings
  • Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, WBB, Indigospirit or Coles location
  • Lawrence Hill will personalize copies of his new book, The Illegal and will autograph all other books
  • Candid photos can be taken from the line-up; posed photography will be permitted following the book signing if time permits
Date and Location:
Indigo Burlington

Burlington, ON

Tuesday, September 22nd
7:00 PM
Color Me Creative: Unlock Your Imagination by Kristina Webb  
IndigoKids Presents:

National Colouring Day

Get caught up in colour! Celebrate National Colouring Day with a special storytime then grab a crayon and start colouring – inside or outside of the lines, let your creativity shine!

At participating Indigo and Chapters locations.

Date:
Saturday, September 26th
10:00 AM
 
IndigoKids Presents:

Lisa McMann, Kevin Sands, Kevin Sylvester & Kenneth Oppel

Meet the bestselling authors of much loved Young Reader series and discover your next favourite read as four phenomenal authors join us for a talk and Q&A followed by a signing! Featuring Lisa McMann with the sixth installment in the Unwanteds series, Island of Graves, Kevin Sands with his stunning debut, The Blackthorn Key, Kevin Sylvester with Neil Flambé and the Bard’s Banquet and Kenneth Oppel with his most haunting story yet, The Nest.

Island of Graves by Lisa McMann The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands Neil Flambé and the Bard's Banquet by Kevin Sylvester The Nest: A Novel by Kenneth Oppel

Date and Location:
Monday, September 28th
7:00 PM
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert  
Indigo Exclusive:

An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert

featuring the Toronto Etsy Street Team Pop-Up Market

Join us for a Canadian EXCLUSIVE as the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, discusses her highly anticipated new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Be inspired as she shares unique insights about creativity and talks about how to embrace curiosity and infuse your everyday life with more mindfulness and passion.

PLUS explore the Toronto Etsy Street Team Pop-Up Market before the event for unique and handmade items.

SOLD OUT

Doors Open & Etsy Pop-Up Market 6:00 PM - Event 7:00 PM

Date and Location:
Isabel Bader Theatre

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 28th
Doors & Market: 6:00 PM
Event: 7:00 PM
Hands Free Life: Nine Habits For Overcoming Distraction, Living Better, And Loving More by Rachel Macy Stafford  
In Person:

Rachel Macy Stafford

Meet New York Times best-selling author Rachel Macy Stafford as she signs her newest book: Hands Free Life. Have the power to look back and see you didn’t just manage life, you actually lived it – and lived it well. With special guest Andrea Nair.

Date and Location:
Chapters Square One

Mississauga, ON

Wednesday, September 30th
7:00 PM
M Train by Patti Smith  
Indigo Exclusive:

Patti Smith: A Reading & Conversation

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey into the mind of this legendary artist, told through the prism of cafés and haunts Patti Smith has visited and worked in around the world.

SOLD OUT

Date and Location:
DESIGN EXCHANGE | Trading Floor

234 Bay Street

Toronto, ON

Tuesday, October 13th
Doors: 6:00 PM
Event: 7:00 PM
Fierce Reads  
Indigo Presents:

Fierce Reads

With each page more fierce than the last, meet a panel of amazing authors as they share stories and advice with fans and sign their brilliant YA novels. Featuring Leigh Bardugo, Leila Sales, Josephine Angelini, and Emma Mills!

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Tonight the Streets Are Ours: A Novel by Leila Sales Firewalker by Josephine Angelini First and Then by Emma Mills

Date and Location:
Saturday, October 17th
2:00 PM
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson  
Indigo Exclusive:

Jenny Lawson

Get ready to enjoy a funny book about terrible things as The Bloggess herself - award-winning and wildly popular author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson – shares her amazingly bizarre and hilarious new book, Furiously Happy, on the only Canadian stop on her book tour!

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Date and Location:
Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Tuesday, October 20th
7:00 PM
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel by Jeffrey Cranor, Joseph Fink  
Indigo Exclusive:

Welcome to Night Vale

Join the creators and authors of the wildly popular, fan-favourite podcast, Welcome to Night Vale, Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, as they sign their new novel, a darkly funny mystery set in this small desert town.

Date and Location:
Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, November 9th
7:00 PM
IndigoReads  
IndigoReads:

Book Club

Join the IndigoReads Book Club on the first Thursday of every month to discuss our latest book selection. Click here for a summary of upcoming meeting dates, the books we've selected to discuss and a list of participating store locations across the country.