Happy Birthday to Us!

We took over ownership of Encore Books on July 1st, 2001. That makes next month our 15th anniversary! We really want to thank all of the customers that have been with us from the beginning as well as those of Continue reading Happy Birthday to Us!

This Week at Encore Books

It’s not our busiest week ever, but this Thursday and Friday there’s a couple of things going on at Encore Books that you should know about. Also, May is coming soon, and… well, most of you probably know what that means. First, on Continue reading This Week at Encore Books

Another March, Another Bookmark Contest

It’s that time of year again…. we need a new bookmark, which means we need new art for a bookmark! Like we do every year in March, we have a coloring contest to find the perfect new bookmark image. Continue reading Another March, Another Bookmark Contest

Baseballs & Books

Here at Encore Books, we clearly have a passion for books. And it’s not a secret that, after books, we also love movies. And good story-telling of any kind, really. Also dogs. But lesser known, because it doesn’t come up very often, Continue reading Baseballs & Books

Last Week of Murder & Mayhem

Murder & Mayhem is in its last week! Is someone going to win the Grand Prize of Free Books for a Year? Is it going to be you? This week is your last chance, and your odds of getting the Continue reading Last Week of Murder & Mayhem

Murder & Mayhem Week 3 Update

Gil T. Smile Exonerated, Fences Mended In a press conference earlier today, Detective Hardcover of the Encore Books Police Department announced the latest developments in the murder investigation known as Murder & Mayhem. 

2015 Murder & Mayhem Launched

Murder & Mayhem Week Two Update

Murder & Mayhem got started on May 2nd this year, making this the middle of the second week. For those unfamiliar with Murder & Mayhem, it’s a murder-mystery game we play at Encore Books every May (hence the Mayhem) with prizes Continue reading 2015 Murder & Mayhem Launched

Bookmark Contest Winners

The results are in, and we have a new design for the next bookmark in our series created by kids as part of our annual Bookmark Contest. Inspired by Youth Art Month, we collect entries from kids from all over Continue reading Bookmark Contest Winners

We need art for our next bookmark!

Have you noticed those cool bookmarks we keep on the front counter? The ones that look like they were made by a 3rd grader? That might be because they were made by a third grader. Every one of those cool, kid-made bookmarks Continue reading We need art for our next bookmark!

And the winners are…

This year, something happened that’s never happened before in the history of Murder & Mayhem: we received two completely correct entry submissions! Linda Wiegartz and Becky Henning came in a day apart with the same solution, but only one of Continue reading And the winners are…