All-the-time Happenings

Felted Mouse Reading

Storytime is every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 AM.  We read just as long as our audience is still listening…sometimes one book, sometimes three!

Upcoming Happenings

Past Happenings


Author Signing!

Georgia author Rosalind Bunn has a new book called Thunder and a Lightning Bug Named Lou, and she’s coming to Monkey and Dog Books!  Join us for this special story time!  Light refreshments will be served.

11 AM   Saturday, February 25th


Tales 'n Tunes | January 13

Yee-Haw!!!  In honor of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Monkey and Dog Books will team with Mistletoe Musikgarten for a farm animals Tales ‘n Tunes on Wednesday, January 13th at 9:45 and 10:30.  Bring your best oinks, moos, baas, and join Ms. Carol and Ms. Shelley for a knee-slapping’ good time–but call to let us know you’re a-comin’….this barnyard’s a small one!  (Wear your cowboy/cowgirl hats!)


Tales 'n Tunes | August 5

Tales ‘n Tunes enjoyed making circles, singing about circles, finding circles, and reading about circles!  The two sessions were filled within a few hours–we were QUITE sad to have to turn so many children away!

Circles are EVERYWHERE–look around your house…make a circle with your fingers, then with your arms….put your toddler within, and hug!

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Find Waldo Local | July

Find Waldo Local is a scavenger hunt hosted by Monkey and Dog Books with participating local Fort Worth merchants. In July 2015, Waldo spotters, young and old, are eligible for prizes throughout the month. The hunt will culminate with a grand ceremony held at Monkey and Dog Books.

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WORKSHOP! | June 17

Tales ‘n Tunes returns on Wednesday, June 17, when Carol Spencer from Mistletoe Musikgarten visits Monkey and Dog Books for a


Bring your budding carpenters, and get ready to sing, hear a story, and move! (hard hat not required)

Call (or text) ahead for reservations for the 9:30 AM or 10:15 AM workshop. (817) 975-4260

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Tales 'n Tunes | May 27

Carol Spencer of Mistletoe Musikgarten teams up with Shelley for Tales ‘n Tunes.  Our first event of the summer will be Birds, Birds, Birds!

Bring your best warble, chirp, or tweet to Tales ‘n Tunes at Monkey and Dog Books!

Wednesday, May 27th 9:30am or 10:15am

Remember! Our shop is quite cozy, and reservations are important! Call or text Shelley at 817 975.4260 to reserve your spot.

**This event is best for children ages 2 and up.

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Poem in Your Pocket Day | April 30

We are celebrating National Poetry Month at Monkey and Dog Books! You should see some of the great books of poetry we have! No, seriously. You should come see them. They’re amazing! We have been posting some of our favorite poems to help celebrate this month, all leading up to Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30, when we will have poems that you can keep in your pocket for you!