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!


First Saturday Story Timeat Great Harvest Bread Co.

First Saturday Storytime

On the first Saturday of every month, Miss Lee will be reading some of the best storybooks around. Enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee, along with some great books!



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Yoga and Mindfulness Book Club

Join us for our Yoga and Mindfulness Book Club. On Wednesday, May 8, we will gather at 6:30 pm for gentle yoga, lead by yoga teacher Jennifer Malloy, followed by a book discussion of “10% Happier” No mats are needed! To buy the book and register is $25. Already own the book? Register for the event for $12. 

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Third Thursday Book Club

Early risers, rejoice! Join us for coffee and pastries at 9:30 am on Thursday, April 18, to discuss The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart. 




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A Novel Idea: YA Book Club

Are you a teen who loves to read? We have a book club just for you! Join us on the last Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm as we discuss the book of the month. On April 24, we’ll be discussing Living with Jackie Chan by Jo Knowles. Can’t wait to see you!



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Last Monday Book Club

Calling all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! The Last Monday Book Club is just for YOU! We will meet on Monday, March 25, from 5 to 6 pm to talk about The Indian in the Cupboard.





Upcoming Happenings

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Eugy Workshop

We have some NEW Eugys, and to celebrate, we’re doing another Eugy Workshop! Come on Friday, April 12, at 4 pm, and meet the alligator, the clown fish, and the owl. Old friends like the dragon, unicorn, and sloth will be there, too. Call to reserve your Eugy today!



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Bullet Journaling 2.0

Once you get the basics of bullet journaling, it’s time to have fun! Our bullet journal expert Lisa will take you through all the ways to embellish your bullet journal to make it both functional and beautiful.

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Monkey and Dog's Game Night

Last month’s Game Night was great! Get a babysitter for the kids, and come challenge our expert game-players on Friday, April 26, from 6 to 7:30 pm.



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Monkey and Dog's Game Day

Our first Game Day was a HUGE success, so we’re doing another one! Come challenge our staff on Saturday, April 27, from 11 am to noon.



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Marimba Concert

Monkey and Dog Books presents an evening of live music performed by marimbaist Rich Malloy. Rich has performed around the world for over 20 years and is bringing his music to West 7th! Cost per person is $14. Light appetizers will be served.



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Bullet Journaling 101

Our bullet journal expert Lisa will teach you the basics of bullet journaling. Find out why bullet journals are so very effective in managing your hectic life! Purchase a journal at Monkey and Dog, and the class is free. Call 817-489-5747 to reserve your place!



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Storywalk with Author Dianna Aston at the BRIT

To celebrate National Public Gardens Week, the Botanical Research Institute of Texas is hosting award-winning children’s book author Dianna Hutts Aston, whose book “A Butterfly Is Quiet” inspired the new storywalk. Monkey and Dog Books will be there, and we hope to see you at this free family event!

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Author Event

Help us welcome Texas author F. Anthony Falcon as he reads from and signs copies of his new book, Be Brave, Be Brave, Be Brave, on Wednesday, May 22 a 4 pm!





Past Happenings

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Zentangle Workshop

Instructor Suzanne McNeil, winner of the Craft and Hobby Association’s Industry Achievement Award and author of over 200 books, is coming to Monkey and Dog to teach us how to Zentangle on Thursday, March 28, from 6 to 8 pm! If you’ve always wanted to know how to enjoy this fun and relaxing art, now’s your chance. The cost is $20, which includes all supplies. 




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Author Signing

Join us as author and illustrator Ben Hatke reads from and signs copies of his books on Monday, February 4, starting at 5:30 pm. 


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Texas Author Signing

Austin author Chris Barton will be stopping by Monkey & Dog to read from and sign his books on Thursday, January 17, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. We’ll see you here!


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Local Author Signing

Join us as we welcome North Texas author Anna LeBaron, author of the searing memoir of how she escaped from her father’s cult, “The Polygamist’s Daughter.” She will read from and sign copies of her book on Saturday, January 19, starting at 1 pm.


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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!