The Velveteen Rabbit Bookshop was established in 1994, and we've been fortunate enough to host a variety of excellent events during our lifetime!
Make sure to check out the "Upcoming Events" calendar on the right side of this page!
December 2014: 20th Annual Holiday Anniversary Celebration featuring an author signing with Victoria Houston.
August 2014: Luis Carlos Montalvan signing his books "Tuesday Tucks Me In" and "Until Tuesday" at the Jefferson Library in the Puerner Room.
April 2014: 3rd annual World Book Night
December 2013: 19th Annual Holiday Open House. Featuring Jerry Apps signing copies of his newest books "The Quiet Season" and "Limping Through Life".
July 2013: Brad Herzog author signing for his latest book, "Francis and Eddie."
April 2013: 2nd annual World Book Night Giveaway.
December 2012: 18th Holiday Anniversary Celebration featuring two author signings: Cheryl Kirking for her newest book, "Evangeline the Dancing Holstein," and Doris Greenberg and Pandré Shandley for their book, "The Legend of L'Esprit."
November 2012: Jeff Kinney author signing for the latest installment in his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series: "The Third Wheel."
June 2012: Terrence Coffman author signing for his book "A Walk through the Wheatfields: The Missing Journals of Vincent van Gogh" at the Cafe Carpe.
April 2012: World Book Night Giveaway.
December 2011: 17th Holiday Anniversary Celebration featuring an author signing with Margot Peters for her two books "Lorine Niedecker: A Poet's Life" and "Summers: A True Love Story".
November 2011: Richard Wanie author signing of his second book "Outdoors Calling Revisited".
August 2011: James Grippando author signing of his latest novel, "Afraid of the Dark" as well as his previous books.
July 2011: Scott Carmichael author signing of "Moon Men Return."
June 2011: Scott Stoll author signing of "Falling Uphill."
December 2010: 16th Holiday Anniversary Celebration featuring "Tacky the Penguin."
September 2010: Elizabeth Fixmer author signing of "Saint Training."
July 2010: Local Author Extravaganza with Vicki Daniels-Bardell, Jerol Anderson, and Faye Ellen Kufahl signing copies of their books during our Annual Carnival Days Sidewalk Sale.
February 2010: John McIntyre author signing of "Weather in Vietnam."
December 2009: 15th Holiday Anniversary Celebration with author Jennifer Chiaverini, author of the Elm Creek Quilts series
November 2009: Stop and Shop at Saint Joseph School
July 2009: Beth Miller (author) and Jillian Rowley (illustrator) Signing at Carnival Days Sidewalk Sale
June 2009: Laura Schaefer Author Signing
May 2009: Margaret Rozga Author Signing at the Rock the Earth Celebration
May 2009: Books and Bagels at Saint Joseph Church
February 2009: Peace Conference at Rock Prairie Montessori School in Janesville, Wi
November 2008: Barbara Joosse Author Signing at the Dwight Foster Public Library
May 2008: Mary Lou Santovec Author Signing
February 2008: Sara Roahen Author Signing
December 2007: Holiday Open House with Martha Ajango and Robert Birmingham Author Signings
September 2007: Harriet Brown Author Signing
August 2007: Howard Frank Mosher Author Signing
May 2007: Victoria Houston Author Signing
December 2006: Holiday Open House with Robert Birmingham Author Signing
October 2006: J.E. Rohrer Author Signing
September 2006: Julia Spencer-Fleming Author Signing
April 2006: Richard Wanie Author Signing
December 2005: Holiday Anniversary Celebration with Martha Ajango and James Athas
July 2005: Midnight Release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
June 2005: Julia Spencer-Fleming Author Signing
June 2005: Norman Gilliand Author Signing
April 2005: Victoria Houston Author Signing
December 2004: Richard Carlton Haney Book Signing
December 2004: Holiday Anniversary Celebration with Dick Wanie
June 2004: Julia Spencer-Fleming Book Signing
December 2003: Holiday Anniversary Celebration
October 2003: Patti Kelley Criswell Author Signing
June 2003: Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix Book Release Party
December 2002: Holiday Anniversary Celebration
August 2002: Catherine Blackmore and Andrew Oliver Author Signing
July 2002: Mary Bond Author Signing
December 2001: Holiday Anniversary Celebration and Cheryl Kirking Author Signing
November 2001: Alex D. Pate Author Signing
We still have autographed books from some signings! Give us a call at 920.568.9940 to check availability.