358 River Street · Manistee, MI

Upcoming Events


December Book Club Meeting

We will meet at Bungalow Restaurant on US 31 South.. at 7:00 pm on December 17th to discuss “A Mrs. Miracle Christmas ” by Debbie Macomber.    Some of us get together informally at 6:00 for a bite to eat prior to the meeting.  Please feel free to join us. 


Upcoming Events

Sleighbell Weekend

Manistee’s Sleighbell celebration is planned for Dec. 7 – 10.  Many festive activities are planned in and around Manistee.    The parade is definitely not to be missed!  We look forward to seeing all your smiling faces.


Grinch visits the Bookshop

Saturday, Dec. 7th from 11:30am – 1:00pm, the Grinch will be at the Happy Owl Bookshop to meet and greet all his fans.  There will be photo opportunities, games and crafts.  Please plan on joining us for these activities that are fun for all ages.


Book Signings

Also on Saturday, Dec 7th, the Happy Owl will host 3 local authors to greet their fans and discuss their newest books.  Roxanne Rowley, James Goodwin, and John Wemlinger will be at the Bookshop starting at 1:00pm.  Personalized books make wonderful presents.  Come on down for all the Sleighbell festivities and stop in and visit with our authors.































































“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”  ― Anna Quindlen

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