Upcoming Events

Friday, March 31, 2023 - 10:30am

Every Friday at 10:30 AM!

Come join Miss Anastasia for a seriously fun storytime and a delightful craft! Young and old TWIGLETS will get a real kick from her highly entertaining storytelling.


Friday, March 31, 2023 - 5:30pm

Donald Glynn Jr.'s Shut Up and Work is a fierce manifesto and handbook for those who have reached their limit with the typical American corporate grind. If you're dissatisfied with your job, bosses, and/or work environment and are seeking alternatives to the corporate "plantation," then Don's unapologetic writing style and relatable anecdotes are sure to delight and inspire.

Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 11:00am

Susan (Basso) McCauley is a screenwriter and award-winning author of books for children, teens, and adults. Susan fell in love with writing, theater, and film when she was eight-years-old. That passion inspired her to receive a B.A. in Radio-Television with a minor in Theater from the University of Houston, an M.F.A. in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California (USC), and a M.A.

Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 5:30pm

Tim Z. Hernandez is an award-winning author, research scholar, and performer. His work includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays. He is the recipient of numerous awards, most notably the American Book Award, the Colorado Book Award, and the International Latino Book Award. Hernandez holds a BA from Naropa University and an MFA from Bennington College, and is an associate professor with the University of Texas at El Paso's bilingual MFA program in creative writing.

Sunday, April 2, 2023 - 11:00am

author photoJohan Zwaan was born in Gorinchem, Holland, in 1934. He lived there during the occupation of Holland by the Nazis from age 5 to 10 years. Later he attended the local classical high school Gymnasium Camphusianum, which he completed at the age of 16. He attended medical school at the University of Amsterdam. His studies were interrupted when he was drafted in the Royal Dutch Army in 1954. After his discharge from the Army, he returned to Amsterdam in 1956.

About Us

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The Twig Book Shop began its evolution in San Antonio in 1972.  Currently located at the former Pearl Brewery on the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk, The Twig provides newly released books for children and adults as well as award-winning classics.  The space at Pearl has become a venue for local and national poets and authors.  The Twig makes books available for book clubs, schools, and conferences. The Texana collection makes The Twig a destination for history lovers near and far.

Hard cover, soft cover, and even electronic books can be purchased through our website which accesses a national distributor for independent bookstores.  Electronic books, or e-books, can be downloaded from our website through Kobo.  We welcome and appreciate your physical and/or virtual patronage.



Open 10:00-6:00 daily

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