Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 11:00am

the sticky years cover imageauthor photoThis event has been cancelled.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 11:00am

the bully who learned to love cover imageclaudia villarreal author photoAward Winning Author Claudia Villarreal was born in Laredo, Texas and raised in Zapata, a small South Texas border community. She graduated from Zapata High School and went on to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas A&M International University. After obtaining an alternative teaching certification, Ms.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

Mark Lardas—a sometime engineer, freelance writer, historian and model-maker—has lived in the Houston area for forty years. He is currently employed as a technical writer and spends his spare time collecting offbeat stories about Texas and maritime history. He worked on the Shuttle program as a navigator and engineer from 1979 until 2011.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Twig & Word Design Press are inviting you to attend a book reading/signing at The Twig on Wednesday 20 October at 5 PM. Jimmy Adair will moderate the session & the authors, Robert Flynn, Mo Saidi, & Natalia Treviño, will introduce their recent literacy work.



James R. Adair, who will moderate this reading, is the Editor of Voices de la Luna & publisher of Word Design Press.

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 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.


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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