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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Book Party with Mo Willems!

October 13, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

10/2/18 UPDATE – Please note that both the 11 am and 12 pm auditorium programs with Mo Willems are FULL.
Free with Museum Admission. Reservations required for auditorium programs with Mo Willems (see below for more information).

“GO NUTS!” at The Carle as we celebrate the new book in Mo Willems’ beginning-reader series, Unlimited Squirrels: I Lost My Tooth! In I Lost My Tooth!, meet an ensemble cast of squirrels and learn fun jokes and nutty facts. Listen to Mo as he reads from his new book, watch films, and create “Squirrel-scapes” in the Art Studio.

Signed copies of many Mo books will be available for purchase in The Carle Bookshop. Please note this program does not include a book signing with the author.

Can’t make it to the event? Reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at


11:00 – 11:30 am

Storytime and Q&A with Mo Willems (Auditorium) – (Reservations required; 413-559-6336)

12:00 – 12:30 pm
Storytime and Q&A with Mo Willems (Auditorium) – (Reservations required; 413-559-6336) SOLD OUT!

12:00 – 2:00 pm 
Meet Rocky the Robotic Squirrel! (Bobbie’s Meadow)
Dr. Sarah Partan,  Associate Professor of Animal Behavior, and students from Hampshire College will introduce guests to "Rocky," a robotic squirrel that is used to study how squirrels communicate with one another.
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