save the date Zapril 28, 2018Y
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third annual independent bookstore day!
you're invited!
On Saturday, April 28, we will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day: a full day of events dedicated to books and the wonderful readers who love them. From 9 am to 10 pm we'll have special door prizes, exclusive offers, signings with your favorite local authors, and extra-special events. events at: bookmobile @ stone's alley & o'hear the brew cellar commonhouse aleworks We'll cap the day off with our annual StorySlam, featuring over a dozen local authors and poets. See you on the last Saturday in April! - Christen & Julia

We're still looking for volunteers to help throughout the day. All volunteers will receive a staff discount in exchange for 2-4 hour shifts.

volunteer sign-up

schedule of events


black-out poetry diy scrabble tournament  door prizes giveaways   exclusive indie products

9 am


11 am

seussville meetup

dr. seuss activity & story time with novel effect

12 pm

happy birthday

 to viola the bookmobile!

3 pm

tumbling tales

novel effect story time and tumbling with grassroots gymnastics

3:30 pm

author signing

corrie wang, the takedown

4 pm

author signing

cinelle barnes, Monsoon Mansion


6 pm

storyslam & poetry open mic with unspoken word


 unspoken word poets• Derek Berry • Karen Black • Laura Conner • Shannon Donohue   • Marshall Evans • Patrick Finster • Ryan Graudin •  Chris Koslowski  • Malinda McCollum  • Maria Martin• Anthony Varallo

8 pm


local authors


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