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Indie Bookstore Day!




Come celebrate The Bookshelf!

Our day begins at 10 a.m. with FREE GRASSROOTS COFFEE for the first 25 customers! (YUM!)

At 11 a.m. we will have a special story time for children followed by free hotdogs for lunch at 12 p.m. (first come, first serve)

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., we will have Emily’s Slime pop-up shop!

At 1 p.m. is the BOOKSHELF BAKE-OFF - enjoy yummy treats all made by your favorite Bookshelf staff… then it’s up to you to vote on who’s is best!

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Find the perfect book for you with the help of our very own Dumbledore’s Army!

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. will be a book signing with Prissy Elrod featuring her new release Chasing Ordinary!

Sharpen up on your literary knowledge because when 5 p.m. rolls around, we have LITERARY TRIVIA + HAPPY HOUR!

All day perks:

  • Spend $100 and receive an Indie Bookstore Day tote bag

    & enter your name in a chance to win a 1-month Shelf Subscription!

  • Complete Olivia’s Scavenger Hunt & receive 20% off your entire purchase!

We’ll also be introducing our Local Shelf Subscription at $30 per month (no shipping, in-store pick up)

Why are we celebrating independent bookstores?

Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. They are entire universes of ideas that contain the possibility of real serendipity. They are lively performance spaces and quiet places where aimless perusal is a day well spent.

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Earlier Event: April 25
Guest workshop: Blooms + Brews
Later Event: April 27
Children's Story Time