A party for book nerds! What could be better? Come on down and join the fun on this special day. We'll have not only original one-of-a-kind items but some surprises and give-aways. And snacks, always snacks. Watch this space for further information as our plans develop!
Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) is a celebration of books, readers and indie bookselling that started in California in 2014; it is modeled after the extremely successful Record Store Day. To show their support for indies and help drive customers into stores on IBD, publishers produce exclusive, limited-edition books and literary art pieces that are only available at participating bookstores on Bookstore Day. You can’t get them before. You can’t get them online, and you most certainly can’t get them at Target. In our first five years we’ve had exclusive items from George Saunders, Stephen King, Allie Brosh, Roxane Gay, Neil Gaiman, Lemony Snicket, and hundreds of other beloved authors. IBD has become a nationwide party as big and varied as the country itself. In 2015 we had more than 350 stores in 45 states particfipating.In 2019, it grew to include 585 stores. There are famous authors and books and literary art pieces you cannot get on any other day in any other place.