After the success of the last year’s inaugural California Bookstore Day, independent bookstores across the nation will be participating in the First Annual Independent Bookstore Day on May 2nd, and we are thrilled to be one of them! In the words of Independent Bookstore Day Program Director Samantha Schoech,
“The entire purpose of Bookstore Day is to celebrate our collective success and thank our customers and the community of readers.”
The amazing truth of the matter is independent booksellers do have a reason to celebrate. Compared to last year, there are more indie book stores open around the country, and there were more last year than the year before that!
Independent bookstores are more relevant than ever. We’re proud to serve as a community center, providing opportunities for young people, including our numerous storytimes, literary summer camps and the Teen Press Corps. We are also honored to host the enthusiastic and engaged audiences who…
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