Independent Bookstore DayApril 29, 2017 @ 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
City of Asylum Bookstore will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with a children’s story hour and scavenger hunt, raffles, surprise discounts, plus free coffee.
City of Asylum Bookstore will also offer exclusive day-of merchandise created especially for Independent Bookstore Day by major publishers and authors, including a limited edition chapbook by Michael Chabon, broadsides, and signed artwork by Oliver Jeffers and Jenny Lawson.
About Independent Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day marks its third year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 29th, with literary parties around the country.
Independent Bookstore Day began in California in 2014 and became a national event the next year. A host of publishers and authors such as Neil Gaiman, George Saunders, Roxane Gay, Lauren Groff, James Patterson, Stephen King and many others have donated work in support of the event. Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) is produced by writer and former bookseller Samantha Schoech in partnership with the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association. Its sponsors include Penguin Random House, Ingram, and the American Bookseller’s Association.www.indiebookstoreday.com