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5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day is April 28, 2018!

1. The Novel Neighbor | 7905 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119

 5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | The Novel Neighbor

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | The Novel Neighbor

Hours on April 28: 9am-6pm

The Novel Neighbor is featuring the following for Independent Bookstore Day:

  • 10:30am: Storytime with Amy Sklansky
  • 11am-1pm: Celebrity Bookseller Ashley Hasty, A Hasty Book List
  • 1pm: BestCellars Event (Details TBA - but cocktails are definitely involved)
  • All Day: FREE BOOK with every purchase, Hourly specials, surprise author appearances, and free swag!

2. Left Bank Books | 399 North Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108

 5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Left Bank Books

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Left Bank Books

Hours on April 28: 10am-10pm

Left Bank Books is featuring the following for Independent Bookstore Day:

  • ALL DAY: Limited Edition Merchandise ONLY available at participating independent bookstores (like us) on April 28!
  • 10AM - 12PM: St. Louis pancake artist Dancakes will be in store whipping up custom, literary-themed pancakes!
  • 10:30AM: Calling all kids! Join us for a Llama Llama Coloring Party and Storytime with Cliff & children's specialist Sarah!
  • 12PM: Staffers Shane and Lauren will compete head to head to handsell their favorite books during Staff Pick Supermarket Sweep!
  • 1PM: Join Margaret Duncan for a Bullet Journaling Class, a beautiful and useful way to combine data and creativity! Purchase of journal from Left Bank required to attend.
  • 2PM: Join The Magnificoes! for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken: Star Wars Part the Seventh!
  • 3PM: Back by popular demand: the One-Hour Used Book Sale! All used books will be Buy One, Get One 50% off between 3pm and 4pm! *excludes dot sale books*
  • 4PM: Spend $20 or more during Anonymous Autograph Hour between 4pm and 5pm and choose a random book from our collection of autographed advanced reader copies! 
  • 5PM: Compete against your fellow shoppers to find clues and win prizes in a Bookstore Scavenger Hunt!
  • 6PM: The bar is open! For a donation to River City Readers, get a specially made cocktail and join the Literary Dance Party!

3. Subterranean Books | 6275 Delmar, In the Loop, 63130 

 5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Subterranean Books 

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Subterranean Books 

Hours on April 28: 11am-10pm

Subterranean Books is featuring the following for Independent Bookstore Day:

  • Draw for Your Discount
    • (purchases of $25 or more)
  • Typewriter Live!
    • (Contribute to a daylong Exquisite Corpse story)
  • Live Music with Matt Freeman
    • (St. Louis poet and musician)
  • Enter to win
    • Subterranean Books gift certificate
    • Subterranean t-shirt

4. Dunaway Books | 3111 South Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63118

 5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Dunaway Books | Photo from the American Booksellers Association

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | Dunaway Books | Photo from the American Booksellers Association

Hours on April 28: 10am-7pm

About Dunaway Books:

"Almost 80,000 Volumes: With hard to find titles shelved within an impressive architectural space, Dunaway Books will oblige the antiquarian and indulge the book lover. There is even more to our expansive outlay than at first meets the eye: after investigating the ground floor and touring the eyrie of the mezzanine, don't forget to wind your way down and through our labyrinthine lower level."

5. The Book House | 7352 Manchester Rd, MO 63143

 5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | The Book House

5 STL Bookstores to Visit on Independent Bookstore Day | The Book House

Hours on April 28: 10am to 10pm

The Book House is in the midst of moving and remodeling so this will be a great spot to stop for bargains! They are featuring the following for Independent Bookstore Day:

  • Exclusive limited-edition merchandise, giveaways, fun activities, storytelling and book signings
  • Storytime and signing by Debbie Manber Kupfer author of P.A.W.S. young adult series will be reading and signing Adana the Earth Dragon
  • 1PM: Ed Wheatley - St. Louis Browns - The Story of a Beloved Team - now a PBS documentary narrated by John Hamm
  • Lots of bargains from our moving/remodeling
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