Independent Bookstore Day!


Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

Event Location

Athens, GA 30601

Avid Bookshop is so happy to be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019 all day at Avid on Prince and Avid at Five Points. Both shops will be open for our regular hours, from 10am-8pm. Please join us for face painting, story time, on-the-spot dog portraits, a sidewalk sale, an event with Helen Ellis: Southern Lady Code and more!

About Independent Bookstore Day (I.B.D.):
I.B.D. started in California in 2014 and soon spread across the country! It's a day for fun and celebration, and to revel in the joy that is an independent bookstore.

We can't wait to celebrate with you!

5 POINTS
10am-12pm - Face painting, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles!
11am-12pm - Story time with Miss Hannah
12-3pm - Sidewalk sale of sideline and gift items
3-5pm - On-the-spot dog portraits by our bookseller Julie
5-8pm - Write to your senator station

PRINCE
10am-12pm - Bookmark decorating in the kid's section!
12-2pm - Temporary literary tattoo station
2-4pm - Poetry on demand
4-6pm - BYOC (Bring your own harnessed cats)
6-8pm - Event with Helen Ellis for her book Southern Lady Code

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