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Independent Bookstore Day Celebration

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April 27 @ 10:00 am 6:00 pm

What better day to officially announce our opening than on Independent Bookstore Day?! Join us at Scholar & Scribe for a celebration! We’ll have local authors on site signing their books, story time, Advance Reader Copy (ARC) giveaways, face painting, Stellow Coffee Cart, King of Pops popsicles, and more! See our schedule of events below!

Schedule of events

(Subject to Change)

  • 10:00 am: Story time with Miss Rae, ages 0-5; Stello Coffee Cart arrives!
  • 11:00 am: Book signing with actor & writer Taber Cheo; King of Pops arrives!
  • 12:00 pm: All things real estate with Atiya Parson, author of Bricks and Blondie 
  • 1:00 pm: Discussion on grief & hope with local author Pat Elsberry
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Face Painting
  • 2:00 pm: A conversation with Marissa Phillips, author of For Worse
  • 2:00 pm: Activity: decorate your own cookie!
  • 3:00 pm: 6+ story time with local author, Michael Albanese
  • 4:00 pm: Bike Class with Pattie Baker, author of Round America with a Duck & bicycle enthusiast
  • 5:00 pm: Stories of sorrow & survival with Nita Tin, author of Heartbeat of a Survivor
  • 6:00 pm: Meet-and-greet with Joe Castillo, sand artist & storyteller
  • 7:00 pm until close: Poetry in the Paseo – come write and recite with Rae!
Participate in our spirit activities leading up to the big day for a 10% discount!

Monday: Wear Green & Gold

Tuesday: Dress Scholarly

On Wednesdays, We Wear Bookstore Shirts

Thursday: Bring a Poem

Friday: Dress as a Book Character

Kids, bring a stuffed animal for a drop-off bookshop sleepover on Friday night. When you pick it back up on Saturday, we’ll show you pictures of their bookstore shenanigans!