The Summer Fun Has Just Begun at Bookmans!
Did you know summer is one of the busiest times of the year at Bookmans? School is out, and we have much more than just air conditioning and a place to bring your couped up children and pets. With summer nearly at its peak and…
Summertime is Officially in Session at Bookmans!
June means different things to different people. For kids, it’s the end of school; for teens, it’s all about being social and having fun. Adults are looking for a reprieve from the heat and some warm weather things to do to keep the summer exciting….
Bookmans’ Summer Kids Events for 2019!
Every year, Bookmans does something special to help kids have some awesome summertime fun. There’s plenty of time for children to play video games and hit the pool. Bookmans wants to add another level of fun to their summer schedule with our free Summer Kids…
#ThisIsTucson’s Summer Reading Challenge (for Grown-Ups)
This guest blog has been written by Johanna Willett, #ThisIsTucson Reporter (Twitter @johannawillett) Once again, #ThisIsTucson is challenging you to read local with our second Summer Reading Challenge for Grown-Ups. And we are SO EXCITED. Why should kids get to have all the fun?…
Survival Tips for Phoenix Fan Fusion
Its almost the end of May and those of us who like to geek out in the Phoenix area knows what that means. It’s time for Phoenix Fan Fusion and it’s going to get hot! It’s so exciting and there are so many awesome things…
Countdown to Phoenix Fan Fusion
We are 2 days away from the premiere pop-culture convention in Arizona, Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Phoenix Comic Con)! We’re talking about an event so big that it engulfs Downtown Phoenix in geek. That is the entirety of the Phoenix Convention Center along with its exterior. Join…
Calling All Change-makers! Start Reading with the Local YWCA Book Club!
The YW Southern Arizona Book Club was founded by YWCA S.A. staffers Liane Hernandez and Michelle Pitot. Some may remember it originally titled the Race to Justice Changemaker Book Club. There was also an incredible amount of help from ASU MSW interns Roshann Pressman and…
YWCA: #onamission with 27 Books for Social Justice and Change-making
The staff at the YWCA Southern Arizona have one thing in common; the shared mission to eliminate racism and empower women. Each individual lives, works, and breathes this mission. Though admittedly, they may not have all the answers or know exactly how to achieve it….
May Your Geek Flag Fly!
Bookmans stores have everything all manner of geeks could ask for. Whatever your geek freak, from video games to vinyl to books, we’ve got you. Bookmans is the place to let your geek flag fly in May! Check out what’s in store and definitely take…
Go Green and Have Fun with Bookmans in April!
Bookmans is making April a month full of non-stop incredible events and celebrations! We’re keeping our hearts green with some Earth Day happenings and celebrating the independent bookstore all month long! Check out what we’ve got in store for you this month at Bookmans! First,…
The Cookbook Club
For the first few years of living on my own, I basically survived off of Pizza Rolls, TV Dinners, and Top Ramen. I have never been much of a cook. That’s mostly because the whole process intimidated me. The only thing I could remotely make…
Bookmans Goes Over the Edge
If you live in Tucson or have ever visited for the day, you may have driven past the 5151 building on East Broadway Boulevard. At 17-stories tall, it’s the tallest commercial building in Tucson and my coworker, Stephanie, and I rappelled down it last Saturday….
Bookmans Has Cool Covered with These March Events!
Oh boy, does Bookmans have some amazing things happening in March! Not only do we have cool covered on the shopping front, we also have it covered on the event front too! Take a look and see what’s heading to a Bookmans store near you…
How to Make the Most of Tucson Festival of Books
It’s the 10th year of the Tucson Festival of Books it was founded in 2009 to improve Literacy rates in southern Arizona. With that mission in mind, the festival has become a Tucson staple for our rich writing and reading community. The Tucson Festival of…
A Bookmans Guide To Snow Days
Unlike our dear friends down south, Bookmans Flag is blessed with seasons and even snow! That’s right we’ve got that sweet fluffy stuff. The stuff snowmen and dreams are made of. And in honor of the fact that Flagstaff and Northern Arizona got truly dumped on…
Proclaim Your Love of Reading with Bookmans!
It’s strange how February is the shortest month of the year but it’s also full of holidays and observances. In February we celebrate Black History Month, Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week, and Tell a Fairytale Day. There’s also Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, and yes, Super…
Bookmans Events to Fill Up Your February Calendar
Even if the month is shorter than most, there are no shortage of happenings at your local Bookmans this February. Whether you live down in Tucson, are right in the middle of things in Phoenix or Mesa, or are still enjoying the last of the…
Bookmans at the Tucson Jazz Festival
The HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival has become the premier event for Tucson in January. From January 11th to 21st, venues from the East end of downtown like the Rialto Theatre, Hotel Congress, and Playground Bar and Lounge to the West end like the Fox…
Lords and Ladies, the Arizona Renaissance Festival is Upon Us!
Good morrow, all! The 31st Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival and Marketplace is bringing us back to a world of artisans, feasting, and entertainment. That means you have eight incredible weeks to experience the magic and majesty of the medieval and Renaissance eras right in your…
2019: New Year, New You!
A new year isn’t just a change about changing out your calendar. It’s the time of year when we take stock of our lives, past, present, and future, and look to the new year with hopefulness about what can be. At Bookmans, we make sure…
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