What Is A Banned Book?
It’s officially Banned Books Week! By now you should already know that your local Bookmans store is full of this contraband material. Posters of poor Harry Potter and our girl Persepolis behind Bars are flying high. Arrested Reading displays abound so you can take a…
Banned: 5 Must-Reads
Many parents visit our stores on the hunt for specific books. Summer reading list, y’all! Some of the books they request can be found in our banned and challenged displays. With school back in full swing and Banned Book Month coinciding, we at Bookmans recommend…
10 Banned Films
Some films, regardless of the rating, get hit with a ban. Banned films happen all the time and most of us here in the US never hear about it. There are some films on the banned list even I found surprising. Here are some of…
Poetry + Community + Tucson Humanities Festival
Bookmans not only has fun, free, family events at each of our stores, but we also aim to bring communities together. For the month of October, we’re teaming up with the College of Humanities, the UA Poetry Center, as well as other community partners during…
College Scholarship Roundup!
What do most high school juniors and seniors need? Money and scholarship access for college. Ideally, your parents or guardians have been adding to your college fund from the moment you are born. However, if you’re like most Americans, you do not have that college…
Join the Banned in September!
Can you feel the magic in the air? Bookmans is conjuring up a whole lot of entertainment this September and we can’t wait to share it with you! We’re talking special storytimes, new tabletop gaming nights, authors, exclusive musical merch, Hogwarts happenings, and more! September…
August is Sunny at Bookmans!
Ready to be inspired? Bookmans stores have a fantastic amount of events coming your way in August 2019, and we cannot wait to share them all with you! There’s entertainment for gamers, givers, foodies, writers, readers, families, children, and everyone in between. And that’s just…
July Events, Big Sales, and Celebrations at Bookmans!
July is the last of the long summer months, and Bookmans wants to make sure that you have plenty of opportunities to beat the heat and have a blast doing it with our July events! We’ve got so many celebrations heading to Bookmans communities in…
Take A Journey Through Reading
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. . . The man who never reads lives only one.”…
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…
What Bookmans Wants
*Bookmans does not give online quotes for trade items in the comments. If you would like a price quote for your items, items must be brought into a Bookmans store for evaluation. Everyone loves to shop at Bookmans, and we couldn’t be happier about that!…
A Day in the Life: Bookmans Marketing Coordinator
There is a sentence that I often find myself saying that I take a lot of pride in. That sentence is, “I work for Bookmans.” I am incredibly lucky to work for a company I love. Spending my days surrounded by books is basically my…
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…
You Know You’re From Tucson When…
I’ve lived in Tucson for nearly three years now. I am originally from the small town of Prescott, Arizona. To that end, jumping right into the hustle and bustle of Tucson gave me quite the culture shock. Tucson was a foreign land to me and…
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….
Where to Recycle and Reuse in the East Valley
We all live on this planet. Why wouldn’t we want to take care of it? We believe it is our responsibility as a company to be compassionate citizens of the world. We are continually striving to reduce our carbon footprint when we recycle and reuse. Awareness…
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….
Spread the Love of Giving!
Did you know that the state of Arizona has over 15,000 registered 501(c)3 charitable organizations? All of these organizations have committed to providing vital services in many forms to our communities. So, why is volunteering important? Volunteers provide economic support to those in need through…
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