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…
Bookmans Upcycled Holiday Decorating Challenge – Cast Your Vote!
Growing up, Bookmans has always had a special place in my heart and ever since I was a kid, it was a dream of mine to work there. I would always visit the store and find myself completely mesmerized by the expansive bookshelves and the…
‘Tis the Season: Bookmans Phoenix Gives Back
The time that you spend with your family, friends, and chosen loved ones is very special. Here at Bookmans Phoenix, we consider ourselves incredibly lucky to have the support of you. Our community has come together to help us help others during this time of…
We are less than a week away from the what might possibly be the most important holiday of the year. Where we celebrate love, friendship, and shower our loved ones with treats and belly rubs. No, no, we are not talking about Thanksgiving. I am…
Why Shop Local?
We all know it is important to support small local businesses. But why? America was built on the backs of small businesses. For centuries, local economies boomed because of the dedication and support of people just like you! Every November Bookmans celebrates Shop Local, Give…
How to Adopt a Shelter Dog in AZ
October is National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Did you know that approximately 6.5 million animals enter U.S. animal shelters every year? Did you also know that Arizona has the highest rate of euthanasia in the entire country? Bookmans encourage you to adopt instead of shop…
4 Ways to Fight Censorship All Year Round
Throughout the month of September, Bookmans fought the good fight against banned books and censorship! You might have participated in one of our Banned Book events or even bought one of those mysteriously wrapped books at our stores from our Blind Date with a Banned…
Fight Censorship: The Banning Of America’s Toys
Though Bookmans talks a lot about censorship, the truth is that censorship can rear its head in many facets of life. Although this month we celebrate the right to read and encourage getting caught reading with a banned book, we want to open up the…
To Ban or Not to Ban
It makes me sad that, as a society, we need to have a month dedicated to recognizing the impact of ignorance on literature and education. What is worse, books are still being challenged today with bans. Like, right now. Literature has been a staple of…
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