Remembering Toni Morrison
“She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces that I am, she gather them and give them back to me in the right order.” = Toni Morrison, Beloved I’m still in mourning from Toni Morrison’s passing. But I was lucky…
Streamers, Bookmans Wants You!
Are you a video game player with a Twitch or YouTube stream that gets noticed? Bookmans is looking for streamers who want to work with us on future projects and sponsorships! Whether you’re streaming League of Legends, Super Smash, Fornite, or another competitive video game, Bookmans…
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…
MCU’s Phase 4 Breakdown
This weekend, the Marvel teams laid a WHOLE LOT of news on us at once about Phase 4 at San Diego Comic-Con. The unveiling of their future plans for Phase 4, introducing new characters, the blockbuster actors playing them, and the movies they are currently…
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…
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
Everyone loves to shop at Bookmans, and we couldn’t be happier about that! Bookmans is known throughout our communities for many things, but the one thing that customers always want to know more about is what we want to trade. When customers come to our…
Are You Bookmans Phoenix’s New Marketing Coordinator?
***This position has been filled! Thank you to everyone who applied, including our new hire!*** If you’ve ever been to a Bookmans event, stopped at a Bookmans table out at a local fair or festival to snag some swag, or watched a staff member snapping…
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….
Get and Give Back with Bookmans Summer Reads!
Do you know what’s better than reading a great book? Getting a great book for free! This summer, Bookmans is helping you stock up on all the books you can handle – and help you pay it forward too with Bookmans Summer Reads. From June…
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…
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…
PoeFest: Student Writing Competition 2019
PoeFest is celebrating its 11th year commemorating the works of Edgar Allan Poe, and you can be a part of it all at multiple locations throughout Phoenix, Arizona this October. PoeFest has been a labor of love for a decade. When PoeFest first opened, it did…
Bookmans Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day!
Every book lover’s favorite day of the year, Independent Bookstore Day, is happening April 27! Bookmans is celebrating our independence with a whole lot of awesome storewide events. We can’t wait to celebrate the heart of every independent bookstore – the customers! For 43 years…
Unofficial Record Store Day at Bookmans!
Bookmans stores may not be official Record Store Day event stores, but we are definitely the go-to music and vinyl destination for thousands of people in Arizona. That’s why we want you to join our stores after you grab your Record Store Day releases and…
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…
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,…
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….
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