Bookmans Northwest is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) with a storewide sale and a full day of free events, prizes, special merchandise, and more! IBD is a one-day national
Bookmans Northwest is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) with a storewide sale and a full day of free events, prizes, special merchandise, and more! IBD is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Just like Bookmans, every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. And as you know, Bookmans is more than a bookstore, we are a celebration of all things community! Keep an eye out on our Instagram and Twitter pages for sneak peeks of what we’ll have for sale!
8:30 AM Very Important Book Lover Behind the Scenes Tour
Get an inside view of your favorite indie bookstore with our VIB (Very Important Book Lover) event. We invite our VIB’s to get a unique behind-the-scenes look at Bookmans Northwest. Your morning will start off with delectable treats and beverages. After the refreshments, we will take you on a behind the scenes tour of Bookmans Northwest. Get an inside look at our back room where your book-loving mind will be blown, as well as the opportunity to ask questions about how we run things at Bookmans Northwest. After your tour concludes we invite you to shop the shelves with an exclusive discount normally only offered to our staff. *To participate in the VIB tour, you must enter for a spot here. Not all who enter will win as space is limited.
Plus we’ll have Book Lover Appreciation prizes like 1st 100 transactions get a tote bag with purchase and enter to win a Best of Bookmans Northwest Box.
11-3 PM Read-to-a-Dog with Pet Partners
Enjoy a visit from Pet Partners! You can read to a furry friend from 11am-3pm. Plus you can learn more about Pet Partners and the importance of therapy animals.
2-4 PM Game Time
It’s Game Time in the afternoon from 2pm-4pm, bring your own game or pick one off the shelf to play. We’ll also have a classic video game system setup and you can pick games from our case! Plus help us put together a community puzzle and get your face painted by Bookmans fave Silly Tassie!
Celebrate 40+ years of local independent bookish business with Bookmans Northwest.
All Day (Saturday)
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Northwest
3733 W. Ina Rd.