Independent Bookstore Day

 4824 Chateau Avenue, North Charleston, North Charleston, South Carolina 29405, Charleston County 4824 Chateau Avenue, North Charleston, North Charleston, South Carolina 29405, Charleston County
Event Dates
27 April 2019 , 10:00 AM until 11:00 PM

Business Details
 334 East Bay Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401

A one-day national party celebrating the magic of independent bookstores and the readers that support them.

Day-long events, specials, and prizes await all book lovers! We've stocked up on extra-special items that can only be found in independent bookstores. First come, first served!

Day-Long Events and Specials

- 20% off all "Blind Date" books
- Buy 5 books, get a free mystery book (dealer's choice)
- Facebook and Instagram trivia prizes
- Backyard scavenger hunt (for kids)
- Book Nerd Olympics: Try your hand at Scrabble, Bananagrams. and more!
- Crafts: Stripped Book Arts, Coloring Station, Black Out Poetry
- Shelf Talker Station: See a book you love and want to tell the world? Write a 2-3 sentence review and we'll feature it in the store with your pick!

Highlight Events

11am: Flash Fiction Workshop
Learn the art of Flash Fiction -- complete stories in less than 1,000 words -- with local author Amy Hudock. (RSVP required:

12pm: Lowcountry Folklore and Folktales with Julian Gooding

1:30pm: Tumbling Tale
Story Time and Tumbling with Grassroots Gymnastics

3pm: Mini Lectures
Local scholars and experts will give quick lectures on literature and pop culture. Dr. Licia Hendriks - "Poetic Justice: The Nexus of Art and Activism" and Dr. Thomas Horan - "Desire & Empathy in Dystopian Fiction."

4pm: Love Local Scavenger Hunt
Strict start time! Meet at the Bookstop for the first clue; be the first team to find all the clues hidden at local Park Circle businesses and win a gift bag featuring local favorites from the neighborhood! (RSVP required:

8pm: Fourth Annual StorySlam
Itinerant Literate will host its Fourth Annual StorySlam, a local author live storytelling event. Performers can sign up here:

Visit our website for more information!

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