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
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Event Dates
27 April 2019 , 10:00 AM until 11:00 PM

Business Details
 334 East Bay Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401
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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: http://bit.ly/flash-fiction-19)

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: http://bit.ly/scav-hunt-19).

8pm: Fourth Annual StorySlam
Itinerant Literate will host its Fourth Annual StorySlam, a local author live storytelling event. Performers can sign up here: http://bit.ly/storyslam-19.

Visit our website for more information!
http://bit.ly/chsbookstoreday

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