Independent Bookstore Day
with Green Bean Books
on Saturday, August 29th!
To celebrate and show our appreciation along with over 600 local independent bookstores across the nation, we'll have virtual events, freebies and giveaways, exclusive merchandise for sale, and fun surprises throughout the day!
Make sure you follow us on social media- Facebook and Instagram- where we will be sharing the links to these events! You will also find links on the Virtual Events Page of our Green Bean Books website!
Join us for a fun and interactive drawing demonstration with illustrator and author Lisa Brown for her picture book Goldfish Ghost.
Join us for a graphic novel discussion and drawing class with Gene Luen Yang for his latest masterpiece Dragon Hoops.
Join us for some Middle-Grade Fun with Renee Watson (Ways to Make Sunshine) and illustrator Nina Mata (I Promise written by LeBron James) with moderator Isaac Fitzgerald (How to Be a Pirate with illustrations by Brigette Barrager).
Special Guest Emily Arrow will be in our Book Advice Booth on our outdoor browsing deck from 12-1pm to offer her best reading recommendations with a musical touch! Come see with social distance!
All customers who make a purchase on Independent Bookstore Day will be entered to win a copy of the exclusive edition of Ways to Make Sunshine by Renee Watson which includes a letter from the author!
The first 10 customers on Independent Bookstore Day will receive this Awesome Friendly tote bag!
There will be stickers for everyone. Plus, there will be surprise t-shirt and buttons giveaways throughout the day as well!
We're excited to offer two exclusive items for sale on Independent Bookstore Day! The first is a "I want my book back." onesie with art by Jon Klassen! The second is a "Read" Narwhal tote bag with art by Jessie Sima.
These will be available starting Saturday, August 29th. No holds or preorders for these items. They will sell quickly make sure to grab them before they're gone for good.