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2019 Indie Bookstore Day: Facepainting & Drag Queen Story Hour | SF

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA

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Independent Book Store Day 2020

Independent Bookstore Day will take place at more than 400 bookstores nationwide. For one day, and one day only, limited, unique books and art pieces will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country.

Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. They are entire universes of ideas that contain the possibility of real serendipity. They are lively performance spaces and quiet places where aimless perusal is a day well spent.

Independent Book Store Day
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Participating Stores

The special items aren’t your run-of-the-mill signed first editions—these are literature-based art projects, unique books, and collector’s items created for this event only.

> Find Your Local Indie Bookstore

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Independent Book Store Day 2020

On Saturday, celebrate Independent Bookstore Day from 10 am to 10 pm. Featuring, indie-exclusive books and merch, there will also have:

  • 10 am-noon Facepainting from bookseller Casey
  • 11 am Drag Queen Story Hour with Lady Valentine
  • Noon TARTINE will be joining us for an in-store bakery pop-up! Delicious (While supplies last)
  • 2 pm-4 pm TAROT CARD READING from Lou Reads
  • 4 pm Music from artist Josiah Johnson
  • 7 pm A celebration of Bay Are cuisine with complimentary snacks and drinks. Laura Smith Borrman (author of Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks & Desserts), Monika Trobits (author of Bay Area Coffee: A Stimulating History ), and Shanna Farrell (author of Bay Area Cocktails: A History of Culture, Community and Craft ) join as they discuss their works and to share some iconic Bay Area fares.

There will also have Blind Date with a Book Books from the Future Button Making and Roaming Photobooth Hourly Raffles Local Writes Display.

There will still have additional activities to the schedule, so check back for the latest details.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, Eating & Drinking, Free Food, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Literature, San Francisco
Address: 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA