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25 Jul

ABA Diversity Task Force Recommends Resources for Booksellers to Help Separated Children

Bookselling This Week has compiled a list of legal aid and charitable organizations where booksellers can donate money to help children separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border.

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24 Jul

Around Indies

Bookish to host grand opening; Itinerant Literate, Solid State host opening celebrations; EyeSeeMe Children’s Bookstore featured on public radio; Wild Rumpus appears on list of five top local spots; Liberty Bay Books hosts Sisters in Crime authors

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24 Jul

White Birch Books Leads Video Shelf-Talker Challenge #IndieYoureNext

Nichole Cousins of White Birch Books in North Conway, New Hampshire, has helped establish the #IndieYoureNext community on social media, which encourages booksellers to post short video book reviews and then tag others to do the same.

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24 Jul

SubText Books Provides Voter Registration Forms In-Store

SubText Books in St. Paul, Minnesota, is offering members of the Ramsey County community a chance to register to vote in-store. 

 
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18 Jul

Around Indies

Opening receptions for Finley’s Fiction, That Book Store, and The Brain Lair; New owners for Canterbury Book Store; Bards Alley celebrates first year; Books & Books event features indie publishers; Scout & Morgan celebrates Find Waldo Local; and more.

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17 Jul
A photo of Dundee Book Company, a small mobile bookstore.

Dundee Book Company: A Year on the Road in Omaha

Ted Wheeler shared the ways that Dundee Book Company, a mobile bookstore cart he owns with his wife, Nicole Wheeler, is impacting his neighborhood in Omaha. 

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11 Jul

Around Indies

That Book Store to open in Connecticut; Skylark Bookshop to open in Missouri; Bookbrokers & Kramer’s Café opens in Michigan; Haunted Bookshop, Sly Fox, Zenith, and Bookmarks celebrate anniversaries; local news profiles indies across the country; and more.

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10 Jul

Bookstore Owner Authors “The Leopold and Loeb Files”

In the forthcoming The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes, Bookends & Beginnings’ Nina Barrett offers an analysis of primary sources from the 1924 murder case.

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27 Jun

Around Indies

Biblio-Tech Café opens; Split Rock Books owners talk about the experience of opening a bookstore; Carmichael’s expands; Riffraff’s bookstore/bar business model featured; DIESEL co-owner shares summer reading picks with All Things Considered; The Book Stall launches comedy series

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26 Jun

As Wildfires Rage Nearby, Maria’s Bookshop Pulls Together With Community

As a wildfire sweeps through southwestern Colorado, Maria’s Bookshop and Durango’s downtown business district have been receiving public and media support, including a visit from Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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25 Jun

Next Issue of BTW to Arrive July 11

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, Bookselling This Week will be on hiatus next week.

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19 Jun
Miriam Chan, owner of The Lev

Around Indies

The Lev pops up in L.A.; Poetic Justice Books & Arts opens in Florida; Briars & Brambles to open in New York; A New Chapter opens in West Virginia; Solid State, Storybrooke Café, Let’s Play Books grow offerings; Winchester Book Gallery on the move; Violet Valley serves as “a beacon of hope and pride and love”; Staff changes at {pages}; Quail Ridge Books wins local awards; Downtown Books finds success with nonprofit partnerships; Local news profiles Klindt’s

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13 Jun

Around Indies

New branches for Books & Books, Page 158, Hudson Group; Narrow Gauge nears opening; A Room of One’s Own to change hands; Mitchell’s Book Corner, Neighborhood Reads mark anniversaries; Byrd’s Books on the move; The Bookery named best of New Hampshire; Local news looks at indie bookstores in D.C., Salt Lake City, Chicago, and more

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12 Jun

June 19 Opening Scheduled for Politics and Prose’s Union Market Store

Politics and Prose’s second branch location is slated to open June 19 in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market district. The store opened its first branch at The Wharf last fall and expanded its flagship store this year.

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11 Jun
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Celebrating Pride at Indie Bookstores

Indie booksellers are breaking out the rainbows to mark Pride Month. Here are just a few of the many snapshots of displays and events shared by booksellers on social media.

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Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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