Independent Bookstore Day Planning Guide

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The Independent Bookstore Day 2024 Planning Guide.

Below is our planning guide for Independent Bookstore Day!* Independent Bookstore Day is a celebration of the culture of books, reading, and indie bookselling. In this guide, you’ll find a road map for planning your Indie Bookstore Day, ideas and tips for how to celebrate, and strategies on getting the word out! The goal is to plan so that every customer, no matter when they shop, feels like they are part of the celebration!

*A downloadable PDF of the guide is also available.



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The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

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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