Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
One of Books Inc.’s San Francisco, California, locations has reopened following recent remodeling.
Bookmarks in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received national recognition in “Book Build: Fostering Connections by Building Collections” by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
Half Price Books has been named the exclusive retailer of the 35th Anniversary Edition of Mary Kay on People Management.
Children’s book author/illustrator Carson Ellis is working with Books Are Magic in Brooklyn, New York, to raise money for Everytown for Gun Safety; the store will sell tote bags with an image designed by Ellis that reads “Melt the Guns,” and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Everytown.
Carmichael’s Bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky, was featured in a report by Spectrum News 1 called “Shop Local Movement Helps Area Business See Longstanding Success.”
Weller Book Works in Salt Lake City, Utah, was featured in an article called “Weller Book Works turns 90, after surviving the Depression, fire, the internet and changing tastes.”
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