Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Nicole Sullivan of BookBar in Denver, Colorado, will convert a vintage gas station into a community book bank called BookGive Service Station.
Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Jason Jefferies is now general manager of Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Blue Manatee Literacy Project in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently held a raffle that included an original piece of artwork by author/illustrator Rosemary Wells. All proceeds went to the organization’s literacy projects.
Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was featured in an article called “Sending books from Wild Rumpus to kids at the border.”
Next Chapter, formerly Common Good Books, in St. Paul, Minnesota, was featured in an article titled “Ballas replaces Keillor as owner of bookstore, renames ‘Next Chapter.’”
The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles, California, was featured in the article “This California Bookstore Hidden in an Abandoned Bank Has an Actual Labyrinth in It.”
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