Events

Saturday May 02, 2015
Start: May 2 2015 10:00 am
End: May 2 2015 6:00 pm

INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY
 

Help Viewpoint celebrate the first Independent Bookstore Day with over 400 other Indie bookstores nationwide Saturday May 2 from 10:00-6:00. We are also celebrating some of our fellow downtown Indie retailers, local author/ poets and a chance to learn about The Columbus Food Co-op Grocery. See our schedule of events below.

 

Get a sctratch off card (everyone will win something) for a chance to win 20% off all your 2015 purchases at Viewpoint, bags of books, Viewpoint T-shirts, games, and some of the items below created exclusively for Independent Bookstore Day:

 

A Stephen King broadside suitable for framing from his forthcoming novel, Finders, Keepers. A limited edition of 1,500 sure to be a collector's item. Also available for purchase for $12.

 

A stencil from a Margaret Atwood poem "Sentences" "A Word After A Word After a Word After a Word is Power": 12” x 16” on ⅛” thick craft wood with detailed laser cutting.  Also available for purchase $35

 

The ultimate booklover's boxed set. Includes special IBD only editions of Shadow of the Wind; 84, Charring Cross Road; The Borrower; and The Bookman’s Tale in a beautifully designed, reusable tin with lid.Authors: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Helen Hanff, Rebecca Makkai, and Charlie Lovett. Also available for purchase $40

 

A Guess How Much I Love to Read onesie Made of 100% soft European quality cotton. This onesie has snaps at the bottom making it easy to change and dress little ones. Each onesie comes with a specially designed hang-tag reading “Made exclusively in support of indie bookstores for Independent Bookstore Day 2015” with IBD logo. Start ‘em early! Retail Price: $18.99 One size-9 months

 

12:00-12:30  Brandi Legge, owner of White River Running Company, a new business located at 325 5th Street, will talk about her shop, merchandise and some advice for beginning and seasoned runners. 

 

1:00-1:30 Lynne Hyatt, owner of Lockett's Ladies Shop, will talk about some new accessories and fashion trends.

 

2:00-3:00 Local author Albert Sisson will discuss and sign his mystery, A Shadow of Death in the Woods.

 

3:00-3:30 Representatives from the board of the Columbus Food Co-op Grocery will talk about current progress, becoming a member owner, and the member loan campaign.

 

4:00-5:30 Open-Mic poetry.  Local poets will read from their work and compete for the Margaret Atwood stencil described above.  

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