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Independent Bookstore Day 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00pm

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Bookshop Santa Cruz! Independent Bookstore Day takes place on the last Saturday in April at more than 450 bookstores nationwide. IBD harnesses the creative power of authors, publishers, and booksellers to celebrate the reading community and drive readers to brick and mortar bookstores.

Check out this year's exclusive items here, only available on Saturday, April 27th!


• Prize Wheel (while supplies last)        • Scavenger Hunt for Kids      • Bookish Clue        • Pin Kafka on the Shore        • Photobooth        • Postcards with Santa Cruz Indivisible     • Kids: Make Your Own Daemon or Patronus

9:00 AM
•  Exclusive IBD Items on Sale
•  Free Verve Coffee (while supplies last)

1:00 PM
•  Bookmaking (book-agami - magic books - reversible)
• Listening Station

4:00 PM
Poetry Reading with Santa Cruz Poet Laureate Danusha Lameris

7:00 PM
Literary Jeopardy! Preregister for this event by email.

Make a donation to our Holiday Book Drive:

Thank you for supporting local public schools!


Gift Wrap Books: