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Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Independent Bookstore Day logo  - Saturday April 27, 2024Celebrate 10 Years of Independent Bookstore Day with us!   

Independent Bookstore Day is like one huge birthday party for our community of readers and our store. It is our favorite holiday of the year! 

We will have a day full of fun starting with coffee and donuts and Nancy Stewart story time in the morning.   Test your ten digits with the Two Minute Timed Typing Test (TMTTT tm), go on a Blind Date with a Book, pick up special swag, have some pizza and beer and listen to some live music in the afternoon. 

Look for the hidden $50 gift certificate or the Golden Ticket (good for 12 free audiobooks from our friends at - one lucky winner for each!

The Seattle Bookstore Day Passport Challenge is back again for the 10-day stretch!  You can pick up your passport on April 27 and visit and collect stamps from all 29 Seattle area bookstores or participate in the shorter 5-store challenge by May 6.  More details on prizes and participating stores: Seattle Independent Bookstore Day ( 


Order t-shirts and sweatshirts to celebrate Indie Bookstore Day in style: 

Seattle Indie Bookstore Day Tshirt
Commemorative Seattle Indie Bookstore Day 2024 t-shirts and sweatshirts



Island Books read what you want rainbow t shirt
Island Books "Read What You Want, Be Who You Are" t-shirts




Event address: 
3014 78th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040