Independent Bookstore Day

Quick Facts - US

HashtagsCompiled on#IndependentBookstoreDay, #IndieBookstoreDay
Related Hashtags#Shoplocal, #Indiebookstore, #Books
2023 DateApril 29, 2023
2024 DateApril 27, 2024
Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day History

Independent Bookstore Day seeks to promote independent bookstores across the country. This day encourages indie bookstores to hold fun events like contests, book signings, and readings to entertain and bring joy to their communities. It aims to raise awareness about indie bookstores and highlight their value in a world where many things have moved online. Different bookstores may offer unique books or items that can only be purchased on this day.

Independent Bookstore Day seems to have been started in 2015 as a promotion for indie bookstores. It is observed annually on the last Saturday in April.

Top Tweets for Independent Bookstore Day -


Independent Bookstore Day Facts & Quotes

  • In 2021 there were about 1,700 independent bookselling companies in the US.
  • The most popular book at the start of 2022 was the book It Ends With Us, by Colleen Hoover. The book has sold over 1 million copies and has been translated for more than 20 languages.
  • Bookstores are more than just repositories of knowledge. They’re living, breathing, evolving representations of our best selves. I love Independent Bookstore Day because it asks readers, writers, and booksellers to join in celebrating all that bookstores represent. It’s a gathering to remind ourselves that the written word can both change us and the world, and of what’s possible when we all come together - Celeste NG, Independent Bookstore Day 2018

Independent Bookstore Day Top Events and Things to Do

Independent Bookstore Day References and Related Sites Independent Bookstore Day

Copyright 2002-2023 © Sapro Systems LLC • About Privacy Policy License Terms Corrections & Suggestions