The Stranger

Dear readers,

Now more than ever, The Stranger depends on your support to help fund our coverage. Please consider supporting local, independent, progressive media with a one-time or recurring donation. Our staff is working morning, noon, and night to make your contributions count.

Thank you and we are truly grateful for your support.

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day 2020

Recommended
Sat Aug 29, 9 am - 8 pm
Various locations Central Business District
Free

COVID-19 Update: This event has been rescheduled from its original date due to coronavirus concerns. The date on this page reflects the latest information about this event.

*This event has been postponed to August, but local independent bookstore days are still celebrating on April 25 with a livestreamed Ross Gay reading. Plus, find a full list of ways to support local bookstores—including online ordering and purchasing gift cards—here.

Independent Bookstore Day is Seattle's celebration of the city's plentiful and varied independent bookstores. Enjoy a good spring day of buying books in person from booksellers who love you and want you to be happy. Also: FUCK JEFF BEZOS. LONG LIVE INDIES. RICH SMITH

To make things interesting, try visiting as many local bookstores as humanly possible in the Indie Bookstore Day Challenge—you may be rewarded with deals and other special surprises.

Various locations

Seattle, WA

Upcoming Event Times