Independent Bookstore Day 2021

Independent Bookstore Day Saturday April 24th, 2021

Join us in store - or share you support virtually - on the last Saturday in April. 

New this year: all week long leading up to the main event there are AMAZING virtual events to attend. Check out this list:

  • Monday, 4/19, 7pm: It’s Funny ‘Cause It’s True: Women Humor Writers Tell All. With Rachel Bloom, Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar, and Sloane Crosley. Moderated by Late Night with Seth Meyers writer Karen Chee!

  • Monday, 4/19, 8pm. Join us for a conversation with Kawai Strong Washburn, author of Sharks in the Time of Saviors and Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Book of the Little Axe

  • Thursday, 4/22, 7:30pm on Zoom. Glennon Doyle in Conversation with Alexandra Elle. An evening with our author ambassador Glennon Doyle to celebrate bookstores, readers, and the entire bookish ecosystem. Eventbrite tickets:

  • Friday, 4/23, 3pm Instagram Live Event. Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl will be in conversation with Rio Cortez, illustrator of the ABCs of Black History.

  • Friday, 4/23, 7:30pm: Solving Mysteries and Fighting Injustice. With YA Authors Angeline Boulley, Sara Faring, Tiffany D. Jackson, and Kim Johnson.

  • Saturday, 4/24, 1pm: Drawing with Esteli Meza, Illustrator of Peace. On Independent Bookstore day, bring your pencils and paints and get ready to make art with Esteli!

  • Saturday, 4/24, 3pm: Beyond Fabio: The Modern Romance. Join authors Georgia Clark, Talia Hibbert and Thien-Kim Lam for a discussion of the modern romance novel and a celebration of all things hot, steamy, meet-cute and happily ever after.


What to Expect In-Store on Saturday?

In store we will be selling exclusive IBD merchandise - created especially for Indie bookstores & their fans:

Plus we'll have giveaways and do our annual fundraiser for the Woodstock Community Food Shelf. NOTE: All Books By the Pound purchases must be made with cash or check - please plan accordingly.

Remember: We're still in a Pandemic. Our store is open to the public, but working with limited capacity to keep everyone distanced and comfortable. The same will still be true on 4/24. We appreciate your continued support of this policy.

BONUS: Our friends at want to reward you for supporting your local indie bookstore this weekend! If you spend $15 with any independent bookstore from 4/24 - 4/26, you can receive a free audiobook. Head to their website for more details on this promotion:


Event date: 
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:00am
Event address: 
12 Central St.
Woodstock, VT 05091