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Independent Bookstore Day!!!

It's our third annual Independent Bookstore Day and we've got a great day lined up! Unique merchandise, fun events, and loads of local authors will make this a day to remember. Mark your calendars!

11 a.m. - Join us for special storytime to honor the work of Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

Noon - Try your hand at our lettering workshop. All ages welcome!

1 p.m. - Broken spines? Come to a demonstration by Margaret Schaffer of Schaffer Bindery. She will present examples of how to repair a book as well as some hand binding tips and tricks. 

3 p.m. - Test your knowedge and participate in our Bookworm Spelling Bee where authors and readers alike will compete for fabulous prizes. 


We aren't the only booksellers to be celebrating around the valley, either! We are collaborating with other Independently owned bookstores in the region to hold a Bookstore Crawl! Here's how to play:

1.) Pick up the special Independent Bookstore Day Passport at any of the participating stores - here, Booked on 25th (Ogden), Weller Bookworks (Salt Lake), or The Printed Garden (Sandy).

2.) Visit each of the four stores on Saturday, April 29th, and have the store either initial or stamp their box on the passport.

3.) Fill out your contact information and drop your completed passport off at whichever of the participating stores you visit last.

4.) From the completed passports, a lucky participant will win a collection containing either a gift card or gift certificate from all four stores!



Event date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105