Independent Bookstore Day!

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

All Locations

28th Street
2660 28th Street SE 
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 942-2561

Okemos - Meridian Mall
1982 Grand River Ave
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 349-8840

Ann Arbor
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI  48103 
(734) 662-0600

West Bloomfield
Gateway Center
7260 Orchard Lake Road,
West Bloomfield Twp, MI 48322
(248) 956-1515

Our favorite day of the year is here! Join us in celebrating Independent Bookstore Day - the one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country each year. Here’s a peek at how we’ll be celebrating:

*We’ll have freebies and gifts with purchase in store while supplies last
*Enter to win our book tote giveaway both in store and on social media
*Be sure you subscribe to our weekly email by to be able to enter for an exclusive giveaway of Independent Bookstore Day merch!

We’re excited to be participating in the MIBookHop, now in its second year, where you hop from indie bookstore to indie bookstore for a chance to win a gift card to the participating store of your choice! Simply pick up your Bingo card at any participating store, and you’re off! 

Visit stores and complete other fun bookish activities to fill squares on your card for a chance to win a grand prize $300 gift card to or a $20 gift card to your favorite participating indie bookstore. No purchase necessary. For a list of participating stores and full details go to The Book Hop runs a full month this year,  so you’ll have lots of time to complete your card. Grab a friend and get hopping!


11am Storytime with Miss Margaret

1-2:30- Signing with Robert Sheardy author of Slow Dance In A Winter Garden
3-4:30- Signing with Tika McCoy author of Broken Clay

11am Storytime with Miss Christina 

1-2:30- Signing with Laurel Hilliker, PhD author of Grief-Stricken: Stories of Altered Loss In a Pandemic Haze
3-4:30- Signing with Darcy Woods author of Summer of Supernovas and Smoke

11am- Storytime with Noel

1-2:30- Signing with Lisa Peers author of Love at 350
3-4:30- Signing with Andrew Port author of Never Again: Germans and Genocide After the Holocaust

11am Storytime 

1-2:30- Signing with Jess Sinclair author of What We Could Have Been (Jess is no longer able to join us in person, but we will have signed copies available for sale!)
3-4:30- Signing with Mark Snyder author of Mountaintop: The Inside Story of Michigan’s Climb to the 1997 National Title