Bookmans Flagstaff will be celebrating 30 years in Flagstaff with Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 27 from 8:30 a.m. to close. Independent Bookstore Day events feature Tynkertopia, local authors, Northern AZ Playwriting Showcase, Creative Spirits and more.

Bookmans Flag is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with a full day of free events, prizes, celebrations, and community. Get an inside look at your favorite bookstore with our exclusive VIB (Very Important Book Lover) event, enter to win a Bookmans Prize Pack, meet local authors like Austin Aslan and Annette McGiveney, explore and learn with Tynkertopia, and so much more. Plus snag some exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merchandise and donate books during our day-long book drive benefiting The Literacy Center! Celebrate over 30 years of local independent bookish business with Bookmans Flagstaff.

“Bookmans Flag has been fortunate to call Flagstaff home for 30 years. For Independent Bookstore Day 2019 we wanted to celebrate our loyal customers, hard-working staff and the community that makes our bookstore a home...Independent Bookstore Day is an event you won't want to miss!” Caity Evans, Bookmans Flagstaff marketing coordinator, said.

Independent Bookstore Day Event Schedule

• Book Drive Benefiting The Literacy Center- All day

• Enter to win a Bookmans Prize Pack- 9 a.m. 

• VIB (Very Important Book Lover) event- 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.

• Read to Me Story Time! - 9:30 a.m. - 10:-30 a.m.

• Tynkertopia- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase- 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

• Bookworm Bookmarks with Creative Spirits– 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• Free Facepainting with Flagstaff Facepainting and More!- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

• Author Meet and Greet with Austin Aslan - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

• You Can't Make This Stuff Up! Creative Nonfiction Workshop with Pure Land author Annette McGiveney 6 p.m. -8 p.m.

This event is completely free and open to the public. For more information on Independent Bookstore Day or to sign up for the VIB Bookstore Tour visit:

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