It's Independent Bookstore Day! Join Weller Book Works for a day of celebration and festivities! The IDB Passport is back, Tony Weller returns with his custom stenciling, there will be exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merch, and a lot more! Exclusive merchandise available ONLY Independent Bookstore Day, ONLY at Weller Book Works: -Charles Bukowski: Uncensored (on Vinyl). We should all be feminists pouch: a great selection of Author pins including Margaret Atwood, James Baldwin, Neil Gaiman and Toni Morrison and more.
Activities: Tony Weller is back with his custom designed stenciling! Do you have something big enough to be stenciled on? Bring it on by! Tony will be stenciling from 12 - 2 PM. Make sure to have your item dropped off by 2. All items will be available for pick by or before 4 PM. There will also be a raffle to win an exquisitely elaborate, detailed item. The stencils and raffle are free.
The following are 10 AM to 4 PM and are free: -Take a spin of our prize wheel. Prizes galore. Good Ones. One spin to customer, please. -Face painting for the kids. Choose your own ARC. Browse our Advance Reader's Copies and take one home.
We're not alone! We are partnering with other Indie bookstores in the area to create an IBD PASSPORT. Here's how it works: Visit Weller Book Works, The King's English in Salt Lake, The Printed Word in Sandy, or Booked on 25th in Ogden to pick up your passport. Visit each of the stores on April 27. Get each store to mark the appropriate box on your passport. When you fill your passport, just leave it with the last store you visit. Make sure to fill out your contact information. Each store will draw a winner to receive 20% of all purchases for a year. Some restrictions apply.
What is Independent Bookstore Day? Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different! There are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online. Why celebrate independent bookstores? Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. They are entire universes of ideas that contain the possibility of real serendipity. They are lively performance spaces and quiet places where aimless perusal is a day well spent. Come get your indie on!