Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with us!

Join us at both Third Place locations for a day of celebration. Saturday, May 2nd is Independent Bookstore Day and we will be throwing a party to celebrate our awesomeness, and YOU our favorite customers. 

Exclusive Independent Bookstore Day Swag!

Sixteen exclusive books and art pieces for IBD 2015 will be available for purchase on May 2nd.  More than 65 authors have demonstrated their support for independent bookstores by donating work for IBD. Both Third Place books locations will have a selection available on May 2nd. More details to come.


Third Place LFP Schedule of Events

All Day Events

Take the Indie Bookstore Challenge -Find out more here.

Free Drip Coffee @ Honey Bear

Scavenger Hunt - check in at our info desk and receive an in-store scavenger hunt sheet, return your completed sheet to info and win a prize! Scavenger hunt ends at 5pm.

Exquisite Corpse Writing Project - Calling all writers! Join our collective story project in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day!  Each writer will have a 30 minute block of time to contribute, the only rule is you must use the previous collaborator's contribution as inspiration.  The result of this collaborative effort will be a book published and printed by Third Place Press.  Registration is FREE, just call to reserve a time slot. 206.366.3333. 

Prize Wheel - spin the prize wheel with every purchase until 5pm.  Prizes include advance copies of books, gift items, coupons, and more!

9am- Breakfast Treats for our first 50 customer provided by the Honey Bear bakery.

11am - Story Time  - Join us in the children's section for a special story time.  We will be announcing the winner of our 'Name the Gorilla' contest, come meet him and get a sticker!

3pm - Book Swap -  Bring 2 books that you have read and enjoyed, check in with the staff member in  the bookstore Den, take a bookmark and write a one-sentence pitch for your book, telling others why you loved it, select one book from the swap to take home, mingle with fellow book lovers!

4pm - Cake - join us for a slice of cake in the bookstore den as a final celebration of Independent Bookstores.


Third Place Ravenna Schedule of Events -

All Day Events

Take the Indie Bookstore Challenge -Find out more here.

Scavenger Hunt - Pick up a scavenger hunt form at the cash register, and turn in your completed form by 5PM for a chance to win a Third Place Books Gift Card.

Free Books! - pick out an advance reader copy with a suggested donation. Proceeds will will be donated to Friends of the Library.

8am - Coffee and breakfast treats for the first 25 customers provided by Vios Cafe.

11am - Storytime with Debbie Deutsch.

2pm - Cake - Join us for some delicious cake to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day.