Independent Bookstore Day!

Join us as we celebrate Independent Bookstore Day! In addition to being a participating store in the 3rd annual Seattle BookstoreDay Challenge, we'll also be hosting special in-store activities, events, a prize wheel, and giveaways all day long.


Lake Forest Park

  • 9am - free scones and drip coffee (coffee all day)
  • 10am - Harry Potter Sorting/Author visit
  • 11am - Storytime
  • 4pm - Cake

All Day Events:

  • Photo Booth
  • Instagram Contest
  • Blind Date with a Book
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Prize Wheel


  • Scones and coffee for the first 50 customers
  • Two scavenger hunts: one for kids and one for adults
  • A prize wheel
  • A sale of advance reader copies with proceeds going to charity
  • At 11am, local dad and musician Ilan Speizer will play folk music for kids
  • At 4pm we will serve cake from the Honey Bear Bakery

Seward Park

Visit Third Place Books for free coffee, Mad Libs, scavenger hunt, photo booth, giveaways, story times, and an evening author event with Timothy Snyder on his newest book, The Road to Unfreedom.


Need to fuel up?
Raconteur will be offering FREE drip coffee all day, and a 10% off discount for everyone who shows their SEABookstoreDay map! 


Join the Challenge!
If you visit three bookstores on the SEABookstore Day map, you'll receive a 30% one-time coupon, good for any participating bookstore. If you visit all stores on the map, you'll win a Champion Card, which allows you to receive 25% off for the entire year at all participating bookstores (card must be presented along with ID). Visit SEABookstoreDay and the official Indie Bookstore Day website for more information.