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
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.
- 10am - Story Time with author Mark Holtzen (A Ticket to the Pennant, The Pig War)
- 11am - Meet Captain Underpants
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.
- 1pm - Hogwarts House Sorting with author Jill Kolongowski
- 2pm - Story Time with The Whatsits authors Elizabeth Rose Stanton (Bub, Henny, Peddles), Wendy Wahman (Pony in the City, Don't Lick the Dog), and Kevan Atteberry (Bunnies!!!, I Love You More Than the Smell of Swamp Gas)
- 3pm - Author Meet & Greet with Asia Citro (Zoey and Sassafras series, A Little Bit of Dirt, 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids)
- 4pm - Cake!