Saturday, December 3, 2011

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

Or take your inner child.  Independent bookstores in more than 45 states are participating in this event created by writer Jenny Milchman to "expose future generations to the unique pleasures [bookstores] offer”.  

Local participants* include The Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway, New York, NY; The Voracious Reader, 1997 Palmer Avenue, in Larchmont, NY; Symposia Bookstore, 570 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ; and Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, New Jersey.  More information on the event and a map showing additional participating stores can be found here.

* You may wish to call for more information in advance, as not all store websites include information about this celebration.


  1. Thank you very much for discovering Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day! What a wonderful blog--about everything great :)

  2. Thanks for the kind words and for thinking up this event. Our family spent Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day at Books of Wonder in Manhattan, where a panel of authors, including Ann Brashares (of the Travelling Pants series), spoke to an appreciative crowd of teens and their parents.