Local bookstore owners present: The Lakeland Book Crawl

Finding our next read and supporting local independent book sellers? We’re in.

Little Bus Books mobile bookshop

Read up on where to get new reads during the Lakeland Book Crawl.

Photo by @littlebusbooks

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Independent bookstore owners throughout Swan City are joining forces to bring Lakelanders the second Lakeland Book Crawl in honor of National Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29.

Follow along with the map designed by Danielle Douglin to find deals at each store, support local businesses, and enter a giveaway for gift cards to all six participating sellers. Pro tip: Enter multiple times by scanning the QR code at each store.

A digital map showing stops on the Lakeland Book Crawl

Use this map to plot your perfect bookstore crawl.

Design by Danielle Douglin, provided by Pressed

Monday, April 24

Bookends Used Books, 5100 US Hwy. 98 N., Ste. 4 | 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Get 30% off your purchase, excluding classics.

Tuesday, April 25

Inklings Book Shoppe, 2120 S. Combee Rd. | 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Enjoy 10% off and a free children’s book with every purchase, plus a signing with authors Luna Laurier and Jackie Sonnenburg from 12-4 p.m.

Interior of Pressed Books with books on shelves and tables

Pro tip: Keep an eye out for the “LKLD Local” section at Pressed.

Photo by LALtoday

Wednesday, April 26

Pressed, 213 E. Bay St. | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Every book purchase earns you a free drink — we recommend an iced chai latte.

Thursday, April 27

Crash Bookshop, 3125 Bartow Rd. | 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | All new books will be available for 10% off.

Friday, April 28

The Unbound Bookery, 1026 S. Florida Ave. | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Enjoy 20% off at this antique and vintage bookstore.

Little Bus Books, 1047 E. Main St. | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Half of all proceeds will go towards buying Spanish books for a local senior care facility, and author Irisjan Pereles will be a featured guest from 4-7 p.m.

Saturday, April 29

The fun doesn’t stop there. Celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day with a full day of fun activities at Pressed, a signing with Elise Kova at Inklings Book Shoppe from 3-4 p.m., and a visit from Bombae Tea & Treats at Little Bus Books.

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