Where to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day in Nashville

This one-day event is held on the last Saturday in April and celebrates independent bookstores across the country.


The Bookshop’s Independent Bookstore Day celebreation begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 29. | Photo via @thebookshopnashville

This Saturday, April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day, and Music City booksellers are ready to celebrate all things literature. Pick up a good book at these three shops carrying Independent Bookstore Day exclusives:

Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Join Parnassus Books for author appearances, merch, and an online auction of signed books and retired Parnassus items. The full schedule includes book signings with Tyler Merritt, Ann Patchett, and others.

The Bookshop, 1043 W. Eastland Ave. | Visit the bookstore for Independent Bookstore Day merch and giveaways + free “No Shelf Control” iced drinks while supplies last.

Fairytales Bookstore, 1108 Woodland St. | Take the kids to this family-owned East Nashville children’s bookstore for Independent Bookstore Day items and more.

Keep the pages turning with our guide to local book releases + nine places to find new and used books around town.

More from NASHtoday