First ever Independent Bookstore Day to be May 2, 2015

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First ever Independent Bookstore Day to be May 2, 2015

Aug 15 2014

Inspired by the success of the first California Bookstore Day, all nine USA regional booksellers associations are planning a national Independent Bookstore Day next May 2.

One of the first orders of business is to come up with a logo. The associations are offering $1,000 for a logo: "We are asking creative, artistic book lovers to create and submit a logo that will be represent this nationwide event. The winning submission will appear on all promotions, products, and merchandising in conjunction with Independent Bookstore Day." Submissions should be sent by October 15 to Carrie Obry, executive director of the Midwest Booksellers Association, at

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