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Save the date for Independent Bookstore Day:
Saturday, May 2, 2015!

400 bookstores. 16 exclusive books and art pieces. One day only. Join the party!

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Thu, 30 April | 6:30PM

From the team that brought you The 39 Clues and Spirit Animals, comes a brand-new, action-packed, Egyptian-inspired adventure series, TombQuest! Ancient secrets, hidden “hazards,” mummies, and more await you at Red Balloon Bookshop, where we’ll welcome author Michael Northrop, who will share the New York Times bestselling world of TombQuest...

Sat, 2 May | 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Join fellow book lovers for our Independent Bookstore Day party celebrating what indie bookstores bring to the community! Red Balloon Bookshop and indie bookstores across the country will feature one-day-only exclusive merchandise and family activities all day long. Exclusive items include an original, signed Captain Underpants print; a “Guess How Much I Love You?”-themed onesie; a literary map of Huckleberry Finn’s...

Sat, 2 May | 10:30AM

Rub-a-dub-dub, TEN pigs in a tub! Join our epic launch party for Derek Anderson’s new picture book, Ten Pigs: An Epic Bath Adventure! Not only will guests help kick off our Independent Bookstore Day festivities, but they’ll also “pig”-out on cake, “soak” up a storytime, and meet the “Real Ham” himself, Derek Anderson! Hogs and kisses!

Derek Anderson is...

Mon, 4 May | 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Do you find yourself reading books for teenagers even though those years have passed? Do you have a hard time remembering the last adult book you read? You are not alone! Join Red Balloon’s new (Not-So) Young Adult Book Club, a group for adults who love Young Adult literature. We’ll meet every 1st Monday and discuss one fantastic, fun YA book a month. All books will be chosen by group members. Book discounts and opportunities...

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