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Indies First: Author Booksellers on Small Business Saturday

Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

The holidays are here and it’s time to shop small in St. Paul! A whole crew of local authors are joining the staff of Red Balloon as guest booksellers for one spectacular Saturday of shopping known as Indies First. This program is held every year on Small Business Saturday and  highlights what makes independent bookstores so great by giving authors a way to support their local bookstores.

Red Balloon is honored to be a part of the Twin Cities literary community, and we are thrilled to welcome authors Drew BrockingtonRick Chrustowski, Megan MaynorMelanie Heuiser HillAlison McGhee, and 2017 Newbery Medalist Kelly Barnhill to be personal shoppers for all the readers on your list!


When to Meet (some of) Your Favorite Authors:

10:00am-12:00pm: Kelly Barnhill & Megan Maynor

12:00-2:00pm: Rick Chrustowski & Alison McGhee

2:00-4:00pm: Drew Brockington & Melanie Heuiser Hill

Guest authors will be happy to sign and personalize books for you or your lucky gift recipients. If you'd like to reserve books in advance please visit Red Balloon or give us a call at 651-224-8320. See you on November 25!