Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

It's time for Independent Bookstore Day again! We'll be celebrating in style with a series of events for kids and adults. Swing by these daytime events, then join us in the evening for a reading with Inprint.

10:30am: Animal Story Time

Join us for a story time featuring lots of animals, on the page and in-store, thanks to Houston's own Nature Discovery Center! 

12-2pm: WITS at Brazos

Chris Cander is one of our favorite local authors, and a longtime instructor for Writers in the Schools (WITS). For two hours, Cander will be on hand as our special guest bookseller. Brazos will donate 15% of all sales between 12pm and 2pm to WITS.

2pm-4pm: Drunk Coloring 

Cormac McCarthy Edition Cormac McCarthy is one of our favorite violent miserablists. Come color his bleak worldview! We’ll have special edition Cormac McCarthy coloring books for sale (made by the Brazos staff), and special McCarthy-themed cocktails from Under the Volcano. And of course, only two colors are allowed: red and black.

4pm-5pm: Summer of Austen Reception

All summer long, Brazos Bookstore will celebrate the life and work of Jane Austen with special “Summer of Austen” programming, in partnership with MFAH Films, Rice Cinema, and Main Street Theater. In anticipation of this program, come meet the artist behind our new window art: Jade Young! We’ll have light refreshments.