Independent Bookstore Day at Parnassus Books!

Mark your calendar! Saturday, April 29, is Independent Bookstore Day, the holiday that’s all about you.  We'll have treats, exclusive Indie Bookstore Day Merchandise, and free audio books through

Come join the party atmosphere in the store and nab some of the merchandise created exclusively for the occasion. These amazing offerings include the Author’s Best Friend Canine Canvas Pouch — featuring our own shop dog Sparky — plus lots more collector’s items!

Fine print: Independent Bookstore Day merchandise is available only in-store (not online); first-come, first-served; some items may be limited to one per customer. Come early for best selection!   

Special events include:

10:30am: Special Bookstore Day Storytime

11:15am – 1pm: Books, Bubbles & Binc with Ingram Content Group - In celebration of Independent Bookstore Day on April 29th, Ingram is looking forward to raising awareness about the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Between 11:15am – 1:00pm customers will have the chance to play games, donate, and win prizes!

1:00 – 5:00pm: Poetry on Demand with The Porch Writer’s Collective - Poetry on Demand will have trained poets on hand at Parnassus to interview individuals, then craft a poem based on the story they've heard-- on the spot. A podcast based on Poetry on Demand, called Versify, is being developed as a partnership between The Porch, Nashville Public Radio, and PRX. 

Event date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Event address: 
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215