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Avid Bookshop

Avid Bookshop is a community-focused independent seller of mostly new and some used books. Stop by for a new read plus special programming including book clubs, author readings, poetry nights, book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.

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Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday: closed 

Illumination: An Evening of Ecstatic Poems - Chris Jansen's New Collection of Rumi Translations

    From: August 23, 2014 - August 23, 2014
 Avid Bookshop presents Illumination: An Evening of Ecstatic Poems with Chris Jansen's New Collection of Rumi Translations. This event will be o... View Details

Meet Middle Grade Author Lou Anders

    From: August 26, 2014 - August 26, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents middle grade author Lou Anders in celebration of his first book Frostborn. This event will be on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, fro... View Details

Meet Author Chelsea Cain

    From: August 28, 2014 - August 28, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents author Chelsea Cain in celebration of her new book, One Kick. This event will be on Thursday, August 28, 2014, from 6:30pm - 7... View Details

Meet Author Jenni Holm

    From: August 28, 2014 - August 28, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents beloved children's author Jenni Holm in celebration of her new book The Fourteenth Goldfish. This event will be on Thursday, A... View Details

Avid Poetry Series: Ken Taylor, Bruce Covey, and Sabrina Orah Mark

    From: August 29, 2014 - August 29, 2014
The next installment of the Avid Poetry Series will take place on August 29, 2014, at Avid Bookshop featuring Ken Taylor, Bruce Covey, and Sabrina Or... View Details