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

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

Monday: closed 

Where's Waldo in the ATH?

    From: July 01, 2014 - July 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
Avid Bookshop is again hosting Where’s Waldo in the ATH? this July. Starting on July 1, customers can search for Waldo at 25 participating loca... View Details

Meet Author Bill Morris: MOTOR CITY BURNING

    From: August 02, 2014 - August 02, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents author Bill Morris in celebration of his third book, Motor City Burning. This event will be on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from ... View Details

Meet Author Cathy Cobb

    From: August 09, 2014 - August 09, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents author Cathy Cobb in celebration of her book, The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was ... View Details

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 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