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Indies First 2016 Activities (Nov. 26)
Indies First is a collaboration between authors, publishers, retailers, and readers that celebrates independent bookstores and local communities. Events and festivities, many of them featuring authors as guest booksellers, are planned in hundreds of stores for Saturday, November 26, 2016, in conjunction with Small Business Saturday.
Lena Dunham is the 2016 Official Spokesperson for Indies First. Read why she loves and supports independent bookstores here.
 •Nov. 26, 2016 activities by state •Nov. 26, 2016 activities by store  
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 = Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26, 2016) Activity location
Authors & illustrators: Join the Indies First Registry Here
Bookstores: Add Your 2016 Indies First Plans to the National Map Here
Why Buy Books in Your Local Independent Bookstore?
You may be about to make a purchase you'll value for the rest of your life
You'll be shopping on your local main street
You'll be helping create local jobs
You might just find a book you never knew existed
You'll find great gifts for friends and family
You can talk to real people about books they know and love
You'll be part of your local book-loving community
And that’s just the beginning.
Booksellers: If you have questions or comments about map details, please email indiesfirst@bookweb.org​.

Map Tips: Click markers for event details. Markers may indicate multiple events – zoom in by double-clicking. Click and drag to move.

Indies First is a program of the American Booksellers Association. www.BookWeb.org

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