New bookstores will open in the next few weeks in Dallas, Flint, and Savage Mill, Md.
Goddard Riverside Book Fair (Nov. 21-22): The proceeds of the 29th annual book fair will support the center’s programs.
New Bookstore Coming to Dallas: Will Evans, who founded not-for-profit publisher Deep Vellum Publishing to publish literature in translation, is converting 900 sq. ft. of the press’ new space to a bookstore that will feature works from independent presses. The store will open next month and will include a stage and a bar.
Attorney to Open New Bookstore in Flint: Dean Yeotis, who opened a vinyl record store in 2012, Found Sound, is now trying his hand at bookselling. He is planning a soft opening for Totem Books on Black Friday (November 27).
Books with a Past to Open a Second Store: The Glenwood, Md., bookstore, which stocks mostly used books, signed a lease for a second store in historic Savage Mill, Md., which will have a broader selection of new books. To help with the costs, owner Erin Matthews launched a $20,000 Indiegogo campaign.
Two Former Employees Buy BookHampton’s Store in Southampton: Late last month Charline Spektor said that she needed a “white knight” or she would close her two stores on Long Island.Daniel Hirsch and Gregory Harris heeded the call and purchased one store on November 11.
Coyote Ridge Books Reopens in New Location: The three-year-old Broomfield, Colo. bookstore, which was on the verge of closing after a rent hike, found a commercial space four blocks away. After a brief closure it will reopen on Saturday (November 21).
The Bookshelf in Truckee, Calif., for Sale: Owner Deborah Lane put the 23-year-old bookstore, originally named Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks, on the market so that she can retire.
A Great Good Place for Books Turns 10: The Oakland, Calif., bookstore will celebrate its first decade on Small Business Saturday-Indies First Day (November 28).
Ohio Book Store Turns 75: The five-floor bookstore in Cincinnati, which offers bookbinding and restorations services, is marking its diamond anniversary this year.
Great Expectations Adds a Café: The Rufferfordton, N.C., bookstore now has a “lunch café,” open 11 a.m.-2p.m..
Battenkill Books Celebrates Its New Children’s Room: On Saturday (November 21) the bookstore is holding a grand opening for its Young Folks’ Room with sales, giveaways, Mojo, the Talking Crow, and author Beth Bidwell.
New Name for McGill Bookstore: The Montreal, Canada, university bookstore is considering two new names, both without “books”: Le James, a reference to the university’s founder, or Magasin General Store.