A Minnesota couple looks for bookselling’s sweet spot; a chain store returns Pennsylvania; a New York City icon pops up in a new home; and more.

Book & Candy Store Opens in Austin, Minn.: Sweet Reads, which is located across from the Spam Museum, is all about the customer experience and, as its motto states, “Making the world a little sweeter and smarter.” Owners Lisa Deyo and her husband John, have come up with some unusual displays like a wooden train car filled with historical books and magazines next to a freezer shaped like an ice cream sundae.

The Strand Pops Up in Times Square: Starting today, The Strand will have a kiosk at 44th Street and Broadway in New York City through Halloween. The pop-up store will be open every day from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and will hold events.

BAM Back in Park City Center in Lancaster, Pa.: After a one-year hiatus, the bookstore will reopen in a 5,000 sq. ft. space. BAM had had a bookstore in the shopping center for five years and is bringing it back at shoppers’ request.

Moe’s Books Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Publish Book on Founder, Moe Moskowitz: The 57-year-old Berkeley, Calif., bookstore is hoping to raise $5,000 by the end of June to publish the heavily illustrated Rebel Bookselling by daughter Doris Jo Moskowitz, who now runs Moe’s.

Glendale’s Mystery & Imagination & Bedfellows Going Online Only: Earlier this week, Malcolm and Christine Bell announced on Facebook that they are closing their 41-year-old bookstore and will focus on their eBay bookstore and mail order sales. In preparation for the move, the store’s inventory has been marked down 70%.

Christopher’s Books Turns 25: Tee Minot began working at the San Francisco bookstore located in Potrero Hill when it opened and bought it the following year. She regards it as, “a community space that happens to be a bookstore.” Founder Christopher Ellison still works a few shifts a month.

5 Years of Word Up: The multilingual bookstore and arts space in the Washington Heights section of New York City, which relies on volunteers and book donations in English, Spanish, and Russian, is celebrating its big day on Saturday June 18.

Washington, D.C.’s Books for America Closing: The 11-year-old nonprofit bookstore in Dupont Circle posted a note on Facebook that it will close at the end of June. It relied on purchases and donations to grant more than one million books to local schools, shelters, and other organizations. It hopes to reorganize and open another bookstore soon.