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Independent Bookstore Day and East City Bookshop's 3rd Birthday

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am


Join us on April 27 for Independent Bookstore Day and our 3rd Birthday!

1 PM: Drag Queen Storytime with the DC Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence 

4 PM: Courting Mr. Lincoln, Louis Bayard discusses his latest novel. More information.

6 PM: DC Public Library Author Fest Happy Hour 

Coffee, donuts, cake, and refreshments available throughout the day.

Check back for information on giveaways, sales, and more festivities coming soon!


DC Bookstore CrawlWe're participating in the DC IBD Bookstore Crawl: Grab your map and get it stamped at all 10 participating bookstores in DC for a free tote bag! You can also enjoy special discounts, like buy-one-get-one-free drinks at our neighbor, Peregrine Espresso. For more information, click here.



For our birthday, we're giving you gifts! As part of Independent Bookstore Day, and thanks to our audiobook partner,, you can enjoy free audiobooks at no cost and no commitment required. Simply create your free account before April 27th and you’ll receive free audiobooks for being a East City Bookshop customer. Click here for more information.