Independent Bookstore Day!

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with us!

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  We have tons of fun activities and giveaways planned!

  • Draw for your discount when you spend $25 or more
  • Enter-to-win Subterranean shirts & coffee mugs
  • Photo ops with staff dressed up like book characters
  • Great giveaways – Subterranean postcards, Teddy bookmarks, and advance reader copies of upcoming books to be published
  • Jan Jacobi, local author of Young Lincoln signing books from 12-3pm
  • The Great Bookstore Bake Off  - staff members will create a signature bake inspired by a literary reference
  • Urban Chestnut Beer Happy Hour 6-8pm
  • Proudly wear an "I Shopped Indie" sticker


Make a day of it!  Get a passport stamped by visiting all 6 St. Louis independent bookstores

1) Visit each of the stores featured in this passport on Independent Bookstore Day, April 27 2019.

2) While you’re there, request a sticker from a bookseller. Place your stickers on pages 12 & 13 of the booklet.

3) Collect all 6 stickers and this passport becomes a coupon for 20% off any purchase at each of the participating stores.

4) Come back and redeem your coupon! Good for onetime use at each store. Must be redeemed by 10/1/2019.

Some restrictions may apply.


Event date: 
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 11:00am to 10:00pm
Event address: 
Subterranean Books
6275 Delmar
St. Louis, MO 63130