New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day

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New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day
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Octavia Books says
Please come by to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with us and show your support for this amazing movement. We’ll have fun together along with stimulating activities all day long:

9:00--We open early today! Young people ages 8-12 can begin a special, fun-task-infused scanvenger hunt with Blue Frog Chocolates, Magic Box Toys, and Octavia.
9:15--Come in your favorite animal costume to meet Curious George, listen to one of his stories, make animal noises, play around with the alphabet, and enter a bookmark coloring contest!
10:15--Jane Jacob's Walk -- Join up at the bookstore for the final stop or start at the beginning at 9:00 at Cafe Luna; and learn first hand about "What Makes a Successful Commercial Corridor?" More at
11:00--Adult Coloring Contest: Win a copy of GIRL WITH A GUN by Amy Stewart.
12:00--Armand St. Martin: Hear some tunes from this piano man!
2:00--Michael Tisserand: Challenge the author to a blitz game of chess. Win a prize if you beat him.
4:00--Book Swap: Bring (or buy) a book you have loved and want to share. Swap with another customer or a bookseller at the store!
5:00--Booklovers' Cocktail Hour Starring the Bourbon Street Sour with authors Andrew Shaffer, Tiffany Reisz and Jenn LeBlanc. If you purchase one of Andrew or Jenn's books, you will receive an advance copy of Tiffany's latest.

We are also featuring some exclusive literary-themed art and gift items you will want to have to remember this special day. Customers can also play the scavenger hunt among the various participating independent bookstores today!
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By: Octavia Books

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