April 30 is Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, April 30 is Independent Bookstore Day! Celebrate at any one of Rhode Island’s delightful independently-only bookshops, from Westerly to Pawtucket to Warren. According to Indiebound.org, there are nine Rhode Island stores participating:

We all must be stewards of the things we value. Local bookstores — owned by our neighbors — are centers for community, they support learning and independent thought, and they’re contributors to our local economy. When you support a local bookshop, your money stays in the local economy longer and does more good. So you can feel good about your Independent Bookstore Day celebrations!