Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, August 29th is Independent Bookstore Day, and local bookstores need your support more than ever. Purchasing print books directly from your local, independent bookstore or purchasing audiobooks from them through allows you to support the bookstores within your community.

In the form of a video testimonial, we invite you to respond to one of the prompts below:

  • What do independent bookstores and mean to you? 
  • How long have you been a customer of your local bookstore and/or a customer through your local bookstore?
  • What do you most appreciate about your bookstore and/or 
  • What do you want people to know about independent bookstores and  
  • How has purchasing audiobooks through your local bookstore helped during the pandemic? 
  • How have you supported your local bookstore in 2020? 
  • How does your bookstore positively impact your community?
  • My local bookstore makes me feel ____.
  • I chose because ____.

As our thanks for your support, when you submit your video, we will add a free audiobook credit to your account

We will also select a handful of video entries to feature on the blog on Independent Bookstore Day. The featured video creators will each receive their choice of $100 gift card to their local bookstore or a 12-month audiobook membership through their local bookstore. 

By submitting this video, you agree that has the rights to share and use this video on the blog, website and in our marketing efforts. Only one submission and free audiobook per account.

Submit your video