Independent Book Store Day

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in All Blog Posts, Author Signings | 0 comments

Full schedule at The Book Bin in Salem: (Stay tuned for the complete schedule of events in Corvallis!)

  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Tea and coffee! Coloring contest starts! We’ll introduce the special releases!
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Scavenger hunt for the kids. Hunt the Golden Bookmark!
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Authors Carola Dunn and Bill Cameron talk about what it takes to write a mystery. They will read from their charming and suspenseful books.
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Our resident expert gives a tour of our Rare Book Room and answers questions about book collecting and rare editions.
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Authors David Barker and Jordan Hofer talk about the history of alien sightings in Salem and other spooky things!
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Kids Time! Visit our story time tent! Parade around the store in your costume! Be here for the announcement of the coloring contest winners and picture hanging at 4:30! Participate in a scavenger hunt!
  • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Board game night! Play board games with members of the Book Bin Science Fiction Book Club Game Night!
  • 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Adam Gallardo, author of the only zombie novels set in Salem, Zomburbia and Zombified, will talk about the dangers of a zombie apocalypse. Submit your zombie survival plan from now until Bookstore Day to get your name entered into the raffle for a grand prize!
  • 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Meet the book clubs! Members of the Book Bin Bestseller Book Club, the Science Fiction Book Club, and the Graphic Novel Book Club will all be here to meet new members and talk about their favorite (and least favorite!) books.
  • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Author Gina Ochsner, Oregon Book Award winner of The Necessary Grace to Fall and The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight will be here doing and reading and a signing!
  • 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wrap party! Drawing for the Reading Challenge winner! Drawing for the grand prize winners!
Look at our complete events calendar


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