Saturday, April 27th
all day! 
Books & Company 


Join us in celebrating the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day! Independent Bookstore Day is a celebration of the independent bookstores around the country. There are special events and exclusive merch available only on that day! It's a literary party for all book lovers! 


Here is the official IBD schedule: 

  • 9:00 am-10:30 am-  Barb's donuts and Stone Creek Coffee
  • 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm-  our free galley (or ARC/Advanced Reader Copy) refreshed (FREE BOOKS!)
  • 12:00pm-3:00pm-  raffle every half hour for our Dinged & Damaged book grab (MORE FREE BOOKS!) 
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm-  Libro.Fm expert to answer questions about switching over from Audible and getting more free books! FREE audiobooks from Libro.Fm (Click here to look at the titles)
  • 2:00pm-  cake & lemonade 
  • 4:00pm- Grace from Dandelion Design Face Painting will be here
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm-  story time with Ms. Elisabeth
  • Book trivia at 6:30pm-8:00pm-  Register teams of up to 5 people or individually. Free event with light refreshments. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR TRIVIA!! 
  • ALL DAY: paper crafts, make your own Jane Mount Ideal Bookshelf coloring sheet, Greater Waukesha Literacy Booth (see info below) 
  •  Purchase 5 books (retail $9.99 or more) to celebrate this 5 year IBD Party on Saturday, April 27 and receive a free Jane Mount Book Pin.




Also! Join GREATER WAUKESHA LITERACY to make your own decorative bookmark or to learn about financial literacy for kids. Families can also qualify for a set of three Star Wars(r) children's books with any purchase of $50 or more from Books and Company. Receipt from 4/27/19 required for giveaway. This program is supported by Waukesha State Bank, Kohl's Associates in Action, and WISN12 TV.









We will also offer exclusive day-of merchandise created especially for Independent Bookstore Day by major publishers and authors. Since its inception in 2014, more than 200 authors have demonstrated their support for independent bookstores by donating work for Bookstore Day. Take a look at these awesome exclusive items that will be available here: Pins, special signed copies, exclusive stories and pieces of art!  First come, first served, no holds. 



Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Event address: 
1039 Summit Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066-4457