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Independent Bookstore Day!

Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

The future is feminist, trans, disabled, queer, and indie! Celebrate this year’s #IndieBookstoreDay at Charis Books and More on Saturday, April 27th. We will be celebrating all day long with exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merchandise, a zine workshop, and community resources from local activist organizations!

Also on Saturday--we will have hidden a golden ticket somewhere in the store. Will you be the one to find it and win 12 free audiobook credits from!

Zine Workshop

Join Agnes Scott College student Jada Richardson to learn the powerful history of zines, how to create zines of different formats for different purposes, and leave with a zine of your own at Charis Books and More. The workshop will take place on Saturday, April 27th, 1-3 PM in the community programming room at Charis. Send all questions to

Visit the tables of local organizations including: 

Abolition Teaching Network 

Access Reproductive Care-Southeast 

Demilitarize Atlanta 2 Palestine 

Georgia Harm Reduction Coalition 

New Disabled South 


Y'all Rock Camp

GA Indie Bookshop Hop

Celebrate books and bookstores all month long for Independent Bookstore Day by joining the Georgia Independent Bookshop Hop, April 1-27. Grab a bingo card, get it stamped at your fave bookstores, get Bingo and get 20% your next visit. Get Bingo enough times to fill the whole card and you get entered to win a grand prize, a stack of bookshop gift cards. Visit to sign up and grab your bingo card.

Event address: 
Charis Books and More
184 S. Candler Street
Decatur, GA 30030
SKU: 9780593892114

This adorable striped baby bodysuit is the perfect gift for any book loving parent. It fits most 6-12 month olds and was designed exclusively for Bookstore Day by Out of Print.

SKU: 2300843914426

The 2024 Independent Bookstore Day tote bag has a gusseted bottom. The tote bags are made available to Independent Bookstore Day stores and sold individually.

SKU: 9781949518276

Real Stories About Growing Up Trans

Nine members of the trans community share their real-life childhood experiences, which include much more than just their gender journeys. Their courageous yet relatable stories will inspire readers as they see these musicians, teachers, scientists and activists overcome the various challenges of growing up to discover who they truly are.

This Independent Bookstore Day exclusive edition comes with a foil logo and a fold in poster of the cover art.

SKU: 9780593892091

Get poLITical with this stylish enamel pin designed by Kristle Marshall for Out of Print.
Out of Print supports a well-informed democratic process created through books and open-minded conversation.
Composition is brass with a white nickel finish.

SKU: 9780593892107

Take a stance against censorship with this gorgeous zippered pouch designed by Ash + Chess for Out of Print.
This sturdy pouch is made of 15 oz cotton canvas and is the perfect catch all to keep you organized. Made in the USA.

SKU: 2300843914419

Sip from this "The Future is Indie" mug as a reminder of championing individuality and celebrating the boundless possibilities of independent creativity with every brew. This glossy colored exterior mug with glossy white interior, black rim, and speckles is microwave safe.

SKU: 9781419776557

From bestselling Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn creators Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes another heartwarming and hilarious Kitty and Unicorn story about big dreams, self-esteem, the enduring magic of true friendship . . . and mermaids!

SKU: 2300843914440

Inspired by the popular IndieBound posters, readers can show their support for independent bookstores in their community on their refrigerator or other magnetic surfaces.

SKU: 9781961884168

In An Excellent Host, modern dating goes wildly awry (at least when Chelsea G. Summers is in charge of the Airbnb booking).

Somewhere in Brooklyn, a feast awaits its guests, a man cannot believe his great good luck, and ancient gods get ready to receive their due in this horror-fantasy updating of Greek myths.

An exclusive paperback for Indie Bookstore Day, featuring a new story from Chelsea G. Summers, the bestselling author of A Certain Hunger. Signed by the author.

Event Summary: 
The future is feminist, trans, disabled, queer, and indie! Celebrate this year’s #IndieBookstoreDay at Charis Books and More on Saturday, April 27th.