Come celebrate Chicago Independent Bookstore Day this Saturday at Powell’s Bookstore

Chicago is teeming with some of the finest independent bookstores in the nation, so it was only a matter of time before these amazing purveyors would be honored with a holiday. This Saturday join Powell’s Bookstore, City Lit Books, The Book Cellar and more for an incredible day of readings, giveaways and special discounts.

We’ve got the scoop on all the awesome events happening this Saturday at Powell’s Bookstore University Village! Scroll down for more info.

2:00pm // Join Chicago essayists Eula BissMegan Stielstra and Ben Tanzer  for a unique, “humorous and heart-wrenching” look inside the lives of writers in Chicago and the midwest. Free. 

4:30pm // Come hear some of the finest local poets read featuring Kenyatta RogersAnthony Madrid and Virginia Smith Rice. Free. 

7:00pm // Cap off the night with exclusive readings by Eric MayShawn Shiflett and Joe Meno. 

Powell’s Bookstore University Village is located at 1218 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607