Today is International Buy Indie Day. Book lovers around the world are encouraged to stop by their nearest independent bookstore and support their local economy by making a purchase. Can't make it to an indie near you? You can easily make your purchase online from an independent book store anywhere in the country. Check out Indiebound for stores that offer online ordering.
I had planned a trip to my local independent, Trappe Book Center, today but unfortunately found myself a bit under the weather. I'll be making that trip either over the weekend or early next week. Trappe Book Center opened as Little Professor Books when I was seven years old, and it has been my favorite book store ever since. Not only do they have a great store, they have a friendly and knowledgeable staff who are always ready to help with whatever you need.
In December, I had the pleasure of highlighting Aaron's Books in Lititz, PA for the Buy Books for the Holidays campaign. I've been to Aaron's several times on trips through Lancaster. To celebrate Buy Indie Day, I made two purchases from Aaron's Books:
Did you participate in Buy Indie Day? If so, what store did you visit and what did you buy?