Seattle Bookstore Day at Open Books

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country! This year, 19 indie bookstores in Seattle are celebrating with prizes, exclusive merchandise, giveaways, and the ambitious Bookstore Day Challenge. For more details on the day — including how to get 25% off for a year at Open Books! — visit the Seattle Bookstore Day Facebook Page.

Extended hours

We’re opening early and staying open late; come and see us anytime, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Poem-inspired edible treats throughout the day


Because April is National Poetry Month, we’ll also have the following ongoing offers and specials available:

15% Discount for Students and Educators

For the entire month of April we are pleased to offer a special 15% discount on new books to all students and educators.

Mount Analogue Erasure Display

For the past few months, Mount Analogue has been working with poets Joseph Massey, Catherine Bresner, Jenni B. Baker, Andy McAlpine, and Caroline Crew on a new Erasure Series. Mount Analogue is a new kind of press, focused on words and images, collaboration and community, and intellectual courage.

Visit here for the Indie Bookstore Day FAQ