Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Share your love and support small.

In 2010, American Express encouraged small business owners to take charge of the day they called Small Business Saturday. Now a nationwide movement, Small Business Saturday and American Express are proud to support Indies First and independent bookstores across the country.

10:00am Michael Lewis reads The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight

Join us for story time with our favorite holiday pirate! Michael Lewis, author of The Great Pirate Christmas Battle and Battle for the Knotty List, will be back for his signature piratical performance. Don't miss out (and feel free to come in your own pirate outfits)!

11:00am My Miniature Library: 30 Tiny Books to Make, Read and Treasure

My Miniature Library is a kit to make a complete collection of tiny books that you can really read!

With stories ranging from illustrated fairytales to well-loved nonsense rhymes and books of butterflies, birds and flowers, plus blank books for you to complete yourself, we'll have everything you need to make a little library of beautifully illustrated books.

The books are simple to make - just cut, fold, and glue. The full kit comes with a miniature bookshelf to press out and make, and easy-to-follow, fully illustrated instructions. Plus the box transforms into a beautiful library scene!

2:00pm Stephen Dempsey signs A Guide to Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Hingham

Come meet local author Stephen Dempsey (Hingham Through Time)!

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Five winners receive $1,000 of books for themselves and $1,000 of books for the named store to donate. Sweepstakes runs November 15 to November 26, 2017. Prize books courtesy of Penguin Random House. Sponsored by the American Booksellers Association. See complete official rules here.

Celebrate Indies First on November 25th

We believe in shopping small, choosing indie, and on November 25th, invite you to do the same. Support your local bookstore through the purchase of audiobooks - over 50 titles all 50% off.

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"Bookstores are not just for selling books, they are community spaces, we need them more than we give credit to. Let's connect with our community, our neighbors, booksellers are heros and on the 25th of November let that be known."

—Jason Reynolds, Indies First Spokesperson

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Store Event Date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Event address: 
Buttonwood Books and Toys
747 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Rte 3A
Cohasset, MA 02025
United States
The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight Cover Image
By Michael Lewis, Stan Jaskiel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455622856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Pelican Publishing Company - September 6th, 2017

My Miniature Library: 30 Tiny Books to Make, Read and Treasure Cover Image
By Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini (Concept by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786270269
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Laurence King - October 17th, 2017

My Miniature Library is a kit to make a complete collection of tiny books that you can really read

With stories ranging from illustrated fairytales to well-loved nonsense rhymes and books of butterflies, birds and flowers, plus blank books for you to complete yourself, you'll have everything you need to make a little library of beautifully illustrated books.