We are so excited to announce that we will be participating in this years Juneteenth Celebration! This Saturday, June 15th. we will have a booth at the Juneteenth Festival and Concert in Marietta, GA that will feature our extensive books by African and African-American writers. Come out and celebrate this historic holiday with us! We look forward to meeting you! (More event details can be seen below)
The Cobb County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be co-hosting along with Marietta city, the annual Juneteenth celebration in Marietta Square. The event takes place on Friday night, June 14, 2019 with an “Evening Under the Stars” from 6pm to llpm. On Saturday, June 15, there will be activities from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday, June 16 there will be a Gospel Fest from 1pm to 5pm.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. The celebration of June 19th was coined “Juneteenth” and grew with more participation from descendants. Juneteenth today celebrates African-American freedom while encouraging self-development and respect for all cultures.
The event will have plenty of activities for the family including, a children play area, food, live entertainment, vendors, music, information booths, voter registration, raffles, health screenings and NAACP Juneteenth t-shirts and memberships, plus fun, fellowship and networking.
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, 44th & 3rd Bookseller will be participating in the 5th Annual Independent Bookstore Day. We are so excited to be invited to participate for our second year, and we want to celebrate with YOU! There will be all kinds of unique companion items being sold, alongside our diverse selection of literature. We are so excited to host this event at our store, and we hope to see you there!
On Friday, February 22, 44th & 3rd Bookseller will be hosting their first ever Listening Room featuring the sultry sounds of Jill Scott and Gil Scott-Heron to commemorate Black History Month. Along with listening to amazing music, attendees will be able to purchase books and CDs by the artists. Tickets are only $10, with part of that price being credited to your book or CD purchase. This will be an amazing event to celebrate and support both black artists and black business.
On Saturday, November 24th, 44th & 3rd Bookseller will be taking part in Small Business Saturday. It is an all day event that brings awareness to small business throughout the country. If you are in the metro-Atlanta area, stop by the store and show your support!