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Connecticut Independent Bookstore Day Passport Challenge

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Connecticut Independent Bookstore Day Passport Challenge

Connecticut Independent Bookstore Day Passport will be held April 27th and April 28th.

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstore across the country on the last Saturday in April.

As a thank-you to customers who support indies, bookstores plan tons of fun, in-store events and stock exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. And not online.

Celebrate your local indies on Independent Bookstore Day (April 27th) by participating in the Connecticut Passport! Visit all 17 participating bookstores over the weekend to win a Passport Prize, a 20% coupon from each store (some exclusions apply), and be entered into a Grand Prize raffle. Five (5) people will be drawn at random to win a Grand Prize of a $50 gift card from EACH store!


This event takes place over IBD weekend (Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April 28th) during each bookstore’s business hours.

Participants can pick up a passport at any of the 17 bookstores on Independent Bookstore Day.

Participants must visit ALL bookstores to qualify for the passport prize and gain entry to win a Grand Prize.

No purchase is required to participate.

Each participating bookstore will issue an original stamp/sticker in the passport during your visit.

Upon completion of the passport, a bookseller at the final stop will review the stamps and confirm your eligibility to win. You will be asked to fill out a form with your contact information, which will be used to mail Passport Prizes and for entry into the Grand Prize.
Participants can finish their passport at ANY of the stores and are welcome to keep their passports.

Passport Prize: A coupon from each of the 17 participating stores for 20% off a purchase on a future visit (some exclusions apply). Awarded to everyone who completes the passport by visiting ALL 17 participating bookstores

Grand Prize: One $50 gift certificate to each of the 17 participating bookstores (an $850 value), awarded to five, randomly-drawn Passport Prize winners.

Please visit our website to download and/or print your passport!


April 27, 2019
April 28, 2019
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RJ Julia Booksellers Madison
768 Boston Post Rd
Madison, CT 06443
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