Genre: Cross-Genre

East Bay Booksellers

Formerly known as DIESEL, A Bookstore, the space has transformed into East Bay Booksellers. Still a neighborhood bookstore, the shop was created to provide a place for creating and maintaining community in an atmosphere that promotes the free, mutually-supportive exchange of ideas and experiences. With a wide selection of books and events, East Bay Booksellers is a cultural center that aims to support the literary community.

Dixon Place

An artistic incubator since 1986, Dixon Place is a Bessie and Obie Award-winning non-profit institution committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of theatre, dance, music, puppetry, circus arts, literature and visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 1000 creators a year, this local haven inspires and encourages diverse artists of all stripes and callings to take risks, generate new ideas, and consummate new practices.

Center for Brooklyn History

The newly-formed Center for Brooklyn History (CBH) is an exciting collaboration between Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Public Library, combining materials collected over the past 157 years with BPL’s Brooklyn Collection and becoming the most expansive catalogue of Brooklyn history in the world.

Large three-story building on the corner with big windows and a tree in front.

Ivy Bookshop

The Ivy Bookshop is an independent literary bookstore in Baltimore, Maryland. As a locally owned enterprise, the Ivy has a deep interest in promoting the community and its numerous educational and cultural institutions, and hosts author readings and events throughout the year.

C & P Coffee Company

Since 2003 C & P Coffee Company has been building friendships around community and coffee. It proudly serves Lighthouse Roasters fine coffees as well as a rotating selection of beer and wine. It offers locally sourced baked goods including vegan and wheat free options.

The coffee house is also home to a variety of events including live music, open mics, poetry and storytelling, arts and crafts fairs, lectures and more—including Poetry Bridge, a reading series that features guest writer and an open mic.

Third Place Books: Seward Park

Third Place Seward Park is a general-interest bookstore featuring new and used books with a used-book-buying counter open seven days a week. The shop opened its doors in May 2016 in the Seward Park neighborhood of south Seattle.

Volumes Bookcafe

Volumes Bookcafe is an independent bookstore cafe in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Volumes is a family-owned business, brought to life by two Chicago-area sisters whose careers have always been intertwined with books. They host monthly book clubs, open mics and comedy nights, weekly trivia, and StoryTime twice a week, along with a number of author and literary events.


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