Independent Bookstore Day: More Fun than Ever!

Join the party, Saturday, April 29th at Main Point Books

Celebrate books all day long!

Get free books and audiobooks with purchase!

and most fun, MEET THE AUTHORS!


10 am: Be the first in line to buy limited edition collectible merchandise from authors and illustrators such as Jenny Lawson, Oliver Jeffers and Mo Willems!

10 am: Joe Wos: A-Maze-ing Animals

Bring your family for this fun event, as the author illustrator helps you work through his book of cool mazes. Guessing that the kids are going to be quicker than the adults. 

11am: Erin Entrada Kelly: Hello Universe The perfect book for your middle schooler. Acclaimed and award-winning local author Erin Entrada Kelly's Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view-two boys and two girls-the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and finding your inner bayani (hero).

1pm: Ron Rice: My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop  Meet editor, Ron Rice, expert on local bookstores and everything books. Brimming with original, deeply moving and funny tributes to bookstores, from Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine (Ron Currie, Jr.) to Powells City of Books in Portland, Oregon (Chuck Palahniuk) and everywhere in between, My Bookstore is a joyful celebration of bricks-and-mortar stores. The perfect Independent Bookstore Day book (we expect to be in the next edition).

2pm: Ned Bernard: Philadelphia Trees ask Ned your questions and buy the perfect Mother's Day, Father's Day Graduation present for every local naturalist. This is a pocket-sized resource for identifying the native trees, commonly encountered exotics, and popular ornamentals of the Philadelphia metropolitan area and adjacent counties. The guide also contains a section on more than fifty of the best parks, botanical gardens, and preserves for viewing trees in and around Philadelphia.

3pm: Rahul Mehta: No Other WorldA compelling debut novel set in rural America and India in the 1980s and '90s, part coming-of-age story about a gay Indian American boy, part family saga about an immigrant family's struggles to find a sense of belonging, identity, and hopeCome meet University of the Arts professor, Rahul Mehta. 


Free Audio Books on Independent Bookstore Day          

We have partnered with Libro.FM and audio book publishers to offer FREE audio books on Bookstore Day! Come to the store to receive your free code.



Pick up your map at Main Point Books and visit as many bookstores as you can. At each bookstore you visit you will be entered to win autographed books and the grand prize--lunch with an author of your choice including Angela Duckworth, Pam Jenoff and Fran Wilde.


Thank you for supporting Main Point Books. We keep $68 of every $100 spent in the community, provide jobs and make Wayne a more exciting place to live.

Event date: 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am

Event address: 

Main Point Books


Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062414151
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

Philadelphia Trees: A Field Guide to the City and the Surrounding Delaware Valley Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231152495
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Columbia University Press - May 23rd, 2017

No Other World: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062020468
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - February 28th, 2017

A-Maze-Ing Animals: 50 Mazes for Kids Cover Image
By Joe Wos
ISBN: 9781438009940
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Barron's Educational Series - May 15th, 2017

My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop Cover Image
By Ronald Rice (Editor), Richard Russo (Introduction by), Leif Parsons (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316395076
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - April 11th, 2017