San Diego Book Crawl

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The San Diego Book Crawl is back for its seventh year!

Visit the Library Shop SD and twelve other participating San Diego independent bookstores from April 27th to April 29th and make your first purchase of at least $10. From there, you will be given your Book Crawl Passport and the first stamp in the passport! Once you have your Book Crawl Passport, simply visit the next bookstore (no particular order necessary) and make a purchase of $10 or more at each stop. Every purchase will get you a stamp on your Book Crawl Passport! The more stamps you earn, the more prizes you’ll get!

This year’s official SDBC tote bag will be designed by longtime library supporters Toshwerks and sponsored by publisher Canterbury Classics. This year’s Author Ambassador, YA Romance star Susan Lee, will be visiting 10 stores including Library Shop SD. Plus, for the first time ever, there will also be an official shuttle bus.

Follow the official SD Book Crawl Instagram for more information, or visit the FAQ page on the official SD Book Crawl website.

  • Author Ambassador Susan Lee will be visiting Library Shop SD and signing books on Monday, April 29th, from Noon to 1 p.m.
  • The Library Shop SD will be hosting again a button-making station set up. And we’ll have stamped postcards on hand to send to the San Diego City Council to oppose the recently proposed library budget cuts.
  • All Autographed books in the Shop will be 20% off during the duration of the SD Book Crawl.
  • Note: the Padres games will impact traffic and parking in and around the library on all three days. Library Shop has arranged to have a limited number of free express parking spots reserved for crawlers in the library’s underground parking garage so please let the parking attendant know you are making a quick visit specifically to crawl.