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Canadian Independent Bookstore Day April 24 2021

Here's How We're Celebrating at Beggars Banquet Books!

Buy a Book, Get a Deal!  

Beggars Banquet Books is offering Bookseller Best Bets for CIBD 2021! With every book purchased on April 24, you'll get 25% off a second book if you let our experts personally choose the title for you.   

Buy a Book, Get a Freebie!  

Everyone who purchases from Beggars Banquet Books (online or by phoning in an order for curbside pickup) on April 24 will win something from our prize box! Prizes include discount coupons, books, masks, totes, gift cards from other local businesses, treats from Henderson Farms Preserves, Birch Bark Coffee and more. Visit us on social media for details.

Buy a Book, Get a Free Audiobook!

Spend $20 at Beggars Banquet Books (online or by phoning in an order for curbside pickup) between April 24th and 26th, and you can pick one of the digital audiobooks linked here for free from our partner It’s their way of saying thank you for shopping local.

 Contest Alert!

Buy a Book, Win a Prize! 

Each book purchased April 24th & 25th will be entered into a draw to win fabulous prizes! Click HERE to see the prizes and read more information about this contest sponsored by The Canadian Independent Booksellers Association, including a $500 gift card to spend at your favourite independent bookstore (we sure hope that’s us)! 

Show us Some Love, Win a Prize! 

From April 16-24, take a picture of your favourite place to read or share one reason you love independent bookstores on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win a $25 store gift card. Make sure you tag @beggarsbanquetbooks and use the hashtag #CIBD2021 in your post to enter the contest. 

Celebrate creativity, win a prize! 

We're celebrating the joy of unexpected art in unexpected places! Show us what that means to you!  April is Arts Month and Beggars Banquet Books is participating in the #AnonymouseChallenge as part of CIBD 2021! Take an art discovery walk – safe, distanced, masked - in your neighbourhood or create something for our Anonymouse window and then post on social media using #AnonymouseChallenge from April 16-25. Tag us too - we’ll randomly choose one winner of the special book prize pack.

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 Covid-19 Lockdown protocol:

Customers are strongly encouraged to make their purchases online and use our delivery or contact-less curbside pick-up options, but we’ll also take phone orders from 11am-3pm on April 24th and include all the contest perks.