For Small Business Saturday, we’ve invited some of our favorite Santa Barbara authors come and work at the Book Den for a few hours (we expect to be very busy). Stop by and say hello.
local historian Cheri Rae,
trail guide author John McKinney,
cookbook author Pascale Beale,
Santa Barbara historian Betsy J. Green
children’s book author Page O’Brien Jasinski,
illustrator Peggy Lindt,
children’s book author Janet Lucy,
and children’s book illustrator Colleen McCarthy-Evans.
Watch this space for additions.
This promotion is modeled on the American Booksellers Association’s Indies First program. It was author Sherman Alexie who come up the idea of volunteering at his local bookstore. Small Business Saturday is a promotion by American Express to encourage shoppers, after Black Friday, to remember their local merchants on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving. Card holders who sign up on their website can earn up to three $10 credits by shopping at participating merchants. Go to ShopSmall.com for more info.