American Booksellers Association, Local Chamber of Commerce
Bookmarks is a literary arts nonprofit and independent bookstore. We host the largest annual book festival in the Carolinas on the weekend following Labor Day, year-round Authors in Schools programming, and free events in our bookstore and gathering space.
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SIBA Virtual Office Hours Change until May 1: Monday-Friday 1:00 - 2:00 PM (EST)
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The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance is a trade association which represents hundreds of bookstores and thousands of booksellers in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and Mississippi.
SIBA exists to empower, promote, and celebrate our core member bookstores in a spirit of partnership. "Core members" are independent, privately held, brick and mortar, commercially zoned bookstores with a retail storefront, in our region.