Walls of Books celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday (a year already??)

Pablo Sierra, owner of Walls of Books in Park View (photo courtesy Walls of Books) 

The Park View bookstore, Walls of Books, celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday, February 18th. Amazing that a year has gone by, and awesome that the book store continues to do well. 

Owner Pablo Sierra reached out to say they are throwing a party at the store to celebrate from 1pm - 4pm, with a their popular story hour at 2pm. There will be raffles held all day, some tasty cake and other food and drink. And of course, books.

“We can’t believe it’s been a year – we’ve made it and are still moving forward," Pablo said. "But really, the past year’s success is due to several things out of my control and extremely grateful for [them]."

Pablo Sierra cutting the ribbon at the grand opening in February 2016

"We have the best storytellers in the city – John Ray and Paige O’Malley – who pack the house Wednesday’s and Saturdays with little ones," Pablo said. "James Cullum’s great pics and social media content that brings people into the store, both physically and digitally, and solid social and business relationships."

Walls of Books has deals with other local businesses like the Midlands (bring a receipt from Walls of Books and get a $1 off your first draft), Heat Da Spot provides great coffee "and moral support" on Saturdays, and Georgia Avenue Thrive, with whom they teamed up with for a book club. "They're helping us to get smart on some of the pressing issues facing our community. And ultimately, the community – who have showed up and supported us since that cold Day 1 in February in a dreary parking lot!"

Find Walls of Books at 3325 Georgia Ave NW

  • Party starts at 1pm
  • Story Time at 2 pm.
  • Raffles throughout.
  • Coffee, cake, small bites.
  • New shirts - including Racerback tanks and kids tees.
 

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Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.



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