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Welcome to Bookstore1Sarasota


Upcoming Events

  • Apr 19, 7:00 PM EDT – May 10, 9:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Club
    Amigos Book Club es una asociación cultural entre CreArte Latino Cultural Center y Bookstore1Sarasota. Todas las reuniones se llevan a cabo 100% en español via Zoom. Edades: 18+ --100% en español. Libro: La buena suerte de Rosa Montero. Para comprar el libro llame a BookStore1 al 941-365-7900.
  • Apr 20, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom Author Chat
    Long-time Sarasota theater owner and producer Bob Turoff will join us to chat with actress, director and playwright Beth Duda about his heartwarming book of memories, :Dear Roberta: Letters to my Wife: A Golden Apple Memoir.:
  • Apr 22, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Author Visit
    Award-Winning Environmental Journalist Amy Green discusses her engrossing exposé "Moving Water: The Everglades and Big Sugar." A Zoom author visit.
  • Tue, Apr 27
    Zoom Poetry Reading
    Apr 27, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Poetry Reading
    A special poetry reading and discussion with poet Peter Filkins. Resident poetry expert, Doug Knowlton, will facilitate the discussion.
  • May 04, 6:00 PM – May 25, 8:00 PM
    Zoom Poetry Workshop
    Try Your Hand at Poetry Workshop led by Doug Knowlton. Four Zoom sessions: Tuesdays at 6:00 – 8:00 pm: May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25.
  • May 11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Club
    The Mysteries to Die For Book Club led by Elsie Souza. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "Northern Spy" by Flynn Berry.
  • May 11, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Launch
    Join us for a virtual book launch of Mary Alice Monroe’s new heartwarming novel "The Summer of Lost and Found." Mary Alice will be in conversation with best-selling author Elin Hilderbrand, queen of the summer novel.
  • Wed, May 12
    Zoom Book Club
    May 12, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Club
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "Indigo" by Ellen Bass.

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Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 2pm

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About Bookstore1Sarasota

Bookstore1Sarasota was opened in 2011 with one mission: to bring a high-quality independent bookstore to the Sarasota area. Our passion for the joy of books inspired us in the beginning and continues to drive us today. We offer a shopping experience curated with our customers in mind, and we are gratified by the long-term relationships we have built with those who have come through our door: patrons and authors alike. Pay us a visit and join our Bookstore1 family of readers.

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12 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

(941) 365-7900

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(941) 365-7900

(941) 365-7902

12 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

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