Book Fairs

Being affiliated with a full service independent book store has its advantages!!  Book Fairs can be held in our store or at your location.

IN OUR STORE:

We...

  • create a flier for you to distribute to all of your students.
  • stock the books for your event.
  • staff your event and handle all sales.
  • post your event on our calendar.
  • help you create and run in-store events to kick-off and promote your book fair.
  • help set up and handle “wish lists” for teachers.
  • coordinate your book fair with other events at your school.

You...

  • distribute the flier we created to all of your students.
  • create teacher "wish lists".
  • create and run in-store events (with our assistance) to kick-off and help promote your book fair.
  • post your event on your calendar.
  • coordinate your book fair with other events at your school.

 

AT YOUR LOCATION:

We...

  • will provide, upon request, a list of suggested titles for your book fair.
  • can special order specific titles for you.
  • can extend your book fair into our store for an extra week.  (% off coupon can be handed out for use in the store.)
  • provide gift certificates for the winners of a poster contest to advertise your book fair.
  • assist with the preparation of an order form to be distributed before your event.
  • send an invoice after the books are returned upon completion of your event.

You...

  • reserve the dates for your book fair.
  • visit the Towne Book Center to review books and select titles or choose from our list of predetermined selections.
  • ask students and teachers to recommend a “wish list” of titles and series for your fair.
  • schedule preview days for the students and the teachers.
  • conduct a poster contest to advertise your book fair.
  • prepare an order form and provide it four weeks before the fair.
  • coordinate your book fair with other events at your school.
  • pack up your returns and send them to us.


POST-FAIR:

You will receive and invoice detailing the sales for your event.

Select to receive your benefits one of three ways:

  • In-Store Book Fair:
    • 20% cash
    • 30% books
    • combination of cash and books
  • Book Fair at your location:
    • books
    • cash
    • combination
      • sales <$1000: 10% cash or 20% books
      • sales $1000-$2000: 15% cash or 25% books
      • sales $2000-$4000: 20% cash or 30% books
      • sales >$4000: 25% cash or 35% books

 

BOOK FAIR REGISTRATION