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BAMB Readers Awards
A Day in the Life of a Bookseller
Find a Bookshop
Find a Bookshop
BOOKSHOP DAY 2020
Bookshop Day 2020
= Saturday 3 Oct
BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDS 2020
to see this year's shortlist.
FIND A BOOKSHOP
to search for bookshops participating in the Books Are My Bag campaign.
What is Books Are My Bag?
BOOKS ARE MY BAG
is a nationwide campaign run by the Booksellers Association to celebrate bookshops. It launched in 2013 and today comprises Bookshop Day and the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. At the centre of the campaign is the iconic BAMB tote bag. Since the campaign launched, over a million people have worn a Books Are My Bag to show their love for their local bookshop.
Every year over a thousand bookshops around the country take part in Bookshop Day by holding special events, creating bespoke window displays and more. The BAMB Readers Awards are the only awards curated by bookshops and voted for by booklovers.
Why Buy Books in Your Local Bookshop?
You love books
You may be about to make a purchase you'll value for the rest of your life
You'll be shopping on your local high street
You'll be helping create local jobs
You might just find a book you never knew existed
You'll find great gifts for friends and family
You can talk to real people about books they know and love
You'll be part of your local book-loving community
Our BAMBassadors are well-known book-lovers who have been photographed with our iconic BAMB tote, and who are passionate lovers of bookshops.
Click on the banner below to see the many, many well-known faces who want bookshops on our high street to survive and thrive!