Cape Cod & Islands Bookstore Trail Launches

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Hyannis, MA (May 7, 2019)Follow the Cape Cod & Islands Bookstore Trail to discover a treasure trove of new and used bookstores from Sandwich to Falmouth to Provincetown, Martha’s Vineyard to Nantucket.
The program will launch on Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27 and continue throughout 2019.  The goal of the Trail is to highlight the unique and diverse array of independent bookstores on Cape Cod and the Islands.
20 independent bookstores (and counting!) will participate in the Trail, including  Books By the Sea in Centerville, Booksmith/Musicsmith in Orleans, Brewster Bookstore in Orleans, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven, East End Books in Provincetown, Eight Cousins Books in Falmouth, A Great Yarn in Chatham, Herridge Books in Wellfleet, Isaiah Thomas Books & Prints in Cotuit,  Main Street Books in Orleans, Market Street Bookshop in Mashpee, Mitchell’s Book Corner and Nantucket Bookworks on Nantucket, Parnassus Book Service in Yarmouthport, Provincetown Bookshop in Provincetown, Reed Books in Harwich Port, Titcomb’s Bookshop in East Sandwich, Wellfleet Booksmith in Wellfleet, Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookshop and Children’s Annex in Chatham and Yellow Umbrella Book in Chatham.
Trail maps will be available at participating stores and can also be downloaded from the group’s website at
People who visit 5 or more stores during 2019 will be given a Cape & Islands Bookstore Trail button.
Many of the participating bookstores will offer light refreshments and  some will offer special events on April 27, to celebrate the launch of the Bookstore Trail and Independent  Bookstore Day, a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.
The Cape & Islands Bookstore Trail is organized by Caitlin Doggart from Where the Sidewalk Ends in Chatham, Sara Hines from Eight Cousins Books in Falmouth,  and Vicky Titcomb from Titcomb’s Bookshop in East Sandwich.
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