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Shop Open Book!


Nov 28, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017
06:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.


Milkweed Books and the The Shop at MCBA are pleased to present Shop Open Book!, a series of lively literary shopping events in the Open Book building. Every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., November 28 through December 19, join us for an evening of festive drinks, deals, prints, and more. Find something special for the bookworms on your list––yourself included!

Shop Open Book! Tuesdays feature:

Extended hours

  • Milkweed Books will be open until 8:00 p.m., these four Tuesdays only!
  • The Shop at MCBA will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Thrifty beverages

  • Conexion Cafe will extend their happy hour prices on tap beers and house wines until 8:00 pm, so you can sip while you shop.

Custom prints

  • Sister Black Press will be in the lobby printing Poetry Spoke Cards on their custom bicycle press, featuring excerpts from local poets. Each week will feature a different poem––join us each Tuesday to collect them all!

Lit Discounts

  • Purchase any retail item (cards and other gifts) from the Shop at MCBA to receive 10% off your book purchase at Milkweed Books. Purchase any title or a Milkweed Books subscription to receive 10% off retail items at the Shop at MCBA (cannot be combined with other offers).

Featured Gifts

  • Milkweed Books Subscriptions: What’s better than getting a great book for the holidays? Getting a year’s worth of great books! Choose from our three subscription services to get the best hand-picked books delivered to the readers you love. We select the titles, you spread the cheer.


  • Specialty holiday cards: Looking for that unique holiday card to send to your loved ones this season? The Shop at MCBA carries a wide variety of hand printed cards from artists all over the U.S

We look forward to seeing you Tuesday evenings for Shop Open Book!





View map Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Open Book, First Floor
Minneapolis, MN

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