The second annual Austin Bookstore crawl takes place April 28.
After all, it’s the season of brick-and-mortar-retail celebration. Record Store Day takes place April 21; Free Comic Book Day on May 5.
Participating ATX Bookstore crawl include:
Austin Books and Comics
HalfPrice Books (All 7 Locations)
Hops and Heroes
Monkey Wrench Books
South Congress Books
Tribe Comics and Games
Here is the deal, according to the website:
“Visit three or more of the participating bookstores on April 28.
“To enter the drawing for the grand prize, you must include at least three sponsoring bookstores in your crawl. They’re clearly marked on the map on our website and are listed on our website.
“Complete each store’s designated scavenger hunt task and post a picture on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
“Be sure to use the #atxbookstorecrawl hashtag and tag the store’s account. Tasks will be announced on ATX social media this website on April 27. (Here is their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.)
“To enter to win the grand prize, you need to send screenshots of your social media posts to mail to: email@example.com.
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“These screenshots ensure that you posted on your social media accounts, tagged the independent bookstore (if available), and found your three scavenger items.
“For every three bookstores you visit, you are entered once to win the Grand Prize. Six store visits equates to two entries, nine visits to three entries, and so on.
“If you visit all participating bookstores, you will be entered five times to win the Grand Prize.
”ATX Bookstore Craw will email the winner of the Grand Prize on April 30. Be sure to check your inboxes on that day.
“Only emails sent on April 28 will be valid. If you are the lucky winner, you will have 24 hours to respond and claim your prize. If you don’t respond within 24 hours we will draw a new winner.”