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Sat, Jun 17

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Raleigh

Liberation Station Bookstore Grand Opening

Join us as we celebrate with the Liberation Station Bookstore for their Grand Opening Day 1 events! The bookstore's ribbon cutting and grand opening will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 17th

Liberation Station Bookstore Grand Opening
Liberation Station Bookstore Grand Opening

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Raleigh, 208 Fayetteville St Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

About the event

The Liberation Station bookstore's ribbon cutting and grand opening will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 17 with notable children's book authors available to sign books. 

They include:

Derrick Barnes, who wrote the 2022 graphic novel "Victory. Stand!-Raising My Fist For Justice" (National Book Award finalist); "Crown: an Ode to a Fresh Cut" (Caldecott and Newbery honors); and New York Times bestselling books, “I am Every Good Thing,” and “The King of Kindergarten,” among many others.

Tameka Fryer Brown, who wrote “That Flag,” “Brown Baby Lullaby,” “My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood,” and “Not Done Yet: Shirley Chisholm’s Fight for Change.”

Jesse Byrd, who wrote “King Penguin” (Paris Book Festival Top 3 Book of the Year), “Sunny Days,” “Real Jungle Tales,” and more.

Peaches Dean, author of “Memories of My Mommy,” and “Penelope B’s Great Mission.”

Alison Hawkins, who illustrated “The Noisy Classroom,” “What Would Fashion Look Like If It Included All of Us,” and “Little People, Big Dreams: Nelson Mandela.”

Kelly Starling Lyons, who wrote “Going Down Home with Daddy” (Caldecott honor), “Ty’s Travels: Zip, Zoom!” (Geisel Honor Book), and many more.

Shelia P. Moses, who wrote “The Legend of Buddy Bush” (National Book Award finalist, Coretta Scott King award winner), “We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963and more.

Vanessa Brantley Newton, who illustrated the New York Times bestseller, “The King of Kindergarten,” and companion book, “The Queen of Kindergarten,” and more.

Lamar Whidbee, who wrote and illustrated “1..2..3..4 Breathe” with his son, Stone.

To learn more or to RSVP visit the Liberation Station Bookstore Event Page

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