Bronx’s only independent book store celebrates 2 years in Mott Haven

The Bronx's only independent book store celebrated its second anniversary Saturday on National Independent Book Store Day.

News 12 Staff

Apr 24, 2021, 10:07 PM

Updated 1,148 days ago

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The Bronx's only independent book store celebrated its second anniversary Saturday on National Independent Book Store Day. 
Owner Noelle Santos says it was about celebration, literature, books and community. 
Santos says they gave away free books along with ice cream and a campaign with Valentino and Belletrist for special edition totes. 
On Friday, Santos virtually met with former President Barack Obama to discuss small businesses and community leadership. 
She says the event was a way of saying thank you to the community for showing up and supporting them in both the best of times and worst of times. 


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