During the summer of 2020, our publishing company hosted an interview series with popular bookstores and libraries across the country. Our founder, Maria Dismondy, hosted the interviews. We got to take an inside look into these creative spaces that house our favorite things—books and books and readers!
Covid-19 caused a lot of heartache and disappointment in the world. But it couldn’t take books away from readers. Find out how these professionals in the industry used creative thinking to present out of the box ideas to offer programming and more to their readers.
In this interview, we heard from Sonia Tedor-Moore at Warwick’s Bookstore.
- Warwick’s children’s books section is the largest children’s book section in the independent bookstore in Southern California.
- A seaside bookstore which tourists coming in, they make sure that the bookstore have lots of books to help people understand about the ocean.
- They are offering a virtual story time to help people see new books and get to hear and get a read aloud because reading aloud is so important to help kids get excited about reading.
- Beneath the Waves
- Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean’s Biggest Secret
- Hum and Swish
Read this blog post if you want to know more about what we learned at the Summer Library & Bookstore Tour!