Many of you have been asking where the Frequently Asked Questions and Read Irresponsibly shirts are. If all goes well I should be updating our store tonight, along with a few other select items. Thank you for your patience.
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After much fiddling with fonts, colors, materials, and websites, we're finally ready to unveil the 2007 Unshelved Fall line, such as it is.
It starts with Frequently Asked Questions, as I know many of you are. Available in a unisex green shirt and a fabulous women's fitted royal purple.
Then we've got the Contains Printed Matter messenger bag, the first of its kind in our store. We love this hardy and handsome canvas bag and we think you will too. Fill it with books and it becomes self-descriptive. Also available in a t-shirt. After all, you are what you read.
Bearing a slogan that will shortly appear in an upcoming Unshelved comic strip, the My Safeword is "Ow!" shirt is the last word in last words.
Our last new t-shirt is Read Irresponsibly, which we certainly hope you do. This shirt is priced to sell, but you don't have to pay for it at all. Just buy any two shirts and get one of these absolutely free!
All of these items will ship before the end of the month, many even sooner. Order early and beat the holiday rush, which tends to eat up popular sizes.
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)
November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)
March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)
April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)
June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
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