Watershed Books expands to new location :: exploreClarion.com
BROOKVILLE, Pennsylvania. – The independent bookstore and literary arts center Watershed Books moves to a new location.
Watershed Books is approaching its first anniversary as a physical store on Main Street in Brookville.
Due to the support of the community, and in particular the generosity of the local owners, Watershed Books is moving to a new location at 194 Main Street (upstairs) where they can expand their retail area and center. literary art.
The new location is in the heart of historic Brookville.
The bookstore is the culmination of support for the Watershed Journal Literary Group, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit dedicated to empowering and increasing the number of regional authors and readers in the Wilds of the western Pennsylvania.
The association has published literary magazines and organized literary events and workshops for over three years. The mission of the organization is to provide inclusive opportunities for storytelling and publication.
What started as a small group of inspired writers has evolved into a regional literary movement spanning eleven counties with collaborations and partnerships that extend even further.
Watershed Books offers both used books of all genres and new books from regional authors. Used books are mostly priced at $ 2, $ 5, or $ 10. The new location will also provide more community space – a reading lounge, a self-service coffee and tea station, and a meeting room with public computers.
TWJ’s Chairman of the Board, Jo Scheier Bugay, explained how the new space will support the organization’s ongoing efforts.
“The expansion of our bookstore and Literary Arts Center is a key part of the Watershed Journal’s mission to support storytellers in our region – voices rarely heard otherwise; voices with heartfelt stories to tell, ”Bugay said.
Visit Watershed Books at their new location at 194 Main Street (upstairs) for their grand reopening on Saturday, October 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To learn more about Watershed Books and The Watershed Journal, visit www.thewatershedjournal.org.
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