Celebrate Book Lovers Day on November 2


Sure, Thanksgiving takes over our calendar every November, but no reader can forget a little known holiday that takes place during the month – National Book Day, which will fall on Nov. 2 this year.

Whether you’re a voracious reader or you haven’t picked up a book since high school, today is the day to get back into the joy of reading and pick up a book off one of the shelves of our local bookstores. Historical fiction, romance novels, crime dramas… you can find them all in the South Orange area!

[words] Bookstore, located at 179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood which is five minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is a is local, independent and award-winning
bookstore that works to engage readers of all ages and interests.

Plus, this bookstore is always holding author’s events and workshops, so you can get in on the action for Book Lover’s Day by checking out their full calendar! This is a great bookstore to head to for browsing for books or if you’re looking for a rainy day activity.

Montclair Book Center, located at 221 Glenridge Ave, Montclair which is 18 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is one of the largest independent bookstores in New Jersey, with more than 10,000 square feet of new and used books.

Come appreciate their extensive selection, have one of their knowledgeable staff members point you in the right direction and give recommendations, or simply get lost for hours. Plus, they recently added a record store featuring thousands of vinyl gems from old LPs to 12 inch singles and 45s.


[words] Bookstore

179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-9500


Montclair Book Center

221 Glenridge Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-3630

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