October is National Book Month

The best way to celebrate National Book Month is to support our local bookstores and libraries.

This week we had the pleasure of getting to know the team over at One More Page Books. Founded by owner Eileen McGervey in 2011, One More Page Books has served as a place of gathering, learning, and celebration for more than a decade. Manager Lelia Nebeker proudly told us that One More Page Books is a space in which the community can “share in a love for reading and books…Everyone can read what they love without feeling judged.”

In the wake of COVID19, One More Page, like most businesses, had to pivot. Lelia explains the bookstore is still thriving “absolutely because the community has come out to prove that they want us here!”  She shares that their team strives to “prioritize what we think will enhance our community’s experiences with reading.” She went on to say that One More Page Books loves to participate in programs like the Arlington Shopping Passport  as it is their goal to also “make sure that all of these other small businesses succeed”

In addition to proudly participating in local businesses sales initiatives, the folks over at One More Page Books regularly collaborate with the Arlington Public Library, working closely with their team on many of the library’s programming events. 

What better time than National Book Month to get involved? Our very own Cherrydale location is hosting everything from Latin Dance Lessons to Family Halloween Origami workshops this month. 

Langston’s own Peter Harnik, author of “Rails to Trails: The Making of America's Active Transportation Network” will be leading a thought-provoking discussion on the history of the creation of the W&OD Trail in Arlington.  Register Here

To learn more and find an event near you, please visit One More Page Books and the Arlington Public Library's event pages. Also, please do forget to check out our pick for best read of the month here.

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