Algorithm Alternative Day

Event date: 
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

We use our BRAINS


We use our KNOWLEDGE

Algorithm Alternative Day 3rd Annual at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

We do that every day without fancy, dancy algorithms for online shopping to help you find just the RIGHT book at the RIGHT time.  And we employ local folk - your neighbors, friends, and kids - to keep our tax dollars recirculating HERE in our LOCAL COMMUNITYA counter-movement to Prime Day in support of indpendent stores and independent minds. 

  • Early birds 10 am - 11 am:  receive 23% off EVERYTHING in store (except special orders, St. Francis books, and gift cards)
  • 11% off EVERYTHING in store from 11:01am - 5 pm (except special orders, St. Francis books, and gift cards)
  • Donate gently used, like-new books to GUSD for Read-A-Palooza. 19% off books bought from Once Upon A Time for the donation. 
  • Games: Crossword puzzles to solve, jigsaw puzzles to make
  • TREATS ALL Day - served by a REAL, LIVE person
  • Sightings (and petting) of our ever popular Pippi Longstocking
  • Bring in your dog and receive a free doggy biscuit. 
  • With purchase, get a spin on the Once Upon a Time Wheel of Fortune to win free bookmarks, gift cards or signed books. 



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