Marsden Books October Newsletter

Marsden Books Newsletter October 2016

How fortunate we are to be embedded in such a great little community where we are supported by such a loyal group of customers.

Many of you have been shopping with us for so long we count you as friends. It’s especially rewarding to see all our young readers coming in to buy books with such enthusiasm, followed by encouraging and involved parents and grandparents.

Long live the book.

New Zealand Bookshop day, Saturday October 29th
This is a special day when we celebrate bookshops around New Zealand. At 3pm we will have Ned and Gillian, the authors of “In the Bush” and “At the Beach” series. They will be talking about their books and will run a small quiz for visiting children. We shall have spot prizes. All children who visit the shop on Bookshop Day will get a goody bag to take home. Adults will be able to choose a “blind date with a book.” We will also have some surprise special entertainment in the afternoon.

“The Viaduct Postcard” Launch
Thursday November 3rd at 6pm: We are launching a new children’s book written by our very own local author Susan Price and with a very Wellington theme. Please rsvp by November 1st.

CDs
We have a selection of Christmas CD’s available and many of the award-winning classical CD’s for 2016.We also have the full range of Harry Potter series on CD read by Stephen Fry.

NZ Post
These are the dates for Christmas Posting.
Rest of the World —Wednesday November 30th
Asia, UK and Europe — Friday 2nd December
Australia —Wednesday 7th December.

There is no economy rate for postage on  letters or parcels. International Courier is available to most destinations, and can be posted a bit later. With recent changes to the Karori Postshop we are anticipating extra NZ post business especially at Christmas so please bear with us if service at the counter is a bit slower.

Christmas Hours
We shall be open Sundays in December, 11am till 3pm
Closed: December 25th, 26th, 27th
Open: Wednesday 28th, 29th, 30th 9am—5pm
Closed: Saturday December 31st, January 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Open: Wednesday January 4th, 5th, 6th 9am—5pm
Open: Saturday January 7th 9am—3pm

We wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year, and a safe and relaxing holiday. There is a small Christmas gift for you to collect from us when you are next in the shop.

Happy reading, and thank you for your support this year from the team at Marsden Books.

 

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