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Since 1989, McIntyre's has been known for being one of the most celebrated independent bookstores in the South, offering a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, including sections on children's books, gardening, mysteries, and North Carolina authors. Discover upcoming author events, what's new in the bookstore, and so much more!

David Sedaris, Stacy McAnulty and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Hello summer! We kick off June with not a splash, but rather a cannonball. Friday night David Sedaris visits McIntyre’s for the first time. With several fans among our staff, we have read Calypso and LOVED it. Friday night promises to be fabulous. While his event in the barn is very nearly sold out - you can come get in line after the event (around 7:30pm) and...



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Kevin Powers, Paula McLain and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Sarah, Johanna and Anna have been working overtime to get their kids’ line up ready for summer. They have a writing workshop, book clubs, and other cool events lined up. So much to tell you about that we will be sending out a separate newsletter with all the deets, so stay tuned! Last call for Ready Readers. We are moving full speed ahead with our plans to give each...



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Kevin Powers, Sisters in Crime and more

Dear Gentle Reader, A final call to action for this school year! We are looking for 16 sponsors to help us supply reading to rising third graders. To help Ready Readers, we are asking for $25 per sponsorship. The goal is to give every rising third grader in the Chatham County public school system a book of their own to take home over the summer. To help sponsor a classroom, please call the...



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Paula McLain, Kevin Powers and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Thank you so much to all who came out to celebrate their independents and visited your local independent bookstore. We had giveaways, Mr. Billy played the guitar, and just so appreciated visiting with our guests. We are going to continue our big hit sale though next Monday, so in case you missed it, you can still visit our tables of 50% off books. Mysteries, cooking,...



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Independent Bookstore Day, Children’s Book Week and more

Dear Gentle Reader, This Saturday is, as proclaimed by Governor Roy Cooper, Independent Bookstore Day in North Carolina. Show us some love and show off your independence by visiting your local bookstore. We at McIntyre’s are marking the day with a blow out sale. 50% off select titles and gift items, Also around the Village this Saturday, a trunk show at Dovecote with Lisette L and Brian...



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Cecile Richards, David Sedaris and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Big weekend coming up at McIntyre’s. A triple header on Saturday followed by the ticketed Cecile Richards event, Make Trouble, in the Barn on Sunday. She will discuss her memoir Make Trouble with UNC’s Michele Tracy Berger. Tickets to attend the event are still available. Call the bookstore 919.542.3030. Saturday’s 11am event with Bren McClain is...



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Cathy Cleary, Caroline Taylor and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Wanting to use your powers for good… McIntyre’s is offering a terrific opportunity to help out future readers right now in Chatham County. While our Reindeer Readers program provided books for Pre-K through first grade, a $25 sponsorship Ready Readers will give rising third graders a book of their own to take home for the summer. Call the bookstore or come by today...



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Cecile Richards, David Sedaris and more

Dear Gentle Reader, This April, let's sow the seeds of reading! Did you know that reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success? Help support student literacy in Chatham County by participating in McIntyre's Books READY READERS! program. This spring we are focusing on making sure all rising 3rd graders at Chatham County Schools...



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Ready Readers!

This April let's sow the seeds of reading! Did you know that reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success? Please help support student literacy in Chatham County by participating in McIntyre's Books Ready Readers program. This spring we are focusing on making sure all rising 3rd graders at Chatham County Schools receive a...



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Cecile Richards, Paula McLain and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Just in case you are looking for something fun and different to do to benefit your community, on Thursday, April 12th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Whitaker & Atlantic in Raleigh, you could buy a ticket for the Les Dames NC fundraiser to benefit The Interfaith Food Shuttle and the NC Junior Chef Competition. Tickets are $70 and Include delicious food prepared by our Dames...



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