In Tampa Bay, you can have both, by visiting these charming community-centered book shops. Whether you prefer your books with a side of freshly brewed coffee or fresh conversation, these bookstores offer unique and enjoyable experiences for lovers of the written word.
April is National Poetry Month. If you are a lover of the spoken word, the Tampa area has an assortment of readings and book signings to celebrate the beauty of poetry.
In 1990, President George H.W. Bush approved the designation of the month of November as Native American Heritage Month. Whether or not you are a descendent of a Native American tribe, you can still participate in the celebration of their history and culture. The Tampa area has plenty of things to do if you like going out, and plenty of books to read and movies to watch if you like staying in.
Nothing beats a good book in the dog days of summer. Check out some of these award-winning books by local Tampa Bay authors.