Bookmarks Celebrates Groundbreaking in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Bookmarks, the nonprofit literary organization in Winston-Salem, N.C., held a groundbreaking and celebration ceremony on Independent Bookstore Day at its new, expanded bookstore downtown. The location will include the organization's offices, an event and gathering space, and Foothills Café, which will be run by its partner, Foothills Brewery.

The occasion featured children's author Megan Bryant, who led a "construction-themed story time," adding two new verses and illustrations to her book Dump Truck Duck, the Chronicle reported.

The event also included remarks by Councilman Jeff MacIntosh, book sales and tours of the new space.

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