Brooklyn is showing off its bookstores with its annual Brooklyn Bookstore Crawl. A total of 25 stores are on the list for the crawl. Two Black-owned bookstores on the crawl list are Adanne (234 Water Street (DUMBO), Open 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Thu-Sat; and Cafe con Libros, A Feminist Bookstore (724 Prospect Place (Prospect Lefferts Gardens) Open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat-Sun, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon, Wed-Fri (closed Tuesday), Phone: 929-327-9373; 

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To participate in the Brooklyn Bookstore Crawl you will need to collect signatures or stamps while visiting the stores along the route. The stores are listed at The Bookstore Crawl will hold an Afterparty on Saturday, April 29, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at The Center for Fiction (15 Lafayette Ave.). For admission to the Afterparty, bring your Bookstore Crawl passport and arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get free raffle tickets for every bookstore visited.  If you visit at least 5 bookstores during the Bookstore Crawl you will receive a coupon for 25% off a book purchase at a store during the month of May.   

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