Pride Bookstore Pops Up In Elk Grove
This week A Seat At The Table Bookstore celebrated Pride Month 2021 in Elk Grove with a Pop-Up Pride event. Hosted by the cool and relaxing Savvy House Coffee Bar located on Bruceville Road, the event took place from 11 am – 3 pm this past Sunday, June 27. During the event, A Seat at the Table, the pop-up bookstore, sold unique and interesting books for adults and children. Their purpose: celebrate diversity and create a safe space for all people of all races and backgrounds. Their focus this year: celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Elk Grove, and in the Sacramento region. A Seat At The Table believes, “Everyone deserves a seat at the table, and books can change the world.” The pop-up bookseller expects to establish a permanent space on Laguna Springs Drive later this year.
During the event, A Seat at the Table offered books for all ages, genders, gender expressions, sexualities, and other LGBTQ+ identities along with a diverse mix of books, toys, games, puzzles, and trinkets. Visitors received a 10% discount on a book, just for wearing their favorite Pride outfit.
Guests came in throughout the day, browsing and buying books for their families and friends, in hopes of spreading awareness and understanding of the meaning of Pride Month. They also stopped inside Savvy House Coffee Bar to enjoy fantastic expressos and cappuccinosSavvy House Coffee Bar is not a typical coffee house in Elk Grove. It helps bring the Elk Grove community together and heal from social injustices. This week Savvy House Coffee Bar and A Seat at the Table worked together to celebrate the meaning of Pride.
Learn more about A Seat At The Table at www.aseatatthetablebooks.org.