Flashlight Books has had their grand re-opening! The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce joined them for their ribbon cutting recently. Who else has desperately missed a great book store? This shop is located in downtown Walnut Creek at 1537 No Main Street. From their website, www.flashlightbooks.com:
“Flashlight Books is an independent bookstore dedicated to promoting a sustained love of reading in children – particularly in their teen and pre-teen years, when they most need the messages of empathy and the diverse viewpoints that books provide. We are a space that is community-focused and celebrates curiosity, passion, and learning. In addition to being a store for books, we will host events, create a tutoring space, and run programs for kids and teens. Flashlight Books aims to be a place where families feel welcomed, kids feel safe, and young adults feel supported.”
Love this quote from their website, “Reading is a tool no one can take away. A million bad things may happen in life and it’ll still be with you, like a flashlight that never needs a battery. Reading can offer a crack of light on the blackest of nights.” – Blue Balliett
Let us know if you go there and what you think. I’m anxious to support this local gem.