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Celebrate the Yule Book Flood with Us
Throughout December, we have special events and activities planned for you. Celebration of Jólabókaflóðið will be ongoing throughout December until Christmas Eve.
Every Holiday Season in Iceland, there is the Jólabókaflóðið or Yule Book Flood. Spend your Christmas Eve as they do in Iceland, curled up with a new book, reading, often with chocolate and a hot drink by the fire or under a cozy blanket. We think this is a terrific tradition, one well worth keeping. You can read more about this Icelandic literary tradition at NPR.
At the book store, we've planned a special display of books with suggestions by age group. We also plan to hold a drawing for a THoB goodie bag on December 24, but a drawing that honors this book giving tradition. Anyone who purchases one or more books for a gift will have the chance to enter the recipient’s name into the drawing. In other words, at any point in December buying a book for another person for Yule Book Flood can put that person’s name in the drawing.