Community Centered, Historically Located, Proudly Independent
For twenty-seven years the Avid Reader has worked to provide its customers with the independent bookstore experience. The largest new book independent in Sacramento and the central valley, we have a diverse selection of books from all your favorite authors and more awaiting your discovery.
We are open daily, except on Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Friday, May 23, 2014
We’re ready for summer, are you?
In case you need something for the kids to while away the time as you prepare BBQ, lounge poolside, or linger over that refreshing lemonade as your dinner guests arrive with festive fireworks in hand-- we have the answer:
Board games, for 3 and up. Perfect next to the AC or outdoors under the broad picnic umbrella, our games are unique and simple.
Bendomino -- $14.99
Ages 6 and up
Dominoes with a twist! (Literally) Plays like dominoes, but twisting around gives players more control with their quirkiness.
Fast Track -- $19.99
Ages 5 and up
Ready, Aim, Score with this tabletop hockey-style game. Snap the little wooden discs from the elastic cord through the hole in the board’s center divider, smashing your opponent's piece out of the way.
Pengoloo -- $24.99
Ages 4 and up
12 penguins. 12 colored eggs. 4 iceberg scoring cards. 2 colored dice. Roll the dice to find matching hidden eggs. Collect six first and you win!
Zimbbos! -- $24.99
Ages 3 and up
1 to 4 players
Stackable animals come in this box, build them up and don’t let them fall. Roll the die to find out how many elephants to add to the pyramid, place the last elephant on top and win the game.
Roll the 5 dice and win the corresponding chip. There are only 4 of each kind of chip, so score the best before they run out.