FREE RIDE (4/27) | Austin Bookstore Crawl

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We're sorry you missed this Free Ride event! You might try downloading the CapMetro App and purchasing a Local Day Pass anyway, since it's easy to hit several bookstores on high-frequency bus lines. Follow Capital Metro on Facebook or Twitter to get first dibs on upcoming events. To host your own event or for other inquiries, please contact: Lonny Stern | lonny.stern@capmetro.org

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We're sorry you missed this Free Ride event! You might try downloading the CapMetro App and purchasing a Local Day Pass anyway, since it's easy to hit several bookstores on high-frequency bus lines. Follow Capital Metro on Facebook or Twitter to get first dibs on upcoming events. To host your own event or for other inquiries, please contact: Lonny Stern | lonny.stern@capmetro.org
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Visiting dozens of locally-owned bookstores on a cross-town scavenger hunt for a chance to win fabulous prizes sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday -- unless you spend so much time looking for parking that your Bookstore Crawl slows to a standstill!

TRY TRANSIT INSTEAD! | Capital Metro and the Austin Bookstore Crawl are offering you a free Local Day Pass -- so you can spend more time exploring bookstores and less time circling parking lots.

DOWNLOAD A *FREE* DIGITAL DAY PASS | Capital Metro is making it easier than ever to try transit. Simply sign up for a DIGITAL Day Pass (below) and we'll send you a free Local Day Pass via the CapMetro App.

DID YOU KNOW KIDS RIDE FREE? | Students 18 years of age and younger ride free on all Capital Metro services! Therefore, ONLY ADULTS will need Capital Metro Day Passes to ride!

  • Instructions for accessing your tickets in the CapMetro App will be included in your Registration Confirmation after signing up.
  • This event registration page is to sign you up for the FREE CapMetro Day passes only.
  • Please visit the official Austin Bookstore Crawl website to learn more about the event.

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CATCH CAP METRO | You can start your trip nearly anywhere with a Capital Metro Local Day Pass. Then, find the route serving your favorite bookstore and the Post-Crawl Party at Big Medium!

  • Austin Books and Comics | 1, 801
  • Balcones Books | 19
  • Big Medium (Post-Crawl-Party) | 300
  • BookPeople | 4, 5
  • BookWoman | 1, 801
  • Dragon's Lair | 3, 5, 19, 323, 324, 803
  • Half Price Books (All 7 Locations)
  • Malvern Books | 1, 3, 19, 801, 803
  • Monkey Wrench Books | 7, 337
  • South Congress Books | 1, 801
  • Tribe Comics and Games | 3, 300, 803

Routes above don't directly serve your home? No problem. Start your trip at a Capital Metro Park & Ride and/or find a free parking spot along Routes 1, 3, 4, 7, 10, 19, 201, 300, 323, 324, 337, 801 or 803 to save yourself the time, money and hassle of finding parking.

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AUSTIN BOOKSTORE CRAWL | has a mission is to connect readers across Austin, Texas by building a diverse community of local independent bookstores. To participate in the Austin Bookstore Crawl.

  1. Visit 3 or more of the participating bookstores on April 27th. To enter the drawing for the grand prize, you must include at least 3 sponsoring bookstores in your crawl. They're clearly listed and marked on a map on our website.

  2. Complete each store’s designated scavenger hunt task and post a picture on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Be sure to use the #atxbookstorecrawl hashtag and tag the store’s account! Tasks will be announced on our social media this website on Friday, April 26th.

  3. Browse the store! We’re here to get to know and love Austin’s independent bookstores!

  4. To enter to win the grand prize, you need to send screenshots of your social media posts to atxbookstorecrawl@gmail.com. For every 3 bookstores you visit, you are entered once to win the Grand Prize. 6 store visits equates to 2 entries, 9 visits to 3 entries, and so on. If you visit all participating bookstores, you will be entered 5 times to win the Grand Prize.

PLAN YOUR TRIP
On the web: http://www.capmetro.org/planner
On your phone: http://www.capmetro.org/app

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