BAM is now open at a new location in Bangor!

Books-A-Million, also knowas as "BAM", has moved from their fromer location at 116 Bangor Mall Boulevard, to some new digs at 490 Stillwater Avenue, which is the fomrer location of Bed, Bath & Beyond.

The store has been open for a few weeks now at the new location, but they will finally christen the new building, with a weekend long Grand Opening celebration, on Saturday & Sunday.

There are two full days full of fun activiites and events for people of all ages.

Here is how the BAM Grand Opening schedule breaks down:

Saturday Events

10am-12pm-Spencer’s Ice Cream, has free treats for the first 250 guests!
10:30am- Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting
11:00am- Laura Freudig “Halfway Wild” Storytime and Signing Event
12pm-5pm- Sawyer’s Shave Ice Truck
1pm-4pm Dog Man meet and greet sessions (sign up on eventbrite heavily encouraged)

Sunday Events

11am-Alexandra Hinrichs “The Lobster Lady” Storytime and Signing Event
11am-3:30 pm Face Painting
11am-2pm Costume Contest with prizes
12pm-Julie T. Kingsley “The Space Between You and Me”
12pm-5pm Sawyer’s Shave Ice Trucks
1:00 pm Buddy Doyle “Where Maine Reads”
3:00 pm Sharon Kitchens “Stephen Kings Maine”

Books-A-Million is open 7 days a week,a the following times:

Monday 10 AM–8 PM
Tuesday 10 AM–8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM–8 PM
Thursday 10 AM–8 PM
Friday 10 AM–8 PM
Saturday 10 AM–8 PM
Sunday 11 AM–7 PM

Luckily, this awful heat and humidity will be out the way for the weekend, so head out and enjoy the Grand Opening celebration at Books-A-Million, 490 Atillwater Avenue, in Bangor.

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