Relive the magic of middle school at Latchkey Record’s Grown Ass Book Fair, a nostalgic celebration of books, vinyl, and retro vibes.
East Passyunk Avenue’s beloved haven for vinyl, vintage treasures, and all things cool, Latchkey Records, is teaming up with The 8th House, a radical metaphysical shop with a focus on ethical witchy vibes and indie goods, to present the inaugural Grown Ass Book Fair. On Saturday, May 27, from noon to 4 pm, this event promises to transport attendees back to the magical days of middle school book fairs, offering an array of thematic goods and experiences that will ignite a wave of nostalgia.
At the Grown Ass Book Fair, Latchkey will unveil its long-awaited graphic novel collection, bringing the world of comics back to East Passyunk Avenue after years of absence. Fans of graphic novels can rejoice as these captivating stories will be available with a special 20% discount off the cover price.
Step into a time capsule of the 90s and early 2000s as the book fair embraces the spirit of that era. Alongside the vast selection of books and zines, attendees will find a variety of throwback activities that will transport them back to their middle school days. Dive into the future with a nostalgic twist by experiencing tarot card readings infused with 90s vibes. Then, energize yourself for more fun with adult “Lunchables,” a delightful throwback snack that will awaken your inner child.
Attendees dressed in middle school-inspired fashion will receive a generous 10% discount on their Grown Ass Book Fair purchases. Those who dress their best in “middle school” attire may even have the chance to win a free Tamagotchi virtual pet as a nostalgic keepsake.
Capture lasting memories of this enchanting event with Polaroid photos available for just $3. Strike a pose against Latchkey’s “Teen Heartthrob” wall, adorned with a collage of beloved faces from yesteryears, ensuring you have a memento of your journey back in time.
Don’t miss the opportunity to relive the magic of the middle school book fair at Latchkey’s Grown Ass Book Fair. Explore a treasure trove of books, zines, VHS tapes, friendship bracelets, and more. Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of graphic novels, rediscover your future through 90s-inspired tarot readings, indulge in nostalgic snacks, and capture memories that will transport you back to the golden days of your youth.