University bookstore’s “Get Pop-Cultured” month is midway through

Brittany Anderson

The University Bookstore plans to have events all throughout the month of July so students can stay up-to-date on book trends, social things and pop culture.

“This is our Get Pop-Cultured Month and we are even more excited because each month we will have something going on,” said Nicole Dech, department manager at the bookstore. “We have done some promotions before the transition, but this is tied into the Barnes and Noble book world.”

Get Pop-Cultured Month is a celebration nationwide with Barnes and Noble that the bookstore is participating in.

One of the main events going on this month is Star Wars Saturday, on July 18. It will be a costume-filled festivity honoring the series. According to the press release, guests will be greeted with fun snacks, trivia, merchandise and more.

Other events from the Get Pop-Culture Month are below.

All month: Fan Girl Endcap with titles highlighting strong female main characters like Wonder Woman, Batgirl and Ms. Marvel. It also features Fan Girl’s Guide to the Galaxy.

July 14th: Book release of Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, which is the sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird. The new book will be 30% off and can be preordered; other featured titles will be 20% off.

July 14th – 27th: How to Draw Manga Endcap

July 18th: Star Wars Saturday 11-4pm

July 19th: Buy 2 Get 1 Free Manga.

July 24th: Fan Girl Friday – Q&A sessions with creators posting on The College Juice (

July 28th: Release of Dr. Seuss’s new book, What Pet Should I Get? The bookstore will have kid friendly activities like story time and animal games.

July 31st: Dr. Seuss spectacular: a celebration of Theodor Seuss Geisel. The bookstore will have a display of his titles, a tribute to him and more activities.

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