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Apostle Islands BooksellersApostle Islands Booksellers is a full-service, locally-owned, independent bookstore located in Bayfield, Wisconsin on the south shore of Lake Superior. Our collection of books emphasizes the history, cultures, nature, lifestyle, cuisine and activities of our locale – the Apostle Islands, the Chequamegon region, Lake Superior, the Great Lakes, Ojibwe Country and the Northwoods.
We offer carefully selected general fiction and non-fiction titles of interest to residents of Bayfield, Washburn, Ashland and the surrounding communities as well as the many visitors who journey to the unique and spectacular settings of Madeline Island, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness Area. We also carry a selection of quality accessories, maps and charts, and gift items with a regional flavor.
You will find us on Rittenhouse Avenue in the heart of historic Bayfield, Wisconsin across from the Big Water Café and Coffee Roasters. Come in and browse. If we don’t have just what you want, we can usually get it for you quickly or find an excellent alternative. Check our Events calendar and join us for author readings, book groups and other events to add a literary dimension to your Bayfield experience.
Also, take a moment to read some of the recent articles written about us:
Bayfield County Journal, Michael Perry Scavengers Event


The Art of Poetry: A Discusson with Local Poets

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The Art of Poetry: A Discussion with Local Poets

Join us at Bates Art Bar on Saturday, December 6th at 4:30pm for a panel discussion with local poets. We will hear a few pieces from each poet, and discuss what it's like to be a poet in our community and in this day and age. Poets attending include Rob Ganson, Gwen Smith Patterson, Hope McLeod, and others. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

We will have copies of each author's books available for purchase as well.

When: Saturday, December 6th, 4:30pm
Where: Bate Art Bar, 14 South Broad Street, Bayfield

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by Dr. Radut