Shop local. Eat local. Read local.

Light Messages’ READ LOCAL program is our effort to encourage people to support their local literary arts—and that includes shopping at their local bookstore.

Contact us to learn more about our Read Local program.

  • We have free stickers and buttons for Indie Bookshops.

  • If you send us a photo of the Read Local sticker or button in your bookstore, we'll feature your store in our newsletter!

  • We also license the Read Local logo (for a small fee) to Indie Bookstores so you can customize it with you store or town name and add it to anything you'd like. That means you can make tote bags, t-shirts, mugs, bookmarks, and sell them directly--keeping all the profit for yourself. Contact us to inquire about licensing the logo.

pdfDownload our Read Local Display Sign for your store 

pdfHarness the power of Read Local with our tip sheet. Click to download.


Read Local Book Festival Coming to Durham!

Light Messages Publishing is working with the Durham Public Library and other awesome community Leaders (Readers) to organize the first Read Local Book Festival in Durham, NC (our hometown) May 16-17, 2015. 

Learn more online at



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