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Upcoming Events at Resist

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Saturday, June 22, 2024 1:00PM
Sunday, July 7, 2024 4:00PM
Friday, July 12, 2024 6:30PM

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Patricia Mills
Patricia Mills
March 22, 2024
First of all, it is an absolutely beautiful pristine location filled with a variety of books for those who LOVE reading the written word. The environment makes me want to sit with a cup of tea and enjoy the book I've chosen. And if you are seeking topics on and by African Americans, it is especially delightful for adults and children. Secondly, the staff is well-suited and quite knowledgeable to help one find exactly what they're seeking.
Baby J Howard
Baby J Howard
March 16, 2024
Very nice atmosphere, I try to stop by and support when I am in the area.
Barbara Winston
Barbara Winston
March 2, 2024
Professional service, diverse selection of books and a relaxing reading atmosphere are the reasons I selected Resist Booksellers as my favorite bookstore !! It's my happy place; I so look forward to my frequent visits and the exciting books I purchase for gifts and for my own literary pursuits.
Cindy Shaw
Cindy Shaw
March 2, 2024
Great bookstore! A wonderful and varied selection from history to poetry to novels to science fiction to social justice. Wonderful vibe and inviting space. Do yourself a favor and stop by.
Crystal Boyd
Crystal Boyd
February 29, 2024
Great ambiance and workers and pleasant Very open to new things and lived this store and what they offer looking forward to more events
Senithia Martin
Senithia Martin
February 15, 2024
Professional & friendly staff, the bookstore itself is beautifully designed. The book selections are great and really speak to the community.
Tiffany Hollin-Wright
Tiffany Hollin-Wright
February 10, 2024
I love what this what this store means for the members of the Petersburg community, and the development of the surrounding Tri-Cities region. There is nothing cooler than walking into a well run, black-owned Indy bookstore that offers a place for communal gathering, entertainment, and both fun and vital resources for people to build their knowledge, political, and social capital. Well done!
Vivian Shields
Vivian Shields
February 6, 2024
Lovely bookstore with a wide selection of books in a quaint area of Old Town Petersburg. Every time I have visited I have received pleasant greetings from the owner and/or his exceptional team. Ask Demetrius for recommendations and you won’t be disappointed. I love that they are welcoming to the community and hosts many wonderful events. They are here!! Make sure to check out their IG and website often because they host poetry nights, author events, and other literary events for the community. We need this in our community, and I love that this bookseller has a vast network of authors and others that are willing to come to our area. The location is easy to get to and is a such beautiful store. You won’t be disappointed. Please visit them and patron them online or in person.
Roosevelt Charles
Roosevelt Charles
January 15, 2024
Excellent collection of book for all levels of readers and interest. Expedites ordering a book for customers that may not appear in the stores inventory