Philadelphia’s new African-American bookstore; the founder of Cider Monday speaks; the Lone Star state’s big new indie; the hardworking 102-year old bookseller; and more.

Pennsylvania Gets New African-American Bookstore: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill has opened Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee Books on Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia.

Cider Monday Founder Speaks: The promotion intended to lure shoppers away from buying books online was started by Williard Williams, owner of the Toadstool Bookshop in New Hampshire.

Sprawling Used Bookstore Opens in Texas: The Published Page, a used bookstore that houses some 125,000 books for sale, has opened in the town of Cleburne.

Massachusetts’ Curious George Store to Stay: The World’s Only Curious George Store has renewed its lease in Harvard Square in Cambridge.

Centenarian Bookseller Stays at Work: Lila Weller is 102 years and the widow of Sam Weller, founder of Weller Book Works in Salt Lake City, where she continues to work to this day.

Florida Christian Bookstore Survives: Gospel Inn Christian book and gifts in Lakeland has stayed in business for 46 years so far.