Recap: Fundraising Event with Mostly Books

In case you missed the announcements leading up to the event last week (LOL), in celebration of the Tome Gnome’s 1-year anniversary, Mostly Books donated a portion of every purchase made on Saturday, September 24 to our 2023 fundraising campaign! So what happened? Drum roll, please… Friends: you showed up, bought a TON of books…

Fundraising Event with Mostly Books: Saturday September 24th

Friends! This Gnome has exciting news! Over the past several weeks I have been cooking up another fun event in honor of my 1-year anniversary and have partnered with the amazing Tucson indie bookstore, Mostly Books.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 9:30 am – 5 pm, and a portion of every…

Recap: Poetry Center Summer Social

On Wednesday, July 20, two of the Tome Gnomes (Jody and Emily) had an amazing opportunity to present our story at the University of Arizona Poetry Center’s Summer Social! Sadly, our third co-founder could not be there, but she was with us in spirit (hi, Mary Ellen!) The event was held at the Century Room…

Upcoming Summer Social Event: July 20, 2022!

If you follow us on social media, by now you know that the Tucson Tome Gnome will be the featured speaker at the University of Arizona Poetry Center’s upcoming Summer Social event on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. The Summer Social will be taking place at the Century Room at Hotel Congress – doors open at…

Borderlands Book & Beer Pairing List

Do you want to read the full descriptions of the book and beer pairings that were shared during the event with Borderlands Brewing Co. on June 29th? Here they are! The Guncle by Steven Rowley – Viejo Pueblo Blonde Ale Glitter Beer The Guncle pairs smashingly with Borderland’s newest beer, Viejo Pueblo Blonde Ale (also…

Borderlands Book & Beer Pairing List

Do you want to read the full descriptions of the book and beer pairings that were shared during the event with Borderlands Brewing Co. on May 3rd? Here they are! Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston – La Miche The La Miche is a classic Michelada. Using the base of the Citrana Gose,…

Behind the Scenes with the Tucson Tome Gnome

So many people have asked us what it’s like to run the Tucson Tome Gnome (TTG), with a lot of people thinking that the three of us just get together once a month and wrap up some books and hide them for folks to find. HAHA. If only it were so simple! Honestly, running TTG…

Thank you for the love, KGUN9!

This gnome has more exciting news to share! Earlier this week (March 8), Tucson Tome Gnome was featured in KGUN9 in a wonderful story from reporter Megan Meier. You can watch the news story here! The gnome’s helpers met with Megan a week earlier to chat about all things books, Tucson, and the joy of…

Thank you so much, Friends! (and an update)

Friends! If you don’t follow us on Instagram, you may not have heard… but we recently met our GoFundMe goal of raising $5K to cover the costs of books for the remainder of 2022!!! Exciting! And it all came together in about 2 weeks. Our minds are blown and our hearts are full. So, how…

Support the Tucson Tome Gnome!

Friends, Tucson Tome Gnome has some exciting news! We now have a GoFundMe page to help support our work in bringing random bookish joy to our friends and neighbors in the Tucson community! We’ve had so many people reach out and ask about how they can support us, and we’re excited to share that this…