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Get to Know Sheila, the Founder of Our Shop Partner, Big Blue Marble Bookstore!

Get to Know Sheila, the Founder of Our Shop Partner, Big Blue Marble Bookstore!

Sheila spent many years working in different bookstores before deciding to finally opening up Big Blue Marble Bookstore. One great thing about this neighborhood based store is that Sheila makes sure she's always keeping her community in mind when it comes to updating her inventory. She pays close to attention to what her customers like/doesn't like to make sure she's always providing a variety of selections for all of her local readers.


Get to know a little bit more about Sheila here!


🤗 When you're not at your shop what do you like to do❓

I garden, read, knit, and spend time in the woods.

🏙 Now that things are starting to open back up, what are you looking forward to with your business❓

Seeing our customers again in person.


🧀 Tell us a favorite story from during your time at your shop!

The store has been here for fifteen years (and counting), and I love talking books with teens who I remember as babies.

🚲 How do you think Bloc will help your business❓

Books from Big Blue Marble go well with High Point coffee and Wild Hand yarn, so why not give people one more way to order?

🏘 Where do you live and what do you love about your neighborhood❓

I live right next to the store, and I love everything about Northwest Philly: its history, its diversity in every dimension, its commitment to community and justice, its natural gifts and its urban strength.

🧡 What is your wish for your community❓

More equity, more joy, more health, more friendship, more creativity and good conversation and abundance.

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