Skoobs Theatre of Books
Concept Book Store In Johannesburg
Skoobs Theatre of Books in Johannesburg is a store where your imagination can run wild: a world of literary and entertainment delights. The first of its kind in South Africa, this innovative state-of-the-art concept store covers 1,200 square metres of space on two levels, in the heart of Montecasino and offers a huge range of books in every genre.
The store also includes a coffee shop with unique coffee and tea offerings and an up-market Champagne Bar on the upper level, with baby grand piano to provide entertainment while you enjoy a glass of bubbly and choose a good read. Skoobs has a wide selection of reading accessories and gifts as well as range of the latest DVD’s.
The wonderland continues for the younger generation with a custom-designed, animal-themed interactive kiddie’s book section and a breath taking Skoobs fish tank, complete with specially designed water books to keep visitors mesmerised.
The wonderland continues for the younger generation with a custom-designed, animal-themed interactive kiddie’s book section and a fish tank. Skoobs is also visited from time to time by well loved children’s book characters who promote the joy and benefits of reading.
The Coffee Shop at Skoobs offers a varied menu which includes toasted sandwiches, cakes, freshly baked muffins, juices and delicious aromatic coffee tailored to your taste. High Tea can be booked for special occasions and The Champagne Bar is a popular venue for celebrations, parties, musical events and has even been the romantic setting for a fairytale wedding!
Events for August 2017
22 August : Book Launch : Four In The Morning : 18h30/19h00
By Author Phillipa Mitchell and based on actual events, “Four in the Morning” is a story of love, tragedy, forgiveness and redemption. It a powerful personal documentation of unshared truths, dedicated to a family whose lives were left shattered in the aftermath of events that will never be fully understood.
Welcome drinks & snacks. All welcome.
23 August : Local Books For Local Authors : 18h30
Brought to you by Porcupine Press, this fantastic event features 6 authors in a celebration of local writing talent.
Snacks will be served. Cash Bar.
Telephone: +27 11 513 2800
Skoobs Trading Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10h00 – 23h00
Friday and Saturday: 10h00 – 24h00
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