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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 January 2017

22 January 2017 - Poetry Evening “Signs”
Time: 19h00

28 January 2017 - Kids Book Launch: Polly’s Piralympics by Jann Waratunga
Time: 11h30

Events for February 2017

2 February 2017 - Book Launch : Spiritual Chat on the Death Of A Loved One. By Allison Scott
Time: 18h15 

All Welcome. Cash Bar

9 February 2017 - Poetry Evening with Writer’s Bloc
Topic : Signs (Open Mic for all budding poets)
Time: 19H30

11 February 2017 - Little Maestros
Time: 10H00

Classical concert for children
Paid event. Contact Magdalene Minnaar [] for bookings.

14 February 2017 - “Valentines Day” Romantic Couples Workshop “I Love You More Than Chocolate”
Time: 18H30

R 490.00 per couple. Contact for bookings.

16 February 2017 - Over 35’s Singles Event.
Do you want to meet singles on the same page? Then join Aunty Valentine at her alternative Valentine’s Day party.
Complimentary drinks & music to set the mood. You never know who you might meet!!
Contact Kirsten or Deborah on (011) 513 2800 to book your table.

26 February 2017 - Poetry Evening with Writer’s Bloc
Topic : Incredible Beasts (Open Mic for all budding poets)
Time: 19h30

Physical Address

Shop 74

Telephone: +27 11 513 2800

Skoobs Trading Hours

Sunday to Thursday: 10h00 – 23h00
Friday and Saturday: 10h00 – 24h00

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