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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 March 2017

2 March 2017 : Book Launch : Tangled Weeds

When lives collide, and time runs out, will there be one final chance for redemption?  A gritty tale of crime, violence and intrigue amid the cruel and dangerous underbelly of Johannesburg.
Author : Sarah Key
All Welcome
Time:  : 18h30 

4 March 2017 : Little Maestros 

Classical concert for children
Paid event. Contact Magdalene Minnaar for bookings.
Time: : 10h00 

8 March 2017 : Book Launch : Murderer/Oscar & My Journey with Gregory 

Authors: Husband and wife team Advocate John R Bauer and Rika De Jager
A look into the legal side of Oscar Pistorius’s infamous trial and a touching tale of love and loss.
All Welcome
Time : 18h30 

9 March 2017 : Book Launch : 3 Titles by an expert in Leadership and Social Intelligence

“Conversing – Building a Healthy Marriage One Conversation at a Time” (2nd Edition), “Re-Dreaming – Dreams Do Come True” and “Business God’s Way”.
Author : Paul Nyamuda
Publicist : Helen Holyoake
All Welcome
Time: 18h30 

15 March 2017 : Poetry Evening

With Writer’s Bloc Poets & Guest Musicians
Theme : Your Rights (Open Mic to close)
All Welcome
Time: : 19h30

16 March 2017 : Book Launch : Terrible Beauty – The Murder At Joyce’s Tower

Author : V.M. Devine (V.M. Devine is the pen name for the writing-collaboration of Valerie Ganzevoort and her father, Michael Mahony).
In a classic “Whodunnit” Chief Superintendent Fírinne Jeffries draws upon all of her experience and brilliance to unmask the perpetrator of an horrendous murder in Dublin’s iconic landmark, Joyce’s Tower!
All welcome
Time: : 18h30

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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