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!
Skoobs Line Up
Indie Author Networking : 19h00
A must for all authors and budding authors. Meet and learn from other authors, publishers, designers, editors and the like.
This month’s topic is Copyright. No charge. All welcome.
Pecha Kucha Night : 19h00
Public speaking on steroids!! 20 slides, 20 seconds each.
Speakers for this month are Tanya McDade Haffern, Larry of Sullivan, willie Snyman, Laetitia Booysen, KK Diaz, Debbie Botha, Bjorn L Salsone and Lorraine Jenks.
All welcome. R50 cover charge. Pay at the door.
Colour of Wine Book Launch : 18h30
The Colour Of Wine isn't just another book about picturesque Cape vineyards. Instead, it tells the remarkable story of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy
through the personal journeys of black winemakers. Join us for a lively discussion. Ntsiki Biyela (winemaker), Unathi Mantshongo (CEO VinPro Foundation) and Michael Fridjhon
(international wine judge and writer)will be in conversation with Harriet Perlman.
Wine tasting & light snacks. Cash Bar. All welcome. To RSVP email Nicola@bookstorm.co.za
Poetry Evening : 19h00
Another evening of poetry and music with the wordsmiths of Writers Bloc.
All welcome. Open mic session concludes the evening. R30 per head.
High School Quiz : 19h00
Our first of seven rounds in a book quiz for high school students. Local schools compete for “Bragging Writes” and great prizes.
Embracing No- Paula Quinsee – Book Launch : 18h30
TV relationship coach Paula Quinsee launches her second book at Skoobs.
She is a Relationship Expert, working with individuals and organisations to cultivate healthy relationships using emotional intelligence insights,
imago relationship therapy principles and NLP tools. Paula is a TedX speaker, has been a consultant to "Married at First Sight SA" TV show, writes articles for
various platforms and has appeared in several media in both her personal and professional capacity.
Drinks and snacks will be served. All welcome.
JVD Marketing Morning : 09h30
Another informative and interesting session with marketing guru Jacques De Villiers.
This month’s topic is “Marketing Apps and How To Use Them”. R200 per delegate.
For bookings and further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Debunking the Mythology of God and sex – Rev Stephanie Clarke – Book Launch : 18h30
Join “the Irreverent Reverend” Stephanie Clark for a story which is both illuminating and courageous, witty and wise, and has given birth to a new path of reconciliation between Spirit and Flesh.
Rev Steph is the founding minister of Soul Home, the first multi-racial, New Thought spiritual community in Johannesburg. She is an inspiring speaker, a sacred ceremony facilitator, a life coach and an intuitive channel for spirit communication.
Light snacks. Cash bar. All welcome. RSVP to email@example.com
We Are The Ones We Need – Sihle Bolani – Book Launch : 18h30
This book highlights the war on black professionals in corporate South Africa.
Drinks & snacks will be served. All welcome.
Telephone: +27 11 513 2800
Skoobs Trading Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10h00 – 23h00
Friday and Saturday: 10h00 – 24h00
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