Glenda Childs

Author Liaison

Before purchasing the Doylestown Bookshop, Glenda worked for more than 20 years in the field of education, first as a teacher and then as a preschool director and finally as a Literacy Coach on a grant for a university. Glenda has also worked as an adjunct professor at a community college, teaching early childhood education courses and served on a Head Start board of directors in Chicago. Many years ago, she took a business course that required her to create a business plan for an education-related business. The business plan was for a bookstore. And so began her journey! 

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After a year researching the bookstore business, Glenda purchased The Doylestown Bookshop in 2012. She believes there is still a place in a community, like Doylestown, where a bookstore can become not only a retail business, but a gathering place in the community, a place where people can learn new things, relax, share stories, and be entertained. Glenda is happy to be part of an amazing staff and community that makes this all possible!

2019

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2019 BUCKS COUNTY BOOK FESTIVAL