Feminist & Bookish Monthly Book Subscription.

Minimalist. Affordable. Convenient.

Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Feminist & Bookish?

Feminist & Bookish is our new monthly subscription for adults and children.

What does it mean to be "minimalist"?

At this time, our subscription only includes books. 

Why take the "minimalist" approach?

We are prioritizing affordability, sustainability and the environment.

What's included in the cost?

The cost of the book, taxes and shipping material.

When does my subscription begin?

Your subscription will begin the first of the following month.

Why am I not receiving a book at the time of subscribing?

Good question. To keep this both affordable and organized, we need to process all subscription at one time.

The service grows each day and tracking payments + orders is a hefty task.

When will books be shipped?

Books orders are placed on the 20th of the month.  They are packed out on the 25th. 

And, mailed between the 27th and the 1st of the following month.   

When should I expect to receive my book?

Unfortunately, due to massive restrictions on normal operations due to COVID19, we are not able to guarantee delivery.

If you selected pick-up, the book will be available by the 5th of the month.  If the book is back ordered, we will alert you of when to stop by.

How long do I have to pick up my book?

Given the size of Cafe con Libros, we are only able to hold the book for 2 weeks. 

After that time, the book will be returned to our distributor.  You can then request for the book to be mailed and or delivered.

What if I already have the book?

No problem. You can request one substitute book per year.

Can I choose the substitute book?

Yes and No.

To keep the process manageable and fair, you will have a choice among the other subscription picks.

What is the cancellation policy?

You are free to cancel at anytime.

If you need help doing so, please email wecare@cafeconlibrosbk.com.

Who is this subscription good for?

Short answer: EVERYONE!

 

Seriously, this is for just about anyone who is:

1. committed to supporting small businesses

2. wants an alternative to Amazon

3. loves books

4. would like to diversify their book choice

5. wants to read books written by, about and for womxn and specifically, womxn of color

6. too busy to shop or remember to go buy books (me)

7.  has a family member or friend who meets the criteria above

8. a current book club member

9. a hopeful book club member

10. wants to read in community

11. want to introduce young people to Feminism NOW

Can I gift this subscription?

Yes.

Who chooses the books?

The book club book is chosen two months in advance by the core members of the book club.

The children's books is chosen by yours truly and are informed by current social issues.

 

How will I know what book are chosen?

A week before shipment, the books will be announced via the e-newsletter.  It is also placed on the website.

Can I recommend a book?

Yes, you can send recommendations for children's books to info@cafeconlibrosbk.com.

Can I make changes to my subscription?

Yes. You can change categories and delivery preference.

Who should I contact with praise or questions?

Please email us at wecare@cafeconlibrosbk.com.

What types of books should I expect?

Intersectional Feminist books = books written by, for and about womxn and girls around the global.

 

Will be there be books for boys?

Yes. Feminist literature is gender-neutral.  It's relevant and integral to all.

My question isn't listed. 

What should I do?

Sorry, we tried to be thorough. Please email us at info@cafeconlibrosbk.com.

E: wecare@cafeconlibrosbk.com

724 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11216

 

Hours:

Tues-Fri     | 9am - 3pm

Sat & Sun | 9am - 5pm

©2018 by Cafe con Libros, Bk. A Feminist Bookstore.  A Womxn of Color Owned Business.