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Gives Back Program

By joining the Gives Back loyalty program, members will receive preferred customer status while earning benefits and rewards. The cost of membership is $25.00 annually. Benefits and rewards include:

  • $25 gift coupon for a meal in Bronte Bistro upon registration
  • $10 gift coupon for every $200 purchased in-store
  • 30% discount on bestsellers and select new CD/DVD releases
  • 20% discount on staff picks 
  • Free lunch or dinner in the bistro on your birthday 
  • Additional discounts and exclusive member-only events

Most importantly, members will select one of the five Community Partners listed above, designating that a percentage of all their annual bookstore purchases be donated back to that particular organization. The Booksellers at Laurelwood will issue proceeds’ payment quarterly. Membership in the Gives Back program is renewable one year after registration.

Membership in Gives Back is a great way to support your community – without breaking the bank. By shopping as you normally would at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, a portion of your dollars go straight to the community partner of your choice – making giving painless!

With a loyal customer base and veteran staff-many employees with over 10 years experience-The Booksellers at Laurelwood is proud to serve as the premier independent bookstore in Memphis. The Booksellers at Laurelwood has a long tradition of supporting schools, non-profit organizations, and the arts community through a variety of special events, community projects, and fundraising activities to enhance learning and cultural literacy. We are proud to continue this community involvement through our Gives Back program.


Gives Back Partners


Literacy Mid-South

Literacy Mid-South is a nonprofit organization mobilizing the community to maximize the impact of literacy and learning services to all segments of our community.


Theatre Memphis

Theatre Memphis is a community theatre whose mission is to provide outstanding theatrical experiences to enrich the lives of our audiences and participants.



WKNO is home to the best television and radio programs public broadcasting has to offer including news, information and entertainment shows from NPR and PBS. Plus, award-winning local productions and the Mid-South's only source of classical music radio programming.                                                     


Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

For nearly 60 years, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has provided exceptional healthcare for children. With the opening of our new state of the art and family centered hospital, we join the ranks of the nation's top pediatric facilities.


Arts Memphis

Arts Memphis raises funds to ensure excellence in the arts and build a vibrant cultural community for everyone. We support arts organizations, arts education and outreach efforts and promote engagement in the arts.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can I use the Bronte Bistro coupon?
A: On your very next visit to the bistro.

Q: How will I receive my $10 coupon? Do I need to keep track of all my purchases?
A: We keep track of all your purchases in the bookstore, and when you hit the $200 threshold, the register will automatically create your $10 coupon on the spot.

Q: What happens if I lose my $10 coupon?
A: Unfortunately, our systems can’t keep track of coupons       

Q: Do my purchases in the Bistro count towards the $200?
A: Your purchases in the bookstore do not count in the bistro.  The bistro, however, will honor your $10 coupon.

Q: Do I need to show my card every time I make a purchase?
A: Yes, you must present your card at each bookstore transaction in order to ensure your purchase counts towards your $200 threshold.

Q: What if I lose my card?
A: If you lose your card we can always look up your account or we can issue a replacement card. All of your prior purchases will be applied to your new card.

Q: Can anyone in our household use the card?
A: Yes, the membership may be shared amongst one household; however we cannot issue more than one card or set of key tags per membership.

Q: How will I know about special events and other discounts?
A: We will notify you via email about any special member-only activities coming up.

Q: Can I use my $10 coupon immediately?
A: You may use it at any time, beginning with your next transaction.

Q: Is Gives Back an annual program?
A: Yes, you will need to renew every year but we the booksellers can tell you when your card expires. You can renew at the $25 or $10 level.