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News for Teens (and anyone who loves YA)!

You might have noticed we've got something brand NEW going on: a B(est) F(eminist) F(riend) Kit! This teen/young adult kit will feature a book, activism materials, and a small surprise every month: a sticker, button, pin, patch, or keychain. We have some super fun ideas, and we hope you'll...

Posted February 27th at 4:40pm

Card Carrying Club Q&A

The Card Carrying Club - our monthly feminist subscription kit - has been under way for a few months now and some questions have been rolling in that we want to answer!Q: How does the Club work?A: We try to make it as simple as possible to be a Club member! You subscribe for however long you like, a...

Posted January 8th at 4:06pm

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

We LOVE the holiday season at Card Carrying Books & Gifts!(We are so over the nonsense of 2017. Come on, 2018!)The shop is all ready for a cozy winter season.(Are you there, God? It’s me, Margaret. I’d love some feminist books and stickers for Hanukkah.)If you can’t make it to our Market Str...

Posted November 18th at 6:16pm

People Are Talking About the Card Carrying Club

When we started Card Carrying Books & Gifts, we wanted to put feminism on Main Street (well, or in our case Market Street!) But we also wanted to be part of the conversation outside our small, upstate NY town.That’s why we created the Card Carrying Club. We deliver a book, gift, and...

Posted November 18th at 3:49pm

Self Care Isn’t Selfish

It can be hard to unpack the concept of self care. Does it mean going to a spa?Taking a nap?Sharing an ice cream cone with your dog?(Obvi, yes to the last one.)The truth is that self care means something different to all of us. But for the Card Carrying team, we feel best when we f...

Posted November 18th at 3:28pm

Be Your Own Feminist Best Friend

It's Like Having a Feminist Fairy GodmotherDo you ever wish you had someone sending you a care package every month reminding you to read more, surprising you with a gift, and giving you the info you need to take action about all the rage-inducing issues of the day?Are you basically looking for ...

Posted November 17th at 8:33pm

Card Carrying Club

Be Your Own Feminist Best Friend!Do you ever wish you had someone sending you a care package every month reminding you to read more, surprising you with a gift, and giving you the info you need to take action about all the rage-inducing issues of the day?Are you basically looking for a far-away femi...

Posted November 17th at 8:29pm