An Island bookshop has joined a new campaign to save Britain's bookshops from closing.
Online book sales have hit both large retail chains and independent book sellers.
The Bridge Bookshop in Port Erin has joined the 'Books are my Bag' campaign in a bid to encourage Manx readers to shop local.
On Thursday the store hosted the launch of the second Isle of Man Litfest, which gets underway later this month.
Bridge bookshop managing director Angela Pickard says it's an important initiative: