Flagship Books: Opening a Bookstore in Strawberry Hill
Jan 24, 2023
Joel Melgren and Ty Melgren
Flagship Books: Opening a Bookstore in Strawberry Hill

Kansas City, Kansas hasn't had an independent bookstores in decades! Inititally, Joel and Ty Melgren, Strawberry Hill residents and brothers, opened  their book store, Flagship Books, in North Kansas City, but they had always hoped to relocate to Strawberry Hill which they did a year ago. They have books in English, Spanish, and Burmese and offer classes, readings, and opportunities to build community through their bookstore.

Come listen to Ty and Joel share their story and learn more about our only independent bookstore in KCK!

To read a bit more about their journey opening up their bookstore, you can check out this article: https://mikcexplore.com/home/2022/5/17/profile-flagship-books