Here's a great little video in support of local independent bookstores.
Don't know where there's an indy bookstore near you? Then check out IndyBound.
Why should you support local businesses? Because they keep your community alive! Try that indie bookstore. Go to that Mom and Pop diner. Patronize your local farmer's market. Keep the money local. That keeps people in JOBS. People with jobs contribute their $$$ to the local enonomy. That keeps you in YOUR job.
In these troubled economic times, it's just the right thing to do.