Newest BHSU Bookstore, Jacket Zone, opens in downtown Spearfish

Author: BHSU Communications/Tuesday, June 9, 2015/Categories: 2015















           The Jacket Zone, the newest location of the Black Hills State University Bookstore, opens Friday, June 12 in downtown Spearfish.



The Jacket Zone, the newest location of the Black Hills State University Bookstore, will open Friday, June 12 in downtown Spearfish.   

Jacket Zone, located at 617 Main St. in Spearfish, will offer a complete line of BHSU clothing and gifts as well as Spearfish and Spearfish Spartan apparel and gifts. Jacket Zone will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

The store will feature artwork and photographs by BHSU students and faculty. The Jacket Zone will also have a reading area that will showcase work by regional authors. Plans are being developed for book readings, poetry slams, and other events.

The store opens in time for the start of Downtown Friday Nights. Attendees will be able to browse the store and purchase BHSU gear during the community event.

Mike Jastorff, director of the BHSU Bookstores, said he&rsquos pleased to have a presence in downtown Spearfish.

"Spearfish is an awesome college town and we&rsquore excited to have the opportunity to become a part of the downtown community," Jastorff said. "I invite all area residents to stop by to see. I&rsquom also excited about increased visitor traffic that this location provides for us."

Jacket Zone marks the University&rsquos fourth location. The largest BHSU store is located on campus in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union. There are satellite locations at BHSU-Rapid City, 4300 Cheyenne Blvd. and in downtown Rapid City at 706 Saint Joseph Street in the Estes Campbell Law Firm. BHSU merchandise also can be ordered online at

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