Bookstores in Alabama

A guide to the best independent
Alabama bookstores


Alabama Booksmith - 2626 19th Place S. - (205) 870-4242

Reed Books - Birmingham ALReed Books

2021 3rd Ave. N.
Phone: (205) 326-4460
Type: Primarily used books with new books
Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy

An amazing mixture of books used, rare and new, including 500-year-old titles as well as hard-to-find volumes both current and old. Reed Books/The Museum of Fond Memories is a time machine that you'll want to visit time and again.


Page & Palette - 32 S. Section St. - (251) 928-5295


Little Professor Book Center - 2717 S 18th St. - (205) 870-7461


Bienville Books - 109 Dauphin St. - (251) 438-2904 - Used books


Eclipse Coffee & Books - 1032 Main St. - (205) 665-4234


Capitol Book & News Co - 1140 E Fairview Ave. - (334) 265-1473


The Gnu's Room - 108 S. 8th St. - (334) 705-0484

Owens Cross Roads

Gibson's Books - Owens Cross Roads ALGibson's Books

3137 Old Highway 431
Phone: (800) 844-4757 or (256) 725-2558
Type: Used books
Specialty: General Interest
Find Us: Facebook

We have been in business for over 20 years. We have stocked our online shop with rare, used and out print books. We also have postcards, sheet music, advertising, photographs and other ephemera. We will be happy to answer any questions you have by either email or phone.  Our open shop West Station Antiques is in Downtown Historic Owens Cross Roads in Northern Alabama. Our Hours are Thursday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 1-5. We offer a general line of used and rare books and ephemera as well as other antiques.



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