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Indie Bookstores in Wisconsin

The best list of independent Wisconsin bookstores

 

  • City Title Appleton
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  • Address 1 310 W College Ave.
  • Phone (920) 738-6636
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Readings
Unique items and gifts for the body, mind and spirit. Everything from Angels to Zen! Featuring the state's largest selection of sterling silver jewelry and gemstones from around the world. A rare find awaits with angels, crystals, books, music, tarot, candles, incense, aromatherapy, statues, mystical creatures, and Native American and Eastern artifacts. Private psychic readings. Open 7 days a week.
  • City Title Cable
  • Address 1 43455 Kavanaugh St.
  • Phone (715) 798-5014
  • City Title Fish Creek
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  • Address 1 4083 Main St.
  • Phone (920) 868-1467
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
A carefully selected collection of 20,000 used and rare titles, focused on regional history, militaria, Americana, as well as a general inventory of literary fiction, mystery, suspense, art, nature, hunting, fishing, exploration and adventure titles. We also stock a broad selection of new books, journals and blank books, antique and reproduction maps, puzzles, and postcards. We take particular pride in presenting a well-organized stock of clean used books in excellent condition.
  • City Title Green Bay
  • Address 1 2069 Central Ct. #44
  • Phone (920) 406-0200
  • City Title Madison
  • Address 1 1421 S. Park St.
  • Phone (608) 441-1957
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
Popular Culture bookstore since 1979.
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  • Address 1 315 W. Gorham St.
  • Phone (608) 257-7888
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Feminist, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Room offers a wide selection of current and classic fiction, nonfiction, periodicals, graphic novels, local interest titles, gifts, greeting cards, and t-shirts. We also have strong children's and young adult, women's studies and LGBT fiction and nonfiction sections.
  • Address 1 315 W. Gorham St.
  • Phone (608) 255-4730
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Manitowoc
  • Address 1 1624 New York Ave.
  • Phone (920) 682-7040
  • City Title Menomonie
  • Address 1 214 E. Main St.
  • Phone (715) 233-6252
  • City Title Milwaukee
  • Address 1 2559 N. Downer Ave.
  • Phone (414) 332-1181
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  • Address 1 2710 N. Murray Ave.
  • Phone (414) 963-9089
  • Type New books
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Outwords Books Gifts & Coffee is conveniently located in Milwaukee's East Side, a short drive or bus ride. Coming from Wisconsin Ave., Outwords is two blocks from both the "GreenLine" & "30-Maryland" Bus. Please phone for directions. Outwords Books offers a wide selection of LGBT-related books, videos, music cds, magazines, cards, gifts, personalized customer service plus a cozy Coffee Bar offering lights snacks plus a damned good cup of coffee!
  • Address 1 5704 W. Vliet St.
  • Phone (414) 774-7205
  • Specialty Children's
Our goals are to promote a lifetime practice of reading and writing, to provide a forum and resource center for writers/artists in our region, and to increase and diversify the audience for contemporary literature through innovative approaches to multi-arts programming. Woodland Pattern is the only Milwaukee, Wisconsin arts organization presenting contemporary literature to the general public on a continuous basis.
  • City Title Oconomowoc
  • Address 1 1039 Summit Ave.
  • Phone (262) 567-0106
  • City Title Oconto
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  • Address 1 302 Collins Ave.
  • Phone (920) 834-3220
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Toys/Games
BayShore Books LLC is Oconto County's Independent Bookstore. Whether you are looking for new or used, we offer a wide variety of adult and children's titles, along with puzzles, toys, gifts, and journals. Can't find what you are looking for? Let us special order that new or out of print book for you.
  • City Title Oshkosh
  • Address 1 200 E. City Center
  • Phone (920) 230-3395
  • City Title Plymouth
  • Address 1 216 E. Mill St.
  • Phone 920) 892-6657
  • City Title Spring Green
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  • Address 1 102 E. Jefferson St.
  • Phone (608) 588-7638
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Greeting Cards/Postcards
The independent bookstore you'll wish was in every town, and the independent-minded cafe you'll be glad to find inside.
  • City Title Stevens Point
  • Address 1 2724 Post Rd.
  • Phone (715) 341-2665
  • City Title Viroqua
  • Address 1 213 S. Main St.
  • Phone (608) 637-8717
  • City Title Washburn
  • Address 1 2 E. Bayfield St.
  • Phone (715) 373-2899
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Washington Island
  • Address 1 1885 Detroit Harbor Rd.
  • Phone (920) 847-2565
  • City Title Waupaca
  • Address 1 108 N. Main St.
  • Phone (715) 256-9186
  • Specialty Children's
  • City Title Wausau
  • Address 1 505 3rd St.
  • Phone (715) 845-9648
  • City Title Wauwatosa
  • Address 1 7603 W. State St.
  • Phone (414) 774-2665
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