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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Oregon

The best list of independent Oregon bookstores

 

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Quirky, messy, overflowing used bookstore.

Bloomsbury Books is an independent bookstore located in Ashland, Oregon. We specialize in contemporary fiction, children’s books, young adult, local authors, and a large Shakespeare and theatre section.

  • Soundpeace
  • 199 E. Main St.
  • City: Ashland
  • Phone: (541) 482-3633
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts
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Soundpeace is a brick and mortar retail store and community resource connecting people with products that inspire, delight, inform, and hopefully bring a little meaning, peace, and joy into our lives. We sell books, jewelry, crystals, singing bowls, greeting cards, statues, prayer flags, candles, incense, home decor, and more.

Tree House Books
  • Tree House Books
  • 15 N. Main St.
  • City: Ashland
  • Phone: (541) 482-9616
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts, Newspapers
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TreeHouse Books was established in 1978 in Ashland Oregon, a small town of 22,000 and home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. We have a wonderful collection of hand-curated books for newborns to young adults & beyond, as well as Art & Craft Supplies, Writing Tools, Journals, Storytelling and other games, toys and fun gifts for all ages. We co-host Community Events: Magical Lantern Walks to Lithia Park for each season, the FaeryGodmothers’ Midsummer Tea Party in June, Wizardopolis Wizard Party in July, and the Monster Ball in October.

Visit us today in Astoria, Oregon and browse our eclectic selection of new and old books, tarot cards, incense, unique gifts, and trinkets! If the mood suits you, sit down, order a fresh brewed house coffee or espresso and enjoy our quirky atmosphere and wi-fior maybe even a bit of conversation with the locals!

  • Lucy's Books
  • 348 12th St.
  • City: Astoria
  • Phone: (503) 325-4210
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Local, independent, bright, and friendly. A true readers’ shop. New books and customer orders arriving constantly. Check out our used book loft as well.

  • Betty's Books
  • 1813 Main St.
  • City: Baker City
  • Phone: (541) 523-7551
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Regional
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Baker County’s general bookstore for new and used books, with a great selection of local and regional history and much more. We also sponsor a monthly literary event.

Winter River Books
  • Winter River Books
  • 170 2nd St. SE
  • City: Bandon
  • Phone: (541) 347-4111
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Alternative/Political, Art, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Educational, Feminist, LGBTQ+, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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WinterRiver Books is an independent bookstore located in the heart of Old Town Bandon, situated on the Coquille River and the Southern Oregon Coast. In 1983, Center Books was formed by Jane and Ray Comerford featuring children’s books and a wide selection of books on philosophy and religions of the world.

Jan’s Paperbacks is an independently owned bookstore specializing in selling and trading paperback books. Since 1981, Jan’s has been serving its customers as an alternative to the big name national chain bookstores. Personal service and a knowledgeable staff keep customers returning week after week.

Powell's Books
  • Big Story Books & Movies
  • 228 NE Greenwood Ave
  • City: Bend
  • Phone: (541) 617-9271
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Big Story Bookstore is Central Oregon’s biggest independent bookstore. Big Story emphasizes attention to artistic design and a thoughtfully curated selection of classic, local, modern fiction, and non-fiction, hot authors, and uncommon books, movies, and vinyl.

Dudley’s BookShop Cafe is a locally-owned bookstore featuring a curated, in-depth selection of new and used literary fiction. Based in Bend, we are quickly becoming the Downtown spot for meetings, both formal and informal.

Roundabout Books

We’re an independent bookstore in Bend, Oregon.

The Book Nook
  • The Book Nook
  • 200 NW 1st Ave
  • City: Canby
  • Phone: (503) 776-8999
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy, YA
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings, Storytime
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At The Book Nook, located in Canby, we carry a variety of new books (in store and online), audio books, used books, titles by local authors, comics, graphic novels, vintage books, gifts, stationary, and more! We specialize in selling and trading used books.

Cannon Beach Book Company

Often cited as the perfect browser’s bookstore, Cannon Beach Book Company is a haven for discriminating readers of all ages. We specialize in good literature, both classic and contemporary, and host author events.

Book Bin Corvallis

Grass Roots Books & Music
  • Grass Roots Books & Music
  • 227 SW 2nd St.
  • City: Corvallis
  • Phone: (541) 754-7668
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, LGBTQ+, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Puzzles, Stationery
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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Locally owned, independent bookstore since 1971.  Serving our community with a carefully curated selection of books, puzzles, cards, stationary, calendars, and magazines. Wonderful website with great search & free freight options.

The Bookloft

Your hometown source for books, really good coffee, and amazing local art.

  • J. Michaels Books
  • 160 E. Broadway #A
  • City: Eugene
  • Phone: (541) 342-2002
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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J. Michaels Books has been selling books in downtown Eugene since the summer of 1975. We strive to provide outstanding individualized service tailored to each customer’s interests and tastes.

  • Tsunami Books
  • 2585 Willamette St.
  • City: Eugene
  • Phone: (541) 345-8986
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Welcome to our page! Visit often to stay updated on readings, music events, and other fun stuff! Free wi-fi available to our happy customers. 20% off used books during Duck football games.

  • Gold Beach Books
  • 29707 Ellensburg Ave.
  • City: Gold Beach
  • Phone: (541) 247-2495
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Aquarius Books & Gifts

New books and gift store plus a wonderful selection of jewelry, rocks, and gems!

Oregon Books & Games

We are a full service bookstore, family owned and operated since 1991. We carry an extensive selection of guides and history of Southern Oregon, plus a huge inventory of baby to YA books.

Formerly Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop, we have grown over the years and now offers both children’s and an expanded grown up books.

Independent bookstore in Hermiston, OR. New books, bookish gifts, and games.

Waucoma Bookstore

Waucoma Bookstore has a variety of books, toys, cards, gifts, calendars, and much more! Looking for tickets to events in the Gorge? We sell tickets for many events in the area.

  • Basin Book Trader
  • 5507 S. 6th St.
  • City: Klamath Falls
  • Phone: (541) 884-0197
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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We sell used books for all ages and sell many local authors’ books. Voted best bookstore in Klamath Falls!

Klamath Falls’ newest independent bookstore!

Bob's Beach Books

  • Bob's Beach Books
  • 1735 NW HWY 101
  • City: Lincoln City
  • Phone: (541) 994-4467
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: Children's, Crime/Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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If we don’t have a title you’re looking for let us know, we’ll see if we can find it for you. We now offer digital audiobooks and e-books through our website. We also carry the complete line of cards and prints featuring the mermaid, fairy, and Alice paintings of famed Oregon artist David Delamare, as well as his original paintings.

Robert's Bookshop

  • Robert's Bookshop
  • 3412 SE Hwy 101
  • City: Lincoln City
  • Phone: (541) 994-4453
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Housed in three connected buildings, Robert’s Bookshop is the largest used bookstore on the Oregon coast–we have something for everyone. Original illustration art covers the walls at Robert’s, and we have thousands of titles listed on our website which aren’t on the store shelves, so be sure to check robertsbookshop.com as well.

We offer a wide variety of titles crammed into a small space. We are happy to give recommendations, and do special orders.

Third Street Books

We are a locally owned, indie bookstore in the heart of Downtown McMinnville, Oregon. Shop local and indie and see the difference!

Village Books

  • Village Books
  • 291 E. Barnett Rd.
  • City: Medford
  • Phone: (541) 779-7576
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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This brick & mortar mom & pop store is over 4000 square feet. Karen and Gary will be pleased to help you find what you are looking for. We are a general interest store with lots of fiction and nonfiction. We also carry old stock comic books, graphic novels, vinyl records, music CDs, and audio books. We have been in business for over 25 years and are the last standing used bookstore in Medford.

  • Chapters Books & Coffee
  • 701 E. 1st St.
  • City: Newberg
  • Phone: (503) 554-0206
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Café/Food
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A local bookstore in Newberg, OR. We are a general independent bookstore and serve Bespoken Coffee Roasters and Caravan Roasters. We have a literal wall of loose-leaf teas available.

Annie Bloom's Books

  • Annie Bloom's Books
  • 7834 SW Capitol Hwy.
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 246-0053
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional, YA
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Puzzles
  • Events: Author Signings, Readings
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A neighborhood independent bookstore, we carry a broad range of new books across many genres. And we are constantly bringing in new stacks of amazing sale books. Our main emphasis is on customer service. We want to make your browsing experience a pleasure. And, of course, we want to help you find what you’re looking for. If we don’t have your book in stock, we can usually get it for you in just a few days. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff awaits you.

Backstory is a neighborhood bookstore and second-hand knit shop. Books and yarn bought and traded.

  • Bearly Read Books
  • 16441 SE Powell Blvd.
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 667-9669
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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We are a used bookstore taking in paperback books for trade credit. We give a quarter of the cover price to the customer. We sell used books for half the cover price unless otherwise marked. We also have two store cats: Fluffy and Shadow.

Belmont Books

Local bookstore in the lovely Sunnyside neighborhood carefully curating new and used books for your reading pleasure.

Bingo Used Books features over 100,000 used books, kids’ books, CDs, vinyl records, DVDs, VHS movies, comics, and more. With great prices, a spacious store, and an additional 100,000+ books for sale online, Bingo Used Books is the place to be for used books! Come visit us in Southeast Portland and check out our online stock on our website.

Broadway Books

  • Broadway Books
  • 1714 NE Broadway
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 284-1726
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines
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Broadway Books is a locally owned independent bookstore serving the northeast Portland community since 1992. We describe ourselves as “A Great Little Store with Great Big Service.” We carry a carefully curated selection of books across a variety of subjects and genres, with an emphasis on literary fiction, history/current events, and memoir/biography. We have as well a lovely curated selection of used books. We also offer greeting cards and magazines. We’re happy to special order books for you, and we gladly gift wrap your purchases at no charge. You can sign up for our e-newsletter to learn of our almost-weekly events in the store.

A Children’s Place Bookstore opened its doors to Portland families more than forty years ago and has been helping raise voracious readers ever since.

Crooked House Books & Paper offers beautiful and unusual books and ephemera. Our specialties include illustrated books, children’s books, beautiful bindings, Pacific Northwest interest, literature, early twentieth century ephemera, and the odd & unusual. We are open Wednesday & Saturday from 11 am-5 pm, or by appointment.

  • Daedalus Books
  • 2074 NW Flanders St.
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 274-7742
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Most of our books are used, but we also carry new books that we think are special and want to see people reading. Our interests are broad, but we love the humanities. Our books range from art history, literary theory, theology, poetry, natural history, metaphysics, and children’s books, and so on. We buy books Monday-Friday, and recommend calling ahead. We host readings a few times a year. You can sign up for our MailChimp email list to get updates. Our employees are true bibliophiles, and will be glad to help you find what you’re looking for.

Come check out our magical reading fort in the Alberta Arts District of Portland, Oregon.

Monograph Bookwerks is a curated selection of new and used books on contemporary art, design, architecture, fashion, theory, and criticism. Vintage objects, prints, paintings, and ephemera too.

Mother Foucault’s Bookshop is a serious book lover’s haven with a curated collection of literature, philosophy, literary criticism, foreign language books, and more.

Powell’s Books on Hawthorne offers more than 200,000 used and new books. We host author readings several times each week, and our Kids’ Room is a popular family destination.

  • Powell's City of Books
  • 1005 W. Burnside
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 228-4651 or (800) 878-7323
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
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Occupying an entire city block and housing approximately one million books, Powell’s City of Books is the largest used and new boosktore in the world.

  • Revolutions Bookshop
  • 8713 N Lombard
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (971) 288-2391
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts
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We are a small independent bookshop Located in downtown St. John’s Oregon. Specializing in books, vinyl, and the strange and unusual.

Rose City Book Pub

  • Rose City Book Pub
  • 1329 NE Fremont Street
  • City: Portland
  • Phone: (503) 287-4801
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Feminist, LGBTQ+, Literary
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings, Storytime
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Rose City Book Pub brings together everything we enjoy: books, beer, and wine, of course, but also community events, music, art, and good discussions. The Book Pub is a place for people to gather. It is also a place for people to retreat to a corner to work or read alone while they enjoy our carefully curated selection of beer and wine.

The biggest, baddest, and blackest anti-racist bookstore in the Portland. Children’s books, nonfiction, fiction, scifi, politics, and more.

Two Rivers Books

Two Rivers Bookstore is a new, general interest bookstore located in St. Johns. We share a space with Weird Sisters Yarn and carry books, yarn and local makers.

Wallace Books, located in the heart of Portland’s Sellwood/Westmoreland neighborhood, is your source for new and used books, both the hottest new best sellers, and that quirky, hard-to-find out-of-print treasure!

Fine, scholarly books in the humanities, specializing in Christian theology, Judaica, philosophy, classics, fiction, history, and archaeology.

Herringbone Books

Located in the very center of downtown Redmond, we’re easy to find. Just look for the Redmond Arch over 6th St.

Book Bin Salem

  • Book Bin Salem
  • 450 Court St. NE
  • City: Salem
  • Phone: (503) 361-1235
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Escape Fiction
  • 3240 Triangle Dr. SE
  • City: Salem
  • Phone: (503) 588-5865
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Established in 1994, Escape Fiction Books carries a variety of fiction and non-fiction books with an extensive collection of genre fiction, especially science fiction/fantasy, romance, and mystery/thriller.

Reader's Guide

  • Reader's Guide
  • 735 Edgewater St NW
  • City: Salem
  • Phone: (503) 588-3166
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Toys/Games
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Reader’s Guide is the oldest independent bookstore in Salem, Oregon. We opened in February of 1983 and have happily served the community ever since.

  • Beach Books
  • 616 Broadway
  • City: Seaside
  • Phone: (503) 738-3500
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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  • Paulina Springs Books
  • 252 W. Hood St.
  • City: Sisters
  • Phone: (541) 549-0866
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Your local choice for new and used books, toys, games and more!

Profits from our Bookstore are used to support activities at the Stayton Public Library. We have a wide selection of used and new books for both adults and children.

Klindt's Booksellers & Stationers

Welcome to Klindt’s Booksellers and Stationers, the oldest bookstore in the Pacific NW.