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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Alaska

The best list of independent Alaska bookstores


  • City Title Anchorage
  • Address 1 419 G St. Ste. 100
  • Phone (907) 891-5482
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Art
  • Sidelines Artwork

Bivy is a contemporary art gallery in Anchorage, Alaska. The space hosts a permanent bookstore dedicated to artists’ books, zines, and experimental editions by independent publishers from all over the world.

  • Address 1 1360 West Northern Lights Blvd.
  • Phone (907) 278-9283
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are the largest bookstore in Alaska, and one of the largest used bookstores in the US. We feature used and bargain books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and vinyls.

The Writer's Block Bookstore & Cafe is Anchorage's newest indie bookstore catering to Alaska letters serving great international comfort food and hosting author events.

  • City Title Haines
  • Address 1 223 Main St.
  • Phone (907) 766-3356
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Bookstore selling new & used books, gifts, toys for kiddos & more.

  • City Title Homer
  • Address 1 332 E Pioneer Ave. #1
  • Phone (907) 235-7496
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts

The longest running independent bookstore in Southcentral Alaska with new books, great note cards, puzzles, journals, book lights, and espresso to drink while you shop!

  • City Title Juneau
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 8745 Glacier Highway
  • Phone (907) 789-2750
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

A full service independent bookstore in the heart of downtown Juneau. We carry an excellent selection of Alaska books and Alaska gifts. Within walking distance of the cruise.

  • Address 1 2 Marine Way Ste. 119
  • Phone (907) 586-1726
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Address 1 113 N. Seward St.
  • Phone (907) 463-2665
  • Type Primarily used with some new books

A new, used and rare bookstore located in downtown Juneau, Alaska. Now buying and selling vinyl! Stop in to check out our carefully curated collection.

  • City Title Ketchikan
  • Address 1 105 Stedman St.
  • Phone (907) 225-7690
  • Type New books

Celebrating over 30 years of indie bookselling in Ketchikan, Alaska.

  • City Title Kodiak
  • Address 1 1315 Mill Bay Rd.
  • Phone (907) 942-7560
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Gifts

Kodiak’s small, independent bookshop.

  • City Title Palmer
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 720 S. Alaska St.
  • Phone (907) 745-2665
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

Open since 2001, Fireside Books celebrates good writing in the small town of Palmer, Alaska. We host author events.

  • City Title Sitka
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 201 N. Lincoln St.
  • Phone (907) 747-8808
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Regional

Locally owned since 1976. Specializing in all good book things, including Alaskana.

  • City Title Skagway
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 208A Broadway St.
  • Phone (907) 983-3354
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

Open all year in beautiful Skagway, Alaska. We have hundreds of Alaska-Yukon titles in stock, as well as children's books, contemporary literature, bestsellers, maps, journals, and more.

  • City Title Soldotna
  • Address 1 338 Homestead Lane
  • Phone (907) 260-7722
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional

A small, fully stocked bookstore with easy access from Sterling Highway at the Y in Soldotna. Come visit us when you're fishing for a good book to read or a gift for someone special. We're known for our top-notch Alaskana section.

  • City Title Wasilla
  • Address 1 2901 E. Bogard Rd. #104
  • Phone (907) 373-2677
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

Black Birch Books is a female veteran owned business. We specialize in mostly used books, bookbinding and restoration, Alaskan gifts, and a killer community board! We ship anywhere.


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