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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Arkansas

The best list of independent Arkansas bookstores


  • City Title Batesville
  • Address 1 136 W. Main St.
  • Phone (870) 793-4276
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Paper Chase Bookstore was established in the mid-70's as a used bookstore and continued as such until we added new books and special orders two years ago. If the book you are looking for is not in our stock of approximately 80,000 titles, we can order it.

It's a Mystery BookStore is a destination for locals and book lovers located on the historical public square in Berryville, Arkansas. We specialize in gently-used to new reads. It's a Mystery is dedicated to book lovers of every persuasion by offering over 20,000 titles by more than 2,000 authors, in both gently-used & new books and items.

  • City Title El Dorado
  • Address 1 117 N. Jefferson Ave
  • Phone (870) 862-8123
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are a general and out-of-print bookshop specializing in literature, poetry, Irish studies, Americana, and more. As a full-time Bookseller since 1978, we've been connecting customers with books for over 30 years. We buy books from 1p-4p everyday except for Sunday.

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  • Address 1 205 W. Dickson St.
  • Phone (479) 443-2080
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Nightbird Books is located in downtown Fayetteville, at 205 W Dickson St. We are a locally owned, independent bookstore, featuring a wide variety of hand-selected new books for adults and children. We also offer a small selection of cards, stationery, and toys as well as a cafe with locally roasted coffee, locally brewed beer, and many, many events.

  • City Title Little Rock
  • Address 1 6801 W 12th, Ste B
  • Phone (501) 366-4044
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Address 1 1001 Wright Ave Ste C
  • Phone (501) 372-5824
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's, African American
  • Sidelines Artwork

Supporting all genres from classics to new releases. We host book discussions, storytime for children, and community discussions. Call us for any book!

  • Address 1 120 River Market Ave
  • Phone (501) 918-3093
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

We are part of the Central Arkansas Library System and have three floors packed with donated books at a low price.We also have an excellent cafe (Bookends), and a beautiful staff art gallery.

  • Address 1 5920 R St.
  • Phone (501) 663-9198
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings

WordsWorth Bookstore is Little Rock's largest and oldest independent bookstore. We offer a wide selection of new titles, and specialize in local interest books. Our helpful staff is available seven days a week to assist you and make your shopping experience an enjoyable one. 

  • City Title Rogers
  • Address 1 399 AR-12
  • Phone (479) 246-0533
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Friendly Bookstore is a project of Friends of the Rogers Public Library. Proceeds from the sale of used books supports the library and its programs. Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM Monday-Saturday.

  • City Title Russellville
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  • Address 1 319 W. B St.
  • Phone (479) 219-5119
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

B Street Books is a quality used bookstore in downtown Russellville, Arkansas, selling gently used books and comics. We also carry many new books at used book prices, with a wide variety to choose from. We have quality classic comic books at low prices, a great selection of both new and gently used graphic novels, and are proud to be the only local source for professionally graded collectible comics by CGC. We also offer our entire book inventory at our website.

Downtown's newest destination for book worms, eager readers, college students, and kids! Plus, loads of community events!
  • City Title Springdale
  • Address 1 462 E. Henri De Tonti Blvd.
  • Phone (479) 927-6001
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are a used bookstore with two separate inventories: one in our retail store for local customers to browse, and one online that ships orders worldwide.

  • City Title Van Buren
  • Address 1 816 Main St.
  • Phone (479) 471-9315
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

A local Indie bookseller of new and used books featuring thousands of titles in used from all genres. Also featuring Mama Carmen's coffee from, our coffee bar as well as natural teas, iced and frozen drinks.


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