NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Indiana
The best list of independent Indiana bookstores
The Bookshelf of Batesville has been in business for over 30 years! Offering new books and over 100,000 used books, The Bookshelf is the place for all your reading needs. Owner Chris Fairchild and the other "Bookshelf Ladies" will be happy to help you find the perfect book for you! If it's not on the shelf, the store offers special ordering complete with overnight deliveries.
Founded in 1973, Viewpoint Books is one of the oldest general bookstores in the state of Indiana. Viewpoint is located in downtown Columbus, Indiana world renowned for its modern architecture. Visit our Events page for upcoming and ongoing events.
With over 150,000 titles, we are one of the largest bookstores in Indiana. We maintain a good selection in hundreds of categories, and specialize in history, literature, nature, Indiana, scifi/fantasy, mystery, horror, sports, religion, and the social sciences. Opened in 1992, we've remained committed to helping you bring that special book home where it belongs.
Fables Books is an independent used and new bookstore located in Goshen, IN. Focusing on connecting community members through shared stories, Fables Books aims to provide a welcoming space for readers that fosters a culture of reading while connecting people to stories they will love. Fables Books is more than a place; it’s a community where each story matters: ours, yours, Goshen’s, old, new, spoken, written. Our mission is to connect our community through our stories.
We are an independent book store, selling new, gently used, and collectible books. We have over 70,000 titles in stock. We also offer book/Bible repair and restoration. Professional book appraisals are available by appointment for a fee. As always, we can order you the book you need, in or out of print.
We are a used book/vinyl record store carrying a variety of gifts, such as used CDs, DVDs, earrings, mugs, fashion scarves & more!
The Abstract is a family owned book business with approximately 20,000 volumes, mostly hardcover, and many interesting related items including ephemera and magazines. We are open by appointment or by chance.
Founded in 1986 Kids Ink provides quality books and toys for children from birth through the teen years. In addition, select books about parenting and education are available. Books are categorized to provide easy access to books dealing with special needs such as divorce, new babies, and sexuality. Join us for book signings, storytimes, and other exciting events.
Beyond Barcodes Bookstore is a multicultural bookstore selling a variety of books and learning materials. Fair trade goods are also available.
Main Street Books is an independent bookstore in historic downtown Lafayette, Indiana. We are purveyors of new, used, and remainder books and feature a large selection of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery, as well as general fiction. We host free events including author signings and discussions, children's story and craft times, and artist receptions.
Independent bookstore in Market Square with over 35,000 used titles, new books, and literary gifts. We host readings, book clubs, and other community events!
Real books, real people. Special orders, gift certificates, comfy chairs, courtesy coffee, bookbinding and restoration, art gallery, author events, poetry readings, live music performances, a Steinway grand piano, and: Oscar Wilde, Grrrrtrude Stein, Alistair B. Toklas, the bookstore cats.
Full line family bookshop located on the historic downtown square in Martinsville, Indiana. We offer books for all ages, classic toys, boardgames, book related clothing, and great gifts !
A wonderland of books of every type and a wonderful place to find your next great adventure. Stop in and shop and you will find a large assortment of fiction, nonfiction, scifi, horror, romance, manga, and much much more.
The only full-service, independent bookstore in the three-county Southern Indiana region, we carry all genres of books, fiction and nonfiction, and feature local history books. Taco Steve, an outstanding taqueria, shares our space.
Three Sisters Books & Gifts is a general bookstore located in the heart of downtown Shelbyville. We also have a cafe and many unique gift items.
Bookstore devoted to bringing inclusive books, authors, and illustrators, to children and teens.
The Griffon has a uniquely specialized collection of used books and reference materials, with a wide selection of titles in the following fields: philosophy, theology, psychology, classical literature, foreign language, military history, science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, and art & music.
Pretty good book store. Established in 1968 Von's has grown into the area's oldest and most respected book shop. We also feature a wide selection of affordable jewelry, greeting cards, comic books and graphic novels, music, and unique gifts from around the world.
A new cozy, quaint, community-involved, family-owned bookstore. We offer a wide variety of new books, a warm beverage, and quiet spot for you to take in stories and become engaged in a new adventure.
Fine and collectible books, local author books, gently read and new books, antiquarian maps, gifts, stationary, cards, paintings by local artists, and events.
Used bookstore and restaurant. We are a place for people without a place and customer service is our #1 product. We brew our own beer in Indy and pride ourselves on a menu that is both tasty and locally-sourced. We cater to every walk of life and host nightly events including open mic, live music, trivia, pint nights, BBQs, and much more!