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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Louisiana

The best list of independent Louisiana bookstores


  • City Title Baton Rouge
  • Address 1 4939 Jamestown Ave, Suite 208
  • Type Used books

We sell used, collectible and antique books. We are located inside Aladdin's Lamp Antiques in the very back room.

  • Address 1 3054 Perkins Rd
  • Phone (225) 343-1266
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

New, old & rare books, consisting of 35,000 used and rare books as well as 7,000 hand picked new titles to choose from.

A booky, bookish bookstore in Denham Springs, LA.

  • City Title Lafayette
  • Address 1 2001 W. Congress St.
  • Phone (337) 234-2096
  • Type Used books

Alexander Books was opened by Gary and Barbara Alexander on October 31, 1989. The store is located in Lafayette, Louisiana, The Heart of Acadiana.

  • City Title Metairie
  • Address 1 115 Metairie Rd, Ste E
  • Phone (504) 702-8455
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Little Bookworm offers quality new and gently loved books along with natural, safe, and educational toys to children from ages 0-6. Gift items, including themed gift baskets are available for purchase. Join us for storytimes and other special events.

Buying, selling, and trading quality secondhand books, local music, and good times on historic Oak Street.

Featuring African-centered books, art, fabric, gifts and more. Available to schools, churches, community events for storytelling, book clubs, performance venue, meeting space and book fairs. Will do special orders.

Specializing in used, out-of-print, and rare books, as well as antique maps and prints, from all over the world. A real gem for locals and visitors of all types.

A sanctuary for literature and rare book editions based out of the former home of William Faulkner in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans, LA.

The French Library specializes in children's French books and is located in a magical space Uptown. Our selection also features titles in English for kids and for adults including French lifestyle and cooking, unique children's toys and educational games. Kids are welcome to come and play: craft tables, wooden train set and dollhouse. We also host story time in French on Tuesdays at 10:30am and special events throughout the year.

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  • Address 1 2727 Prytania St.
  • Phone (504) 895-2266
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards

The Garden District Book Shop resides inside the historic property called the Rink at the corner of Washington Avenue and Prytania Street in New Orleans' beautiful Garden District. We carry a large collection of regional titles - new and used; design, art and gardening books; fiction and non-fiction; children's; and signed first editions and limited editions by many regionally and nationally acclaimed authors. The Rink was originally built in 1884 as the Crescent City Skating Rink (roller skating) to lure passing tourists during the World's Cotton Centennial Exposition. Since then the building has housed a livery stable, mortuary, grocery store, and gas station.

Kitchen Witch is a small but purrfect bookshop in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans, specializing in rare, hard to find, out-of-print and pre-owned books on food and cooking.

Octavia Books is an independent, locally-owned bookstore located uptown in New Orleans. We hope you will stop by soon to browse our great hand-picked selection of books, meet our owners and staff, talk about the latest books, or find your favorite author.

Nerdy book shop in Mid-City New Orleans focused on scifi, fantasy, crime, mystery, and children's books. We offer free wifi and host events! "It's all Geek to me!" 

  • City Title St. Francisville
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  • Address 1 11917 Ferdinand St.
  • Phone (225) 245-5025
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are located in St. Francisville, Louisiana. The Conundrum is a unique Independent Book and Puzzle shop in the heart of this beautiful and historic town.

  • City Title Walker
  • Address 1 9702 Florida Blvd
  • Phone (225) 664-5997
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

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