NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Maine
The best list of independent Maine bookstores
Specializing in children's books from birth through high school, The Briar Patch also carries books on parenting and resources for teachers. Games, crafts, toys, and a wide selection of Playmobil fill the store with something for everyone.
A cup of tea, a crisp new book, cozy seating, uncommon treasures. The Mustard Seed is a new kind of bookstore "where your story matters."
Over 15,000 out of print books for your browsing pleasure. Many unusual titles and hard to find Maine books. Free domestic shipping with all orders.
Bellabooks is a unique independent book store that offers a wide array of both quality used and new books, as well as antiques. We offer a family membership program with special discounts to our members, and strive to provide all of our customers with a unique and fun experience. Come in and visit us today!
Elements offers specialty coffee, quality books, local craft beer, live music and special events!
Rabelais is a bookshop dedicated to the pursuit of good food and drink. From DIY to Fine Cuisine, we're a resource for people interested in improving what they eat. We carry new, out-of-print, and rare books on cooking and food culture.
- City Title Boothbay Harbor
- Title Link Sherman's Book & Stationery Store
- Address 1 5 Commercial St.
- Phone (207) 633-7262
- Specialty Regional
- City Title Brunswick
- Title Link Gulf of Maine Books
- Address 1 134 Main St.
- Phone (207) 729-5083
- Type New books
- Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Literary, Regional
- Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards
Established in 1997, BookStacks is a terrific little independent bookstore boasting over 5,000 new book titles, more than 1,500 periodicals, and an assortment of greeting cards and gifts. We offer free Wi-Fi 24/7 and pretty good coffee. Open 7 days.
Local coffees, teas, pastries, cakes, and cookies. Local authors. Best sellers and indie picks. Events. Unique magazines. Fiercely indie, truly local.
A carefully curated bookstore specializing in maritime history, showcasing coastal Maine-based writers, offering a thorough selection of environmental history writing. Located in the picture-perfect town of Castine, Maine.
John Smith Books is the eastern most bookstore in the eastern most city in the USA, Eastport, Maine. We are a small, in home, bookstore, featuring retail, wholesale, and Internet sales. Relaxed atmosphere, drop by, the coffee pot (and tea pot) are on. We specialize in antique, collectible, and fine used books including a small collection of new books.
A locally owned Book Store in Falmouth. We sell all genres of books, magazines, cards, wrapping, and gifts to inspire! Hosting author events, and open 7 days a week.
- City Title Farmington
- Title Link Devaney, Doak & Garrett, Booksellers
- Address 1 193 Broadway
- Phone (207) 778-3454
- Type New books
- Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
- Sidelines Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers has been Farmington's full service Independent Bookstore since 1991. We live to embody our motto, Knowledge, Selection and Service. Childrens books, Maine Books, and Literature are our specialties, and we host author events.
A tiny little indie bookshop with a big heart and kaleidoscope of good vibes. Used and new unique editions, best sellers, cookbooks, Maine themes, physical and spiritual health, young adult, first readers, and so much more!
Fine Print Booksellers is an independently owned and operated bookstore located at Port Walk in Dock Square, Kennebunkport. We carry current bestsellers, local authors, and fiction. Offering an in-depth knowledge of literary trends, you will never be without a perfect book in Kennebunkport.
- City Title Lincolnville
- Title Link Beyond the Sea
- Address 1 2526 Atlantic Hwy
- Phone (207) 789-5555
- Type Primarily used with some new books
- Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
- Sidelines Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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A distinctive book shop featuring quality books, (new and second hand), gifts, cafe, literary events, local art and jewelry MADE IN MAINE, New England, and USA, by small, family-owned businesses or individuals. We pamper our shoppers with knowledgeable service, comfortable seats and a warm, relaxing atmosphere.
Full service bookstore with new books, toys, magazines, greeting cards and more!
- City Title Orono
- Title Link University of Maine Bookstore
- Address 1 5778 University Bookstore
- Phone (207) 581-1700
The Maine Bookhouse was established as a family-owned and operated bookstore in 2002. With over 14,000 titles in stock and ready to ship anywhere in the world, we offer a large, diverse, and eclectic selection of quality, new & gently read books including collectible children's, first editions, signed books, classic literature, the uncommon and more.
We sell new and used books and are open every day! Tuesday is Senior Discount Day. We host regular author events, storytimes, and more.
Longfellow Books is a fiercely independent community bookstore located in downtown Portland, Maine. Visit our website to stay up to date on upcoming author events.
We are an independent bookshop in Rockland, Maine. We carry high quality new and used books, as well as a careful selection of unusual cards, magazines, and merchandise.
- City Title Sedgwick
- Title Link Pushcart Press Bookstore
- Address 1 Christy Hill Sedgwick Village
- Type Primarily new with some used books
The world's smallest bookstore, carrying a complete stock of Pushcart Press titles, as well as hundreds of slightly used classics.
We are a bookstore for lovers of sailing and the sea. Beautiful ship models and maritime art. While browsing, enjoy a coffee, espresso, or tea. Thousands of books priced below $10 in sixty-four subject categories. Located in mid-coast Maine directly on U.S. Route 1.
The best source for children's books, games, and toys in Central Maine! We are now featuring a growing selection of books for adults. We special order books, too.
Stop in to browse the latest bestsellers, discover a local author, or ask our friendly staff for a suggestion. You will find a delightful children’s section and a unique selection of cards and gifts. We offer free gift wrapping, loyalty rewards, and a 10% discount for all special orders.