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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Nebraska

The best list of independent Nebraska bookstores


We are a locally owned independent bookshop. If we don't have the title you need, we are more than happy to order it for you. We are located in a former Waldenbooks space next to Pretzelmaker and Rue 21. Large selection of A/R titles, classics, cookbooks, history, kids picture books, and more!

  • City Title Lincoln
  • Address 1 4730 Cooper Ave.
  • Phone (402) 314-6602
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional

Badgers Bookshop has books for children and adults. We sell and buy books. Nebraska authors and history of the American West are particular interests.

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  • Address 1 130 S. 13th St, Ste 100
  • Phone (402) 781-0459
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Located in downtown Lincoln, filled with good books, original art and handcrafted chocolate. Always free gift wrap.

Indigo Bridge Books & Cafe is an independently owned bookstore, coffeeshop, and nonprofit in Lincoln, NE. We host author events, book clubs, and more.

50,000 used, rare, and out-of-print books on two floors!

  • City Title Omaha
  • Address 1 3226 Lake St.
  • Phone (402) 455-9200
  • Type New books, Black-owned
  • Specialty African American
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  • Address 1 2501 S. 90th St. Ste. 111
  • Phone (402) 392-2877
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Mystery
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

The Bookworm has been serving Omaha and the region since 1986, moving to Countryside Village in 1999, and then to Loveland Center in 2014. With over 6,000 square feet of sales space, The Bookworm has earned a reputation for an excellent selection of books on a broad range of topics, and for a friendly staff that reads and knows the books they sell. The Bookworm is an independent, family business, owned and managed by Phillip and Beth Black.

A bookstore that started as a handmade book cart made of rescued barn boards, Dundee Book Company features a carefully curated collection of fine new books. We've opened our first shop at 4915 Underwood Ave in the heart of Dundee!

Buying and selling used, rare, and out-of-print books in Omaha, Nebraska.

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  • Address 1 2508 Farnam St.
  • Phone (531) 218-7996
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

the Next Chapter is a small, independent bookstore located in mid-town Omaha, selling new books, gifts, greeting cards and more.

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  • Address 1 3141 N 93rd St.
  • Phone (402) 393-1121
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Alternative/Political, Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

We are Omaha's number one choice for metaphysical supplies. We also offer jewelry, clothing, incense, candles, statuary, rocks and minerals, and MUCH more! We hope you will stop by and visit.

  • City Title Papillion
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  • Address 1 118 N. Washington St.
  • Phone (531) 999-1827
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

We are an independent bookstore that carries both new and pre-owned items to include books, movies, board games, puzzles, and more.

  • City Title Seward
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  • Address 1 548 Seward St.
  • Phone (402) 643-2282
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Chapters Books & Gifts is an independently owned local business located on the historic Courthouse Square in downtown Seward. We feature books for all ages and interests, as well as high-quality, educational toys; games; jigsaw puzzles; fair trade gifts; and other gift items. Visit us on Facebook or the web for updates on coming events. Special orders are welcome. Our online store is always open.

  • City Title Valentine
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  • Address 1 269 N. Main St.
  • Phone (402) 376-1424
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Toys/Games

Since 1992 the Plains Trading Company has served the great plains as a general bookstore specializing in regional history and fiction. Extensive selections of books about the area's inhabitants including, the Lakota, settlers and Flora and Fauna. A large selection of Children's books completes this small store.

  • City Title York
  • Address 1 420 N. Grant Ave.
  • Phone (402) 362-4775
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

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