NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Washington
The best list of independent Washington bookstores
We've been here in beautiful downtown Anacortes since 1989, selling new books―bestsellers, old favorites, classics and more esoteric titles―as well as a a unique selection of cards, calendars, maps, audio books, and other book-related miscellania.
We are a full service, locally-owned and proudly independent bookstore located on Bainbridge Island. For more information on events, visit our website.
- City Title Bellingham
- Title Link Henderson Books
- Address 1 116 Grand Ave.
- Phone (360) 734-6855
- Type Used books
Village Books has been Whatcom County's favorite locally owned and independently operated bookstore since 1980.
The Neverending Bookshop is a general, new and used bookstore ready to help readers find their next favorite book. Customers can also sell books for store credit and attend weekly and monthly events, announced on our website.
New and used indie bookstores in Poulsbo & Bremerton, WA. We specialize in Scandinavian, nautical, Native American, and children's books, and we host a variety of events.
Page 2 Books wants to help you find just the right book, for yourself or as a gift. We offer weekly children story time readings, and author events througout the month.
Books aren't dead! If you like to talk books, touch books, smell books and buy books, Vault Books & Brew is your new home. Located in the historic Castle Rock Bank Building, Vault Books & Brew offers both hot off the press as well as a large selection of used books. You can also bring in your books and earn credit for new (and new to you) books.
Book 'N' Brush is an independent bookstore committed to providing an interesting and diverse selection of books, author events, gift merchandise, fine art supplies, and custom framing. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional, personalized service to our customers. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life in our community through the knowledge we share and the services we provide.
- City Title Eastsound
- Title Link Darvill's Bookstore
- Address 1 296 Main St.
- Phone (360) 376-2135
- Type New books
- Sidelines Café/Food
Full of books you really want to read, serving Edmonds since 1972. Complimentary gift wrapping, frequent buyer's club, book clubs and more.
- City Title Ephrata
- Title Link The Bookery
- Address 1 1 Basin St. NW
- Phone (509) 754-5321
- Type New books
An independently-owned bookstore on the Southwest Washington coast. We provide new and used books to the community, and special orders are always welcome!
Bookworm is a new and used bookstore with thousands of titles to choose from. We offer our customers the benefit of in-store credit, used to purchase used books in the store. We also hold many events here including various book groups, the Sagebrush Writer's Guild, story and craft time for the little ones, an adult coloring group, and more. Join us here at the Bookworm!
BookTree is a full service Independent new and used bookstore with author events, poetry readings, bookclubs, workshops, and much more. Owners Mary and Chris are passionate about books and literature and believe bookstores are also important community gathering places that allow the open exchange of ideas.
Seaport Books is a small store with a big heart and a mighty purpose. We sell the best in new titles with a focus on the Pacific Northwest and offer a unique selection of regional art, confectionery, and gifts. In addition, we strive to be a community hub: aA place to inspire conversation; a venue for enriching workshops and interesting events; and a vehicle for connection–much like a good book. Visit our website 24-7 for the latest events and bestsellers.
We are a large Indie bookstore, carrying a large selection of new & used books. With five restaurants and a variety of community and author events each month, we are your Third Place!
- City Title Langley
- Title Link Act II Books & Puppets
- Address 1 111 Anthes Ave., Unit B
- Phone (360) 221-4442
- Specialty Children's
- Title Link Moonraker Books
- Address 1 209 1st St.
- Phone (360) 221-6962
- Type New books
Village Books has been Whatcom County's favorite locally-owned and independently-operated bookstore since 1980.
- City Title Mill Creek
- Title Link University Book Store
- Address 1 Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St.
- Phone (425) 385-3530 or (866) 341-7323
Used books of all genres including a vast selection of paperbacks, children's, non-fiction, hardcover, and reference. Some new books by local authors and publishers. We give trade credit for books you bring in and your trade credit can be used toward 50% of the purchase price of used books in the store. We accept trades during all business hours.
A charming bookshop in downtown Olympia, WA. Since 1935. We emphasize personal service. Our children's section is an alcove, our poetry section is praised, and we are especially proud of our history and literature sections.
- Title Link Last Word Books & Press
- Address 1 111 Cherry St. NE
- Phone (360) 786-WORD
- Type Primarily used with some new books
- Specialty Alternative/Political, Educational, Feminist, LGBT, Literary
- Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers
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Books are a gateway drug. It starts out innocently enough, reading C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, pretty soon you are reading harder stuff like Kerouac and Burroughs, the next thing you know you're strung out on Bukowski and DeSade, worrying about the Patriot Act and Free Speech, and joining the ACLU. If books are your drug of choice, Last Word has your fix!
We are the largest independent bookstore in Olympia, Washington, located in the heart of downtown's vibrant shopping district. We stock new and used books, cards, and journals, and are proud to carry many locally-produced items by Olympia artists and craftspeople.
Publisher, distributor and seller of books and digital materials on the teaching of the Buddha from the Theravada tradition and Vipassana meditation as taught by SN Goenka. Selected as distributors for Pali Text Society, Buddhist Publication Society, and Vipassana Research Institute.
Writers' Workshoppe, owned by Anna and Peter Quinn, has recently purchased Imprint Books in Port Townsend. They have merged the best of both stores into one beautiful space— 820 Water Street, Port Townsend. A marriage made in literary heaven.
- City Title Poulsbo
- Title Link Liberty Bay Books
- Address 1 18881 D Front St.
- Phone (360) 779-5909
- Type Primarily new with some used books
- Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
- Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
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Located in a small Scandinavian town, we're a general interest bookstore. We have a great children's selection of books and toys. We carry a good selection of Scandinavian, boating and Native American titles. We have tables & chairs, a couch with an espresso bar, and host events. We carry many card lines and a offbeat selection of non book items, ie Coobie Bras, Out of Print Tshirts and much more.
A community bookstore in Redmond Town Center. Over four thousand square feet of new books, treats, and gifts. Visit our website to stay up to date on upcoming events. Local owners!
McDonald's Book Exchange is an independent bookstore located right here in Redmond, WA. Since our company opened its doors in 1977, we’ve treated every customer like they were a part of our family. Our inventory is completely driven by the books brought in by our customers. We give store book credit to our customers for the books they bring in and our customers can use their store book credit to pay for up to 60% of their total purchase. Book credit slips do not expire and they have no cash value. Be sure to join us for children's storytimes, Tuesday Night Book Club, and Saturday Morning Book Club.
Book Larder offers a carefully-selected collection of new, collectible, and imported cookbooks to lovers of food and cooking in Seattle and beyond. We are also a spot to gather for author events, cooking classes, demonstrations, and other food related discussions, both formal and informal.
If you live in or plan to visit the great Pacific Northwest, be sure to visit our very own storefront, simply called the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, in the happenin' Seattle neighborhood of Georgetown. The store contains everything Fantagraphics has in print, including exclusive merchandise, plus a selection of the best alternative comics from our fellow publshers and other surprises!
We are an independent general bookstore serving the local community since 1992. We offer a thoughtfully chosen selection of books for all ages, and a surprising depth of inventory that will keep you interested but never overwhelmed.
Open Books is a poetry-only bookstore located in Seattle, Washington, one of just four poetry-only bookstores in the United States. Hosting readings and other author events.
A local indie bookstore in the Seward Park neighborhood.
We are an independently owned used bookstore that has been in business for over 35 years. Our inventory is comprised of over 100,000 titles of both fiction and nonfiction, organized by category and author to help customers find the books they need. We have reasonably priced used books and our trade policy is one of the best in town. Be sure to stop in during the Garland Street Fair and Free Comic Book Day.
We are a community-centered bookstore with both new and used books in all fields. We have a number of events and book clubs weekly. Plus bookstore cats. Check our website for more information!
We have about 100,000 books in our collection. You name it, we probably have it: romance novels, mystery, self-help, collectibles and even a bunch of old YEAR BOOKS!
At Vashon Bookshop, we have a friendly, experienced staff and an eclectic inventory of new and gently used books with extensive children's and mystery sections. Come browse, read, relax, or play a game of checkers.