Bookstores in Iowa
A guide to the best Independent
Turn the Page Book Store - 1910 Hwy 18 E - (515) 295-9024
Iowa State University Book Store - ISU Memorial Union - (515) 294-5684 - General books
The Book Worm - 110 S Riverview - (563) 872-4802
Cumberland Bookshelf - 244 Circle Dr. - (563) 359-6630*
817 Story St.
Phone: (515) 432-2556
Type: New & used books
Specialty: General Interest
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards
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We have 40,000+ books in stock between our new and used sections, most are available for browsing in a clean and well-organized setting. We offer much more than just our books in stock, including book accessories, journals, calendars & planners (seasonally), Leanin’ Tree and 99¢ greeting cards, gift certificates and a book search service for those hard to find titles. Looking for something not in stock? We will be happy to order it for you, whether it is books, movies or music! The Book Shoppe also hosts events for fellow book lovers with local Iowan authors and writers.
Burlington By the Book - 301 Jefferson - (319) 753-9981
Savereide Books - 2227 Greenwood Ave - (319) 277-5084
University Book & Supply - 1009 West 23rd St. - (319) 266-7581 - General books
Basically Books - 212 Edgewood Rd. NW - (319) 396-8420*
New Bo Books - 1105 Third St. SE - (319) 247-2665
The Book Vine - 204 W. Main St. - (712) 225-2445
Source Book Store - 232 W. 3rd St. - (563) 324-8941 - Used books
Dragonfly Books - 112 W. Water St. - (563) 382-4275
Once Upon A Time Book Shop
602 W. Water St.
Phone: (563) 382-8103
Type: New & used books
Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Regional
A Book is a Gift you can open again and again and again! A bookshop for children, parents, grandparents and fun loving people. Shop has a Secret Garden where stories are shared, Puzzles, puppets, books, doll clothes and games are available. Stop by and enjoy.
Beaverdale Books - 2629 Beaver Ave. Ste. 1 - (515) 279-5400
Book Store Inc - 606 Locust St. - (515) 288-7267
Well Read Books - 605 17th St. - (515) 274-0100 - Used books
River Lights Bookstore - 1098 Main St. - (563) 556-4391
The Bookmark - 802 Ave. G - (319) 372-1100
Grinnell College Bookstore - 1210 Park St. - (641) 269-3424 - General books
Pioneer Bookshop - 823 4th Ave. - (641) 236-1696 - Specialty: Regional
The Book Shop - 608 S. Dubuque St. - (319) 327-8222 - New & Used books
Iowa Book & Supply - 8 S. Clinton St. - (319) 337-4188 - General books
Prairie Lights Bookstore - 15 S. Dubuque St. - (319) 337-2681 of (800) 295-BOOK
Wild Rose Books - Main Entrance Lobby, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics - (319) 384-5151 - General books
Courtyard Books & Antiques - 415 Main St. - (319) 524-4605 - Used, Rare, Antique books
We are an independent book and gift boutique on the beautiful square of a small Iowa town. We work hard to offer outstanding customer service with a great selection of the hottest new books and some unique treasures, as well as ladies accessories, gifts for all ages, greeting cards, and home and garden decor.
The Bookery - 12 S. Federal Ave. - (641) 424-5770
Paper Moon Books - 206 A St. - (563) 873-3357
The Calico Cat Bookshop - 100 W. Center St. - Used books
Mattingly Music & Book - 113 W. 2nd St. N - (641) 792-3250 - Specialty: Children's / Regional
Book Vault - 105 S. Market St. - (641) 676-1777
Prairie Moon Books - 301 10th St. - (712) 324-3624 - Used books
2923 Hamilton Blvd.
Phone: (712) 258-1471
Type: New books
Specialty: General Interest, Children's
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Gifts, Toys/Games
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We are Siouxland's little but lovable bookstore and gift shop with friendly, happy staff ready to assist you! We are especially proud of our children's section that features not just books, but toys, games, stuffed animals, and baby gift items. Proudly independent since 1977!
Sheri's Book Treasures - 208 1st St. - (712) 884-2233 - Used books
Hill Avenue Book Co. - 1711 Hill Ave. - (712) 336-5672