NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Iowa
The best list of independent Iowa bookstores
A great assortment of children's books, inspirational/gift books, as well as books for all ages. Plus Melissa and Doug products, Folkmanis Puppets, gourmet food gifts, and a great line of adult coloring books and wines from Iowa wineries.
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.
Next Page Books is a locally owned, independent bookstore in the historic New Bohemia district of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The store offers a healthy selection of new fiction, nonfiction, young adult, and children's books in a warm and friendly environment where we also host signings, readings, and other events. Customers can order books and have them in hand between two and five business days of placing their order. There are no additional charges for special orders.
Stop in and see us on Main Street in Cherokee. We carry a wide array of product. Books, Wine, Home Decor. There is really something here for everyone! Come visit us!
The Brewed Book is a cozy used bookstore and coffeeshop in the Hilltop District of Davenport, Iowa, serving the Quad Cities area. We have an interesting variety of used books from all genres and a delicious coffee and pastry selection in a relaxing, warm, and friendly environment. Stop in for a latte and a good read, or enjoy playing one of our wide selection of board games.
We are the oldest and largest used bookstore in Iowa. Family owned since 1939. Besides hardback and paperback books on all subjects, we have thousands of old magazines, record albums, DVDs, and CDs. Our hours are 9:30 to 5:30 Monday thru Friday, and 9:30 to 5 on Saturdays.
Dragonfly Books is an independent bookstore nestled in the heart of scenic northeast Iowa. Dragonfly Books is your one-stop shopping place for books of all kinds. Whether you enjoy mysteries, history, fiction, or looking for cookbooks and children's books, you will find it at Dragonfly Books. We special order books in for you at a nominal fee if out-of-print, or at no additional costs if in-print. Check our website for current information about our Author Events.
Independent general bookstore in Indianola, Iowa, selling new, used, child, adult, nonfiction, fiction, mystery, and scifi. We can help you find just the right book for you.
Prairie Lights sprang to life in May 1978 as a small, intimate bookstore offering titles by the newer voices of Raymond Carver and Alice Munro and by established authors like Eudora Welty and George Orwell. Join us for a wide selection of books and regular events.
Sidekick Coffee & Books is a community coffee shop and bookstore, a hub for those seeking exceptional coffee, food, books, and conversation.
Swamp Fox Bookstore is a small independent bookstore located in the Uptown Marion district in Marion, Iowa. Focusing on new books and community events, Swamp Fox Bookstore delights in finding the perfect book for every reader.
Where local Midwest independent authors can display their books, as well as a cozy place for many used books of all genres, including collectible antique books.
The Book Vault is a premier, full-service, independent bookstore serving southeastern Iowa with first-rate customer service, quality book selection, unique gift items, engaging events, cooking demonstrations, and welcoming ambiance, all offered in a beautifully renovated historic downtown building at 105 S. Market St. in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
We are located in a small historic building, a church built in 1862, that is worth seeing for its own sake and for its historical significance to the community. We specialize in out-of-print, rare, scarce, and antiquarian books.
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!
We offer a wide selection of books in many subjects and written in many languages, shelves are re-stocked daily. We can help locate and special order a book you are looking for. We also offer services such as: copies, fax, picture printing from camera cards, and other special needs such as create fliers, business cards, greeting cards, etc.
Inspiring communities to heal through prints and publications that encompass all of us through literary works, storytelling, factual revelations, history and autobiographies of all people.