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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Pennsylvania

The best list of independent Pennsylvania bookstores


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  • Address 1 4754 Liberty Ave
  • Phone (412) 224-2847
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

New and used books in Bloomfield.

  • City Title Rebersburg
  • Address 1 121 E. Main St.
  • Phone (814) 349-2611
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty Alternative/Political, Regional

With close to 30,000 volumes, we have a wide array of titles featuring biographies of presidents, other politicos, Supreme Court Justices, Native Americans, women in politics, and religious leaders. Also: religion, outdoors, classics, and more.

  • City Title Royersford
  • Address 1 70 Buckwalter Rd.
  • Phone (484) 369-8491
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

Come see our selection of new and gently used books! Also, come check out our unique and often hilarious gift items!

  • City Title Sewickley
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  • Address 1 417 Beaver St.
  • Phone (412) 741-3838
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

Since 1929, the Penguin Bookshop has been a fixture in the heart of Sewickley, PA. We offer an extensive collection of books for all ages, as well as journals, cards, newspapers, and magazines. We're proud to be an independent bookstore, a vibrant part of the Sewickley community, and a great literary resource for the Pittsburgh region. We host many book signings for visiting authors, local book clubs, and additional community events. We hold a weekly Children's Storytime. A full listing of Penguin events can be found on our website.

  • City Title Slippery Rock
  • Address 1 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock University Union
  • Phone (724) 738-2104
  • Type New books

Your one stop shop for textbooks, school supplies, SRU merchandise, and much more!

  • City Title Spring City
  • Address 1 514 Ridge Rd
  • Phone (610) 495-3001
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Come, browse, relax, enjoy our wide variety of books. Our shelves are organized and you'll appreciate our pricing policy. We also buy, sell, trade CDs & DVDs.

  • City Title Squirrel Hill
  • Address 1 5858 Forbes Ave.
  • Phone (412) 421-7000
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

We buy and sell used books and records, cards and gifts, and new books too.

Webster's is a community gathering spot located in downtown State College, with a cafe focused on European-style coffee beverages and a general used bookstore, vintage vinyl shop and event space.

  • City Title Warren
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  • Address 1 227 Liberty St.
  • Phone (814) 688-3009
  • Type Primarily used with some new books

We are a Real Brick & Mortar Book Shop. Primarily used books, we also carry vintage vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books and Sheet Music. We are open 6 days a week and on Sundays "By Chance." Thousands of books in all subjects, from the more recent to the old, rare and obscure, you're sure to find something to satisfy you literary desires.

Main Point Books is a locally owned, independent bookstore, run by people who care about what you read. We have books for everyone in the family and a knowledgeable staff that can help you find the perfect gift. Stop by and check us out.

  • City Title Wellsboro
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  • Address 1 7 East Ave.
  • Phone (570) 724-5793
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
From My Shelf is located in beautiful, small-town Wellsboro, PA, right on historic Main Street. We're proud to be a customer-centered, independently-owned bookstore. Our knowledgeable staff and eclectic, ever-changing inventory has garnered us praise from big-city visitors and fellow small-town dwellers alike.

Deep in the heart of the enchanting and historical Brandywine Valley in Chester County, Pennsylvania resides one of America’s truly distinctive bookstores. Baldwin’s Book Barn is a five-story antiquarian bookstore housed in a rustic dairy barn built in 1822 by Quakers Brinton and Sarah Darlington.

2nd Reading benefits the local Senior Center. It's a great place to find affordable, used books, especially fiction and classics.

We are one of two secondhand bookstores operated by the West Chester Senior Center. Our stock consists of donated books from the community, and all sales benefit senior citizens in the West Chester community.

  • City Title Williamsport
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  • Address 1 107 West 4th St.
  • Phone (570) 326-5764
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Metaphysical/New Age, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

Established in 1841, Otto's is the oldest independent bookstore in the USA. Family owned since the '30s. Huge selection of both new and used. Web site lists over 3 1/2 million books and e-books. Speedy special orders. Come find the book you didn't know you needed.

  • City Title Yardley
  • Address 1 49 S. Main St.
  • Phone (215) 420-2620
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

Your new community bookstore where people can connect with their neighbors, inspire one another, and explore new worlds and ideas together

  • City Title York
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  • Address 1 2107 Industrial Hwy
  • Phone (717) 843-2947
  • Type Primarily used with some new books

TG Books is a new and used bookseller located in York, PA. We stock thousands of new and used titles

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  • Address 1 343 W. Market St.
  • Phone (717) 846-2866
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

In downtown York, PA with 19,000 sq. ft. and upwards of 500,000 titles on the shelves. Plus: records, militaria, DVDs, and antiques.


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