A crowdsourced collection of information about independent bookstore closings, along with links for online ordering and information about delivery options and other special actions.
Bookstore Address (main store if multiple locations)
|City||State||Zip||Timing||Online Sales Available|
Local Delivery/Curbside Pickup Available?
|3/16/2020 22:12:07||The Haunted Book Shop||109 Dauphin St.||Mobile||AL||36601||Starting 3/16||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 15:08:21||The Ripped Bodice||3806 Main St.||Culver City||CA||90232|
Closed to foot traffic 3/15
|3/16/2020 22:13:51||The Ripped Bodice||3806 Main St.||Culver City||CA||90232||Closed?||Yes||No Indication|
|3/18/2020 14:55:35||Creating Conversations||2850 Artesia Blvd. #101||Redondo Beach||CA||90278||March 18, 2020||Yes||Yes|
Our responses & options are continually evolving according to community standards.
|3/18/2020 15:21:09||Mysterious Galaxy|
3555 Rosecrans St. Suite 107A
|3/19/2020 11:33:49||Vroman's Bookstore||695 E. Colorado Blvd.||Pasadena||CA||91101|
Monday - Saturday 9AM- 5PM and Sunday 10AM-5PM
Vroman's Colorado Blvd. Location and Hastings Ranch Location are both currently closed to customers and have cancelled all our remaining March and April author events. We are still accepting online orders and are currently offering curbside pick up for phone orders.
|3/19/2020 9:48:48||Old Firehouse Books||232 Walnut St||Fort Collins||CO||80524||As available||Yes||Yes||oldfirehousebooks.com|
|3/17/2020 8:46:49||RJ Julia Booksellers||768 Boston Post Rd||Madison||CT||06443||Starting March 17||Yes||Yes||https://www.rjjulia.com/|
"Open virtually" 10 to 5 servicing orders
The Hickory Stick Bookshop
|2 Green Hill Rd #1201||Washington Depot||CT||06793||Unclear||Yes||No Indication|
|3/16/2020 15:14:42||Solid State Books||600F H St NE||Washington||DC||20002||At least a few weeks||Yes||Yes|
|3/17/2020 0:18:34||Browseabout Books||133 Rehoboth Ave.||Rehoboth Beach||DE||19971|
closed 3/17-3/27, someone in store from 10-2 to handle orders
|3/16/2020 23:43:13||Third House Books||400 NW 10th Ave||Gainesville||FL||32601||currently closed||Yes||Yes|
We are closed as we are owned by a immunocompromised person (me, I have an auto immune disease) and concerned for public health. we are offering contactless home delivery, audiobooks, and books shipped from our online store.
|3/16/2020 22:19:16||The Book House||5450 Old Floyd Rd||Mableton||GA||30126||From 3/18-unsure||Yes||Yes|
The Book Worm Bookstore
|4451 Marietta Street||Powder Springs||GA||30127||Unclear||Yes||Yes|
Will be in store processing backlog and online sales even if closed for browsing
|3/17/2020 13:04:38||Pageturners Bookstore||101 East Salem Ave.||Indianola||IA||50125|
as of now for two weeks?
|Free local delivery|
Rediscovered Books & Once and Future Books
|180 N. 8th Street||Boise||ID||83702||Closed to public||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 22:21:07||Book Rack Used Books||4408 N Knoxville #2C||Peoria||IL||61614||10-6||Yes||Yes|
|3/17/2020 13:42:42||Pilsen Community Books||1102 W 18th St||Chicago||IL||60608|
Closed March 16 until CDC advises otherwise
|3/16/2020 22:26:27||Second Flight Books|
2200 Elmwood Ave. Suite D7
3/16 until we announce otherwise
You can also shop us at bookshop.org/secondflight
|3/16/2020 14:40:35||Belmont Books||79 Leonard Street||Belmont||MA||02478||Closed as of 3/15||Yes||Yes|
Shipping, free delivery in select locations, and curbside pickup are all still available.
|3/16/2020 14:51:11||Brattle Book Shop||9 WEST STREET||Boston||MA||02111||Closed as of 3/15||Yes||No|
Available by phone during business hours.
|3/16/2020 14:54:20||Brookline Booksmith||279 Harvard St||Brookline||MA||02446||Closed as of 3/16||Yes||No|
We are offering free media mail shipping, and we are working on creative ways to get books and other necessities to you.
|3/16/2020 14:59:01||Harvard Book Store|
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
|Cambridge||MA||02138||Closed through 3/28||Yes||No||http://www.harvard.com/|
We plan to staff our phones, email, and harvard.com web order services from 10am to 6pm daily.
|3/16/2020 15:01:48||I AM Books||189 North Street||Boston||MA||02113||Closed March 12-26||Yes||No Indication|
|3/16/2020 15:13:03||Book Moon Books||86 Cottage Street||Easthampton||MA||01027|
Closed 3/16 for at least two weeks
|3/16/2020 15:38:29||MIT Press Bookstore||301 Massachusetts Ave||Cambridge||MA||02139||Closed as of 3/14||No||No|
We are still monitoring the store email, but all orders currently processing are on hold until we reopen.
|3/16/2020 15:41:05||Newtonville Books||10 Langley Road||Newton||MA||02459|
Closed for the month of March
|3/16/2020 15:47:40||Papercuts J.P.||60 SOUTH STREET||Boston||MA||02130||Closed as of 3/14||Yes||Yes|
You can call us on Tuesday 3/17/20 to schedule appointments for book pick-ups and we'll be working on free local delivery.
|3/16/2020 15:50:43||An Unlikely Story||111 South Street||Plainville||MA||02762||Closed through 3/31||Yes||No Indication|
|3/16/2020 14:53:07||Print: A Bookstore||273 Congress Street||Portland||ME||04101|
6:00 PM on March 16, through March 30
|3/16/2020 14:37:17||Literati Bookstore||124 E Washington||Ann Arbor||MI||48104||Closed as of 3/13||Yes||No|
$1 shipping on all web orders
|3/16/2020 14:55:43||Literati Bookstore||124 E Washington||Ann Arbor||MI||48104||Closed 3/13||Yes||No|
Charging just $1 for shipping
|3/16/2020 16:11:01||Moon Palace||3032 Minnehaha Ave.||Minneapolis||MN||55406||Closed now||Yes||No Indication|
|3/16/2020 16:13:31||Wild Rumpus||2720 West 43rd St||Minneapolis||MN||55410||Closed now||Yes||Yes|
We are currently offering FREE SHIPPING on any order over $10 and curbside pick-up by request!
|3/16/2020 16:19:09||Milkweed Books|
1011 Washington Avenue South
|Minneapolis||MN||55415||Closed as of 3/13||Yes||No|
|3/16/2020 16:23:53||Irreverent Bookworm||5163 Bloomington Ave S||Minneapolis||MN||55417||Closed as of 3/15||Yes||No||https://irrevbooks.com/|
free shipping on all MN orders
|3/16/2020 16:28:07||Zenith Bookstore||318 N Central Ave.||Duluth||MN||55807||Closed now||Yes||Yes|
A skeleton staff will be at the store from 11 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, where we will staff the phone and be available for questions, book recommendations, and orders.
|3/17/2020 14:13:06||SubText Books||6 West 5th Street||St. Paul||MN||55102||Closed as of 3/17||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 15:03:54||Foggy Pine Books||471 W. King St||Boone||NC||28607||Unclear||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 15:06:31||Island Bookstore||1177 Duck Road||Duck||NC||27927|
"Closed for the near future"
|3/16/2020 15:56:14||Letters Bookshop||313 W Main St||Durham||NC||27701||Closed as of 3/15||Yes||No|
Free shipping for online orders.
|3/17/2020 7:46:40||Page 158 Books||415 Brooks St||Wake Forest||NC||27587|
Sales floor is closed now until further notice
|3/17/2020 8:48:31||Scuppernong Books||304 S Elm St||Greensboro||NC||27401||Temporary||Yes||Yes|
Read With Me Children's Books & Art
|111 E. Hargett St #110||Raleigh||NC||27601||3/17/2020||Yes||Yes||shop.readwithme.us|
Online gift cards are available on our website. We'll be offering specials on in-store items through Instagram soon.
|3/19/2020 11:21:28||Quail Ridge Books|
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm
We are offering FREE shipping for the month of March! We are also taking phone orders -- 919-828-1588
|3/16/2020 14:32:18||Words Bookstore||179 Maplewood Avenue||Maplewood||NJ||07040||Closed as of 3/16||Yes||Yes|
We expect to put in place within the next few days a local home delivery service
|3/16/2020 14:16:46||Astoria Bookshop||31-29 31st St||Astoria||NY||11106||Closed as of 3/16||Yes||Yes|
Currently offering delivery (USPS) and takeout (curbside pickup).
|3/16/2020 14:20:41||Three Lives & Company||154 West 10th Street||New York||NY||10014|
Closed as of 5 p.m. on 3/15
Curbside pickup, delivery within the West Village, and shipping anywhere in the United States every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
|3/16/2020 14:27:33||Inquiring Minds||6 Church Street||New Paltz||NY||12561||Closed as of 3/16||Yes||Yes|
We will remain open for appointments so give us a call between the hours of 10 and 6 to schedule. 845-255-8300. We can also take phone orders and ship books to anywhere in the US for free. We may even be able to deliver books in the New Paltz area
|3/16/2020 14:50:42||Greenlight Bookstore||686 Fulton Street||Brooklyn||NY||11217|
Closing afternoon of 3/16
"We hope to be able to offer curbside pickup starting in the next couple of days; you'll get more information about that when you place your order."
|3/16/2020 16:36:36||Split Rock Books||97 Main Street||Cold Spring||NY||10516|
As of March 16, by appointment only
|3/16/2020 16:41:53||McNally Jackson||52 Prince Street||New York||NY||10012||Closed now||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 21:59:51||The Village Bookstore||10 Washington Ave||Pleasantville||NY||10570|
Closed for browsing as of 3/17
The Mysterious Bookshop
|58 Warren Street||New York||NY||10007||MARCH 17, 12:52||Yes||Yes|
We are open with a skeleton staff from 11:00-7:00 Monday-Friday (temporarily closed on Saturday. We intend to stay open until forced to shut down, when we will continue to fill online and telephone orders.
|3/16/2020 22:46:20||Prologue Bookshop||841 N High St.||Columbus||OH||43215||March 17th||Yes||Yes||prologuebookshop.com|
|3/18/2020 12:16:59||The Book Farm, Inc.||210 Lazenby St.||Blanchester||OH||45107|
Reduced Hours - 10 am - 4pm Mon-Thur. Closed on Fri-Sun
Reduced Hours - 10 am - 4pm Mon-Thur. Closed on Fri-Sun
|3/16/2020 13:58:23||Powell's Books||1005 W Burnside St.||Portland||OR||97209|
All 5 stores closed through 3/31
|3/17/2020 11:41:21||Cloud & Leaf Bookstore||148 Laneda Avenue||Manzanita||OR||97130|
3-16 curbside, delivery, and online sales
We are a beloved independent on the coast of Oregon, the highlight of so many visitors' trip.
|3/17/2020 21:44:01||Dudley's Bookshop Cafe||135 NW Minnesota Ave||Bend||OR||97703||closed||Yes||Yes|
|3/16/2020 17:02:38||City of Asylum Bookstore||40 W. North Ave||Pittsburgh||PA||15212|
Closed to browsing immediately
|3/16/2020 22:19:56||Aaron's Books||35 E. Main St||Lititz||PA||17543||Until March 30, for now||Yes||Yes||AaronsBooks.com|
|3/17/2020 10:07:21||Reads & Company||234 Bridge St.||Phoenixville||PA||19460|
We have been closed since 3/14, no set date to reopen
|3/19/2020 11:55:42||White Whale Bookstore||4754 Liberty Ave.||Pittsburgh||PA||15224|
11am-3pm daily for phone orders/payment and curbside pickup
|3/16/2020 22:38:05||Parnassus Books||3900 Hillsboro Pike #14||Nashville||TN||37215||10-5||Yes||Yes|
|3/17/2020 9:42:48||The Bookshop||1043 W. Eastland Ave.||Nashville||TN||37206||Closed as of 3/15||Yes||No|
|3/16/2020 16:33:55||Malvern Books||613 W 29th St||Austin||TX||78705|
Closed 3/16 through "at least March 21"
|3/17/2020 11:47:11||BookPeople||603 N. Lamar Blvd.||Austin||TX||78703||9am -8pm||Yes||Yes||www.bookpeople.com|
This is where we are now but direction from the local and federal governments can change this at any time.
|3/16/2020 15:00:18||New Dominion Bookshop||404 East Main St||Charlottesville||VA||22902||At least through March 31||Yes||Yes|
Doorstep delivery in the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County
|3/17/2020 8:49:53||Old Town Books||104 S Union St||Alexandria||VA||22314||Indefinite||Yes||Yes|
|3/18/2020 13:44:20||Fountain Bookstore||1312 East Cary Street||Richmond||VA||23219|
Currently doing curbside pickup and local delivery and shipping worldwide.
|3/16/2020 19:40:40||Elliott Bay Book||1521 Tenth Avenue||Seattle||WA||98112||Closed at least until 3/31||Yes||No Indication|
Free media mail rate shipping within Washington.
Queen Anne Book Company
|1811 Queen Anne Ave N||Seattle||WA||98109|
10 am to 5 pm, everyday, Mon-Sun
Books are an ESSENTIAL, now more than ever! Keep Reading!
|3/23/2020 11:10:03||Books & Books||265 Aragon Avenue||Miami||FL||33134||Closed as of 3/17||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 13:13:10||Capital Books on K||1011 K Street||Sacramento||CA||95814||10-7||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 15:55:03||57th Street Books||1301 E. 57th St.||Chicago||IL||60637||Check site for updates||Yes||No|
enjoy free shipping on everything
|3/23/2020 15:58:35||Anderson's Bookshops||123 W. Jefferson Ave.||Naperville||IL||60540|
As of Sun. 3/22 online orders only
|3/23/2020 16:00:40||Booked||506 Main St.||Evanston||IL||60202||See website for updates||Yes||No Indication|
|3/23/2020 16:02:41||Bookends & Beginnings|
1712 Sherman Ave., Alley #1
|Evanston||IL||60201||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:04:55||Centuries & Sleuths||7419 Madison St.||Forest Park||IL||60130||See website for updates||Yes||No Indication|
|3/23/2020 16:06:29||City Lit Books||2523 N. Kedzie Blvd.||Chicago||IL||60647||See website for updates||Yes||No||citylitbooks.com|
|3/23/2020 16:08:13||Lake Forest Book Store||662 N. Western Ave.||Lake Forest||IL||60045||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:10:06||Madison Street Books||1127 W. Madison St.||Chicago||IL||60607||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:11:30||Page 1 Books||1808 Central St.||Evanston||IL||60201||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:13:12||Prairie Path Books||255 Town Square||Wheaton||IL||60189||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:14:53||Quimby's||1854 W. North Ave.||Chicago||IL||60622||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:16:54||Roscoe Village Books||2142 W. Roscoe St.||Chicago||IL||60618||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:18:25||Sandmeyer's Bookstore||714 S. Dearborn St.||Chicago||IL||60605|
See website / call for updates
Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery
|515 N. Halsted St.||Chicago||IL||60642||See website for updates||Yes||No|
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
|5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.||Chicago||IL||60637||See website for updates||Yes||No|
enjoy free shipping on everything
|3/23/2020 16:25:56||Book Bin Northbrook||1151 Church St.||Northbrook||IL||60062||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:28:49||The Book Cellar||4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.||Chicago||IL||60625||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:30:24||The Book Stall||811 Elm St.||Winnetka||IL||60093|
|3/23/2020 16:33:52||The Book Table||1045 Lake St.||Oak Park||IL||60301||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:36:01||Unabridged Bookstore||3251 N. Broadway||Chicago||IL||60657||See website for updates||Yes||No|
|3/23/2020 16:38:45||Volumes Bookcafe||1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.||Chicago||IL||60622||See website for updates||Yes||Yes|
|3/23/2020 16:45:20||Women & Children First||5233 N. Clark St.||Chicago||IL||60640||See website for updates||Yes||No|
Upcoming author events (N.K. Jemisin 3/31; Samantha Irby w/Megan Stielstra 4/14) will now be virtual—see website, get tix+books, and tune in!
|3/27/2020 14:24:34||Inkwood Books NJ||31 Kings Highway East||Haddonfield||NJ||08033||Closed as of 3/23||Yes||Yes|
"If you have a book emergency or need to reach us for any other reason, please send an email to Inkwoodnj@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to get you what you need. Phone calls and voicemail are not an effective way to reach our staff at present, because they will not be physically in the store."
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue @165th Street
Closed March 13 @5pm until further notice