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paperback book day

In case you didn’t know, it’s Paperback Book Day! This blog post is all about where you can find great books in Columbia!


(Columbia Public Library)

Village Books
2513 Bernadette Dr.
Buy and sell new and used books! And their website includes fun reviews and blog posts!

Barnes & Noble
2208 Bernadette Dr.
Located at the Columbia Mall, Barnes & Noble has just about any kind of book you’re looking for, plus fun events for the kiddos!

Yellow Dog Bookshop
8 S. 9th St.
Yellow Dog Bookshop is a locally owned, used book store in downtown Columbia named for the owners’ own dog. They specialize in literary fiction, history, religion, and cultural studies.

Columbia Books
1907 Gordon St.
Open since 1977, Columbia Books has a huge selection (35,000 volumes) ranging from new releases to books as old as 400 years! They also have a collection of art to choose from including Victorian Flower Prints and Missouri Gazzetter Prints.

Rock Bottom Comics
1013 E. Walnut St.
Rock Bottom Comics opened in 1973 and is Missouri’s 2nd oldest comic shop. Stop in for new comics, back issues, collected editions, or help choosing exactly what you’re looking for!

The Mizzou Store
911 E. Rollins
Of course The Mizzou Store has textbooks, but they also offer special book sales on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of every month during spring and fall semesters, a 30% discount on NY Times Bestselling Top 10 paperback fiction and non-fiction, and “2nd chance books,” which means they sometimes buy used general books for 30% of their retail value.

Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books
100 N. Providence Rd.
Here you can find rare books from as long ago as the 1400’s and in any subject from alchemy to cooking to world religions. They offer free shipping worldwide, and if you aren’t happy with your item, they will offer a full refund within 7 days.

Columbia Public Library
100 W. Broadway
Our library offers books, eBooks, music, DVDs, audiobooks, story times, book discussions, a Perk Desk (snacks!), and more. If you live in the area and haven’t taken advantage of everything the library offers, you should definitely think about it!

Hopefully you’ve learned something new and will take advantage of Paperback Book Day! (Like you need a reason to enjoy a good book!)


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