Birmingham Book Stores

Photo Tours of Birmingham book stores, located around north/central Alabama are collected on this page. There is nothing more enjoyable than stealing a few hours on some random day to meander through a book store. I’m slowly chronicling all of the neat shops (now public library bookstores too!) in our area, with photos and a little blurb. So check them out and then head on out to buy a book. Chime in with which indie bookshop is your favorite.

If I haven’t collected my own shots yet, then I’ll just link to the store’s site (if they have one). Please email me or leave a comment if you know if any shops I’ve missed or see any new or pop-up Birmingham book stores!

Birmingham Book Stores (Independently Owned Shops)

Alabama Booksmith (site)
Books, Beans and Candles MS twitter: @bbcms_shoppe
Books Etc. 
Book Rack – store closed in 2014
Church Street Coffee & Books twitter: @81ChurchStreet
Crosshaven Books – store closed in 2007
Doggone Books 
Greencup Books  – store closed in October 2009
Jim Reed Books (site) twitter: @jimreedbooks
Jonathan Benton Bookseller archived post – store closed April 2009
Literacy Council Used Bookstore (site)
Malcolm’s Reading Room archived post – store closed in 2010
Milestone Books archived post – store closed in February 2010
The Little Professor twitter: @little_prof


Library Used-Book Stores

Birmingham Library – Main Branch
Homewood Library
Hoover Library
Vestavia Hills Library

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