Allegro Community School of the Arts
20 Main St, Warrenton, VA, 20186


Around the Block Books
201 North 23rd Street, Suite B, Purcellville, VA, 20132
(540) 751-9161


Arte of The Booke
2401 Windsor Ave SW, Roanoke, VA, 24015
(540) 342-0738

Fairburn, GA (spring), Bristol, WI (summer), and Huntersville, NC (fall). These are seasonal and do not have permanent addresses. Use our VA address for all correspondence.

Asia Fine Books
1016 Cherry Ave, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
(434) 293-7379

Asian art, culture & history

Bards Alley
110 Church St NW, Vienna, VA, 22180
(703) 863-4484

Bards Alley … Books, Wine, Kindred Spirits, is a book store cafe which will specialize in new books and literary inspired gifts in an integrated cafe environment. As a local independent bookseller, Bards Alley will be a curator of books and reading for people of all ages and backgrounds. Bards Alley will create a bistro atmosphere through its offerings of fresh, delicious food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and will host events focused on the community’s interest in both reading and writing. Bards Alley will feature a full bookstore selling the latest bestsellers as well as all of the classics. The Company will sell new books, with most falling into the general literature, fiction, history, biography, children’s, and young adult genres while also featuring the works of local authors and artists. Bards Alley will also carry a selection of small gifts and mementos such as stationary, cards, bookmarks, toys, and games based on book characters, and other book related gift items.

Barstons Child’s Play – Arlington
4510 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA, 22207
(703) 522-1022


Barstons Child’s Play – McLean
1382 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA, 22101
(703) 448-3444


bbgb books
3003 W Cary St, Richmond, VA, 23221
(804) 353-5675

bbgb /noun/ (also /adj./verb/): brilliant bookshop geared towards babies and big teens (a/k/a a children’s bookshop) tucked into a funky and historic bit of Richmond Virginia’s Museum District. Owned and staffed by a team that is passionate about all that’s interesting, eye-catching and just plain good in new and classic literature of childhood. find shelves chock-a-block with blue books green books; boy books girl books and books about bitty beans, gigantic beasties everything in between.

Blue Moon Antique Mall and Bookstore
8230 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA, 22949
(434) 263-8890


Book Bin (VA)
Four Corner Plaza, Onley, VA, 23418
(757) 787-7866


Book No Further
112 Market St SE, Roanoke, VA, 24011
(540) 206-2505

Book No Further offers new fiction and books on the latest hot topics, along with like-new books for those careful about the environment or their pocketbooks. We also carry a good number of works by local authors of all kinds, as well as books about or set in the Roanoke and New River Valleys and the surrounding areas.

Book People (VA)
536 Granite Ave, Richmond, VA, 23226
(804) 288-4346

Old-fashioned, general, new and used. Stock includes foreign language. Diligent out-of-print book search. 20% discount on most business, school and home-schooler orders. Open Mo-Fr 9-9, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5. 24 hour phone service. No machine.

Books and Crannies
50 E. Church Street Suite 4, Martinsville, VA, 24112

Books and Crannies is an artsy, independent bookstore specializing in all genres of new books with a small selection of used books. It is located in Martinsville, Virginia and holds a small sitting area for reading purposes. Coffee and water are available to customers. A small selection of gift inventory is also available for purchase.

Books and Other Found Things
13 Loudoun St SW, Leesburg, VA, 20175
(703) 609-7504


Books, Beads and More
8324 Bell Creek Rd Ste 100, Mechanicsville, VA, 23116
(804) 730-2665
8453 Tyco Rd, Vienna, VA, 22182
(703) 748-2390

Booksfree is the premier online paperback books, children’s books, and audio books on CD rental service. Rent paperback books, children’s books or audio books online with the option to buy them at a discount. In business since 2000, Booksfree offers over 250,000 paperbacks, 28,000 children’s books, and 30,000 CD and MP3-CD audio books. There are no due dates or late fees ever and members can cancel at any time.

Bookworks (VA)
101 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA, 24401
(540) 887-0007


Bound2Please Books
132 W. Main St., Orange, VA, 22960

Bound2please (B2plz) is an independent bookstore in Orange, Virginia. We specialize in quality books, both used and new. As we begin this adventure, our shelves include lots of wonderful fiction and non, YA titles, poetry, lyrics, notated reference catalogs and manuals, some beautifully illustrated editions—and an abundance of art books, including many gorgeous coffee-table volumes. B2plz is a full-service bookshop; we even make house calls! If you have a substantial number of books you’d like to sell, or have your home library inventoried to better estimate its value, call us to arrange an appointment. We are open Mon-Sat 10-6

Buteo Books
2731 Arrington Rd, Arrington, VA, 22922

Buteo Books specializes in ornithology, birdwatching, and natural history, from birding your backyard to textbooks for serious ornithologists. Founded in 1971, catalog number one offered 50 birds books for sale. Today we stock the largest selection of new, used, out-of-print and rare ornithology books to be found in the world, while providing knowledgeable advice and excellent customer service.

Chapters Bookshop
101 E Grayson St, Galax, VA, 24333
(276) 236-9703

Our friendly independent bookshop offers a wide variety of both new & used titles. Children’s books & puzzles, local & regional titles along with gifts & collectibles are available. Gift wrapping is always free. Special orders are welcome.

Colonial National Historic Park (Eastern National)
General Delivery, Jamestown, VA, 23081
(757) 253-2432

America’s national parks are treasure chests full of history and natural wonders. Travel to our retail sales outlet at to learn more about them or to plan a vacation to one of the more than 388 national parks.

Eastern Mennonite University Bookstore
(540) 432-4250


Flights of Imagination
4759 Winterberry Ct, Williamsburg, VA, 23188


Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park (Eastern National)
1011 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA, 22401
(540) 373-5091

America’s national parks are treasure chests full of history and natural wonders. Travel to our retail sales outlet at to learn more about them or to plan a vacation to one of the more than 388 national parks.

Givens Books
2236 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA, 24501
(434) 385-5027

One of the largest independent bookstores in the country. New & used books, rare books.

Hooray for Books!
1555 King St, Alexandria, VA, 22314
(703) 548-4092

Books, games, plush, puzzles, toys.

James Madison University Bookstore
211 Blue Stone Dr, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807
(540) 568-6296


Marine Corps Association
715 Broadway St, Quantico, VA, 22134
(703) 640-6161

National Capital Region (Eastern National)
44 Canal Center Plz Level G1 Ste 5, Alexandria, VA, 22314
(703) 837-0746

America’s national parks are treasure chests full of history and natural wonders. Travel to our retail sales outlet at to learn more about them or to plan a vacation to one of the more than 388 national parks.

New Dominion Bookshop
404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902
(434) 295-2552

New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest general trade bookshop in Virginia. Established in 1924 we are located on the pedestrian mall in the heart of the historic district. The shop’s mezzanine provides a separate and attractive space for readings and book signings, with exhibits by local artists rotating monthly.

Old Dominion-University Village Bookstore
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 23508


Old Town Books
104 S. Union Street, Alexandria, VA, 22313


Old Town’s Open Book
104 Main St, Warrenton, VA, 20186


One More Page Books
2200 N Westmoreland St Ste 101, Arlington, VA, 22213
(703) 300-9746


Over the Moon Bookstore & Artisan Gallery
Piedmont Place Market, Crozet, VA, 22932
(434) 823-1144


Parish Book Store Of Eastern Shore
2020 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA, 23454
(757) 425-0114


Peach Street Books
401 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA, 23310

Gently used and new books, housed in a renovated Pure Oil Service Station in the small Virginia beach town of Cape Charles.

Prince Books
109 E Main St, Norfolk, VA, 23510
(757) 622-9223

A downtown Norfolk favorite since 1982, Prince Books is one block from the Intracoastal Waterway & offers books for all interests & ages, while featuring books on Virginia, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Bay & the Outer Banks. Includes a cafe.

Pufferbellies Toys and Books
15 W Johnson St, Staunton, VA, 24401
(540) 886-3516

Pufferbellies specializes in classic and innovative toys and books for children from birth through age 12.

Read Early and Daily
113 N Galveston Street, Arlington, VA, 22203

Read Early And Daily (R.E.A.D.) is a nonprofit that works with families in need to choose and receive one new, quality, culturally relevant book for each child in the household ages birth to five years old every month; at least two of the book selections are bilingual or offered in Spanish. R.E.A.D. has a pop-up children’s bookstore, R.E.A.D. Books, to help fund its programs. The revenue from every book bought from R.E.A.D. Books is used to buy the new books for the children R.E.A.D. serves.

Reston’s Used Book Shop
1623 Washington Plz N, Reston, VA, 20190
(703) 435-9772


Sacred Circle Books
919 King St, Alexandria, VA, 22314
(703) 299-9309


Scrawl Books
11911 Freedom Drive, Reston, VA, 20190


Second Chapter Books
10 S Liberty St, Middleburg, VA, 20117
(540) 687-7016


Shenandoah University Bookstore
1460 University Dr., Winchester, VA, 22601
(540) 665-4523


ShenValley Books ‘n Things
2250 Reserve Circle, Suite 401, Rockingham, VA, 22801

ShenValley Books ‘n Things is a full-service bookstore, albeit a bookstore “without walls.” Its marketing strategies are two-fold. First is an aggressive online presence. Secondly is a strong community focus, engaging clubs, churches, schools, universities, businesses, and non-profit organizations in a variety of collaborative efforts designed to increase literacy and scholarship, and, where appropriate, to support fund-raising activities.

Stories Like Me
9919 Broadview Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Stories Like Me is a diverse and inclusive children’s bookstore. We believe that all children should be able to see themselves in a story. We source diverse, accessible, and empowering literature that represents the richness of life in all its forms. We hold that all people, no matter their circumstances, ought to be celebrated and recognized. Our goal as bookstore is to share the stories of the world with our increasingly-connected community and to generate empathy and peace through books.

Sundial Books
4065 Main St, Chincoteague, VA, 23336
(757) 336-5825

Sundial Books is located on historic Main Street buildings on beautiful Chincoteague Island. The shop has eclectic collection of new, used, and collectible books as well as selected new and used music CD’s. Author events, live music, and more. Open year-round.

Tales of the Lonesome Pine
404 Clinton Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA, 24219
(276) 523-5097


The Fountain Bookstore
1312 E Cary St, Richmond, VA, 23219
(804) 788-1594

The Fountain Bookstore is a general full-service bookstore serving Downtown Richmond. We carry interesting books of all kinds including children’s, business, regional and civil war, and cards.

The Little Bookshop
1318 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA, 23113

The Little Bookshop has a wide selection of new books for all ages. We also carry a collection of hand selected greeting cards, Aurora brand stuffed animals, Claire Fontaine journals, and the best socks in the world from Sock Smith. We have Story Times on Thursdays at 11:00 and Saturdays at 1:00. The Little Bookshop is Midlothian’s newest destination for book lovers.

The Up Center
222 W 19th St, Norfolk, VA, 23517
(757) 623-1119


University of Mary Washington Bookstore
1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA, 22401
(540) 654-1017

The University Bookstore sells textbooks as well as supplies, personal items, gifts, greeting cards, & clothing. The Bookstore also stocks a large number of “trade” books ( i.e., best sellers, periodicals, travel guides, reference books, & classics).

University of Virginia Bookstore
400 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
(434) 924-1074

Owned and operated by the University, the University of Virginia Bookstore is the primary source of new and used textbooks and custom published course materials for classes. Its general book department (The Bookshop) features an extensive selection of academic and scholarly works as well as popular fiction and non-fiction, bestsellers, travel, and children’s books. The Bookshop also offers an out-of-print search service and a complimentary special order service for those books not normally in its inventory. It supports the University’s academic mission by hosting and sponsoring academic programs, lectures, and readings by new and established authors.

Virginia Museum of Fine Art
200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 23220
(804) 204-2713


Virginia Union University Bookstore
(804) 257-5725


VMI Bookstore
200 Lejeune Hall, Lexington, VA, 24450


Winchester Book Gallery
7 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA, 22601
(540) 667-3444

46-YEAR OLD, INDEPENDENT, LOCALLY OWNED BOOKSTORE SERVING THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA As a cornerstone of our community, we sell new books, local art, cards, and puzzles. The Book Gallery regularly hosts book signings, monthly game nights, and live music. In addition, we offer everyday discounts for teachers and book clubs. The Winchester Book Gallery inspires, informs and amuses customers with compelling book selections, a diverse selection of other merchandise and many fun events.