Gift Certificates are available for any amount, never expire and are
good on all books & merchandise in our store. All Gift Certificates are
written by hand. Gift Certificates of $25 or higher value come in a
beautiful sleeve of handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds, which
can be planted in a sunny spot.
Established in 1991, our store has an ever-changing collection
of used, rare & out-of-print books on two floors. You can find
everything from paperback Mysteries to SIGNED First Editions,
Leather bound books, Scholarly Non-Fiction, Cookbooks,
Children's Books & much more. We're located in downtown Lincoln
- just a few blocks from the University of Nebraska
- Come explore our labyrinth of books! Our staff is friendly,
knowledgeable and can help you find books you'll love. Eddy &
Charlie, our feline staff
members, are likely to be lounging on the rugs or
sleeping in the windows.
Current news: 7/6/19: We folded in the new Science
Fiction/Fantasy books, shifting most of the main floor to do it.
It looked great for Thespian Week, which was lots of fun. We
have a bit of a "Thespian Week Hangover" but we're busying
ourselves putting the shop in better order - creating new
displays in Children's & Young Adult Lit, making new space for
our collection of SIGNED Mysteries, and finding space for all
the Folio Society books we recently acquired.
The Folio Society creates marvelous volumes, using the best
materials. Most of the books are fully cloth bound, with gilt
titles and pictorial covers, and housed in slipcases. Many have
full-color art or photography. We have books on Ancient Cities,
British History, Fairy Tales & more - all by well-respected
authors. The Folio Society sells only to its members, so these
books will not be found in new bookstores, only in shops like
ours. They have been selling rapidly. Come see them while we
Each week, we post a photo of our New Arrivals
section. To view the most recent photos, click
post New Arrivals photos to our Facebook page, where
customers call "dibs" on books they would like us to hold
for them by commenting on the photos. To be one of the early
birds, be sure to like us
7/19 & Sat 7/20
20% Off ALL Music Books during Zoo Fest!
14th Street will be closed to traffic during the music
festival - but if you'd just like to shop at our bookstore,
ask the folks at the gate to let you in.
We'll be open 10am-6pm, both days, offering a discount on
Music Books of all sorts!
(Please pay the gate fee to listen to the music, though.)
you have a library and a garden,
you have everything you need." ~ Cicero
We are happy to send
Gift Certificates directly to all the people on your list. To order,
please call (402) 475-8663,
or visit our Gifts for Book Lovers page.