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A Novel Idea Bookstore
Building & Buying Book Collections since 1991
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-6 pm . Off hours-open by chance! 
118 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 . (402) 475-8663
anovelideabookstore@yahoo.com

 

What's New: Events & Festivals

Spring Sidewalk Sale!
Wed, April 25th through Sat, April 28th

Great deals on Books during our Spring Clearance Sale!
Browse tables of books outside our shop:
Wednesday-Friday ~ Books priced as marked
Saturday is "Dollar Day" ~ Books $1 each

Saturday, April 28th is also Independent Bookstore Day and we'll be celebrating with Drawings & Giveaways inside our shop!

 

Calendar
April
Wed 4/25-Sat 4/28, 10am-6pm
Sidewalk Sale!
Wed-Fri: Books priced as marked
Sat: "Dollar Day" - everything left is
$1 each

Sat 4/28, 10am-6pm
Independent Bookstore Day!
In addition to our Sidewalk Sale, we'll have drawings & giveaways!


May
Tues 5/1 - Sat 5/5
Children's Book Week!
Colorful displays of Children's Books & Chapter Books. Every kid gets a FREE button or temporary tattoo!
 


May
Fri 5/4, 10am-7:30pm
First Friday - Cookie Day!
Cinnamon is baking chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin/craisin & snickerdoodles.
Join us for a sweet treat during Children's Book Week!

Tues 5/15 & Wed 5/16, 10am-6pm
VOTE for 20% off Your Books!
Tuesday is the primary election.
VOTE and we'll offer you a 20% discount on your entire purchase on Tuesday or Wednesday!
We don't ask how you voted. That isn't our business. :)

June
Fri 6/1, 10am-7:30pm
First Friday Gallery Walk

 

Our 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.

"If 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, email us or visit our Gifts for Book Lovers page.