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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


What's New: Events & Festivals

Stage RIGHT: Benefit for Lincoln High Theatre
First Friday, November 1st

All day:
10% of the day's sales will be donated to Lincoln High School Theatre.

5:30pm-8:00pm: We'll have a troupe of costumed actors in the bookstore. Come meet these great kids ~ and help us raise money for costumes & production costs!

LHS values giving all students opportunities to experience the excitement of working in a theatre and creating stage performances.

Kids get to learn about acting, costuming & makeup, lighting & sound, and set design.
Instructors make a special effort to include anyone willing to work hard, which is one of the things that makes Lincoln High Theatre dear to our hearts.  

First Fri 11/1, 10am-8pm Stage RIGHT: Benefit for Lincoln High Theatre

All day: 10% of Sales will go to support Theatre Education at LHS

5:30pm-8pm: We'll have a troupe of costumed actors milling about the shop!

Sat 11/9, 2:30pm-6:30pm
Celebration for Nebraska Books
@ Nebraska History Museum, 15th & P
Readings, Book Signings & Awards ~ just up the alley from our bookshop!
More info: Celebration of Nebraska Books

Thurs 11/21, 4:30pm-9pm
Shop the Blocks
Downtown's premier shopping event is in its 12th year! The boutiques of Downtown Lincoln will be lit up for the season & offering deals on Books, Home Decor, Jewelry, Clothing, Art Supplies, and more ~ along with food, drink & merriment!

For more information & to purchase tickets: Downtown Lincoln Association


November con't

Thurs 11/28: CLOSED for Thanksgiving
We are grateful for the previous year of good books & your patronage. We will be spending this day with our loved ones!

Fri 11/29: OPEN!

Sat 11/30, 10am-6pm
Small Business Saturday!
We'll be decorated for the holiday season ~ and serving hot cider and Cinnamon's homemade gingerbread & sugar cookies.

Our 2020 "Cats, Books, Life is Good" calendars will be available for sale - and we'll have Gift Certificates & Books for everyone on your list.

Cinnamon, Katherine & Petra will be on hand to make recommendations and help you find treasures!
(Our Maggie will be getting her wisdom teeth out during her break from her UNL classes. We'll be wishing her well!)

Fri 12/6, 10am-7:30pm
First Friday!

Fri 12/13 & Sat 12/14, 10am-6pm
Holiday Open House!

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.