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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

All Day Sweet Soiree!
First Friday, May 5th
10:00am - 7:30pm

Join us for free lemonade and homemade cookies. We'll be serving four kinds of cookies:

*peanut butter, chocolate mint, lemon & snickerdoodles

Enjoy a sweet treat while you browse for books & celebrate Spring!

Tues 5/2 & Wed 5/3:
VOTE for 20% off your Books!
Vote in the City General Election on Tuesday and get a discount. We won't ask who you voted for - that's not our business. We're glad that you participate!

Fri 5/5: First Friday Gallery Walk
Open 10am - 7:30pm
Cookie Day - all day!
We'll be serving lemonade and homemade cookies all day!

May con't
Fri 5/12: Pick Your Discount
Pick a flower to keep from our bouquet - the discount on your entire purchase is written on the ribbon attached to the stem!
Just in time for Mother's Day!

Fri 6/2: First Friday Gallery Walk
Open 10am - 7:30pm

Mon 6/19-Sat 6/24: Thespian Week!

7/4 Tues: CLOSED for Independence Day



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.