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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

20% Off ALL American History!
First Friday, July 7th
10:00am - 7:30pm

Western Americana, General Am Hist, American Military History & US Presidents!

Stop in for a big discount & learn about the U.S.A.!



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

7/4 Tues: CLOSED for Independence Day.
Celebrate safely, friends!

July con't...
Fri 7/7: First Friday Gallery Walk!
20% Off American History

Wed 7/26: OBOL Discussion, 7pm

Mon 8/14: Ghost Tour Ticket Launch



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.