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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

Find our Booth!
Saturday, June 23rd
1pm - 9pm
Antelope Park, Lincoln

Gather with your friends at Antelope Park for a full day of music, art, food & fun.

A Novel Idea Bookstore will have a booth with all kinds of fun stuff!



Sat 6/23, 1pm-9pm
@Antelope Park
Arts & Culture Festival
Stop by our booth & say Hello!

Mon 6/25-Sat 6/30
Thespian Week!


Wed 7/4, CLOSED for 4th of July!

Fri 7/6, 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.