Madison Area, South Central Wisconsin Bookstore Directory

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Avol's Books

Used books available at A Room of One's Own Bookstore, or mail order from ABE and Alibris. Please browse our inventory at the link below. Call to inquire about selling books
Web Site: Avol's Books at
Phone: 608-255-4730

Barnes & Nobles Booksellers (two locations)

Address: 1 East Towne Mall 53704, Madison
Phone: 608-241-4695
Address: 7433 Mineral Point Rd 53717
Phone: 608-827-0809

Blake's Books

Address: 5149 Anton Dr, Fitchburg 53719
Phone: 608-204-0006

The Book Deal

Address: 319 W. Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-571-7575
Web Site:
Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11 am - 6 pm
Description: Thousands of fiction and non-fiction books plus an entire room full of children's and young-adult books; also have 2000+ new and used CDs for sale.

Browzer Bookshop

Address: 668 State St, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-255-5521
Hours: 10:30-6 (M-Tu), 11-6 (W-F), 11-5 (Sa), 12-5 (Su)
Description: 150,000 Books on all subjects. Books wanted. Personal libraries, Estate Collections & Books in Quantity.

Capital City Comics

Temporary Address During Renovation: 1402 Regent Street, Madison
Address: 1910 Monroe St, Madison, 53711
Phone: 608-251-8445
Hours: 11-7 (M-F), 10-5 (Sa)
Description: New and back issue comics, graphic novels

Driftless Books & Music

Address: 518 Walnut Street, Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: 608-638-book
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Hours: Winter hours: Closed until March 1, browsing by appointment only. Summer hours: Tues.-Sat.: 11-6 pm; Sunday: 12-4 pm.
Description: New, Used, Rare, & Antiquarian Books. We buy, sell, and trade. Custom book searches. Possibly Wisconsin's largest used book store.

The Foundry Books

Address: 105 Commerce Street, Mineral Point, 53565
Phone: 608-987-4363
Hours: April through December - Thursday through Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm. Tuesday and Wednesday by chance or appointment. Always closed on Monday. January through March - By chance or by appointment. Please phone or email, other hours by appointment.
Description: Used and antiquarian books.

Frugal Muse Books, Music & Video

Address: 235 Junction Rd, Madison 53717
Phone: 608-833-8668
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Hours: 10-9 (M-Sa), 10-5 (Su)
Description: We offer an extensive selection of new and used hardcovers and paperbacks at reduced prices. We special-order new books at 25% off. We are always buying from the public in any quantity: books, audiobooks, CDs, DVD's and more.

Graham Crackers Comics

Address: 2831 E. Washington Ave., Madison, 53704
Phone: 608-422-4110
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Hours: 11-7 (Tu-F), 10-6 (Sa)
Description: Full service comic book shop, a branch of "Illinois' #1 Comic Book Store"

Half Price Books Records Magazines (two locations)

Address: 4250 East Towne Blvd, Madison, 53704
Phone: 608-244-1189
Address: 626 S Whitney Way, Madison, 53711
Phone: 608-273-1140
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Interstate Books4School

Address: 201 E. Badger Rd., Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-277-2407
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Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Interstate Books4School is an educational, infant through 12th grade, Tradebook, Valu-Book and ESL supplier. We are dedicated to budget-stretching prices, prompt service and speedy delivery of all orders. We have access to over 10,000,000 book titles. We are open to the general public at our warehouse or on our website.

Jef Hinds Comics

Address: P.O.Box 44803, Madison, 53744
Phone: 608-277-8750
Web Site:
Description: Specializing in pre-1980 comic books. Buying collections of 10c and 12c comics. Appraisal and grading services available.

Keele's Books & Collectables

Address: In Antique Mall 1, 720 Oak St (next to the Police Station), Wisconsin Dells, 53913
Phone: 608-355-7648
Description: Quality children's books in affordable editions

Mimosa Books

Address: 440 State St, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-256-5432
Web Site:
Hours: 11-7 (M-F), 10-6:30 (Sa), 12-5 (Su)
Description: Books for spiritual & personal growth and wellness, New Age/World/Native American/Celtic and more music, yoga & meditation supplies, sacred art, jewelry, incense, henna tattoos, workshops and free talks.

Mystery to Me

Address: 1863 Monroe Street, Madison 53711
Phone: 608-283-9332
Web Site:
Hours: 10-7 (Tu-F), 10-5 (Sa), 11-4 (Su), closed Mondays.
Description: The mystery genre offers a wide selection of everything from cozies and historical mysteries to thrillers and police procedurals. In addition to mystery there is a small non-mystery nook along with a growing selection of work by local authors that includes everything from poetry to memoir, and a growing selection of children and young adult titles.

A New Hope Collectible Toys and Comics

Address: 444 State Street, Madison 53703
Phone: 608-515-8722
Web Site:
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: Closed; Thursay-Saturday: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm; Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Description: Toys, statues, anime, video games and comic books, including vintage Star Wars, GI Joe and other toys from the 1970's on. Collectible comics silver to modern age.

Ocooch Books & Libations

Address: 145 West Court St, Richland Center 53581
Phone: 608-647-8826
Hours: 10-5:30 (Tu-Th), 10-7 (F), 10-4 (Sa)
Description: General interest bookstore with unique regional interest. Microbrew beers, single malt scotches and unique wines from around the world.

Paul's Book Store

Address: 670 State St, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-257-2968
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Hours: 9-7 (M-Sa), 12-5 (Su)
Description: Since 1954. Large general stock of used and out-of-print books. We buy libraries or single volumes. Browsers invited.

Prairie Bookshop

Address: 117 E Main Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
Phone: 608-437-4118
Hours: 10-6:30 (M-F), 10-5 (Sa), 11-5 (Su)
Description: A general interest bookstore serving the rural communities west of Madison. Specialties include nature, rural living and Wisconsin.

Readers Realm Gallery of New & Gently-Used Books, Gifts & Whimsy

Address: 147 E. Montello St, Montello, WI 53949
Phone: 608-297-2200
Facebook Page: Readers Realm Gallery
Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 - 5; Sunday 10 - 4.
Description: Located in a grand historic church built in 1875 on Highway 23 near Montello's beautiful granite waterfalls. Opened in 2014.

A Room of One's Own

Address: 315 W Gorham St Ste C, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-257-7888
Web Site:
Hours: 10-8 (M-Th), 10-6 (Sa), 12-5 (Su); (Winter Jan-Mar) 10-7 (M-Th), 10-6 (Sa), 10-5 (Su)
Description: An independent bookstore with a strong selection of general books. Specialties in fiction, poetry, spirituality, feminist, political and LGBT titles. Also music, t-shirts, cards, journals, calendars and a wide selection of fair trade gift items. We carry books for women's studies and related classes at the University of Wisconsin.

Stony Hill Books & Gallery

Address: 2140 Regent St, Madison, 53726
Phone: 608-231-1247
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Hours: 10-5 (T-Sa)
Description: Specializiing in books on Latin America, Mexico and Cuba, books in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Also ethnic textiles, Fine Art and Oriental carpets

T. S. Vandoros Rare Books

Phone: 608-836-8354

20th Century Books

Address: 1421 South Park Street #200, Madison, 53715
Phone: 608-441-1957
Web Site:
Hours: 10-5:30 (M-Sa), 12-5:30 (Su)
Description: Popular culture specialist, including comics, science fiction, mysteries.

The University Book Store (four locations)

Address: 711 State St, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-257-3784 and 800-993-BOOK
Web Site:
Hours: 9-7 (M-Th), 9-5:30 (F-Sa), 12-5 (Su)

Address:Hilldale Shopping Center, 454 N Midvale Blvd, Madison, 53705
Phone: 608-238-8455 and 800-993-BOOK
Hours: 9-9 (M-Sa), 11-6 (Su)

Address: The University Book Store, Health Sciences Learning Center, next to the Hospital parking ramp, 750 Highland Ave, Madison, 53705
Phone: 608-663-2665 and 800-993-BOOK
Hours: 7:45-5:30 (M-F), 10-3 (Sa)

Address: University Book Store - Janesville, 2500 Milton Ave Ste 132, Janesville, 53545
Phone: 608-758-8023 and 800-993-BOOK
Hours: 10-9 (M-Sa), 11-6 (Su)

Village Booksmith

Address: 526 Oak St, Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-1001
Web Site:
Hours: 10-6 (M, Tu, Th), 10-10 (W,F), 10-5 (Sa)

Westfield Comics (two locations)

Address: 7475 Mineral Point Rd 53717
Address: 944 Williamson St 53703
Phone: 608-833-4444
Hours: 12-6 (Su-Tu), 11-8 (W-F), 11-6 (Sa)
Description: New comics and graphic novels

Wisconsin Historical Museum Store

Address: 30 N Carroll St, Madison, 53703
Phone: 608-264-6565
Web Site:
Hours: 9-4 (T-Sa)
Description: Specializing in Wisconsin's history, people and places for readers of all ages. We carry a wide array of books on many subjects, including the Woodland Indians, the Iron Brigade, ethnic Wisconsin and genealogy.