Across Nebraska, you’ll find many thriving independent bookstores packed with impressive selections of old titles and new titles, and of course, friendly staff eager to help you find the perfect book. So, if you’re a literary lover, don’t miss these 9 best bookstores in Nebraska!
Indigo Bridge Books is a quaint bookstore with a great selection of books, laid-back atmosphere, and coffee bar for visitors to enjoy. One hundred percent of all coffee purchases go directly to local causes so you can do good with good coffee and good books.
Located in the Old Market in downtown Omaha, Jackson Street Booksellers is known for carrying a wonderful selection of used, rare, and out-of-print books. The staff is super knowledgeable and friendly so you can be certain you’ll find a book that fits your interests.
The Sequel Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Kearney that specializes in children’s and young adult books.Many of the books you’ll find here are also overstocks and bargain titles, so you can find some amazing literary favorites for 50-75 percent off the original price!
A Novel Idea Bookstore, located just a few blocks from the University of Nebraska Campus in Lincoln, carries two floors of used, rare, and out-of-print books. From cookbooks to scholarly non-fiction and children’s books to signed first editions, A Novel Idea has something for every reader.
A to Z Books in North Platte is the perfect place for book lovers. A to Z features both new and used books, with a large selection dedicated to local history. The bookshop also hosts a regular Open Mic Night for performers, poets, and anyone with a talent to stop in and share their stories with an audience.
The Bookworm is one of Omaha’s most well-known independent bookstores, operating for over 25 years. The Bookworm is spacious and you can easily get lost in the rows of books for hours. Bonus: It’s also pet-friendly!
Get lost in a new read from the Tattered Book in Grand Island. This cute bookstore is located downtown and also hosts fun events such as Board Game Night!
Francie & Finch in Lincoln offers a wide variety of books from all genres. Search for popular titles as well as intriguing books you’ve never heard of—the newest bookstore in Lincoln has it all!
Legends Comics is what the name suggests—a comic book shop and coffee shop in one! This is a community favorite to enjoy a cup of coffee with like-minded comic fans.