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Village Books

1200 Eleventh Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
+1 360-671-2626
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One of Bellingham's most beloved retailers

With very good reason. It's not just a great little indie bookstore in a world where many haven't... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
UnrepentantFoodie
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Bellingham, Washington
Wonderful Indie Bookstore

Discovered Village Books 4 years ago and it's a must whenever in the area. Good selection of books... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Dan N
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“three floors” (6 reviews)
“book store” (7 reviews)
“local authors” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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1200 Eleventh Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

With very good reason. It's not just a great little indie bookstore in a world where many haven't survived the arrival of big box retail, it's a vital force in the community. They don't just sell books, they support local authors, local book clubs and...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Discovered Village Books 4 years ago and it's a must whenever in the area. Good selection of books, local interest and authors, Staff recommendations, Very helpful staff, Good children's section too.

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you love books, you'll be able spend some quality time in here. This is a book-lovers bookstore, and there's a little coffee bar upstairs just in case you need a little something to tide you over. The staff we interacted with were delightfully cheerful...More

Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This bookstore is located in one of the most charming towns in Washington state, with many other attractions nearby, but it'd be worth coming here for the bookstore alone with its several floors of books, its public readings and its writing groups, the cafe inside...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Unique, pretty and sometimes quirky gifts. Indie bookstore atmosphere. Excellent fudge shop inside. Bellingham must-see.

Thank Sheba42
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I think of it as a mini Powells. It has a wide selection of books and gifts. Great local author section. I miss these kinds of bookstores. I could spend all day here! Nice ambiance as well. Connected to a great...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great spot to go to find a book and other knick-knacks. Great atmosphere and helpful staff. I know this is a book store, but it is a good place to visit, if you get a chance.

Thank Barney22222
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great selection of books, used and new, as well as fun gifts and mugs. Lots of community events, and book signings. Some signed copies of some new releases, good selection of local authors. 3 stories of books to explore.

Thank EJJourney
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was my first visit to Village Books, and I'm glad to have found it! This is a great bookstore where the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. There are lots of books to peruse through, and there is an easy system of coloured dots to...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a great bookstore. Used books, new books, kids area. Seating throughout - pets allowed. What more could you ask for.

Thank caroleiaap
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