Local Bookstores in Winston-Salem
The best books transport you to a magical, far-away world where you can learn and explore all kinds of new things wherever you are. There’s nothing more relaxing than settling into a cozy chair at a local bookstore as you start your journey with a new book. Take a look at these local bookstores in Winston-Salem!
Updated August 2023
Location | 3354 Robinhood Rd.
Book Ferret is a locally-owned store that recently opened in summer 2023. As a new and used bookstore, they sell the latest releases, gently used books, games, puzzles, book-themed art, and other book-related goods.
BONUS: Book Ferret offers trade credit! Bring in your gently used books to receive store credit for new titles.
Location | 120 Reynolda Village
The newest addition to Reynolda Village, The Bookhouse is an adorable bookstore offering a wide variety of new books. Hang out on their comfy couches to read and discuss your favorite books with fellow book-lovers.
PRO-TIP: Grab a drink to sip as you read! In addition to the books, The Bookhouse also has coffee, tea, beer, and wine.
Location | 634 W. 4th St. #110
A literary arts non-profit, Bookmarks strives to connect all people with books. They opened a bookstore in 2017 complete with a stage, conference rooms, community gathering spaces, and mobile bookshelves stocked with books in all genres.
BONUS: Bookmarks loves to host special events, book festivals, and more!
Location | 745 Jonestown Rd.
McKay’s is a huge used bookstore with five locations across North Carolina and Tennessee. Their giant warehouse holds rows of used books in all genres, music, movies, records, electronics, games, collectibles, and more.
PRO-TIP: Got old books you want to move out to make room for new titles? Bring them to McKay’s and get store credit!
After you’ve found the perfect book, check our our other guides on where to shop in Winston-Salem