Independent Bookstores of Washington DC (updated)
Here’s a list of names, locations, and URLs of independent bookstores in Washington DC–new and used).
Begun for the May 2, 2015 celebration of the first Independent Bookstore Day (inspired by California Bookstore Day).
October 2015 Carpe Librum Pop-Up Bookstore in Mount Vernon Square opened — closes in November.
Riverby Books reopened October 2015 (see below).
Bridge Street Books
Kramerbooks & Afterwords
Politics and Prose
Reiter’s Scientific & Professional Books
Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe
Upshur Street Books
Books for America – a Bookstore with a Purpose
Books Used & Rare
Capitol Hill Books
Carpe Librum Pop-Up Bookstore in Mount Vernon Square (October 2015- )
Idle Time Books
Second Story Books
Bartleby’s (online only)
4905 Wisconsin Avenue NW