Independent Bookstore Day in Oklahoma
Held on the last Saturday in April, Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores around the world. Here are some Independent Bookstores in Oklahoma worth a visit, with a focus on new books. List sorted in alphabetical order.
1313 E. Danforth Road, Edmond
Best of Books is an Edmond independent bookstore that sales new release books, bestsellers, educational books, childrens books, stationary, gift items and toys. Every Saturday morning they host a storytime for ages four and up, along with special events throughout the year.
31 N. Main Street, Miami
Besides browsing the bookshelves at Chapters in Miami, you can hang out in their open seating areas, drink coffee, or meet in the Route 66 Community Room.
1325 N. Walker Avenue, Oklahoma City
Commonplace Books in Oklahoma City’s Midtown District describes themselves as bookstore about books and people. Sections are based in interests and themes like Intellectual, Historian, Insider, Activist, Achiever, Poet, Mystic, Host, etc. instead of the more formal categories.
502 S. Boston Avenue, Tulsa
DECOPOLIS in Tulsa is more of an experience than a shop with its art deco theme. It’s a fun place to explore with more than just books.
1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City
One of the first independent bookstores that may come to people’s mind is Full Circle Bookstore. They are the largest independent bookstore in Oklahoma, operating for over 30 years. They reguarly host book signings, readings, and more events.
3010 Paseo, Oklahoma City
Literati Press Comics & Novels is a curated bookshop located in Oklahoma City’s Paseo Arts District. They specialize in progressive and cerebral fiction, sequential art, and nonfiction. They have exclusive in-house titles as well as their favorite book picks.
What’s your favorite Independent Bookstore in Oklahoma? Leave a comment below and give them a shout out!