Cool Bookish Spots in the DMV

153 Words • Places • 08/17/2023


  • Kramer’s - DC
    • Amazing indie bookstore with a really good attached cafe/restaurant called Afterwords
  • Capitol Hill Books - DC
    • Fun used bookstore that has some pretty cool merch as well


  • Second Story Books Warehouse - Rockville, MD
    • A warehouse of used books tucked away in a warehouse park in Rockville that has used and antique books.
    • Vaguely Metro-accessible
    • Their flagship store is in DC
  • Second Edition Books - Columbia, MD
    • A local used bookstore that has CDs, DVDs, and more. They have a good variety of genres.


  • Unique Merrifield - Vienna, VA
    • A thrift store with a surprising good YA book selection.
    • Lots of religious and business books as well, not many academic books.
  • The Company of Books - Alexandria, VA
    • Local, woman-owned smaller used bookstore.

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