Are you looking for a list of the best bookstores in Wyoming? Check out the following compilation.
Legends Bookstore is situated in Cody and was set up by owner Teresa Muhic in 2015. They offer new books for both adults and children. Alongside the normal bestsellers, they also stock local guides and maps to help you traverse the nearby Yellowstone National Park.
They are proud to be part of the Wyoming landscape, and often feature local authors on their shelves as well as offering gifts that have been handmade in the state. Legends Bookstore also features a coffee bar, so you can quench your thirst before searching for your next read.
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Dean Stayner first founded Jackson Hole Book Trader in 1998. This Jackson-based bookstore then changed hands in 2017 and is now owned by former employee Susie Temple.
You can find a mixture of new and used books here, all laid out in curated sections along the shelves. If you wish to sell some of your old books to Jackson Hole Book Trader, you can do so for either cash or store credit on appointment.
Reach out to Jackson Hole Book Trader.
Sheridan Stationery has been a part of the city since 1935 when it started selling stationery, and books, and offering maintenance on typewriters! It is still going to this day with a few relocations over the years, making it one of the oldest retail stores in Sheridan!
They have books from all sorts of genres, including a great selection in their children’s section. Sheridan Stationery also celebrates local authors such as C.J. Box and Craig Johnson. If you are part of a book club, let them know, as they help procure copies for all of your group for your next meeting!
Start a conversation with Sheridan Stationery.
Situated in Douglas, Whistle-Stop Mercantile merges together a bookstore, café, and delicatessen into one space. They offer a selection of new and second-hand books alongside their selection of food and drink.
Their specialty is selling books relating to the West, be that fiction or non-fiction titles. Alongside this, they also hold titles in other genres, including a range of children’s and Christian books.
Stop by Whistle-Stop Mercantile.
If you head to Thermopolis, you’ll find Storyteller, a book and coffee shop on the high street. They have been in business since 1999 and are currently owned by Ellen Reed. Over time, their offering has expanded, and they even roast their own coffee beans in-house creating an amazing aroma as you browse the shelves!
The friendly staff at Storyteller are always updating the books that they have in stock, keeping up with current releases but also making sure to feature the local history, culture, and writers of the Rocky Mountains. They are always happy to offer a recommendation or two, and learn what you thought of your last read!
Learn more about Storyteller.
Founded in 1949, Valley Bookstore is located in Jackson Hole. They are currently owned by Wendy Dodson. There are all sorts of books available, including a focus on children’s literature and local authors.
Valley Bookstore always aims to host regular events, such as author meet-and-greets and book launches. If they don’t have what you are looking for, they are happy to find and order it, even if it is a second-hand or out-of-print volume!
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The Lost Chapter provides a range of new and second-hand books at their store in Lander. Although they feature popular authors, they also like to make sure that they have a good mix of bestsellers available for the best price they can manage.
Although they don’t buy your used books from you, The Lost Chapter is happy to take any book donations and they will help to pass them on to charitable causes. This isn’t the only good deed they happen to do, however, as proceeds from every event that they host will go to local non-profits.
Say hello to The Lost Chapter.
Our Brother’s Keeper Bookstore had its beginnings as a coffee shop in 1971 in the city of Rock Springs. However, since then it has grown to become a book and gift store specializing in Christian literature and media.
The store is currently run by John and Marie Vargas and has a wide range of books on offer on different Christian issues and topics for all ages. The coffee shop is still going strong, and they also have a room at the back of the store where anyone is welcome to join a bible studies session.
Enquire with Our Brother’s Keeper Bookstore.
Coffee, freshly baked bread, and the smell of books are some of the nicest scents going. Night Heron Books & Coffeehouse combines all of that into one building in Laramie, with a used book store, bakery, and coffee shop!
Set over two floors, alongside used books they also have some featured from Redoubt Press, and even from their own printing house, Night Heron Press! It’s a great place to go if you are hungry for a great meal, or for a good read!
Take a look at Night Heron Books & Coffeehouse.
Wilson Book Gallery can be found in the Westbank Center of Wilson. Wilson Book Gallery also has close ties to its local community and businesses. Among their selection, you can pick up some limited edition volumes, including some beautifully boxed and decorated Shakespeare plays.
This book store prides itself on being a different space for readers, carefully curating what they have available not based on what is popular, but on what they feel would resonate with their customers. Don’t forget to sign up to their e-Newsletters to remain informed of what books they think you should be looking out for!
Explore Wilson Book Gallery.