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Book Loft

631 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206-1000
+1 614-464-1774
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Definitely visit if you are in the German Village Area

If you're a book lover, this is the place to go. It's a maze of books. Quite cramped with thousands... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay M
Newport, Kentucky
Best Bookstore in Ohio

This store has the best book selection of any independent bookstore in Ohio. You can spend hours in... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Jarvis H
via mobile
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631 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206-1000
+1 614-464-1774
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a book lover, this is the place to go. It's a maze of books. Quite cramped with thousands of books in a small space (small 32 rooms) but still well organized. You can find almost all genres of books - fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks,...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This store has the best book selection of any independent bookstore in Ohio. You can spend hours in this place finding great deals and books you wouldn't see anywhere else. It's fun wandering around the stacks looking for little treasures. It's bibliomaniac paradise.

Thank Jarvis H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you are local and have never been, please try it JUST once. Whether you have cabin fever on a winter night or a casual evening in town; it is just so ........welcoming. If you are just visiting German Village from another city, please VISIT....More

Thank carolt130
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love books and was in heaven in this store. Each room has a theme and there is nothing missing. I spent about an hour here found several book I wanted for cheap and left happy! They also have coupons on their website.

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Came here on a visit from out of town, and my friend took me as she knew I loved books. The place is quite claustrophobic, however, it's well organized and thought out. I really liked how the music changed from each room you entered, as...More

Thank Leonard David R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I could spend days in this place! This is literally a bibliophile paradise. I tend to get a little claustrophobic in here, though, and have found that Monday - Thursday 10 a - 4 p seems to be the least crowded times for me to...More

Thank trico40
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I would have loved this bookstore if there had been no people in it. Yes, there were dozens of rooms and lots of nooks and crannies, but it was filled with people and I could hardly squeeze through a couple of times because there were...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What an incredible find in the German Village area of Columbus---a 32-room reader's heaven. Leave yourself ample time to explore this crazy maze of a book store. The rooms are set up by topic/theme, and there is every book you've ever heard about and those...More

Thank Mary Ellen F
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We came here based on everyone's recommendations and it's ok. I mean it's a bookstore, a big bookstore. I was thinking that it had a selection of old and new books but they were all new. It's a big store to browse around and if...More

Thank Cruel-Sebastian
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited here yesterday during our day long celebration of 4 years of marriage. We are both self-described book nerds, and The Book Loft is 32 rooms of pure book bliss!! They had so many books, including some outside under an awning,...More

Thank Ryan S
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Can gift certificates bought from one Book Loft location be used at another location?
25 November 2016|
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Response from lejustice | Reviewed this property |
I think not as well. It is locally owned. Give them a call. It will be a nice gift either way.