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Book Loft

631 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206-1000
+1 614-464-1774
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Land of Books

A large book shop that has so many rooms that you can escape time as well as people in all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WanderingSeminarian
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Columbus, Ohio
via mobile
Great book store

We are staying near the Nationwide arena and we the free CBus down to German Village. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
beccagp1313
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Bowling Green, Ohio
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One of the largest bookstores in the country, it has expanded to 32 rooms and now contains nearly 750,000 books.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“book lovers” (23 reviews)
“book store” (33 reviews)
“love books” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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631 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206-1000
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+1 614-464-1774
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"book lovers"
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"book store"
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"love books"
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"german village"
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"greeting cards"
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"independent bookstore"
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"non fiction"
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"buy books"
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"huge bookstore"
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"book selection"
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"unique finds"
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"free map"
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"patio area"
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"great store"
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"could spend hours"
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"different sections"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large book shop that has so many rooms that you can escape time as well as people in all the nooks and crannies in this building. There are many options and the rooms are by genre and plenty of staff to help you find...More

Thank WanderingSeminarian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying near the Nationwide arena and we the free CBus down to German Village. This wonderful bookstore is a few minutes walk from a bus stop. Well worth the walk. Had not been there for years- as great as I remembered.

Thank beccagp1313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve lived in central Ohio all my life and I’m embarrassed to admit this was my first visit to this amazing place. It is truly a rare gem in the growing internet focused shopping world. This store (old house?...) is filled with rooms of books....More

Thank AuntTra
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is hard to describe. It's like a maze of books with room after room, cubby holes after cubby hole, floor after awkward floor. You can truly get lost looking at books as you get lost in the place. The shear quantity of books...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

If you love books check this place out. Great selection of new and old and some nice merchandise to go along with it. Tight quarters and not much room to sit down but that is part of the experience. Staff was very friendly.

Thank stepusin
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Leave lots of time to wander around in this amazing bookstore. It's well organized and books displayed in an inviting and helpful way.

Thank MaryE995
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

You could definitely spend all day in here. Rooms are very organized, each room is a different genre. There a lot of bargain prices!

Thank wlc782017
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful place to explore. Take your time as you go through winding pathways of books. This is the most unique books store you will ever visit. Worth the trip.

Thank penny4062
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Forget the literary shopping experiences you have had in chains such as Barnes & Noble, Half-Price Books, or Joseph-Beth -- this independent bookstore will not only blow their collections away but leave your head spinning with the selections and possibilities it holds. A word to...More

Thank Gabriella B
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A large bookstore that if you are a book lover, this has to be on your bucket list of book stores to visit. Went in with the intentions of buying just one book, but ended up getting 3 (excellent prices too, less than 20 dollars)...More

Thank T W
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Kathy0404
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.
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