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The York Emporium

343 W Market St, York, PA 17401-1009
+1 717-846-2866
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You could spend hours digging through this place!

This place is huge and packed with books, collectables and cool little finds. I would plan to spend... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Woodbridge, Virginia
An optical illusion from the front, a huge surprise once your inside!

It appears like a small dinky building from the entrance but once your inside it opens up to a huge... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Sandra W
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Central Pennsylvania's used book and curiosity shop with 19,000 square feet of fun stuff in downtown York, PA. More than 250,000 titles on on the shelves (90% hardcover; 10% paperback) & comics & records & antiques & militaria & stuff.
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  • Very good22%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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343 W Market St, York, PA 17401-1009
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place is huge and packed with books, collectables and cool little finds. I would plan to spend some time here as there is truly something for everyone here. You should talk to the owner who is there most of the time, he can help...More

Thank Moniquetravels2much
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It appears like a small dinky building from the entrance but once your inside it opens up to a huge cavernous space filled with used books, videos, cd's, some antiques, comics, posters and an odd assortment of stuff. I can spend a few hours getting...More

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A lot of used books of various genre and ages. Comic books and music as well. I try to visit a couple times a year when I am in York. A very cool place.

1  Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The York Emporium offers more than books, they have a variety of items, mostly used, but all interesting and in good condition. They have a ton of books, they have games, music, dvds,.... it is actually overwhelming. It is a very large store that appears...More

Thank wrktravelr
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I feel like I found a bookstore designed for me. Books and artifacts of the 19th and 20th century. Kitch and clutter in a used book library. I found books on historical York and some of the world's great literature along side comics and star...More

Thank 52,725,272
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

As bookstores go the way of the dinosaur, it's refreshing to find a local bookstore that offers its customers an escape from the hectic pace of life. Check out an incredibly large selection of used books, collectibles and eccentric employees who make your visit all...More

Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The York Emporium is so much more than a book store. There are collectibles and weird things that you wont find anywhere else. Then there are the special events hosted throughout the year. Go by and say hi to Jim Lewin - he is the...More

1  Thank LMD540
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Bring your adventurous spirit as you come here. The used book selection is awesome and the prices are great. I love the selection of DVDs. Whenever I have a question about a book or an author, the staff are very helpful and give good suggestions!...More

Thank YorkHavenDave
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Went to York Emporium, twice in two days on a recent trip to York. I am a reader, and there are so many books!!! The signs are impressive and the sheer number of books is wonderful. They also have comics and original art and antiques....More

Thank pitmanette
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

If you enjoy used book stores, you'll love this one. This is the opposite of the cookie cutter box stores. The DVD collection was impressive in volume and variety. Odd treasures are waiting to be found!

1  Thank Russell-UP
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