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Book Loft

631 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206-1000
+1 614-464-1774
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A bookstore with this many rooms??? Plan for spending a bunch of time, and getting lost at least... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ohio-traveler565
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Akron, OH
A Must See

32 rooms of books with something for everyone. Kids and adults books. 3 authors were signing books... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chocenergy
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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“book lovers” (23 reviews)
“book store” (33 reviews)
“love books” (13 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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"
in 33 reviews
"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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"great place to explore"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bookstore with this many rooms??? Plan for spending a bunch of time, and getting lost at least once!! And make sure everyone in your party has a cell phone, for connecting when each of you are in totally different places! But so many good...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

32 rooms of books with something for everyone. Kids and adults books. 3 authors were signing books while we were there. Great place to visit!

Thank chocenergy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an institution with 32 rooms of books and other merchandise. Since I was looking for a children’s book for a new nephew to come there were more choices than I have seen most places. Check for the bargains as there are quite...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 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

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 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 26 March 2018 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 18 March 2018

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.

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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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Kathy0404
26 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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