All Bookstores with Black Ownership, Takeout and Delivery near Seattle
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1423 10th Ave
First Hill

Elliott Bay Book Company

Almost every day, Elliott Bay hosts a free reading at 7 pm—often featuring a widely published touring author, sometimes highlighting someone integral to Seattl…
1521 10th Ave
Capitol Hill

Big Little News

This newsstand and bottle shop has taken the place of the former space of the vintage store No Parking on Capitol Hill. According to Capitol Hill Seattle, the …
1102 E Pike St
Capitol Hill

Pistil Books

An indie bookstore that is sadly now mostly online-only, barring a few open events a year.
1415 E Union St
Central District

Ada's Technical Books

This beautiful, smart, science-obsessed bookshop—where Horizon Books used to be on Capitol Hill's 15th Avenue East—sells technical electronic manuals, computer…
425 15th Ave E
Capitol Hill

Queen Anne Book Company

This general interest bookstore is surprisingly well-stocked for such a cozy space. While under totally new management, QABC lives in the same site as (and is …
1811 Queen Anne Ave N
West Queen Anne

Estelita’s Library

This Beacon Hill library and bookstore is stocked with books on social justice, ethnic studies, and liberation movements.
2533 16th Ave S
North Beacon Hill

Ophelia's Books

This shop promises used books of all genres. It's staffed by "two knowledgeable women and a very chatty cat."
3504 Fremont Ave N

Open Books

Open Books is Seattle’s poetry-only bookstore, one of just a handful in the entire United States. They average a couple events every week, and their readings a…
2414 N 45th St
3206 W McGraw St
Southeast Magnolia

LEMS: Life Enrichment Bookstore

Once the only Black-owned bookstore in the Pacific Northwest, LEMS closed its doors after its original owner, Vickie Williams, passed away in 2017. Now it's ba…
5023 Rainier Ave S
Columbia City

Pegasus Book Exchange

This family-owned West Seattle bookstore primarily offers used books, along with some new releases "to meet local demand."
4553 California Ave SW

East West Bookshop

The website for this bookstore says that it has been "serving the community's mind, body & spirit since 1989." It hosts yoga and meditation, events with spirit…
6407 12th Ave NE
Northeast Seattle

Secret Garden Bookshop

Ballard's Secret Garden is maybe the best place to find a kids' book in town, but it's also a well-stocked general interest bookstore.
2214 NW Market St

Island Books

This beautiful general interest bookstore is maybe the single best reason to visit Mercer Island.
3014 78th Ave. SE
Mercer Island
6040 California Ave SW Ste A
Fairmount Park

Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe

This used bookstore is quite the neighborhood hub, hosting a bunch of readings and open mics. There's a tasty cafe, too.
8310 Greenwood Ave N
609 Market St
15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue

Three Trees Books

A tiny new bookstore in Burien. They offer free coffee as you browse greeting cards, aprons, and books.
2118 SW 152nd St