Visit The Old Missouri Book Shop For A Trip Back In Time
While most of society might be fixated on the latest technology, reading the news and books on phones and tablets, some of us still embrace old-fashioned books. There’s just something so satisfying, after all, about the smell of a book, the sound as we turn each page, and the way we can dog-ear where we’ve left off. This
Missouri book shop is the perfect destination when we want to stock up on books or just browse the shelves full of hidden treasures.
You can't miss Prospero's Books in Kansas City; the old-school corner book shop boasts a huge sign alerting you to its presence.
Nestled in a building that dates back to 1890, the space has seen just a few residents during its history - a grocery store, a hardware store, and since 1997, a booklover's oasis.
Take a deep breath when you stroll through the front door. Ah, that bookstore smell. It doesn't get much better, does it?
If you love books, you'll need a significant amount of time to explore this three-floor haven.
Oozing charm, the bookstore boasts a huge selection of books - more than 50,000 in 70 categories.
You'll find a little bit of everything, in fact, including classic record albums, movies, and more.
Simply can't wait to get home to start reading? Drop into a sun-soaked chair for a leisurely read.
Prospero's Books hosts a variety of events, too, so keep an eye out for author visits, book readings, and musical performances.
Even if you pass by when the shop is closed, you're still in luck. A selection of books remains outside. If you take one, slide a donation under the front door.
Find days, hours, and more information on the
Propero's Books website. Or, stop by its Facebook page.
Do you have a favorite old-school Missouri book shop? Tell us about it in the comments! For more old-school, make your way to one of the oldest
family-owned restaurants in Missouri. Address: Prospero's Books, 1800 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
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