6 Local Bookstores In Cincinnati Where You Can Get Lost For Hours

Everyone seems to be in a hurry these days, and it’s a welcome experience to be able to slow down and just enjoy your surroundings. If you’re an avid reader, the best place to do this is in a bookstore that offers shelves of titles, filled with imagination, history, and knowledge. If your ideal afternoon is browsing one of these charming shops, then check out these six local bookstores in Cincinnati where you can get lost for hours.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

These six local bookstores are ideal for literary fans of all ages and are patiently waiting for you to come and relax for an hour or two. Did your favorite local bookstore make the list? Did we miss any of the best? Let us know in the comments!

And if you love local shops, check out these mom and pop toy stores throughout Cincinnati, featured in our previous article here.