Local Booksellers in Louisville Offer Exceptional Service

Louisville Booksellers

Nothing says relaxation more than curling up with a good book. It is hard to beat the enjoyment of an interesting read from the comfort of your favorite chair. These community bookstores are near our apartments in Louisville at the Axis on Lexington, and offer easy online ordering and curbside pick-up. Plan your visit today!

Carmichael’s Bookstore

Carmichael’s Bookstore is the oldest, independent bookstore in Louisville. The family-owned and operated shop is known for its friendly customer service and its enormous inventory of books, especially for a store of its size. The team at Carmichael’s is knowledgeable about the inventory and go out of their way to make sure you get the reading material you want.

Carmichael’s Bookstore hosts virtual events with local writers as well as online community book clubs for lively reading discussions. Curbside pick-up and delivery are available.

McQuixote Books & Coffee

McQuixote Books & Coffee is a one-of-a-kind, neighborhood bookstore offering a large variety of hard-to-find literary work. Located comfortably in the Tim Faulkner Gallery, a Portland community gem, the shop specializes in specialty coffees along with its books. McQuixote also carries Payne Street Bakehouse pastries and their own house-made ice cream. 

Check out the store’s bookcase and the flavor-pleasing menu on their website for easy online ordering and pick-up.

Nanny Goat Books

Nanny Goat Books is pleasantly unique and a welcomed addition to the downtown Louisville scene. The bookseller’s focus is on local interests and authors, making it a true community treasure. The shop also carries uncommon vintage books with colorful titles and topics you won’t find anywhere else.  Nanny Goat Books specializes in quality used editions but has recently increased its selection of new releases.

You can browse and order online for convenient book pick-up or delivery right to your door. For in-store shopping, Nanny Goat Books offers appointment-based slots all week. Let them know if you are looking for something special to read. Nanny Goat is happy to help you find it. 

After you’ve found a new favorite book you may want to try these Louisville restaurants for takeout.

Louisville is a fantastic community to call home. Axis on Lexington offers spacious apartments in a convenient location with the best in amenities. Contact us anytime for more information or to arrange a personal tour.

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