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Help me find... a bookshop in Adelaide

Last updated 25 Jul, 2023

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some suggestions for great independent bookshops in the CBD and tell us your favourites below.

Imprints Booksellers

107 Hindley Street, Adelaide 

Imprints Booksellers has been in Adelaide's West End since 1984. The quintessential modern Australian bookshop, Imprints carries an eclectic range of books by local, national and international authors. Whether you’re after a good read for your weekend away or a great gift for your bookish friend, you’ll find it at Imprints.

Adelaide Pop-Up Bookshop and Orchard Bookshop

Eastern Roadway, Adelaide Central Markets

Situated side-by-side with each other in the Adelaide Central Market, these two bookshops are both premier, boutique stores that feature a carefully curated collection. Stay tuned to the socials of these two stores - they are on the move and can pop up anywhere in Adelaide. 

O'Connell's Bookshop

19 Bank Street, Adelaide (in Station Arcade)

O'Connell's Bookshop is the Oldest Antiquarian and Second Hand Bookshop in Adelaide, trading for over 65 years. A third-generation family business, O'Connell's Bookshop carries a huge range of all kinds of books in all subject areas from rare antiquities, first editions, literary curiosities and out of print to modern popular fiction and non-fiction. 

Dymocks

Myer Centre, Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Known as a general bookstore Dymocks Adelaide has a specialty focus on Fantasy & Science fiction, world and military history, cooking, foreign language, travel, art and children’s books. Can't find what you're looking for? Ask the staff. They have a special order service and source books from around the world!

Page & Turner

Myer Centre, Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Page & Turner is a bookshop with a difference. Head into this quirky and inviting store to pick up a new or pre-loved book and other media including vinyl records, CDs and Blu-Rays on level 2 of the Myer Centre.