BookPeople has been the leading independent bookstore in Texas since 1970. Located in the heart of downtown, BookPeople has been voted best bookstore in Austin for over 20 years. BookPeople was voted Bookstore of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly in 2005. With visits from some of the most interesting and important authors of the past 50 years, as well as by Former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, BookPeople is the destination bookstore in Texas.
BookPeople is located at the corner of 6th & Lamar. We're right across the street from Waterloo Records and in the same complex as REI & Anthropologie.
603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703
BookPeople is normally open all week 9am-10pm, 364 days a year. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, our doors are open with limited capacity from 10am - 7pm, seven days a week. Find out more information about what to expect when you visit here!
We are open daily for curbside pickup 10am - 7pm. Visit our Curbside Pickup FAQs for more information.
Is open for to-go orders and curbside pickup 10am - 5pm daily. The cafe provides a full range menu of coffee drinks, sodas, sandwiches, and desserts, including vegan and gluten-free options. Visit the online ordering to place an order for pickup now!
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