About Us

Come On In....

 

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 15 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.

Location 

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.
 
BookPeople
603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703

512-472-5050
800-853-9757
 
 

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Hours

BookPeople is normally open all week 9am-10pm, 364 days a year. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, our doors are currently closed to the public until further notice. 

BookPeople Cafe

Is normally open everyday from 9am until 9pm. The cafe provides a full range menu of coffee drinks, sodas, sandwiches, and desserts, including vegan and gluten-free options. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, our doors are currently closed to the public until further notice. 

Renew Massage Chair Massage

$1 per minute. They accept cash, checks, M/C, Visa, and Discover. Hours vary. Renew Chair Massage is an independent business. BookPeople does not maintain a schedule of the massage therapists' hours. Call in advance to confirm whether or not they are on site before you come down. 

Love Books?

So do we! You should come work with us! To apply download and print this application, fill it out, and email it to managers@bookpeople.com and customerservice@bookpeople.com.

Want to be a barista? 

Come serve coffee with us! To apply download and print this application, fill it out, and email it to thomascafe@bookpeople.com and customerservice@bookpeople.com