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 open to the public, in a limited capacity, from 11am - 7pm, seven days a week. Please read more about what BookPeople is doing to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 when shopping in-store with us here.
BookPeople also continues to offer touchless curbside pickup daily! Visit our Curbside Pickup FAQs for more information on how to place orders for touchless curbside pickup.
CoffeePeople is open to the public, in a limited capacity, from 11am - 5pm, Sunday-Thursday and 11am - 6pm on Saturday. Please read more about what BookPeople and CoffeePeople is doing to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 when shopping in-store with us here.
CoffeePeople will continue to offer touchless curbside pickup 10am - 5pm, Sunday-Thursday and 10am - 6pm on Saturday. 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!
BookPeople and CoffeePeople will be closed on Thanksgiving (11/26) and Christmas Day (12/25) to allow our hard-working booksellers to enjoy some well-deserved time off. Online orders will continue to be accepted 24/7.
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