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Visit our Westport Book Shop

We look forward to welcoming you at 

our independent non-profit used book shop, located at 23 Jesup Road, Westport CT

(right across Jesup Green from the Westport Library)

Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

            Sunday  Noon to 5 p.m.

Telephone:  203-349-5141

Shop your favorite book sale, and benefit the Westport Library, all year 'round !


Westport Book Shop is Westport, Connecticut's only independent non-profit, year-'round resource for high quality gently used and antiquarian books, vintage vinyl records, and more.  Our Book Shop has more than 5,000 books in over 30 categories, plus a broad selection of vinyl records, CDs, DVDs, and audio books.

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The young children's area 

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The view from the book shop,

to the Westport Library

Categories available at the Book Shop include:

Art  ---  Biographies  ---   Business   ---   Children's (preschool, grade school, middleschool and teens/young adults)   ---   Classics and Literature   ---  Cookbooks   ---   Diet and Health   ---   Fiction   ---  Foreign Language books for children and adults   ---   Game & Puzzle Books & Things to Do   ---  Gardening ---  Small Gift Books   ---  American History & Politics   ---   World History  ---  Military History   ---  Home Decor   ---   Large Print    ---   Maker & Hobbies   ---   Math   ---  Music Books  ---   Mysteries   ---   Performing  Arts   ---   Drama   ---  Philosophy   ---   Photography   ---   Poetry   ---  Religion & Spirituality   ---  Science   ---   Science Fiction & Fantasy   ---   Special and Antiquarian Books   ---   Sports    ---   Boating   ---   Transportation   ---    Travel   ---   Westport, New York & New England   ---   Music CDs   ----  DVDs   ---   Vintage Vinyl   ---  Jigsaw Puzzles   ---   Greeting Cards

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The vintage vinyl collection 

Please note:  As of March 7, 2022, wearing a face mask inside the Book Shop is at each guest's discretion.  

Hand sanitizer is available for your use upon entry into the shop, and at the cashier station.  Social distancing continues to be recommended. 

The Drew Friedman Art Place at the Westport Book Shop

Westport Book Shop is partnering with the Drew Friedman Community Arts Center to feature different local artists' work at the Book Shop every month.

Our featured artist for the month of July 2024 is Julie O'Connor

The Westport Book Shop welcomes as guest exhibitor in the Book Shop's Drew Friedman Art Place, local photographer Julie O'Connor, who is exhibiting a vibrant selection of photographs from her diverse collection of work.


Julie is a fine art photographer, photojournalist and author.  For more than four decades, she has traveled the world in search of powerful and poetic images. 

The Westport Book Shop will hold a reception for this exhibit on Wednesday, July 17,  2024 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm.

Julie's artwork will be on exhibit at the Book Shop through July 31, 2024.  All artwork on display is available for purchase.


For more information about this exhibit, visit the "News" section of our website.

Earlier art exhibitors at the Book Shop include Nina Bentley, Norm Siegel, Katherine Ross, Miggs Burroughs, Holly Hawthorn, Diane Pollack, Joanie Landau, student artists from CLASP Homes' art program, Susan Fehlinger, Leonor Dao Turut, Fruma Markowitz, Diane Meyer Lowman, Niki Ketchman, Michael Brennecke, Dale Najarian, Deb Robicheau, Kerstin Rao, Eric Chiang, Elizabeth Petrie-Devoll, Jerri Graham, Susan Lloyd, Julie Leff, Jarvis Wilcox, Katya Lebrija, Kat Evans, George Radwan, Rowene Weems, Sally VanDevanter,  Ellen Ehli, Max Saperstein, Maj Kalfus, Toby Michaels, Jane Lubin, Dionne Pia, Mark Yurkiw, Ken Runkel, Norm Freeman, Karen Kallins, Veronica Hauresz, Jack Geer, Ranvir Sharma, Clark Hanford, and Dorothy Robertshaw.  Click here for information about their exhibits.

Book Donations

We welcome, and are very grateful for, your donation of gently used books, vinyl records and other media.  Your donations help our Book Shop thrive!

Donations should be brought to the big grey Book Donation Center in the Westport Library's Upper Parking Lot.  For information about when and how to donate your used books, vinyl records and other media, and for a list of the materials that we do, and do not, accept for donation, please click here.

Westport Book Sale is grateful to the following Founding Donors, whose financial support and passion for the Westport community have made the Westport Book Shop possible:


The Drew Friedman Community Arts Center, Inc.

Eileen Lavigne Flug

Dan Levinson

Jeffrey Mayer and Nancy Diamond

Jocelyn and Walter Barandiaran

Linda Monteiro-Hopper and Scott Hopper

Robin and Brad Berggren

Rebecca L. Ciota

The Kail Family

The Michael M. Wiseman and Helen A. Garten Charitable Foundation

Abilis Community Foundation

The STAR Foundation, Inc.

The Betty R. and Ralph Sheffer Foundation

Craig Rebecca Schiavone

Westport Sunrise Rotary

Rita Allen Foundation

Berchem Moses PC

Westport Book Shop is also grateful to the local law firm Verrill, which donated nearly all of the store's display bookcases.

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