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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:  Sundays and Mondays  Noon to 5 p.m.

             Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 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

Book Categories available at the Book Shop include:

Art                                                      Maker and Hobbies

Biographies                                          Math 

Business                                               Music

Children’s — Preschool, Gradeschool,     Mysteries

              Middleschool and Young Adults       Performing Arts 

Classics and Literature                           Philosophy

Cookbooks                                           Photography

Diet and Health                                     Poetry

Fiction                                                  Religion & Spirituality

Foreign Language                                  Science

Game & Puzzle Books & Things to Do      Science Fiction & Fantasy

Gardening                                            Social Science

Small Gift Books                                    Softcovered Fiction

American History & Politics                     Special and Antiquarian Books

World History                                        Sports, and Boating

Military History                                      Transportation 

Home Decor                                          Westport, NY + New England

Large Print                                                            


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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 June 2023 is Sally VanDevanter 

Local artist Sally VanDevanter is exhibiting a colorful variety of abstract and figurative paintings, done in acrylics or in oils with cold wax.

In addition to painting, Sally has a diverse artistic background in both advertising and in museum art book production management.  She has studied at the Art Students League of New York and the School of Visual Arts in New York, and at the Cocoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.   Sally’s art studio is located in the G&B Cultural Center in Wilton.

Sally holds an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University’s Teachers College, and a BA in Art History and Psychology from the University of Virginia.

For more about Sally, visit our "News" page.


Sally VanDevanter's artwork will be on exhibit at the Book Shop through June 30, 2023.  All artwork on display is available for purchase.

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, and Rowene Weems.  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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