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Avid Bookshop

  • 493 Prince Ave.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • (706) 352-2060
  • Region: Prince Ave-Normaltown

Avid Bookshop is a community-focused independent seller of mostly new and some used books. Stop by for a new read plus special programming including book clubs, local author readings, poetry nights, national author book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.

2015 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2015 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Place to Buy a Gift for Him

2015 Flagpole Runner-Up: Uniquely Athens Business

2014 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Her

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him

2013 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2013 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him


Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday - Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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    Author & UGA Alumna Amber Brock: A FINE IMITATION

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 5/5/16
    • Avid Bookshop presents Atlanta author and UGA Alumna Amber Brock in celebration…
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    Children's Book Week Story Time: IF YOU ARE A KAKA, YOU EAT DOO DOO with Illustrator Sara Lynn Cramb

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 5/7/16
    • Avid Bookshop presents author Sara Lynn Cramb in celebration of the book she…
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    Authors Julia Franks & Mark Beaver: OVER THE PLAIN HOUSES and SUBURBAN GOSPEL

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 5/10/16
    • Avid Bookshop presents authors Julia Franks and Mark Beaver in celebration of…
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    Avid Poetry Series

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 5/12/16
    • What: Avid Bookshop presents the Avid Poetry Series featuring Philip Williams,…
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    Author Camille Perri: THE ASSISTANTS

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 5/21/16
    • Avid Bookshop presents author Camille Perri in celebration of her book The…
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