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Address: 1200 Eleventh Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360-671-2626
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Nice book store with plenty of extras

This was a nice multi level book shop with a little bit of something for everybody.. Fun Nicknacks, kids toys & books etc.. Check it out for yourself!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a nice multi level book shop with a little bit of something for everybody.. Fun Nicknacks, kids toys & books etc.. Check it out for yourself!

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Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Enjoyed browsing the different floors of new & used books. It's a large store but feels cozy. The gift shop is wonderful.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As avid readers -- of printed books -- we rarely pass a bookstore by and never one that is operated independently. Thus, we were delighted to come across Village Books in Fairhaven. It offers three floors of new, used and bargain books, nicely displayed. Nothing is crammed together, and I enjoyed the light, airy atmosphere. The better to read or... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A must to visit and browse on every visit to Fairhaven. Large range of books including a secondhand section. I love that there are plenty of seats dotted around to allow you to sit and read a bit before you buy (or decide not to). I also love the staff picks with the handwritten notes as to why the staff... More 

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Bedford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

In these days of electronic readers and cyber everything there is little opportunity to review a bookstore, let alone enter and browse a stand-lone an independent book shop, but Village Books is more than a mere bookstore; it is a "destination" in itself and it is the center of the intellectual activity of the charming town in which it is... More 

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Puyallup,WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I could have spent hours in this store. We had to drag our 12 year old out of the store. So much to look at. They had used and new books. They also had a lot of other unique items for sale in the store. I would love to go back and spend the day at Village Books!

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Huge. Great selection, New and used books at good prices, great helpers everywhere you turn. Quaint exterior. A photo opportunity from the outside.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This bookstore has everything the book lover would ever want or need. Used, new, paperback, hardback, specials, gifts...I could get lost in here for days!

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Somewhere In Wa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Staff at VB are generally knowledgeable and unfailingly helpful. The range of books and categories is extensive. The book-store itself is bright and cheerful. It shares the floor-space with Paper Dreams, a card and gift-shop. We particularly like the cafe up-stairs, delicious lunches, snacks and coffees, and killer views of Bellingham Bay. One of the owners, Dee Robinson, seemingly has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This bookstore is a real gem. Offering new and used books, knowledgable and friendly staff, pet-friendly, community focussed. Worth supporting with your $$ and visits. Good coffee shop / restaurant next door.

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Additional Information about Village Books

Address: 1200 Eleventh Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360-671-2626
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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