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Karen's Book Barn

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great book store!

One on the last bookstores in the area. The selection is really good including a large selection... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
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Neighborhood bookstore

This is a nice little neighborhood bookstore with a nice selection of a little of everything. We... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
jb s
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We have over 20,000 new and used books, gifts, and cards. We are located on Main Street La Grange Kentucky where a train runs down the street 26-30 times a day.
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127 E Main St, La Grange, KY 40031-1205
+1 502-222-0918
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

One on the last bookstores in the area. The selection is really good including a large selection of used books. Knowledgeable owners with lots of guest author events.

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is a nice little neighborhood bookstore with a nice selection of a little of everything. We found them on Tripadvisor and had to stop in town to check them out. A little musty, a lot of friendly. They had 4 local authors there when...More

Thank jb s
Reviewed July 25, 2016

New owners- find the book you want- will buy back books- adult, historical, childrens books- in quaint town of LaGrange

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Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy visiting Karen's book barn... It is a used book store that offers coffee and beverages on one side of the store with couches and chairs to relax if you choose ... I think it's wonderful that they support and display local Authors books....More

Thank Christina G
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Karen's has been a fixture in LaGrange nearly forever. She sells new and used books, coffee, coffee drinks and pastries. She has an old following and you will see someone you know almost every time you go there. Prices are reasonable, pastries are good and...More

Thank April S
Reviewed September 15, 2015

I shop here often for their good selection of used books. Always very reasonably priced. This is a good, usually quiet place for a meeting. Have a yummy selection of coffees.

Thank Wackynacke
Reviewed September 9, 2015

With the big bookstores one the wane, this place is a joy. New books, yes: Used books, yes: Great coffee bar: YES. And not to be believed, a bargain basement where the books are sold by the pound....it's a hoot!

Thank 359gene
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice store along the tracks in LaGrange. Stop in and say hello and you will meet some great characters inside the covers and the doors.

Thank HeavenBound701
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Do go here when you have time to really browse and relax. They have a large selection and are very helpful and knowledgeable. There is a good variety and used or out-of-print books as well as new hard and soft cover books. Thank goodness for...More

Thank rehn
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Coffee and Sweets right on the unique the Unique Main Street of LaGrange, KY where CSX Railroad "Streetruns". One of just a few places where this happens in the U.S. Authors often have book signings here. They have a extremely large selection of used books....More

Thank Phillip G
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