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Apostle Islands Booksellers

112 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
+1 715-779-0200
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Friendly, knowledgable staff. Unique collection of items I have not found elsewhere. Example - a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kristysmom01
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Favorite Bookstore

We make a point to visit this bookstore every time we go to Bayfield. It has a wonderful selection... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oronomn
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Apostle Islands Booksellers is a full-service, locally-owned, independent bookstore located in Bayfield, Wisconsin on the south shore of Lake Superior. Our collection of books emphasizes the history, cultures, nature, lifestyle, cuisine and activities of our locale - the Apostle Islands, the Chequamegon region, Lake Superior, the Great Lakes, Ojibwe Country and the Northwoods. We offer carefully selected general fiction and non-fiction titles of interest to residents of Bayfield, Washburn, Ashland and the surrounding communities as well as the many visitors who journey to the unique and spectacular settings of Madeline Island, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness Area. We also carry a selection of quality accessories, maps and charts, and gift items with a regional flavor. You will find us on Rittenhouse Avenue in the heart of historic Bayfield, Wisconsin across from the Big Water Café and Coffee Roasters. Come in and browse. If we don't have just what you want, we can usually get it for you quickly or find an excellent alternative. Check our Events calendar and join us for author readings, book groups and other events to add a literary dimension to your Bayfield experience.
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112 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, knowledgable staff. Unique collection of items I have not found elsewhere. Example - a book comparing types of mosquitos, and a field guide to earthworms. Plus more common books, as well. Fiction and non-fiction. I'd definitely go back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We make a point to visit this bookstore every time we go to Bayfield. It has a wonderful selection of books. The owner/staff are always super friendly and helpful. They seem to have either read or are familiar with every book I select. I always...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

We always stop by this bookstore every time we visit Bayfield. Great staff picks, and they provide so much information regarding books that have personally read. The experience of talking to such knowledgeable staff make this a true gem.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Friendly knowledgeable staff with good selection of popular as well as local offerings. My husband had to come and drag me out of there. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed August 16, 2016

I always love to check out these small bookstores when we travel and this one was a gem. It's cute outside and in, with a lovely authentic old feel and charm. The clerk was nice and helpful and helped me pick out a couple of...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, a gem of a bookstore! Located right on the main drag this place is packed with relevant must-reads. It's very clean, well organized and they have a very helpful, friendly staff. Picked up a few books and for the one we wanted...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to grab another book and immediately fell in love with it. It's everything a bookstore should be. What an wonderfully intimate setting rather than large, cold feeling chain stores. It's well stocked for many interests. The manager is awesome! Friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Charmaine P
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a very specific book and they had a copy. What a great surprise. The friendly and helpful staff, well organized shelves and welcoming environment made me want to stay a while but I wandered in just before closing and did not...More

Thank Sandra S
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

We boarded a car ferry from northern WI for a days visit to Madeline Island. Tho Madeline Is was not technically one of apostles, it is nonetheless the largest of the group here. The islands were first inhabited by the Obijwa Indians and is known...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2016

When visiting Northern Wisconsin, and especially the Bayfield and Apostle Island area, do make a stop at this absolutely wonderful store for local information and literature. A pleasant store, the caring and knowledgeable staff will add a lot to your visit to the area. The...More

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