With two locations in Northeast Kansas, we bring the warmth of a local bookstore to Aggieville in Manhattan and Mass Street in Lawrence.



  • buy, sell, and trade high-quality, gently read books

  • sell books online at Amazon, Abebooks, Alibris, and Bookzangle.

  • connect the community with a monthly literary calendar

  • buy scholarly libraries

  • help you find the perfect book for your mood with on-the-spot suggestions and ongoing searches



After a devastating fire during renovations in 2017, the Dusty Bookshelf at the Co-op is back open at the corner of Manhattan and Moro. Stop by to shop both new and used books, and grab a cup of Intelligentsia coffee at our front counter.

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Find our Lawrence location at 708 Massachusetts Street. Stop by to shop our selection of used books, and don’t forget to say “hi” to Dinah the cat.