Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black LiteratureAdd a Black-owned bookstore to this list. Read about AALBC’s Founder’s favorite 10 Bookstores.
7 Bookstores Found in Pennsylvania
Books & Stuff
Store Hours: Wed to Sat; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stored Opened in: 2015
At Books & Stuff we specialize in new, out of print, multicultural books for all ages! Every book costs 50% or more off of the cover price, with limited quantities, there’s always something new to discover at our store! Upstairs we rent our space for parties, meetings, etc.
Books & Stuff Information Updated: 2017-09-24
Color Book Gallery
Store Hours: Wed-Sat 11-7, Winter 12-6
Owner/Proprietor: Deborah Gary
Stored Opened in: 0000
One of The Nation’s Oldest Multicultural Children's Bookstores. Visit us for a wide selection of multicultural, general, and bilingual children’s books and educational items for children.
Color Book Gallery Information Updated: 2015-09-11
Hakim’s Bookstore and Gift Shop
Store Hours: Mon, Wed, and Fri 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (215) 474-9495
Stored Opened in: 1959
Hakim’s Bookstore & Gift Shop is the oldest African American Bookstore in Philadelphia.
Hakim’s Bookstore and Gift Shop Information Updated: 2014-03-19
Store Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Jeannine Cook
Stored Opened in: 2020
Named for historical heroine Harriet Tubman, our mission celebrates women authors, women artists, and women activists.
Harriett’s Bookshop Information Updated: 2020-04-17
The Black Reserve Bookstore
Store Hours: Mon Closed, Tues & Thurs 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Wed & Fri 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Anwar Muhammad
Stored Opened in: 2017
The Black Reserve Bookstore Information Updated: 2018-03-24
The Tiny Bookstore
Store Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., (closed Monday and Sunday)
Owner/Proprietor: Lea Bickerton
Stored Opened in: 2018
300 square feet of books, gifts, toys, and collectibles in the North Hills of Pittsburgh
The Tiny Bookstore Information Updated: 2020-06-15
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books
Store Hours: Mon-Thur 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sun 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Marc Lamont Hill
Phone: (215) 403-7058
Stored Opened in: 2017
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books is owned and operated by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. His research focuses on the intersections between culture, politics, and education.
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books Information Updated: 2017-11-27
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