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A Novel Idea Bookstore
Building & Buying Book Collections since 1991
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-6 pm . Off hours-open by chance! 
118 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 . (402) 475-8663


What's New: Events & Festivals

The (Occasional) Sunday Show & Share Book Club
Sunday, March 25th ~ 1pm-2:30/3pm

**Bring a BOOK & a TRAVEL CUP!

Everyone - from tiny tots to venerable elders - is invited to bring a book to show during the "circle" time. Each of us will have a bit to *briefly* tell the group about the book. After circle, we'll be free to enter into more substantial conversations with people about books brought.

This event is meant to provide everyone in our community the chance to celebrate books, learn from one another and make new friends.

We'll provide coffee and juice - so bring a travel cup! The shop will remain open until about 2:30/3 that day. Shop for more books if you like - or just hang around for good conversation!


Sun 3/25, 1
The "Occasional" Sunday Show & Share Book Club

Fri 4/6, 10am-7:30pm
First Friday Gallery Walk

TBA Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm
Sidewalk Sale!
Wed-Fri: Books priced as marked
Sat: "Dollar Day" - everything left is
$1 each


Our Gift Certificates are available for any amount, never expire and are good on all books & merchandise in our store. All Gift Certificates are written by hand. Gift Certificates of $25 or higher value come in a beautiful sleeve of handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds, which can be planted in a sunny spot.

"If you have a library and a garden,
you have everything you need.
" ~ Cicero

We are happy to send Gift Certificates directly to all the people on your list. To order, please call (402) 475-8663, email us or visit our Gifts for Book Lovers page.