#Cool Bookish Places

Banned, Censored, & Burned Books: There’s A Museum For That

Get to know the brand new Banned Books museum, located in Estonia.

Want to Explore Some UK Indie Bookshops? There’s a Map for That

Journey across the UK, explore its numerous bookshops, and make a plan for when you can visit with this map of UK indie bookshops.

The #SignForOurBookshops Campaign Supports UK Indie Bookshops

Launched by YA author Holly Bourne, the #SIGNFORBOOKSHOPS campaign urges readers to buy books from UK indie bookshops.

How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance.

Book Revue: A Bookstore For Everyone

Take a tour of an independent bookstore and community hub, Book Revue, the largest independent bookstore on Long Island.

A Visit To Walt Whitman’s Birthplace

Matwaala’s Poetry Wall Comes To Irving, TX

The South Asian Disaspora Poets’ Collective, Matwaala, has created a poetry wall, part of a larger two-month program India A La Art—A Cultural Collective.

Shakespeare and Co. Reading List

Here's a Shakespeare & Co. reading list, featuring some of the famous writers who have been a part of the notable Paris bookstore’s history. 

Acqua Alta: Exploring Venice’s Illustrious Bookshops

From Libreria Acqua Alta to Charta, a traveler takes you on a tour of some of the magnificent bookshops in Venice, Italy.

The Little Free Library and the Latvian Embassy

This is the story of the Latvian Embassy Little Free Library--the first little free library based at an embassy in the capitol.