AAPI-Owned Bookstores to Support

This directory is regularly updated to reflect new stores. Last update: 5/14/2021


Amidst the rise of crimes targeting Asian Americans and Asians globally, we’ve put together a directory of bookstores owned by Asian American and Pacific Islanders, as well as Asian-owned Canadian bookstores to support. Check each listing for the store’s website, as well as how to follow them on social media.

Looking for more? You can also browse our collection of audiobooks by AAPI authors, take a quiz to find an AAPI-authored audiobook, and use our Bookstore Finder to locate a store near you.

Stores listed with Libro.fm Storefronts below are Libro.fm partner stores, meaning that when you purchase audiobooks from their Libro.fm Storefront, it directly supports their bookstore.
Bookstores: Want to become a Libro.fm partner store? Email bookstores@libro.fm, and we’ll take care of the rest.


United States

California

A Good Used Book    
Los Angeles, CA

Libro.fm Storefront

Arkipelago Books      
San Francisco, CA

Bel Canto Books    
Long Beach, CA

Libro.fm Storefront

Eastwind Books      
Berkeley, CA

Face in a Book    
El Dorado Hills, CA

Giant Robot Store  
Los Angeles, CA

Now Serving      
Los Angeles, CA

Orphan Books    
Los Angeles, CA

Libro.fm Storefront

Philippine Expressions Bookshop    
Los Angeles, CA

PostalWorks SilverLake    
Los Angeles, CA

Shop@PAM (USC Pacific Asia Museum)      
Los Angeles, CA

Colorado

Townie Books    
Crested Butte, CO

Libro.fm Storefront

Georgia

Maomi Bookstore    
Chamblee, GA

Maryland

Atomic Books      
Baltimore, MD

Libro.fm Storefront

Michigan

27th Letter Books      
Detroit, MI

Libro.fm Storefront

New York

Eastern Bookstore  
New York, NY

Oregon

Green Bean Books      
Portland, OR

Libro.fm Storefront

Waucoma Books      
Hood River, OR

Libro.fm Storefront

Washington

Wing Luke Museum      
Seattle, WA

Canada


Annab’s Bookstore    
Victoria, BC

Appetite for Books    
Montréal, QC

The Book Wardrobe      
Mississauga, ON

Libro.fm Storefront

Little Kozzi    
Toronto, ON & Vancouver, BC

Sonsuh Educational Supplies      
Toronto, ON

Online


narrated objects  
Online

Tahanan Books    
Online (Shipping from Seattle, WA)

Looking for more?

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See any AAPI-owned bookstores we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jenna Homen works on all things related to social media and the Libro.fm community. When not reading and listening to books, she is probably painting or hiking.

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