Donate to an Independent Bookstore in Need

The pandemic has proved to be a challenging time for retail shops, and independent bookstores are no exception. Beyond buying books, gift cards, and more, you can also support your local bookstore directly through their crowdfunding efforts.

Browse the directory below and help keep the doors open for a bookstore today!

United States

California

Alley Cat Books GoFundMe    
San Francisco, CA

Angel City Books & Records GoFundMe    
Santa Monica, CA

City Lights Bookstore GoFundMe  
San Francisco, CA

Dog Eared Books Castro GoFundMe    
San Francisco, CA

Larry Edmunds Bookshop GoFundMe      
Los Angeles, CA

Marcus Books GoFundMe      
Oakland, CA

Walden Pond Books GoFundMe      
Oakland, CA

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Maomi Bookstore GoFundMe    
Chamblee, GA

Illinois

Anderson’s Bookshop GoFundMe      
Naperville, Downers Grove, and La Grange, IL

Libro.fm Storefront

Kansas

Louisiana

Community Book Center GoFundMe    
New Orleans, LA

Maine

Quill Books & Beverage GoFundMe      
Westbook, ME

Massachusetts

Andover Bookstore GoFundMe    
Andover, MA

I AM Books GoFundMe      
Boston, MA

Jabberwocky Books GoFundMe    
Boston, MA

Michigan

Bookbug GoFundMe      
Kalamazoo, MI

Libro.fm Storefront

Curious Book Shop GoFundMe    
East Lansing, MI

Minnesota

Missouri

Bliss Books & Wine      
Kansas City, MO

Libro.fm Storefront

Montana

Bad Rock Books GoFundMe
Columbia Falls, MT

New Jersey

New York

Kitchen Arts & Letters Inc GoFundMe      
New York, NY

North Carolina

Rofhiwa Book Café      
Durham, NC

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Utah

Ken Sanders Rare Books GoFundMe    
Salt Lake City, UT

Virginia

Read Books GoFundMe    
Virginia Beach, VA

Libro.fm Storefront

Washington

West Virginia

Taylor Books GoFundMe      
Charleston, WV

Libro.fm Storefront

Wisconsin

Niche Book Bar KickStarter    
Milwaukee, WI

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If we’re missing any crowdfunding efforts or need corrections on what’s posted above, please let us know in the comments! We will be updating this blog continuously.


Note: 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. If you’re affiliated with a bookstore and want to become a partner, email bookstores@libro.fm and we’ll take care of the rest.

Featured image via Vroman’s Bookstore

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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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