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  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
San Francisco, CA

Angel City Books & Records GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
Santa Monica, CA

City Lights Bookstore GoFundMe  Twitter logo
San Francisco, CA

Dog Eared Books Castro GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
San Francisco, CA

Larry Edmunds Bookshop GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Los Angeles, CA

Marcus Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Oakland, CA

Walden Pond Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Oakland, CA

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Maomi Bookstore GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
Chamblee, GA

Illinois

Anderson’s Bookshop GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Naperville, Downers Grove, and La Grange, IL

Libro.fm Storefront

Kansas

Louisiana

Community Book Center GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
New Orleans, LA

Maine

Quill Books & Beverage GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Westbook, ME

Massachusetts

Andover Bookstore GoFundMe  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Andover, MA

I AM Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Boston, MA

Jabberwocky Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
Boston, MA

Michigan

Bookbug GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Kalamazoo, MI

Libro.fm Storefront

Curious Book Shop GoFundMe  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
East Lansing, MI

Minnesota

Missouri

Bliss Books & Wine  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Kansas City, MO

Libro.fm Storefront

Montana

Bad Rock Books GoFundMe
Columbia Falls, MT

New Jersey

New York

Kitchen Arts & Letters Inc GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
New York, NY

North Carolina

Rofhiwa Book Café  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Durham, NC

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Utah

Ken Sanders Rare Books GoFundMe  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Salt Lake City, UT

Virginia

Read Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
Virginia Beach, VA

Libro.fm Storefront

Washington

West Virginia

Taylor Books GoFundMe  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Charleston, WV

Libro.fm Storefront

Wisconsin

Niche Book Bar KickStarter  Instagram logo  Facebook logo
Milwaukee, WI

Online

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

Get a free audiobook!

Start a new Libro.fm membership in support of your bookstore and get a bonus audiobook credit.

Looking for the perfect gift?

Libro.fm gift memberships allow you to give 3, 6, or 13 audiobooks to the readers in your life!

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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