Sunday, April 9, 2017

Buy the Book

Elliott Bay Book Company
The Elliott Bay Book Company


Since 1973, the Elliott Bay Book Company has been an institution in Seattle for booklovers. Originally setting up shop on Main Street in Pioneer Square, the book store’s current location is located on 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill. With over 150,000 book titles to choose from, the store just might be Seattle’s largest independent bookstore. If you love books, you will definitely find something you like at this multileveled shop. Just about every genre of books are represented here, both new and used. But there is a lot more going on here than your typical book store.

The Elliott Bay Book Company boasts of the store’s 3,000 readings of poetry, fiction and non-fiction topics read by some of the world’s most preeminent writers that have taken place over the years. The book store frequently hosts book signing events with both new and well known authors. The book store also features event for kids as well including the “P.J. Library: Neighborhood Song & Story” held every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., Children’s Storytime held every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and The Underground Y.A. Book Group for teens in 6th-12 grade each month. A list of readings and other events are printed monthly and can found online too where you’ll find book review written by the store’s staff, in-depth features, tips for finding the right book and more.

Little OddFellows Cafe
Little OddFellows Cafe
The Elliott Bay Book Company is also home to the Little OddFellows the younger sister café to the original OddFellows Café. Here you can take a break from looking at books enjoying Caffe Vita coffee, baked goods and desserts, grain salads and sandwiches, and beer and wine.

The Elliott Bay Book Company is open Monday-Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am. – 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The book store is located at 1521 10th Ave. in Seattle 98122. For more information, given them a call at (206) 624-6600 or visit their website.