Images from City Lights Bookstore - Sylva, North Carolina

RuthAnne, shelving 
West Window
John Solum's Autopainter
image of Rowena
Danny, browsing
Margot, Cedric and customer Basket full of Cedric George the reading dog, special guest at Farmers' Market storytime

The Oberlausitzische Library of Sciences in Gorlitz, Germany. Credit Florian Monheim/Arcaid via Corbis

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The Oberlausitzische Library of Sciences in Gorlitz, Germany. Credit Florian Monheim/Arcaid via Corbis


Carl Iobst's picture of City Lights Bookstore on a snowy night Carl Ibost's City Lights on a Snowy Night


Holiday Catalog

There's a great variety of gift ideas in our Holiday Catalog... something for everyone on your list. Buy a book featured in our catalog and take 40% off on any other in-stock book of equal or lesser value.

We also have locally made items that would make great gifts! Jewelry from our very own Sara Hatton, handcrafted pens by Joshua Wilkey, and fine walking sticks by Steve Allen. Our holiday cards are also in stock and we do free gift wrapping!

Download Audiobooks

Libro.fmWe've partnered with to bring you a top-notch option for digital audiobooks. Take a look at our large catalog of recorded books at 

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