City Lights Bookstore * 3 E. Jackson Street, Sylva, NC

We sell Kobo eBooks and eReaders

Appalachian Book of the Week

Appalachian Collection

Girl with All the Gifts

Staff Picks

Something Rich and Strange by Ron Rash

Local Bestsellers


Regular Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Winter Hours (Jan.-Mar.): Mon.-Thur. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Used Book trade-ins considered on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 5 p.m.

Telephone: 828-586-9499

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

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