Welcome to Viewpoint Books, Columbus' independent bookseller since 1973. We appreciate your VIEW of our website! Please note that books listed may not be in stock today. Call 812-376-0778 or email us at to see if they are immediately available. We can order and receive most books within 24-48 hours and there are NO shipping fees!

We invite you to come by Viewpoint Books to pick up your order. You may pay at the store or in advance using your credit card. If that is inconvenient, you may pay by credit card and choose to have your order shipped from the store to you (or another recipient) for a nominal fee.

Viewpoint Books offers discounts for non-profit groups including public and private schools, churches, and other service organizations. Teachers purchasing books for their classrooms may receive a 10% discount. We also offer competitive discounts to businesses for purchases of 10 or more copies of a title. Please contact us for a quote.

We are pleased to search for out-of-print titles. Just call or email us with your request and we will reply with a quote for the best possible price and condition.

Newsletter Coupon

Our Late Summer newsletter includes a coupon for a discount on a children's book when you buy a title we recommend. Need a gift for a new baby or a grandchild? If you didn't get a newsletter in the mail, pop into the store for your copy. Sign up for Viewpoint Pointers and the newsletter will arrive at your home several times a year! 

Signature Saturday






Join us for TWO Signature Saturdays in August!

  • Saturday, August 12: Meghan Colvin, Kimberly Hoffman and Paul J. Hoffman
  • Saturday, August 19: Cheryl Keely, David Zinn and the Hoffmans return