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Boerne is for Book Lovers! Book it to These Great Shops

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Did you know Boerne is home to three bookstores, with each having something for every kind of book lover? Hill Country Books is located at 358 Skyland Dr., and it does most of its business on the internet. In fact, they began selling on the internet in 1999! Their inventory focuses on fine, rare books, which are typically procured from estates in Texas. Now, in addition to these types of volumes, first and signed editions are available, as well as many options on topics such as Texas history, genealogy, classic art, and children’s series. With a well-cataloged listing of vintage, unique, and hard to find books, this is a great place to shop for something unusual. Take advantage of the extensive knowledge and pride in customer service at Hill Country Books.

Boerne is for Book Lovers! Book it to These Great Shops

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The Bookshop Under the Windmill is right next door to the Patrick Heath Public Library in Boerne, at 451 N. Main Street. This shop contains thousands of used books, CDs, and DVDs at very low prices. Genres available include a large children’s selection, mystery/suspense, classics, cookbooks, military, Texas, and fiction. Paperbacks are only a dollar, and hardbacks start at two dollars. All proceeds from the The Bookshop Under the Windmill benefit the library by funding new equipment, supplies, public programs, and special projects not covered by other funding sources. They are open weekly Wednesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Boerne is for Book Lovers! Book it to These Great Shops

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The Boerne Bookshop is a new general-interest bookstore with an emphasis on fiction, history, travel, local interest, and children’s books. Open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., this book store seeks to be a destination where patrons can relax in a pleasant environment while looking over books, periodicals, and other available merchandise. Events, themes, and outreach are organized here to bring an appreciation of reading to everyone! Find them at 153 South Main Street. The Boerne Bookshop enjoyed their ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 21, 2020.

Book it to Boerne and bring out your inner bibliophile today in Kendall County!