Charleston's only independent bookstore

About Us - Taylor Books of Charleston, WV


Since our grand opening in 1995, Taylor Books has become a Charleston institution and a favorite landmark for locals and visitors a like. Featuring a café serving a vast variety of  coffees, home baked muffins, scones, cookies, cakes and other goodies, wine, free Wi-Fi, live music every weekend, author events, a fine art gallery featuring local, regional and national artists, board games, a full schedule of classes in our two art studios, rich architectural character, free book club membership, fast special order service, an abundant selection of unique cards and gifts, thousands of books from all genres, including an unsurpassed selection of regional works, and a friendly, attentive staff.  Hope to see you soon!

Palmer's Shoes  circa 1930

Palmer’s Shoes circa 1930

This is (was) us 1977

This is (was) us 1977


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