The Midtown Scholar Bookstore is the nation's largest academic used bookseller, with over one million books online. Located in a dramatically renovated 1920s theater building - 5 blocks north of Pennsylvania's State Capitol, at Third and Verbeke Streets, across from the historic Broad Street Market - it has 200,000 new, used, rare, & discount books in two buildings. Its Famous Reading Café offers exceptional organic, fair-trade teas, coffees, and espressos imported by Counter Culture Coffee. Its Yellow Wall Gallery features works by local artists. Now with a new wing for children's and young adult books, "The Little Scholar," plus an in-store bakery. And introducing Robinson's Rare Books and Fine Art prints on the lower level, with a contemporary print gallery. Weekly programming includes live acoustic music, author talks, book signings, free lectures, community events, poetry readings and book clubs.
Hours: 7 days a week Sun: 12-7, Mon-Thu: 8-9, Fri & Sat: 8-10