Bookmans of Flagstaff

A third generation Flagstaff local told us not to miss this jewel of the town, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange. We were not disappointed. The store, which also has locations in Tuscon, Phoenix, and Mesa, radiates creativity, innovation, and charming wackiness. The staff is friendly, helpful, inquisitive, and fun to be around. They speak out against censorship and promote freedom of expression. The store includes comfy chairs and eclectic spaces that invite conversation and connection. No wonder it’s a favorite of local college students. The store also supports community-based and national literacy programs. They firmly believe it is never too late to foster a love of reading. We enjoyed a delicious latte and cafe Americano in their wonderful cafe. Books on display included fabulous authors such as Carys Davies, Tommy Orange, Richard Powers and a personal favorite, Joy Harjo.

From June 1 through September 1, 2024, Bookmans offers a “Buy-9-Get-the-10th-Free” program that benefits the local community. For every card you complete and turn in, Bookmans will donate a free book to a local literacy non-profit.

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