Our Story

We opened our doors back in December of 2012 with the goal of providing Columbia and Maury County, Tennessee with a cool, neighborhood indie bookstore where people come to visit, read, relax and laugh. Since then we have met book lovers from all over the world, hosted fun special events and had a visit from a famous author or two. We invite you to come and experience Duck River Books right in the Dimple of the Universe.

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The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.

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Staff Picks

Looking for your next read? We’ve got some titles selected by our staff that are sure to please.

(we love to read too)

News & Events

Of course we have new titles arriving nearly every day, but we also have book signings and special events too.

Hours & Parking

Duck River Books is open:
Monday 10am-4pm
Tuesday – Saturday 10am-8pm
Closed Sunday

Free 3 hour parking is available in downtown Columbia weekdays from 8AM – 5PM.
There is no restriction on parking after 5PM and on weekends.
The large parking lot on E 7th St available on weekends too.


12 Public Square Columbia, TN 38401
931-548-BOOK (2665)