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 here 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? Here are some titles selected by our staff that are sure to please.

News & Events

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

Hours & Parking

Monday – Saturday 10am-6pm
Closed Sunday

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

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