We buy and sell quality used books of all genres and offer unique hand-bound notebooks made in-store.
We pride ourselves on scouring the Northwest for the best titles from every genre to fill our shelves.
Contemporary and classic literature, children's books, poetry, travel, memoirs, self-help, cooking, art history, world history, astrology, science and mathematics, graphic novels, zines and more ... we stock it all!
As you browse our shelves, you'll notice that our books are marked at close to half the original price. Specialty books, including first editions, autographed copies, out of print books, and other collectibles will be priced fairly to reflect their value.
Seasonal items, limited run artwork, and custom Ophelia's merchandise, including t-shirts and bags, are available in-store as well!
We buy books starting at 12 PM most days until we choose to stop. We buy the majority of our books before 4 PM, so it’s best to come early. You can always call ahead to check our availability: 206 632 3759
New to the process? Check out these useful tips!
-It will usually take us 10 - 30 minutes to look at your books.
-You will need to wait while we look, no drop offs allowed!
-We pay 20-25% of our projected retail price.
-We buy all genres but what we need varies unpredictably. Bring them by and we'll let you know!
-We are willing to make house calls for extensive libraries in the Seattle area.
-We accept donations!
Please call and discuss options with us or to ask about anything not covered here.
One last useful tip: we adore quality.
When deciding which books to buy, we look for:
-No writing or highlighting
-No tears or creases
-No water damage or mildew
-No cracked or damaged spines